Kevin Yarr is the early morning web journalist at CBC P.E.I. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Calls for Dorian disaster assistance on P.E.I. slow, says Red Cross
So far there haven't been a huge number of calls from Islanders looking to apply for the provincial disaster financial assistance program, say officials with the P.E.I. division of the Canadian Red Cross.
With 7 ships in 2 days, Charlottetown heating up as cruise destination
The Port of Charlottetown set a record this week with seven cruise ships visiting in just two days.
Dorian cleanup almost done in Charlottetown
Charlottetown public works officials are finishing clean-up efforts following post-tropical storm Dorian.
Thefts from vehicles up in some neighbourhoods, say Charlottetown police
Charlottetown Police are stepping up patrols in parts of the city following an increase in reports of thefts from vehicles and sheds.
Employment in Charlottetown's digital sector growing rapidly
Charlottetown is a national leader in employment growth in the digital technology sector, according to a new study from the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council.
P.E.I. PCs maintain support, new poll suggests
P.E.I.'s Progressive Conservatives survived the spring session of the legislature unscathed, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Man dies in DeSable house fire
A 58-year-old man died Sunday night as the result of a house fire in DeSable, P.E.I., say RCMP.
Montague furniture store still closed by Dorian damage
Beck's Home Furniture and Appliances in eastern P.E.I. will remain closed for the foreseeable future while it repairs damage caused by post-tropical storm Dorian.
Stop burning woodfall from Dorian, councillor asks
Summerside council has been dealing with a lot of calls about backyard fires since post-tropical storm Dorian.
National business advisory firm looks to P.E.I. for inspiration, says CEO
Hundreds of partners from the business advisory firm Grant Thornton were on P.E.I. last week to see what they could learn from Atlantic Canada's hottest economy.
UPEI approves fall break for students
Next year students at UPEI will have some extra time off during the fall semester.
P.E.I. electricity fully restored following Dorian
Eight days after post-tropical storm Dorian swept over P.E.I., Maritime Electric restored power to all of its customers.
Charlottetown-area transit sees big leap in ridership
The start of the school year has brought a lot more riders on T3 Transit in Charlottetown, Cornwall and Stratford, says company owner Mike Cassidy.
50 customers still without power in Summerside
Summerside Electric is down to 50 customers still without power, following post-tropical storm Dorian striking P.E.I. last weekend.
More government aid for Dorian damage, says P.E.I. premier
A $50,000 contribution to food banks announced earlier this week by the P.E.I. government is just the beginning of aid, says Premier Dennis King.