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88-year-old P.E.I. woman gets back on the horse after three-quarters of a century

She grew up an avid horseback rider but after a barn fire claimed the lives of her two horses three-quarters of a century ago, Hazel Stetson hung up the reins. Until now.

Island woman filling Christmas stockings in memory of her mother

Laura Eldershaw is hoping to pay tribute to her mother's legacy by putting together Christmas stockings for low-income seniors.

Island's bubble decision puts interprovincial hockey games on ice

Hockey leagues across the Island have released their game plans following the news that P.E.I. has left the Atlantic bubble.  

P.E.I. businesses look to attract local customers as Atlantic bubble closes

As Island businesses gear up for the holidays, news of the Atlantic bubble closing has left some hoping it will be a chance to retain more local customers.

P.E.I.'s Chief Public Health Officer urges Islanders not to travel for holidays

Dr. Heather Morrison says there are no new COVID-19 cases to report in P.E.I. today, and the number of active cases has fallen to just one.

Confederation Bridge traffic steady Monday as Islanders hurry to beat closing bubble

Traffic on the Confederation Bridge was steady but not record-breaking Monday night as Islanders hurried home following the announcement that P.E.I. would be leaving the Atlantic bubble for at least two weeks. 

PEERS Alliance awarded grant from Tegan and Sara Foundation

PEERS Alliance in Charlottetown has received $2,100 from the Tegan and Sara Foundation for its work in the LGBTQ community.

P.E.I. leaving Atlantic bubble for at least 2 weeks

Premier Dennis King has announced that P.E.I. is 'suspending our participation in the Atlantic bubble,' meaning those arriving on the Island from the other Atlantic provinces will now have to self-isolate for 14 days. 

P.E.I. trucking company working to keep up with shifting COVID-19 guidelines

The vice president of an Island trucking company says it's doing everything it can to keep everyone safe while continuing to follow the changing rules for rotational workers.

Newcomers to P.E.I. learn about Acadian heritage through Rustico 300 challenge

A group of Newcomers to P.E.I. got a lesson in Acadian heritage Friday as part of a weekly outdoor gathering hosted by the Association for Newcomers to Canada.

O'Leary group aims to raise $500K in 5 months for community care home

A co-op group on P.E.I. has set an ambitious goal: to raise $500,000 in just five months.

Summerside man facing $1,000 fine for large gathering

A 20-year-old man has been charged with violating public health orders following a large gathering on the weekend, according to a news release from Summerside Police Services.

Island senior, Parks Canada urge P.E.I. to keep dogs on leash in the National Park

Parks Canada and a senior from P.E.I. are reminding owners to follow proper dog etiquette while in the Prince Edward Island National Park.

Abegweit cemetery to include memorial for those lost at war, residential schools

Work on a cemetery at Abegweit First Nation is underway and will include a monument honouring veterans buried overseas and those who never returned from residential schools.

With hay in short supply, Portage Vale woman travels to P.E.I. to keep goats fed

A hay shortage on New Brunswick has forced one goat owner to travel to P.E.I. for feed.