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Belleville City Hall. - Photo by Hollie Pratt-Campbell/Hometownist

Belleville mayor requests additional provincial funding for housing and infrastructure in letter to premier

A motion was passed unanimously by the City of Belleville council on June 24 regarding a resolution to address the financial impact of recent provincial housing legislation and to request additional funding from the Ontario government. The request is being made in response to recent provincial legislation—Bill 108, Bill 109

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Greater Napanee firefighter Mackenzie Grosvenor with his girlfriend, Elisa Robidoux, after he received the province’s highest honour, the Ontario Medal for Firefighter Bravery, last week. Submitted photo.

Napanee firefighter awarded Ontario Medal for Firefighter Bravery

Greater Napanee firefighter Mackenzie Grosvenor received the province’s highest honour, the Ontario Medal for Firefighter Bravery, last week, but he says he shares that award with someone special. Grosvenor was one of dozens of firefighters and police officers awarded medals of bravery by Ontario Lieutenant-Governor Edith Dumont on Monday, Jun.

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The members of local CUPE local 1842 group march in front of the new Hastings-Quinte Paramedics Services building in Stirling during its opening ceremonies on June 24. - Emma Persaud photo

CUPE marches for paramedic wellness at opening of new Stirling-based facility

The new Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services building in Stirling spent its opening ceremonies with a ribbon of CUPE paramedic workers marching for better wages out in front. Rob Cunningham, president of CUPE group, said their consultations on receiving better working conditions have stalled. He said this led CUPE members and their

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Belleville Police Service - Photo by Hollie Pratt-Campbell/Hometownist

Belleville police identify victim and fourth suspect in September 2023 homicide

On the afternoon of Friday, June 21, the Belleville Police Service released additional information regarding the city’s September 2023 homicide, including the name name of the victim and the identity of a fourth accused person in the ongoing investigation. “After an investigation which culminated in arrests this week, investigators can

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