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December 2016 Issue is Out!

The December Beacon is out. In this issue: Report from AIMS. Janet’s Jottings A story about purple martins Volleyball pictures Poetry selections, and more… Read the issue…

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Amherst Island Ferry Service Disruption – December 8th

The Frontenac II ferry, providing service from Stella to Millhaven, will be out of service for engine replacement on Thursday, December 8, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this will cause to ferry users. http://www.loyalisttownship.ca/index.cfm/news-events/news/amherst-island-ferry-service-disruption-december-8th/

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MTO News Release – Amherst Island Ferry Docks

The following news release was received from the Ministry of Transportation today: Ontario Improving Ferry Connections to Amherst Island Province Upgrading Ferry Docks, Creating Jobs and Improving Operations November 23, 2016 12:00 P.M. Ontario is improving access to Amherst Island by reconstructing the docks for the island’s ferry service, creating jobs and improving service for […]

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Temporary Road Closure

  Notice to Amherst Island Residents Temporary Road Closure A temporary road closure has been approved for the north end of Dump Road November 15, 2016 from 9:00am until 12:00pm We apologize for any inconvenience. Public works department November 8, 2016

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November 2016 Issue is Out

The November 2016 issue of the Beacon is out. In this issue: Pictures from the Halloween Masquerade The Cheesemaker’s Daughter An update from the Yukon Dry stone walls A few pieces of poetry Photos from the month And much, much more… Read the November Beacon here!

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Planned Ferry Service Interruption – November 1

The Frontenac II, providing service from Stella to Millhaven, will be out of service for maintenance, on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. http://www.loyalisttownship.ca/index.cfm/news-events/news/planned-ferry-service-interruption-november-1/

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Christmas Shopping on Amherst Island

Christmas Shopping on Amherst Island – Saturday & Sunday, November 19 & 20, 2016. Amherst Island Weasel & Easel – Fine art, photography, pottery, quilting, weaving, jewellery, handcrafts, Shane’s Apiary Honey (from hives kept on the Island) & Christmas items. Tax free. 5220 Front Road, housed in the historic Neilson Store Museum in Stella. Open […]

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October 2016 Issue is Out

The October 2016 issue of the Beacon is out. In this issue: 13th Annual Harvest Fest A. Bruce Caughey get inducted into Quinte Agriculture Wall of Fame Carl McCrosky shares tips for going off grid Island students play soccer A poetry selection Photos from the month And much, much more… Read the October Beacon here!

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MTO Conducting Amherst Island Ferry Passenger Survey

Are you an Amherst Island ferry passenger? The Ministry of Transportation is building a new ferry to serve the Stella to Millhaven crossing, and they’d like your opinion as they consider the design for the new boat. Take the survey online, or pick up a paper copy at the Odessa Municipal Office or Amherst Island […]