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*Oct. 28 – Stinson Block Road Fire


October 28, 2015

Around 6:15 p.m, firefighters were called to Stinson Block Road, where a vacant barn was fully engulfed.

The barn was destroyed and crews remained on scene dousing hot spots.

The investigation will continue.

The cause of a fire that destroyed an empty barn near Consecon last night will be listed as “undetermined.”

Prince Edward County Fire Chief Scott Manlow says the old barn was burned to the ground and there was little hope of finding a cause.


 

*Oct. 24 – Haunting in the Hamlet 2015


October 24, 2015

Haunting in the Hamlet

Fun for the whole family! Residents and guest all welcome! Events throughout the day and around the Village!

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY – Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will be haunting the hamlet of Consecon this Saturday.
Haunting in the Hamlet is a family-focussed harvest and pre-Halloween celebration. Residents and visitors are encouraged to dress up and join in on the festivities.

The day beings with a hot breakfast at the Consecon Legion at 8 a.m. Following that there is an arts and crafts sale in Consecon United Church hall as well as Kristie’s Portable Petting Zoo which will be on the lawn between the Legion and the Masonic Hall. Both of these events commence at 10 a.m.

There will also be a bake-off, a Jack-O-Lantern contest, as well as Halloween and dog costume contests taking place in the Masonic Hall from 10:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. Contests are open to everyone.

Craft time and games for kids will take place in the Legion, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The Consecon Branch library will be holding a story time for kids at 11 a.m., then at 1 p.m. Sherri Bergman will share The Truth About Witches followed at 2 p.m. with Stories for Teens.

Lunch will be available in the Masonic Hall From 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Bergman will also be conducting a family drumming circle in the Masonic Hall from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cascades Pub and Grill will be providing free hot chocolate and treat bags for the kiddies as well as Open Stage with Tony Broad and friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Attendees can listen to local talent or join in and show their own talent.
Finally, from 4 until 8 p.m. in the Masonic Hall, following the Drumming Circle, free family movies will be playing.
More information and event updates can be found at HintheH.weebly.com.