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Municipal officials to be elected in November

Automobile insurance benefits increase

Government investing $3.7 million over five years for children with complex needs

Government investing $3.7 million over five years for children with complex needs

Tender awarded for new pedestrian bridges in Bonshaw

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 Bird of the Day

Sabine's Gull

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 Business of the Day

ARK Bio-Medical Canada Corp.
in Winsloe.

 Things To Do

Events for September 30th, 2014

Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

Eptek Summer Exhibitions

MacKinnon Homestead Scottish Ceilidh

Georgetown Ceilidh

Kitchen Party

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2014 Municipal Elections

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 Factoid of the Day

Great George Street in Charlottetown is a National Historic Site.

 Today in Island History

On September 30 in Island history...

1863 The Society for the encouragement and revival of the Ancient and National Music of Old Scotland stages a noisy bagpipe contest before 600 spectators in Charlottetown. Oldtimer Donald McFadyen finishes third -- with a 10 shilling bonus for wearing the kilt. 1860 The Dundas Rum Riot. When a drunken crowd disrupts the trial of an unlicensed American rum-seller, a battle royal erupts between the local Sons of Temperance and the tipplers. Demon Rum wins the battle -- but loses the war. The unlicensed seller is shut down.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Robinsons Island - National Park in Brackley Beach

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Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

Gap, The
A channel, Foleys Pond-Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 09/30/2014

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: September 30, 2014

Sunrise: 07:09 AM ADT
Sunset: 06:55 PM ADT

 Charlottetown Tides

Tides for Charlottetown
Do NOT use for navigation.
Consult official tide tables.

Tide data from the
Canadian Hydrographic Service

 Environment Tip of the Day

Turn off lights when leaving a room to save energy.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

Pigs gestate for 3 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days (length of time the mother carries her babies).

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Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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