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Category: Spring 2023

Fawn Over Market

Have you driven by the former “Sprenkels” building on Loyalist Parkway in Carrying Place, and wondered about the new business operating there? Fawn Over Market is a small grocer and prepared food shop, founded by Alexandra Feswick, a Chef who has been at the helm of notable kitchens in Toronto and PEC, her husband Chad…
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The Forests of Presqu’ile Provincial Park

A visit to Presqu’ile Provincial Park will show considerable damage from recent storms.Winds howling off Lake Ontario have toppled many large trees, their roots torn from the ground. Park staff have been busy removing those trees that pose a danger along the roadways, in campgrounds and trails and volunteers from The Friends of Presqu’ile have…
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Brighton Dragon Boat Club: Making waves since 2007!

Brighton Dragon Boat Club is proud to say that post Covid-19, we are back and aiming to be better than ever! If you would like a great way to get to know people in your community, learn a new skill and improve your fitness while enjoying the beauty of Brighton Bay, look no further! Our…
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Dr. Getnet Asrat and Mayor Brian Ostrander, as Dr. Asrat signs the Medical Services Agreement for Brighton. (and Quinte West)

Healthcare Resources in Brighton

When people have good access to healthcare, they are more likely to receive the care they need to live a long, healthy life.  According to the Ontario Medical Association, at least 1 million Ontarians do not have regular access to primary care, particularly in northern and rural areas. Ontario’s doctor shortage has existed for decades,…
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Musical Theatre Returns to ENSS

East Northumberland Secondary School is extremely proud to announce their upcoming musical production of Matilda!   After years of large-scale performances being lost due to the pandemic, this opportunity was embraced by all of those involved. Musicals at ENSS have always been considered a “community event” and the production team involved with creating this master…
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Spring is in the air, Brighton

With a spring in our step – as the warmer weather ventures forth – we welcome a new season to Brighton. As the veil of winter lifts, we enter the season that gives us an opportunity to refresh and renew. In this edition of the Beacon we see that the arts are alive and well…
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From the Editor

Dear Readers, I am thrilled to welcome you to our Spring 2023 issue. Spring is a time of renewal and hope, and we are excited to bring you articles that celebrate the beauty and diversity of our community. In this issue we take a deep dive into the thriving arts and culture scene in Brighton,…
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Re-Engaging in Your Community by Supporting Emerging Artists

Brighton is rich in culture. Throughout history, art and culture have been a part of our community’s evolution.  Culture generates social capital and strengthens a community’s character. Art creates the pathways that bring people together physically — at festivals, parks, community centers, galleries, museums, and performance spaces. It nurtures connection and builds culture. Artists play…
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