Monthly Archives : May 2020

photo credit: Cheryl Young/Salty


Kiwanis Dairy Bar Celebrates Anniversary In 1955 you could get an ice cream for about 25 cents. While the prices have changed over the past 65 years, the cold dessert and hot grill offerings are pretty much the same at the Kiwanis Dairy Bar. “People come back again and again,” Basil Hambly, president of the Kiwanis Club of Charlottetown, said.…

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Vaughn Murphy prepares to load groceries into a customer's trunk //photo credit: Cheryl Young/Salty


COVID-19 spurs a shift in how we buy our food Decades ago, before large national grocery store chains became commonplace in Prince Edward Island, Islanders got their groceries at the small ‘Mom and Pop’ general stores in their town (or village) or with door-to-door delivery services. Though I don’t consider myself ‘old’, I do recall my mother placing our milk…

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