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Cobourg council reviews development charges

The Town of Cobourg is a bit late, but otherwise on track to complete the review of its development-charges bylaw that is required every five years.

CCI student Jayden Sparks says that bringing a medal home from Peru for wrestling is good preparation as she leaves in July to compete in the Canada Summer Games. CECILIA NASMITH/Northumberland Today

Wrestling brings out the fighter in Sparks

Success on the wrestling mat at Cobourg Collegiate Institute qualified Jayden Sparks to attend the Junior Pan American Championships earlier this month.

Grafton celebrates Canada Day early

Big Canada Day celebrations are planned throughout the country July 1, but the one in Grafton on June 25 gives you the chance for a more small-town old-fashioned kind of celebration a few days early.

Crossing Limbo is the new book from Cobourg author Shane Joseph.

Cobourg author finds his fiction is evolving

Cobourg author Shane Joseph has released his second collection of short stories whose theme is people who have been sidetracked off their life’s path through one means or another.

Cobourg council approves new grant regulations

With the goal of demonstrating consistency, fairness and due diligence with regard to the proper use of public funds, Cobourg council has approved revisions to the Community Grants Policy they adopted in 2015.

Local resident Rick Arnold is seen in front in this photo of the Canadian representatives at the recent conference in Mexico City that came up with the Mexican Declaration in advance of NAFTA renegotiations. SUBMITTED PHOTO

NAFTA needs more than just tweaks: Arnold

A timeline is now set for potential North American Free Trade Agreement talks, and local resident Rick Arnold says people in all three countries involved are hoping for more grassroots fairness out of whatever document takes the place of the old one.

CCI teacher Mary-Anne Watson-Bonsall helps members of her Culture Club say goodbye in many different ways to the New Canadians Centre staffers who have added so much to the experience – Faye Tan (seated, left) and Abeer Al Salihi (seated, right). CECILIA NASMITH/Northumberland Today

Culture Club wraps up at Cobourg Collegiate Institute

As the 2016-2017 year at Cobourg Collegiate Institute winds down, teacher Mary-Anne Watson-Bonsall offered a special thank-you to two helpers who have added so much to the Culture Club that meets each Friday.

Northumberland Sports Council receives provincial funding

As part of Ontario’s support of sports-and-recreation projects to help people stay healthy and active, Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi has announced a $90,212 grant for the Northumberland Sports Council.

NHH honours 59 at annual recognition event

Fifty-nine individuals were honoured last month at the Northumberland Hills Hospital annual ceremony to recognize staff and physician achievements in service, education and leadership.