Cecilia Nasmith, Northumberland Today

Cecilia Nasmith


Councillors hope for their own office

The cancellation of court sessions in Port Hope has freed up space at town hall, and Councillor Louise Ferrie Blecher is delighted with the suggestion in a report from director of corporate services Brian Gilmer on how to make use of it.

DND comes to Port Hope for bridge work

The removal of the current 30-plus-year-old Bailey bridge on Barrett Street will be a military operation, bringing Department of National Defence accommodation tents, field-kitchen and headquarters tents to Port Hope.

Youth Entrepreneur candidates — apply now

With three successful summers behind it, the Youth Entrepreneur Partnership has been brought back by the town of Cobourg's economic-development department.

Fishing info session set for March 28 in Cobourg

The Town of Cobourg is inviting residents in the vicinity of Cobourg Creek and Peace Park — as well as all fishers and other interested parties — to a March 28 public-information session and discussion on fishing in Cobourg Creek.

Catholic school board seeks feedback

Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board is looking for valuable feedback from its school communities in Northumberland.

New Trennum series coming to Victoria Hall

Fans of the Bob Trennum series at the Victoria Hall Concert Hall have a whole new season to enjoy — plus an April 4 deadline for season-ticket holders to renew their existing seats.

Cash prizes are part of the fun of the Earth Day poetry contest, Cobourg Poet Laureate Ted Amsden said. But the verses the children produce also add to the spiritual aspect of the Earth Day observances. CECILIA NASMITH/Northumberland Today

Poetry contest returns for Earth Day

The poetry-contest element of Cobourg's Earth Day observances is back after a brief hiatus, with the invitation extended to the students of the town to rev up their rhyming chops.

Port Hope Police assist in escort case

A joint Port Hope-Kingston police investigation has ended up with the arrest of an 18-year-old Quinte West man accused of recruiting young Kingston girls as escorts.