COLBORNE -- For six years, a $44,000 bill for watermain work has been unpaid by Cramahe Twp. Council voted to clear the debt Nov. 21.
Mandy Martin, For Northumberland Today
CRAMAHE TWP. -- With an eye on revenue, Cramahe Twp. council is reviewing development fees. Although the current bylaw establishing fees doesn't expire until December 2018, with up to 600 new residential homes planned, Cramahe wants to fast-track higher fees to take effect early in 2018.
CRAMAHE TWP. -- A new six-suite hospice centre is launching a $7-million campaign Nov. 29. Cramahe Twp. council can expect a formal letter requesting funding council heard Nov. 21.Planned to open Spring 2019 to serve Northumberland County, the hospice will operate under the umbrella of Community Care Northumberland (CCN). Located on 1.5 acres on On
COLBORNE -- With woefully inadequate knowledge and services to meet the challenges of living with and/or supporting victims of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Dr. Manuela Joannou and Project Trauma Support are determined to meet the challenges head-on.
COLBORNE -- The annual Colborne Santa Claus parade is 7 p.m., Nov. 25. The Colborne Legion requested County Road 2 from Elgin and King Street East west to Victoria Park Square, Church Street West, Ontario Street south to King Street West be closed for the parade route.
The Colborne Foodland celebrated its grand reopening last Friday after renovations. The event brought members of Cramahe council, including Mayor Marc Coombs, and the grocery chain's vice-president, Cindy Cameron.
COLBORNE - A proposal to cancel the three-year contracts with the two approved Keeler Centre caterers was nixed at Cramahe Twp. council Nov. 7.The two caterers, Black Dress Catering and King's Plate were informed by phone of the municipality's plans just days before the Nov. 7 meeting."What has happened so drastically that this comes to a head?" Co
COLBORNE -- Colborne is losing the medical practise of Dr. Steven Waring effective the end of December. That has an estimated 1,500 patients scrambling to find a new doctor or alternative health care.
COLBORNE -- A Colborne industry has expansion plans. Canada Colours SPA, located in Colborne's Industrial Park at the southwest intersection of Purdy Road and Elgin Street North, has submitted engineering plans to increase its current 4,062 square-meter plant by 50 per cent. Further, it may add a second 2,031 square-meter addition in the future, t
COLBORNE -- Three parcels of municipally owned property are being sold by Cramahe Twp. The land, deeded to the municipality in 1966, is an abandoned railway spur which runs diagonally south from off Queen Street in Colborne to Elgin Street South on the east.
COLBORNE -- For 18 years now, the Harvest Stew luncheon has been a culinary contest that benefits diners and the Northumberland United Way. Organized initially by Big Sisters of Northumberland, now Big Brothers Big Sisters, entrants vie for top honours for stews prepared in commercial and individual classes. Steaming pots of rib-sticking stew are d
COLBORNE -- The sewing machines are whirring, the rug hookers are digging in and the knitters are learning how to purl Saturday mornings in Colborne.
CRAMAHE TWP. — An overview of Cramahe Twp. operations projects was outlined by Manager Jeff Hoskin at Cramahe Twp. council.
COLBORNE -- The $3.1-million reconstruction of Burnham, Park and Cedar Streets in Colborne is on schedule, Cramahe Twp. Operations Manager Jeff Hoskin reported to Cramahe Twp. council Oct. 17.
COLBORNE -- The local soccer association would like to relocate its soccer pitches to the municipally owned Keeler Centre in Colborne.
CRAMAHE TWP. -- It's been a busy time for Cramahe Twp. planning coordinator Himanshu Kaytal. A number of severances approved by council Sept. 19 have created new residential lots.
CRAMAHE TWP. -- The local health unit wants to improve communication with municipalities. To that end, the Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is publishing an e-newsletter four times a year.
No free ice time for firefighters' tournamentCOLBORNE -- There will be no free use of the ice arena at the Colborne Keeler Centre for the Cramahe Firefighters council decided Sept. 19.The municipally owned arena/community centre has a policy: community groups are allowed one free use of the meeting space per year. Cramahe Twp. has never given free
CRAMAHE TWP. -- Let ATV riders ride township roads south of Hwy. 401, Cramahe Twp. council was asked Sept. 19. At present, a Cramahe allows ATV use of municipal roads north of the 401 only.Northumberland ATV Riders club member Dave Sheppard of Cramahe Twp. and club President Mike Ainsworth appeared as a council delegation Sept. 19. With 200 members
COLBORNE -- Every cent earned at The Thrift Shoppe in downtown Colborne supports the Big Brothers Big Sisters Northumberland organization.Previously known as Second Helpings, the retail secondhand store is now known as The Thrift Shoppe.The store has been open for over 30 years now, always for the financial benefit of an organization that supports