Violence against women and domestic abuse were brought into local public awareness when the shooting incident took place at Northumberland Hills Hospital recently, driving home the need for more public conversations in the community.
Robert Washburn, Northumberland Today
The deaths of an elderly couple following a shooting at Northumberland Hills Hospital last Friday is tragic and a massive shock to the community.
A year from now, a rush will be on as municipal candidates and trustees scramble to get their messages out just before the Oct. 22 local election.
Brighton council seems to have an issue following the rules, particularly some politicians who appear to forget about transparency and public accountability.
The chasm between workers and employers is never more obvious than the debate over raising minimum wage.
It is easy to get wrapped up in pleas for more democracy when dealing with local municipal councils.
Why does Port Hope have the only uranium conversion plant in Canada in its harbour, only metres away from the downtown? Why does Cobourg have such a grandiose municipal building called Victoria Hall? Why is there a huge underwater berm cutting across Rice Lake starting in Harwood going to the other side?
During a conversation with a guy named David last week, I asked him what part of town was home for him. His answer was stunning, but not surprising.
Residents evacuated from an apartment building in downtown Colborne could be returning to their homes as early August, says a top township official.
If the adage reach for the stars is true, then an 18-year old Bewdley woman is living proof.
It was a moment straight out of the 1920s prohibition era at Alnwick/Haldimand Township council Thursday.
Proposed changes to cutting roadside vegetation means public works staff will have the ability to cut anything they want when they want and in whatever fashion they choose, says a spokesperson for Rural Representation.
They are the LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry of Cambridge Bay.
Looking carefully at the birch plywood piece of art, the maple leaf at the centre is meticulously burned with details of a Canadian Goose, a Tim Horton’s coffee cup, the Stanley Cup, a Zamboni, an RCMP Stetson hat, a totem pole, snowshoes and so much more. The two red pales on either side complete it, so it looks exactly like a Canadian flag.
Town officials are carefully monitoring conditions at Victoria Beach following another weekend of heavy rain and remedial efforts to improve conditions, the mayor said Monday.
Using a drawing of Cobourg from 1874, a group of history enthusiasts unveiled a scale model of the town as part of the Canada 150 celebration Monday morning in the lobby of Victoria Hall.
History remembers those who leave the most paper behind.
It seems we have forgotten how to be nice to one another.
A proposal to control vegetation alongside roads in Port Hope was deferred by council Tuesday, following a public outcry.
Despite objections from a few councillors and some businesses, changes to the municipality’s film policy governing television and movie production shot in Port Hope cleared its first hurdle Tuesday night.