Continuing high water levels are playing havoc with tourism businesses on Rice Lake and along the Trent-Severn Waterway.
Valerie MacDonald, Northumberland Today
Photographs of cenotaphs around Northumberland that were part of the “Northumberland Went to War” exhibit at the Art Gallery of Northumberland were presented to individual county councillors last Wednesday.
Northumberland County council has passed a resolution agreeing in principal to the need to improve and expand cellular networks and mobile broadband services across Eastern Ontario including the county.
Hamilton Township was the last of five municipal councils in Northumberland County policed by the OPP to support creation of a single police services board for all five of them, says Hamilton Township Police Services Board chair Dick Malowney.
The Northumberland Business Advisory Centre has joined with chambers of commerce across the county in a partnership under the new name: Business & Entrepreneurship Centre Northumberland.
Just over $2-million was announced in business innovation funding by Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd during a special Northumberland CFDC event at Victoria Hall in Cobourg on Wednesday evening.
Like Hamilton Township, Alnwick/Haldimand council has received a report about its new burn permit procedure which has created consternation for some taxpayers.
In a recorded vote settled by Hamilton Township Mayor Mark Lovshin, council has decided to hire a consultant to review remuneration for council members.
A Toronto-area-based numbered company has pleaded guilty to three environmental charges related to water running off a huge solar farm site near Baltimore and into two streams in 2014.
The Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) overseeing the testing of property for historic, low-level radioactive waste is warning that the “window of opportunity” for property owners in Port Hope to have this testing done “remains open for a limited time only.”
In an effort to improve cellular phone and high-speed broadband service, Northumberland County councillors will be asked Wednesday to support an Eastern Ontario project at a cost of between $441,000 and $620,000.
The Port Hope Police Services Board says it is satisfied the police service for the urban area of Port Hope is handling sexual assault complaints in an appropriate matter.
A recommendation to create a joint police services board for Northumberland County is being considered by Hamilton Township council.
The possible closure and sale of the Vernonville Community Centre east of Grafton has sparked a bit of a backlash, with a least one person calling it “short-sighted.”
Township councillors for Alnwick/Haldimand will review a letter being sent to the energy and environment ministries about changes to where ReneSola Canada plans to locate a solar farm at 58 Moore Road.
The Hamilton Township landowner most directly affected by the CN train derailment and fuel spill in 2011, east of the Port Hope boundary near Lake Ontario, says contamination remains – and no compensation settlement has been reached.
A public meeting will be held May 30 at the Grafton municipal office of Alnwick/Haldimand Township to discuss the sale of the Vernonville Community Centre.
About 15 people, in addition to councillors, took part in a question-and-answer session following a report on open air burning in Hamilton Township during Tuesday’s committee-of-the-whole meeting, says township administrator Arthur Anderson.
A day after the Fraser Institute came out with a study faulting the premise of cap-and-trade systems to reduce carbon, Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd was asked by the Opposition to defend her government’s approach to this.
A petition from the local health unit calling for the Ontario government to provide more dental care to adults and seniors in need has been presented to Queen’s Park by Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi.