Valerie MacDonald, Northumberland Today


Northumberland Chapter Fare Vote Canada head Wilf Day Submitted Photo

MP and Fair Vote Canada rep tangle

The head of the Northumberland chapter of Fair Vote Canada and Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd disagree about what her position should be in an upcoming vote in the House of Commons.

Alnwick/Haldimand Coouncillor Ray Benns wants the township to sell the Vernonville Community Centre. File photo

Council ponders selling off a community centre

A motion to declare the Vernonville Community Centre property surplus, as the first step in selling the township-owned property, comes to Alnwick/Haldimand Council this Thursday.

Alnwick Haldimand Councillor Sherry Gibson wants the township to develop volunteering protocols for the township. File photo

Volunteer screening needed: Gibson

A staff report about volunteers and the need for proper screening in Alnwick/Haldimand is expected by next month.

Gail Latchford

Alnwick/Haldimand receives federal funding

It may be considered small dollars, but to smaller municipalities like Alnwick/Haldimand they mean a lot, Deputy Mayor Gail Latchford said after the township received a total just shy of $9,000 in Federal 150 Community Infrastructure funding Thursday.

Port Hope Mayor Bob Sanderson

Decision pending for trust fund case in Port Hope

Politicians and taxpayers in Port Hope are awaiting a decision from a judicial appeal court concerning the nature of the $10-million Low Level Radioactive Waste trust fund which was paid to the former Hope Township before amalgamation.

Larry Williams

Festival organizer requests Hamilton Township help

An organizer for June's Harwood Old Fashioned Fun Fair, part of the Canada 150 celebrations, wants Hamilton Township to pay $4,000 for fireworks and $80 for a cake for the weekend events

Clean up with 20-minute Makeover

The 20-Minute Makeover today is a clean-up event Northumberland County Warden Mark Walas hopes everyone will join.

Sunshine List increases by two at NHH

In the next in a series of articles comparing 2015 and 2016 Sunshine Lists reported by public employers in Northumberland County, a look at Northumberland Hills Hospital reveals that its president and chief executive officer made the same amount during those two years – although the total number of people earning $100,000 or more increased by two.

Police chief top earner on Port Hope Sunshine List

The top paid municipal civil servant on the Sunshine List in 2016 in Port Hope is Police Chief Bryan Wood at $158,000 (rounded off to the highest thousand). The previous year he earned $155,000.

Marianne Rock

Students face school suspension if vaccinations not up to date

Nearly half of the suspension orders issued to students by the tri-county health unit are for those attending schools in Northumberland, says Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit’s manager of communicable diseases.

Bernadette Murray

Alnwick/Haldimand Township councillor resigns

Former longtime Alnwick/Haldimand Township staffer Bernadette Murray who was elected this term to serving her community as a councillor has submitted her resignation.