The monetary amount of building permits issued last year in Hamilton Township was significantly down from the previous three years, a year-end report reveals.
Valerie MacDonald, Northumberland Today
Patricia Carpenter, who was just 14 when she died in 1992, lies in a grave between her father and her grandmother in a cemetery on Alderville First Nation land near Roseneath.
Port Hope’s mayor says members of the citizen’s group, Rural Representation, are not making comparable evaluations when stating in a newsletter and an interview that the Municipality of Port Hope has overspent its past two budgets by millions of dollars.
Of the 75 individuals and families in Northumberland found to be experiencing homelessness when surveyed last fall, Northumberland County's social housing department and other agencies continue to work to try to find some of them homes, says the county's community services manager Ellen Armstrong.
A new solar farm expected to be up and running at County Roads 9 and 15 next year was not endorsed by either the former, or the current, Hamilton Township council, says Councillor Bill Cane.
Last week, and again this week, two Cobourg Police Service officers are teaching other police service men and women the newest standard of roadside sobriety testing.
Madeline Currelly of the Community Training and Development Centre says she has spoken with a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) about designating Northumberland County an “age-friendly community.”
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit board has supported increasing the 2017 budget to $16.2-million which is 2% over last year.
One of the highest awards paramedics can receive was presented to Northumberland Paramedics Chief William Detlor and paramedic Sean Johnston during Northumberland County council's most recent regular meeting.
The CEO of Hamilton Township Mutual Insurance Company says claims for municipalities through contracts with Fire Marque will drive up insurance premiums.
What Northumberland County has achieved, and the renewed funding opportunities now again available to other Ontario communities, was front and centre when Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Minister Jeff Leal talked about the updated Rural Economic Development (RED) program in Cobourg on Friday afternoon.
The federal government’s newly-announced, “nation-wide consultation” on poverty enables Canadians to voice their input on this “critical issue,” Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd stated in an e-mail.
Although there have been a series of meetings between Northumberland County and Alderville First Nation looking at mutually-beneficial issues, the first under the facilitation program of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities was held Wednesday.
Trent Hills Mayor and Northumberland County councillor Hector Macmillan was applauded by fellow county councillors Wednesday for his tireless efforts in getting OHIP to pay for leading edge technology to treat pancreatic cancer.
The communications director of the Ward 2 Port Hope’s citizens group, Rural Representation, says a comparison of the audited statement of Port Hope’s finances in 2014 and 2015 and a financial report ordered by a judge reveal “mismanagement” of funds by municipal council and staff.
Construction is continuing through the winter on a pair of two new retail buildings at the Elgin and William streets Linmac Inc. building site in Cobourg.
It was standing room only in the Northumberland County council chambers Wednesday morning as representatives from the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) and local farmers – members of the Northumberland Federation of Agriculture (NFA) – asked councillors to reduce the taxation on farm land by changing tax ratios.
A presentation by the company that Alnwick/Haldimand Township has contracted with to collect certain insurance claim monies after some residential fires have taken place is making a special council presentation at 12:30 p.m. this Thursday at the Alnwick Civic Centre.
The Cobourg Police Service has already seconded Jane Lang of Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre to work collaboratively with the police in instances of sexual assault and family violence, says Cobourg Police Chief Kai Liu.
Farmers in Northumberland are asking, along with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), to change the ratio of taxes they pay compared to other property categories.