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Northumberland County will cover the costs of appeals involving municipalities that might arise as they bring their own Official Plans into compliance with the counties.The motion passed unanimously at the recent county council session, confirming this previous commitment.And because part of the process of creating a first-ever Northumberland Count

Dan Gray says vaccum truck traffic transporting flood waters from a Baltimore-area solar site to a Beavermeadow Road area pit is creating concerns for he and neighbours about their wells and safety on the roads. He wonders why a closer pit isn't being used and has complained to the Ministry of the Environment.

Complaints made to M of E

The flooding of water from a Baltimore-area solar farm is not only adversely affecting some nearby neighbours but those living 40-plus kilometres miles away near a gravel pit where the flood waters are being transported.Solar-farm neighbours have already complained to Hamilton Township council. Now other township residents living on property near F

Next court date set for ex-curator

The former director / curator of the Art Gallery of Northumberland charged with fraud, theft and forgery related to her work at the gallery was not present at her first court appearance last week. A legal representative for Dorette Carter was in attendance, police say, and the matter was adjourned to Sept. 17 at 9:30 a.m. Carter has made no public

An unidentified man walks away from the Parliament during an attempted attack by Al-Shabaab militants in the capital Mogadishu in this file photo from May 24, 2014. (REUTERS/Omar Faruk)

U.S. strike in Somalia targeted al Shabaab leade

An air strike by U.S. military forces struck an area where leaders of Somalia's al-Qaida-linked militants were meeting, intelligence sources said on Tuesday, but it was unclear whether any insurgent commanders were killed.

The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014. Scientists estimate the fissure to be at least 1.5 kilometres long. The lava is estimated to be six to eight metres thick and flowing at a rate of about 1,000 cubic metres per second. Iceland cut its ash warning level for aviation to orange from red on Sunday, saying a fresh fissure eruption in Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano system was not creating ash. Iceland's largest volcanic system, which cuts a 190 km long and up to 25 km wide swathe across the North Atlantic island, has been hit by thousands of earthquakes over the last two weeks and scientists have been on high alert. REUTERS/ArmannHoskuldsson

Lava bursts from Iceland volcano

The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014. Scientists estimate the fissure to be at least 1.5 kilometres long.

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