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A Rose-breasted Grosbeak. ROBLONSBERRYPHOTOGRAPHY.COM

The month of May is a highlight for many birders

This month is the highlight for many birders, since it marks the return of those jewels of the forest, the wood warblers. As they return from wintering grounds in the tropics, these colourful, tiny birds can turn up anywhere.

The SIU is investigating following the death of a woman in Cobourg. PETE FISHER PHOTOGRAPHY

SIU investigating death of woman in Cobourg

Investigators from the province’s Special Investigations Unit are examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a 24-year-old woman inside a residence in Cobourg, according to a release issue Wednesday evening.

Cameco president and chief executive officer Tim Gitzel (left) joined his Bruce Power counterpart Mike Rencheck in signing a significant deal for both parties, as witnessed by (standing, from left) Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd, Port Hope Mayor Bob Sanderson and Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi. CECILIA NASMITH/Northumberland Today

Cameco signs 10-year extension with Bruce Power

Jobs retained, communities enriched, power costs held down — good news on many fronts seems in store, following Thursday’s announcement that the contract Cameco holds to supply Bruce Power with nuclear fuel will be extended by 10 years through 2030.