News Local

Councillors hope for their own office

The cancellation of court sessions in Port Hope has freed up space at town hall, and Councillor Louise Ferrie Blecher is delighted with the suggestion in a report from director of corporate services Brian Gilmer on how to make use of it.

DND comes to Port Hope for bridge work

The removal of the current 30-plus-year-old Bailey bridge on Barrett Street will be a military operation, bringing Department of National Defence accommodation tents, field-kitchen and headquarters tents to Port Hope.

Northumberland County's chief administrative officer Jennifer Moore tries some blueberry-and-basil soda developed by Bree Seeley of the County Yum Club, Prince Edward County, who is working with the Agri-Food Centre in Colborne. Single-can servings will be manufactured this spring, Seeley said. VALERIE MACDONALD Northumberland Today

Taste-testing in Colborne declared a success

The growing success of Northumberland County's Agri-Food Venture Centre was evidenced by a wide variety of food, condiment and beverage developers offering free samples at the Colborne facility this week.

Fishing info session set for March 28 in Cobourg

The Town of Cobourg is inviting residents in the vicinity of Cobourg Creek and Peace Park — as well as all fishers and other interested parties — to a March 28 public-information session and discussion on fishing in Cobourg Creek.

Catholic school board seeks feedback

Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board is looking for valuable feedback from its school communities in Northumberland.