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PETE FISHER Northumberland Today A deer leaps into the woods south of Grafton on July 22.

Oh, deer!

A deer leaps into the woods south of Grafton on July 22.

Submitted photo Four youths are facing charges of mischief after vehicles, including Port Hope Police vehicles and an officer's personal vehicle, were spray-painted late Monday night and early Tuesday morning in the back parking lot of the police station. Police said a neighbour noticed youths spray painting a cruiser. He yelled out to them and they ran away. Two were apprehended shortly on Bramley Street South, one was found on Mill Street and the fourth attended the police station with a parent later on Tuesday. The paint turned out to be hair dye in an aerosol can. The suspects, ages 12 to 16 years, face a total of 23 charges, including mischief, public mischief after calling in prank calls to police and failing to comply with a probation order.

Cruisers vandalized

Four youths are facing charges of mischief after vehicles, including Port Hope Police vehicles and an officer's personal vehicle, were spray-painted late Monday night and early Tuesday morning in the back parking lot of the police station.

Fresh eyes look at Cobourg's downtown

Cobourg's Downtown Vitalization initiative will bring fresh eyes to the port this fall, when students from Durham College's Architectural Technician and Architectural Technology program come to town.

PETE FISHER / Northumberland Today A member of the Canadian Forces bomb disposal unit carefully picks up a smoke marker at the Canadian Coast Guard station in Cobourg on July 22. The markers are used by the military and periodically wash up on shore. Coast Guard officials advice anyone who finds one not to touch it and to call police or the Canadian Coast Guard.

Hands off!

A member of the Canadian Forces bomb disposal unit carefully picks up a smoke marker at the Canadian Coast Guard station in Cobourg on July 22.

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