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Quaiff is new EOWC chair

There is a new head of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus who is continuing to work on the priorities already being pursued by the group of political leaders.

Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd talked about the year ahead, including health care and nuclear power, at her office on Elgin Street in Cobourg. VALERIE MACDONALD/Northumberland Today

MP Rudd looks at year ahead

Health care negotiations between the provinces and the federal government, the continuing impact of the refurbishment of the Darlington and Bruce nuclear plants, and Canada 150 celebrations are important aspects in the year ahead for Canadians, says Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd.

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Barn burns in Cramahe Township

Cramahe Township Fire Department responded to a barn fire at approximately 9:18 p.m. Monday night east of Salem and south of County Road 2. The barn, which was also used as a workshop, was engufled in flames when fire crews arrived. Brighton Fire Department was called for assistance to help supply water to the fire. County Road 2 was shut down in t

Victim of fatal industrial accident identified

One person is dead after a parked transport trailer slid into another trailer in an industrial accident Monday afternoon at Min-Tech Inc., a recycling company in the Tanner Industrial Park in Campbellford.

Members of the local chapter of Council of Canadians met last week with Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Local Council of Canadians lobby MPP

The local chapter of the Council of Canadians is lobbying Northumberland-Quinte West Lou Rinaldi in its efforts to “put a permanent moratorium on single-use bottled water takings in Ontario.”

Rivers, like the Ganaraska River in Port Hope, were running fast even before the warning of freezing rain and rain anticipated for Tuesday. VALERIE MACDONALD/Northumberland Today

Streams won't be affected by rainfall

Despite a rain and freezing rain warning for Tuesday throughout the day, a spokesperson for the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) says the streams can handle it.

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