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YIPI students visit Cobourg

About 70 students and police officers were hosted by the Cobourg Police Service last week spending a day training in the police station as well as on and near Lake Ontario.

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Solar eclipse over Northumberland

A 70% solar eclipse of the sun over Northumberland County on Monday afternoon. People across the county gathered to watch the eclipse, including over 300 on the south lawn of the Cobourg Public Library during an event hosted by the Dortwood Observatory.

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Tractor-trailer carrying hay catches fire on 401

Eastbound traffic on Highway 401 was reduced to the centre shoulder, with both lanes closed, east of the Grafton exit as of about 5 a.m. Monday due to a burning tractor-trailer that was carrying hay. The driver was uninjured and no other vehicles were involved. Fire departments from both Cramahe and Alnwick/Haldimand townships responded to the inci

William Academy holds open house in Cobourg

The new William Academy, located in the former CDCI West building, held an open house on Saturday in Cobourg. The private school is projected to open in September and will teach grades seven to 12. The academy states it will have academic excellence with small classes and caring teaches.