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Northumberland County Council endorsed resolutions to seek lower energy costs for rural areas and expand mobile broadband/cells in Eastern Ontario after a Eastern Ontario Wardens' Caucus presentation by Jim Pine and Lisa Severson this week. VALERIE MACDONALD Northumberland Today

County council supports EOWC initiative

Northumberland County council has passed a resolution supporting the Eastern Ontario Wardens' Caucus (EOWC) in its effort to improve mobile broadband and cellular networks where drop outs and lack of capacity hinder communication, data and public safety.

One fatality in Hwy. 401 single-vehicle crash

All lanes of Hwy. 401 westbound traffic, west of Wesleyville, were closed as a result of a serious motor vehicle collision on Thursday morning approximately one kilometre west of the Port Hope boundary into Durham Region.

ASHLEY MAIKA/Northumberland Today file photo

Episode to air Friday Night

John Catucci, host of the Food Network show You Gotta Eat Here, and George Kallonakis were in the kitchen making some signature Olympus Burger dishes back in June at the Port Hope restaurant.

Northumberland MPP Lou Rinaldi talked about the process of bringing 100,000 new infant childcare spaces into the system in Ontario over the next five years during an announcement at the Terry Fox YMCA Child Care Centre on Friday morning. He was joined by Northumberland County's Children and Youth Children's manager Lesley Patterson (keft) and YMCA Northumberland executive director Eunice Kirkpatrick. VALERIE MACDONALD/Northumberland Today/Postmedia Network

Province prepares to open new daycare spaces

COBOURG — Parents will be consulted in the local riding before some of the 100,000 new subsidized child care spaces in Ontario come onstream next spring, Northumberland MPP Lou Rinaldi announced at a media conference in Cobourg Friday.

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