While local riding MPP David Piccini is calling the 10% tuition cut for college and university students “historic”, some students and educational institutions are concerned about the overall impact with its changes to students loans and grants. Please read the full text here.
Recently, the Northumberland United Way funded a $5,000 community grant to Northumberland Food For Thought (www.northumberlandfoodforthought.ca) to create and implement a new online food ordering system for schools. Please read the full text here.
The end of 2018 was accompanied by significant logging operations within Northumberland County Forest. Please read the full text here.
The Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank is hosting a CANstruction event, a large-scale food drive in which local teams compete to build structures entirely out of cans. Please read the full text here.
The fifth annual Coldest Night of the Year walk in Port Hope is in support of Green Wood Coalition’s street-level outreach helping the most vulnerable people in Northumberland County. Please read the full text here.
On Friday, January 11, the lounge at the Ganaraska Hotel will transform into The Blind Pig, a 1920s-style drinking establishment. Please read the full text here.
Toe Beans Cafe in Port Hope is hosting a felinicious fundraising event in support of the Northumberland Humane Society with psychic readings for your pet and you – pet parent! – by psychic mediums from Kawartha Mediums, on Sunday, January 13, 2019, from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm (snow date of January 20). Please read the full text here.
During Port Hope’s Council and Committee of the Whole meeting on December 18, the most notable part of the evening was the presentation by Scott Parnell from the Historic Waste Management Program Office, updating Council on the progress of the removal of historic waste and remediation of properties affected. Please read the full text here.
Great opportunity to chat up the members of your newly elected town council. Please read the full text here.
Toe Beans Cat Cafe – the only cat cafe between Toronto and Ottawa – is offering a unique take on the holiday tradition of photos with Santa. A photo session with Santa and his Cat Elves for three days, December 21-23, 2018. PLEASE READ THE FULL TEXT HERE.
Municipality of Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services partnered with local high school students to conduct a controlled burn demonstration at Port Hope High School on Friday, November 30, using side-by-side burn demonstration units that were built by students of the school’s shop class, in an effort to illustrate the importance of smoke alarms, fire sprinklers and fire …
On December 2, the Green Wood Coalition held a successful open house at its new location on Centennial Drive in Port Hope, property owned by Grace Church. Please read the full text here.
Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services is proud to partner with the Port Hope Firefighters Association (PHFFA), who hosted the launch of the Association’s Annual Toy and Gift Drive at Fire Station 1 on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Please read the full text here.
In the question period of the Council session, Patricia Sinnott expressed her concerns over an incident on Monday, November 21, involving a small spill of material by a truck transporting waste for the low-level radioactive waste cleanup, and the extended idling of the truck. Please read the full text here.
Friday, November 9th Travis, Ashley and their two daughters became the 56th family in Northumberland County to achieve affordable homeownership through the Habitat for Humanity program. Please read the full text here.
Nancy Johnston of the Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre spoke about the pervasiveness of violence against women, and how Cornerstone is struggling to keep up with demand. Please read the full text here.
Bubbles and Gems in downtown Port Hope is holding a grand opening this weekend for its brand-new artisan nest. Please read the full text here.
Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually. Please read the full text here.
Bells will ring across Northumberland at sundown on Remembrance Day. Please read the full text here.
Northumberland – Thrive Northumberland is a coalition of community agencies dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence for people living in our County. Please read the full text here.
For decades, the journals of J. David Ford lay forgotten in the attic of his home in Canton. Please read the full text here.
Christopher Thomas of Port Hope won $51,447.60 playing LOTTO 6/49 August 22, 201 Please read the full text here.
Throughout the Province, many municipalities extended their voting period on Election Night as a result of the major technical difficulties that they were experiencing with their voting system platforms. Please read the full text here.
Only one vote separates Lees and Andrews! Please read the full text here.
Trudeau will “engage with the crowd” according to Rudd spokesperson. Please read the full text here.