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  1. Aiming for a breastfeeding record in Port Hope

    A local breastfeeding challenge is returning to Port Hope next…
  2. Bewdley solar farm opponents meet with Leal, Rinaldi at Queen's Park

    NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - Opponents of a solar farm planned for the Bewdley area, who say they had been trying to get a meeting with Peterborough MPP Jeff Leal since last February, met with the agriculture, food and rural affairs minister at Queen's Park on…
  3. Roseneath man part of NAFTA meeting

    NORTHUMBERLAND - As Canada hosts the third round of NAFTA negotiations in Ottawa starting Friday, civil representatives, including a Roseneath man, are holding their own tri-nation summit in the nation's capital this weekend.Rick Arnold is a member of the Northumberland Chapter of the Council of Canadian's trade committee.He said he attended the…
  4. Hunger is a very real problem in Northumberland County

    NORTHUMBERLAND -- Some people do not recognize there are hungry people here in Northumberland, County Warden Mark Walas said during a ceremony Wednesday recognizing the 14 county food banks that work to feed them."Hunger Awareness Week is an opportunity to call attention to the important work of our local food banks, and to raise awareness about…
  5. Police, MNR crack down on fishing in Cobourg

    Members of the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Cobourg Police Service carried out a joint effort last weekend to crack down on fishing violations in the town of…
  6. Candlelit walk for breast cancer research honours women from Port Hope, Cobourg

    NORTHUMBERLAND -- A long-time Cancer Society supporter from Port Hope and a busy mother and businesswoman from Cobourg are this year's honourees for the 19th annual Candlelight Walk for breast-cancer research on Sept. 22.Danielle Kennedy, who has been involved with the event from the start, recalled that it began in 1999 in Port Hope. It…
  7. Charity boost from Rhino's in Bewdley

    BEWDLEY -- After a summer of collecting proceeds from all sales at Rhino's Roadhouse Restaurant in Bewdley, owner Dave Austin has generously donated $1,200 to the Northumberland children's charity, Sounds of the Next Generation…
  8. Funds boost health living for seniors in eastern part of Northumberland County

    NORTHUMBERLAND -- Community Care Northumberland has received new money for programming to help seniors in the eastern part of Northumberland County to be more active and social -- and to help those in the western part eat better.The $25,000 in Federal funding announced recently by local riding MP Kim Rudd through the New Horizons for Seniors…
  9. Trillium Party leader visits Northumberland County as provincial race takes shape

    BALTIMORE -- The first candidate for the Trillium Party of Ontario in this local riding was part of a meet-and-greet recently at a golf course clubhouse north of Cobourg near Baltimore.Derek Sharp called the Sept. 9 event "a success" when asked in an e-mail interview how things went. The leader of the Trillium Party of Ontario, Bob Yaciuk, was…
  10. Loyalist opens nuclear classroom in downtown Port Hope

    PORT HOPE -- In the community that Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd has termed the epicentre of nuclear innovation in this country, what better location for the new Loyalist College nuclear program.The grand opening of the downtown Port Hope storefront facility took place this week, during a break in the studies of its first 24…
  11. Cobourg council to waive noise bylaw for night work on Elgin

    COBOURG - In the belief that allowing night-time construction work on one of the town's major arteries can minimize the duration of the job and the impact on traffic, Cobourg council has approved an exemption to the noise bylaw at this week's committee-of-the-whole meeting.One driving force behind the move to allow night-time work on Elgin Street…
  12. Brighton swing bridge to close Oct. 2

    QUINTE WEST - The Brighton swing bridge will be closed starting Oct. 2, Parks Canada officials…
  13. Ontario college teachers to take strike vote

    College reachers from across the province will vote Thursday, choosing between the classroom and potentially joining picket…