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Northumberland Today
Sanders will row to raise awareness and fundsHis bags are packed, along with his boat. Sixty-three-old Port Hope resident C
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 hours ago
His bags are packed, along with his boat. Sixty-three-old Port Hope resident Colin Sanders plans on rowing 4,000 kilometres across the Atlantic Ocean starting in the Canary Islands, of northwestern Africa. Sock II, complete with all its amenities,... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Tourism remains strong in Port Hopeto heavy rain and high water levels. In this series, we look at the impact on t
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
to heavy rain and high water levels. In this series, we look at the impact on the lakefront municipalities of Cobourg and Port Hope on Lake Ontario, and those along Rice Lake, starting with Port Hope. PORT HOPE — While high Lake Ontario levels... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Boat launch open in Port HopeLake Ontario remains about 15 inches higher than average, but has reached a lev
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
Lake Ontario remains about 15 inches higher than average, but has reached a level sufficient to permit the Port Hope Mill Street boat launch to open for the first time this season and for the Cobourg Marina to provide power to another three docking... Read more
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Northumberland Today
AROUND TOWN: Lang family celebrates 195 yearsthe family having been in Canada for 195 years. William Lang and Anne Neads ca
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
the family having been in Canada for 195 years. William Lang and Anne Neads came from England in 1822, settling near the Port Hope-Cobourg border to farm — at Lot 34 Concession 2 in Hamilton Township. They are buried at St. Mark’s Cemetery in... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Port Hope Police briefsPort Hope Police responded to 72 calls for service since Aug. 10. Computer ove
Northumberland Today / Posted 3 days ago
Port Hope Police responded to 72 calls for service since Aug. 10. Computer overtaken by ‘ransomware’ A Port Hope woman called police on Aug. 10 to report her computer had been locked down with “pop-up” windows telling her the only way to have her... Read more
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Northumberland Today
County offers variety of fresh food productionwhose family operates a rural farm market stand as part of its overall farming
Northumberland Today / Posted 3 days ago
whose family operates a rural farm market stand as part of its overall farming operations. Farmers’ markets are located in Port Hope and Cobourg and other locations eastward across Northumberland, including Campbellford. Northumberland County... Read more
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Northumberland Today
PHOTOS: 26th annual Antique Machinery ShowIt was the 26th year for the Antique Machinery Show located at the corner of Co
Northumberland Today / Posted 3 days ago
It was the 26th year for the Antique Machinery Show located at the corner of County Road 28 and Dale Road in Port Hope this past weekend. Along with the antique machinery this year, was also the first-ever Wheat Field Rendezvous Vintage Snowmobile... Read more
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Northumberland Today
ONtour performers entertain in Port HopeThe ONtour concert series hit Memorial Park in Port Hope on Saturday. The park
Northumberland Today / Posted 4 days ago
The ONtour concert series hit Memorial Park in Port Hope on Saturday. The park was packed as people enjoyed a beautiful evening under a mostly clear sky listening to Whitehorse, Kathleen Edwards, Alx Veliz and Mélanie Brulée The free concert was in... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Campbellford tennis courts to be repairedCommunity Foundation, we have another perfect example of how well partnership c
Northumberland Today / Posted 4 days ago
Community Foundation, we have another perfect example of how well partnership can work,” Macmillan added. As previously reported, Rinaldi also announced $57,700 in funding for the Ruth Clarke Activity Centre for S... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Port Hope firefighters extinguish blazeDamage is evident from the window during as Port Hope Fire Department was calle
Northumberland Today / Posted 4 days ago
Damage is evident from the window during as Port Hope Fire Department was called to a fire around 1:45 p.m. Saturday on Best's Road just off Wesleyville Road. When crews arrived, flames were shooting from the second storey window of the home. An... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Luxury cars roll into Port Hopeenjoying the fantastic day,” Saturn said. About 100 vehicles started the day t
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 days ago
enjoying the fantastic day,” Saturn said. About 100 vehicles started the day trip with roughly half of them making it to Port Hope. What are the vehicles worth? One of the vehicles that stopped in Cobourg was worth $750,000 and numerous... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Pedestrian struck by train11 p.m. Aug. 9, emergency services responded to a report of a person being stru
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 days ago
11 p.m. Aug. 9, emergency services responded to a report of a person being struck by an eastbound Canadian Pacific Train. Port Hope Police officers searched the area along the tracks between Hope and King streets before locating a male, described... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Haskill remembered for consistent PWA supportFor many years, Port Hope councillors would hear that familiar introduction as
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 days ago
For many years, Port Hope councillors would hear that familiar introduction as they invited questions from the gallery. “Sanford Haskill,” the proud Port Britain resident would announce in tones that hinted at the humour in what he was about to... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Rice Lake Challenge returns Saturdaya big smile, a full heart and a fresh spirit. The second recipient is the fami
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 days ago
a big smile, a full heart and a fresh spirit. The second recipient is the family of Kevin and Kortney Matthews, a local Port Hope family with four young children. Kortney is suffering from a rare cancer (sarcoma) and is in the midst of an... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Ruth Clarke Activity Centre receives fundingannounced $57,700 in Elderly Persons Centres Funding for the Ruth Clarke Activi
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 days ago
announced $57,700 in Elderly Persons Centres Funding for the Ruth Clarke Activity Centre for Seniors on Wednesday. This Port Hope hub provides social and recreational programs that promote wellness for seniors and offers them a place to gather... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Come Alive Outside Green Street Challenge SaturdayCome Alive Outside Green Street Challenge sods it over from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 days ago
Come Alive Outside Green Street Challenge sods it over from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Critical Mass is known for bringing fun to Port Hope streets, with the big slip-’n’-slide they installed a couple of summers back. “We are delighted to offer the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Crowds pour into Boots and Heartsme this is the most fun they have all summer. I had to see for myself.” That s
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 days ago
me this is the most fun they have all summer. I had to see for myself.” That sentiment was echoed by Dustin Rawley, of Port Hope, who was back at Boots and Hearts for another year. He and his squad were quick to take advantage of the Coors... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Crowds pour into Boots and Heartsme this is the most fun they have all summer. I had to see for myself.” That s
Barrie Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
me this is the most fun they have all summer. I had to see for myself.” That sentiment was echoed by Dustin Rawley, of Port Hope, who was back at Boots and Hearts for another year. He and his squad were quick to take advantage of the Coors... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Council supports museum in different waysPort Hope resident Dorothy Crawford is kicking herself for not going into the C
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
Port Hope resident Dorothy Crawford is kicking herself for not going into the Canadian Fire Fighters Museum long ago. Addressing Port Hope council at its August meeting, Crawford said she’d finally dropped in recently and was overwhelmed to see... Read more
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Northumberland Today
The summer fun continues at Port Hope LibraryThere is still time to join the TD Summer Reading Club at the Port Hope Public
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
There is still time to join the TD Summer Reading Club at the Port Hope Public Library. This free program encourages leisure reading over the summer months. Here’s how it works: kids can come to either the Mary J. Benson or Garden Hill Branch,... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Police Briefswhile we implement these changes,” states a release. Theft from unlocked vehic
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
while we implement these changes,” states a release. Theft from unlocked vehicle A Highland Drive resident reported to Port Hope Police theft of change from his unlocked vehicle. It is believed the theft occurred overnight Aug. 3 to 4. Police... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Calendar listingscall 1-866-951-3711. GANARASKA VALLEY PROBUS CLUB: meets at 9:30 a.m. at the T
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
call 1-866-951-3711. GANARASKA VALLEY PROBUS CLUB: meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Town Park Recreation Centre (62 McCaul St., Port Hope),and new members are always welcome. For more information, call Mary Lycett at 905-885-6525. SEXUAL HEALTH... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Tower of Port Hope yard sale Aug. 19An annual garage sale at the Tower of Port Hope Retirement Residence is a tradi
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
An annual garage sale at the Tower of Port Hope Retirement Residence is a tradition, but sales and marketing manager Donna Woods wanted to ring a little change on an old custom this year. Previously the proceeds went to the residents’ council, Woods... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Port Hope looks at changes to transit systemA resolution with potential to overhaul the Port Hope transit system will be pr
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
A resolution with potential to overhaul the Port Hope transit system will be prepared for council when it returns Sept. 5. As discussed at the August council meeting, the resolution calls for three big changes. • The two-route-one-hour service will... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Order of Cramahe recognizes local contributionsdevoted to his library, always has time to listen and can be counted upon. In
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
devoted to his library, always has time to listen and can be counted upon. In addition to his own career as a librarian in Port Hope, Ed is a well-known author and publisher in the realm of science fiction. Patti has been a member of the Colborne... Read more
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Northumberland Today
ONtour comes to Port Hope on SaturdayA second ONtour concert will come to Northumberland this Saturday when a line-u
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
A second ONtour concert will come to Northumberland this Saturday when a line-up of four performers hit the bandshell at Port Hope’s Memorial Park. Next Generation Leahy, along with local acts, performed in Alderville in June. Four performers will... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Scene and Heard entertainment listingsVictoria Square. A SCOTTISH TATTOO: is planned for the 7 p.m. Cameco Summer Ba
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
Victoria Square. A SCOTTISH TATTOO: is planned for the 7 p.m. Cameco Summer Bandshell Concert Series performance at Port Hope's Memorial Park bandshell, featuring the Port Hope and District Pipe Band, the Cobourg Legion Band and the Macklin... Read more
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Northumberland Today
History provides answersWhy does Port Hope have the only uranium conversion plant in Canada in its harb
Northumberland Today / Posted 9 days ago
Why does Port Hope have the only uranium conversion plant in Canada in its harbour, only metres away from the downtown? Why does Cobourg have such a grandiose municipal building called Victoria Hall? Why is there a huge underwater berm cutting across... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
City man won Victoria Cross at Dieppethe theology program. Foote was ordained as a Presbyterian minister and served
Barrie Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
the theology program. Foote was ordained as a Presbyterian minister and served congregations at Fort Coulonge, Que., and Port Hope, Ont. The outbreak of the Second World War saw many young men enlist in the Canadian Armed Forces. Foote answered... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Fire starts inside carQuick arrival by Port Hope Police helped save serious damage after a car caught
Northumberland Today / Posted 10 days ago
Quick arrival by Port Hope Police helped save serious damage after a car caught fire on Sunday. The owner of the vehicle was driving along Rose Glen Road in Port Hope when she saw smoke and eventually fire coming from the middle console of her car... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Pascal on the Pitch: Solid showings for NSA squadsCentral Soccer League play last weekend, the Sudbury District Soccer Club U18 C
The Sudbury Star / Posted 13 days ago
Central Soccer League play last weekend, the Sudbury District Soccer Club U18 Celtics recorded a huge win, blanking Port Hope 2-0 on goals from Noah Lasorsa and Martin Bulic, with Kiel Cress registering a clean slate in net. The victory... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Port Hope needs more affordable housing unitsCoalition and the Northumberland Affordable Housing Committee Advocacy sub-grou
Northumberland Today / Posted 13 days ago
Coalition and the Northumberland Affordable Housing Committee Advocacy sub-group made separate presentations at this week’s Port Hope council meeting, but they shared one plea — more low-cost rental units. Though affordable housing is a crisis... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Fiery crash closes Highway 401A fiery fatal collision shut down Highway 401 between Port Hope and Cobourg lat
Northumberland Today / Posted 14 days ago
A fiery fatal collision shut down Highway 401 between Port Hope and Cobourg late Thursday night. A transport truck collided with several other vehicles and then the vehicles went up in flames. A huge fireball shot up into the air. The collision... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Equipment installed for Great Lakes initiativeMinistry of Environment employees were installing more data-gathering equipment
Northumberland Today / Posted 14 days ago
Ministry of Environment employees were installing more data-gathering equipment at the GRCA’s Port Hope headquarters Wednesday as part of the Great Lakes Monitoring Initiative. Sarah Mackell and Derek Smith were adding soil temperature and solar... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Bridge work continues in Port HopeThe concrete is poured at the base of the new Barrett Street bridge in Port Hop
Northumberland Today / Posted 15 days ago
The concrete is poured at the base of the new Barrett Street bridge in Port Hope. Work on the new bridge is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The old Bailey style bridge was removed during a public event on May 13 with help from the 32... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Fat Cap beer will be launched this SundayA Festival of Food and Drink raffled off the prize of a chance to create one’s
Northumberland Today / Posted 15 days ago
A Festival of Food and Drink raffled off the prize of a chance to create one’s own beer. Winner Scott MacDonald of Port Hope has collaborated with William Street Brewing Company to produce an India Pale Ale called Fat Cap, and an afternoon... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Coming Events (Aug 2)– 613-848-7539. Aug. 29: “Beauty and the Beast” St. Andrew's Presbyterian Chur
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 15 days ago
– 613-848-7539. Aug. 29: “Beauty and the Beast” St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Belleville is hosting a bus trip to the Port Hope Theatre. Price of $ 115 includes theatre ticket, day coach transportation and lunch at the Railside Restaurant. For... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Port Hope council reiterates verdictAs far as Port Hope council is concerned, the court of appeal has spoken and fu
Northumberland Today / Posted 15 days ago
As far as Port Hope council is concerned, the court of appeal has spoken and further arguments related to the Low-Level Radioactive Waste fund are unnecessary. Even so, council took at least 20 minutes out of Tuesday night’s meeting to attempt to... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Ruth Clarke Activity Centre reopens in Port HopeArlene Fisher works her bingo cards at the Ruth Clarke Activity Centre in Port
Northumberland Today / Posted 16 days ago
Arlene Fisher works her bingo cards at the Ruth Clarke Activity Centre in Port Hope on Tuesday. The centre was closed for several weeks after a flood and reopened on Tuesday. "We are pleased with the outcome of the repairs and our staff is eager to... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Willow Beach acknowledges studentField Naturalists hope that many more students may be encouraged to get involve
Northumberland Today / Posted 16 days ago
Field Naturalists hope that many more students may be encouraged to get involved and find out what WBFN is all about. PORT HOPE — Known for its Heritage Main Street, Port Hope and its Heritage Business Improvement Area are showcasing that area... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Police briefs July 31, 2017Man charged with uttering threats A 22-year-old North York male is facing thre
Northumberland Today / Posted 17 days ago
Man charged with uttering threats A 22-year-old North York male is facing threatening charges after Port Hope Police responded to a disturbance in the municipality’s south-west end. At 12:30 a.m. July 29, police commenced an investigation which... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Bike Rally an ‘absolutely phenomenal ride’Hall early Monday to greet them as they pedalled through. They had arisen from
Northumberland Today / Posted 17 days ago
Hall early Monday to greet them as they pedalled through. They had arisen from their overnight stay on the west end of Port Hope to reach Cobourg at roughly 9 a.m., and expect to travel east to Adolphustown by day’s end. It was only last year... Read more
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Northumberland Today
YIPI program brings youths, police togetherofficer in the future. I thought getting involved with the law would b a good w
Northumberland Today / Posted 17 days ago
officer in the future. I thought getting involved with the law would b a good way to start that whole pathway,” Reid said. Port Hope High School student Carleen Nassak heard about the opportunity at school. She took their recommendation to apply,... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Northumberland OPP report July 23 to 27the Durham Region area in a silver Honda Fit. Officers pulled the vehicle over
Northumberland Today / Posted 18 days ago
the Durham Region area in a silver Honda Fit. Officers pulled the vehicle over on County Rd. 2 in the Municipality of Port Hope and arrested the 25-year-old male for impaired driving. Joshua Myles Landry of Port Hope is charged with care or... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Police briefsPhony police officer calls reported A number of citizens in Port Hope received
Northumberland Today / Posted 18 days ago
Phony police officer calls reported A number of citizens in Port Hope received a phone message from someone purporting to be a police officer. The message left a phone number for the person to call back and ended with saying if they did not call... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Hearing date set for Port Hope Police officerThe Port Hope Police Service announced Friday a hearing has been set for Consta
Northumberland Today / Posted 18 days ago
The Port Hope Police Service announced Friday a hearing has been set for Constable JoeAnn Kortman. The Port Hope officer is facing code of conduct charges under the Police Services Act. The hearing is scheduled to begin Dec. 5 and expected to last... Read more
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Northumberland Today
The Fair Book is out in Port HopeFollowing on the heels of the Kids Guide to the Port Hope Fair, released last m
Northumberland Today / Posted 21 days ago
Following on the heels of the Kids Guide to the Port Hope Fair, released last month for young people aged three to 13, The Fair Book has just been released in anticipation of the big event at the Port Hope Fairgrounds Sept. 15 to 17. This will be... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Setting the stage for Beauty and the BeastThe set has arrived and the work is well underway for the biggest production to
Northumberland Today / Posted 21 days ago
The set has arrived and the work is well underway for the biggest production to hit the Capitol Theatre in Port Hope. The performance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast starts on Aug. 8 and runs until Sept. 10. “The Capitol Theatre is thrilled to... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Art show runs until Aug. 13 at Port Hope GalleryWith a focus on the legend and mythology of Indian art, the show by John Dohert
Northumberland Today / Posted 22 days ago
With a focus on the legend and mythology of Indian art, the show by John Doherty at the Port Hope Gallery Shop shows a remarkable skill and versatility. Doherty creates his artwork on paddles, drums and leather to illustrate the legends and... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Wright releases third book of Radley trilogyfictional adventures of protagonist Josh Radley in Eric E. Wright’s new novel R
Northumberland Today / Posted 22 days ago
fictional adventures of protagonist Josh Radley in Eric E. Wright’s new novel Rust Bucket. Interviewed recently from his Port Hope home, Wright pointed out this is the third story in a Josh Radley trilogy, following The Lightning File and... Read more
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