Buyer beware

A new property owner in Cramahe Township has learned the hard way that it should always be "buyer beware".


The gentleman bought a property on County Rd. 25 without having a survey done. By not having a survey, he missed the fact that most of his garage was on his neighbour's property. When the garage was built in 2010 the owner at the time was granted a building permit based on the


Health Unit to enforce tanning law

While stressing the importance of summer sun safety, local health officials are also moving to shed more light on the recent Ontario law that bans teens from using indoor tanning beds.


The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit will soon launch an education campaign to ensure area residents, as well as tanning salons and businesses in Haliburton County


Local churches to "adopt" Syrian refugees

The members of Castleton United and St. Andrew's United churches are in the news for the second time in three months.


In May, the parishioners celebrated their designation as affirming congregations, signalling their acceptance of people of all sexual orientation. 


This month they are in the midst of preparing for the arrival of a Syrian refugee family.


Years of


Tip Top open houses July 26

Come out and visit Tip Top Realty’s two open houses this Sat. July 26 - 450 Blyth Park Rd from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and the cottage at 81 McDonald Road at Little Lake from 1-3 p.m..

ENSS track near completion

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Retired secondary school teacher Tim Larry sent us this photo of the nearly completed track and field complex at East Northumberland Secondary School in Brighton. Tim was one of the spearheads of the new facility and was integral in the fundraising efforts which saw the school and feeder school communities band together to create the state-of-the-art training facility.

Unfortunately for Tim


Sewage inspectors to be hired

At a cost of $158,000 per year, Northumberland County will be hiring one new full-time sewage inspector and one full-time assistant. Five of seven Northumberland County member municipalities will be served by the sewage inspection staff: Cobourg, Alnwick-Haldimand, Cramahe, Hamilton and Port Hope.


Last year, the health unit announced it would no longer be


Jamboree program going province-wide


The Auction Barn Jamboree 2014 tenth anniversary program is being distributed to country musuc fans province-wide. With the annual jamboree only weeks away, promoters Gary Warner and Linda Grills are filling the tank with gas and the trunk with programs and heading off to country music festivals and events from Eganville to Brantford and a lot of places in between. Already they've been to Smiths


Hawks host summer training camp

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The Colborne Cramahe Jr A Hawks are hosting their first annual summer prospects hockey training camp this Sunday, July 27 in Cobourg at the Cobourg Community Centre on D'Arcy St...


The oon-ice camp will run five hours from noon to 5 p.m. with an hour break in the middle. All skaters are welcome. Goalies are by invitation only. The cost is $30. Anyone interested, or with questions can


A story that didn't add up

On July 22 we reported that the Cramahe Firefighters Association was raising money for an inflatable fire safety house. Cramahe Council on July 15 voted to provide charitable receipts for organizations which donated money toward the purchase of a fire safety house -  it was not stated that the house would be inflatable.


Our statement that the firefighters were purchasing an


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