It's time to say good bye

It is with some sadness that we announce the last entry in Cramahe Now. For over 20 years we have delivered the news of Cramahe, first in the Colborne Chronicle and, for the past five years, online in Cramahe Now.


Through that time we have made many friends and met wonderful people from one end of the township to the other – and even some who have left but continue to call Cramahe home. It has been a rewarding experience and one that we have enjoyed.


But, after much thought and discussion, we have decided to close Cramahe Now. It has given us an opportunity to provide coverage not hampered by the limitations of the print media. Supported generously and faithfully by a handful of “subscribers”, and by

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Important times ahead for the library

We received this report today from Cramahe Library CEO Mary Norton. Her article points to some possible changes ahead


Cramahe-Now has been a fantastic support to our library, informing people of our resources and services on a regular basis. It has been a great source of information for me personally, since I moved to Cramahe. Our community is losing a really unique asset in


A letter from the Front

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This story was sent to us by Don Davis. We had originally planned to post it for Remembrance Day, 2014. Due to the closing of the site, we have moved its posting forward for you to read.


Letter sent during World War II by my late father, John E. Davis, to his parents George and Lillian Davis, living on the family farm east of Colborne on Hwy. #2. Life was not as idyllic and comfortable


It's Legion Bbq Day

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If it's Labour Day weekend, it must be time for the Colborne Legion Steak and Burger Bbq. The Legion staff was kept busy for much of the early evening at the bbq's and serving another tasty meal on August 30.


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Rotary final news submission

With the knowledge of the closing of Cramahe Now, Colborne Rotary Club President Shirley Ross sent us a final news release from the club. We encourage you to click on Rotary Club News to read their final words in Cramahe Now.

Ottawa Valley Night at the Jamboree

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Ottawa Valley musicians highlighted the play list at the 10th Annual Auction Barn Jamboree on August 30. Pictured on stage is Judi Moffatt and her band, backed by the Jamboree house band.


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Clubs invited to use Legion site

Service groups will lose an avenue for promoting their activities when Cramahe Now ceases to post on September 1. To help them out, the Colborne Legion has offered to post service club news on its site. If your club is interested in the idea, send President Pattti May an email to see what can be done.


Her email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need


There is hope

As we entered our final day of operations for Cramahe Now, we shared an encounter which gives us hope for the future of the next generation. Cycling up our lengthy drive appeared Shawn Depaepe, business cards safely tucked in his pocket. I suspect that Shawn is not old enough to be entering high school, but he's opening a new lawncare and odd jobs business. Shawn cycled well over a mile each way


Find out about Murray McCullough

Murray McCullough filed his papers to run for a council position in Cramahe Township on October 27. Mr. McCullough issued the press release below to Cramahe Now


Why vote for me - Murray McCullough 


For the municipal election this fall I am running for a councillor position. You need to know who I am and why I am running to ascertain whether you wish to cast a vote


More info about the Studio Tour


Barbara Buntin sent us along this information about the upcoming Northumberland Hills Studio Tour.


A weekend of art and exploration is just around the corner as the artists of The 2014 Northumberland Hills Studio Tour get ready to open their doors to the public.

From 10 a.m. till 5 p.m on Saturday, September 13th and Sunday 14th, you'll receive a warm welcome at any of


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