Bioblitz the kickoff for wildlife preservation

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For five hours on July 25, 17 members of the Lone Pine Marsh Trust and visitors tromped around the Wilkinson Tract north of Dundonald, pens and papers in hand. With the assistance of natural historians, field naturalists, horticulturalists, ornithologists and a mellitologist, small groups were trekking across the property counting every living thing. The Bioblitz launced a three-year project by

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Township officially opens sewage treatment plant

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Cramahe Township officially opened its upgraded waste water treatment plant with a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 25.

 

In his remarks to a small group at the plant, consulting engineer Max Christie stated that the $7.3 million project came in under budget at $7.235 million. It is probably unique in Ontario. With its lagoon configuration and new technology, waste in the system will never

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Legion Lines

Canadian Legion

Charles Rutherford, VC, Branch 187

P.O. Box 458, 92 King St. East, Colborne, ON K0K 1S0

Tel: 905.355.5479 www.colbornelegion.org

 
COLBORNE —  How about a yummy, homemade Roast Beef Dinner this Friday, August 1? The Colborne Legion invites you to enjoy roast beef, potatoes, veggies, salad, homemade Yorkshire pudding, gravy, bread, tea
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Music in the Square July 31

See some beautiful gardens

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The Cramahe Horticultural Society held a garden tour earlier this summer of some of its members' gardens. The photographs taken by Sharron MacDonald provide you with a virtual tour of the gardens (and maybe some ideas, too).

 

Click on Cramahe Gardens or go to the menu on the top left corner of the site and then click on Photo Gallery.

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Famous Canadian singer to perform in Victoria Square

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He has been nominated for 22 Juno awards, been involved in the production of over 125 albums, including 11 gold or platinum albums,  and has played at virtually every major folk festival in Canada - and he's coming to Colborne.

 

On Tuesday July 29 at 11:30, Canadian singing icon Ken Whitely will perform a free concert as part of the Terrific Tuesdays program at the Cramahe Library

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Local family celebrates Commonwealth Games achievement

Cramahe Township may not have any athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games being held in Glasgow, Scotland, but the Lachner family has been cheering anyway. Marie's nephew, Andrew Yorke placed fourth in the triathalon. 

 

To read more about his accomplishment click on either of the links below - 

Caledon news

Triathalon news

Music in the Square July 31

Cenotaph plans nearing completion

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The renovation plans for the WW I cenotaph in Colborne are falling into place.

 

CIMA consultant Lisa Cullen was at a cenotaph committee meeting on July 24 to outline her recommendations and to gather more input from the committee. CIMA was hired by Cramahe Township this spring to create a master plan for Victoria Square. 

 

Ms. Cullen's first suggestion was the removal of the

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Community Policing comments on pot and driving

The following article was suubmitted to Cramahe Now by the Cramahe Community Policing Committee - 

 

Cramahe Community Policing (CCP) sponsors Drug Awareness Resistance Education (DARE) which is offered in Grade Six. CCP also sponsors ongoing education to increase awareness of the dangers of drug use by teens and adults in conjunction with driving.

 

There has been

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