Photo Gallery is up

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We are trying a new feature on Cramahe Now. Tony has added a photo gallery option in the Main Menu (found in the top left corner of the site. With the new gallery you can actually rate the photos you see and vote on your favourites. We started with a few photos from the July 17 Music in the Square show where a near-record of over 420 people filled most of the park for Kevin Beanland and his

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Join the fun at the BioBlitz

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On Saturday, July 26 from 6:30 a..m. to 11 a.m., Lone Pine Marsh Sanctuary is joining with volunteers to conduct a BioBlitz at the Wilkinson Tract.

 

A Bioblitz is a fun event for people of all ages where experienced naturalists work together with volunteers to find and count the plants and animals on a property. There are two start times for the event: 6:30 a..m. for the early risers

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Where's the waste?

There’s a $400,000 shortfall in garbage tag and tipping fees in Northumberland County so far this year. It may because the long winter delayed new construction starts and seasonal residential garbage production, or the overall business economy may not be producing as much waste as was budgeted for by the county,

 

The county expects it may recover half the shortfall — or

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Library packed for magic

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The Children's Section of the Colborne Library was packed on July 15 for the Evans & Evans Magic Show.

 

This week, Terrific Tuesday features the t-shirt designs of Skye. Kids must pre-book for this program. Call either branch of the Cramahe Library, or drop in to see if there are any spaces available.

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Rotary contributes to picnic shelter

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The Rotary Club of Colborne says THANK YOU to the many golfers who joined us for another GOLF DAY at the beautiful Shelter Valley Pines Golf Club. This year, the $1,100 in funds raised through the draws and the Putting Challenge will go toward completion of the Picnic Shelter at Rotary Centennial Park in Colborne.

 

There was an unexpected downpour early on the morning of

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Cramahe is applying Provincial Policy

Cramahe Township took two hours in a special meeting on July 15 to review changes in the Ontario Provincial Policy Statement. The document became law on April 30, 2014.

 

Township Planner Jennifer Sisson led the discussion with assistance from township planning consultant Peter Josephs. The policy, promotes transit development and coordination of governments when they develop transit

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County budget on track

County $98.6-million budget on track

It looks like Northumberland County will complete this year on budget. That’s $98.6 million to cover all county services and pay of its 503 full-time and seasonal workers.

While there’s a shortfall of revenue from waste collection, and fuel costs are coming in higher than budgeted, social housing revenue is better than expected and

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County holds meeting for Official Plan

Northumberland County Council is hosting an open meeting on July 23 to hear from members of the public about the second draft of the County Official Plan. 

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Gallery packed for juried show opening

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They were standing outside with nowhere to go on July 12 at the Colborne Art Gallery. It was the day of the opening of the gallery's second annual juried show, featuring 49 artists, and it seemed as if everyone was there, packing the former Registry Office on King St. E..

 

This year, 58 artists submitted 131 works for evaluation, with the best displayed at the gallery until August 17

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