Syrian family arrives Tuesday

The month-long wait is over for the parishioners of Castleton United Church, St. Andrew's United Church in Grafton and for the Syrian family of  Ta'ef Ghalyoun, his wifeAmiraMasharqa, 11 & 9 year old boys, Munir & Mohammad Ghalyoun, and 4 year old girl Maryam Ghalyoun. On August 19 the family arrives from Syria to start a new life in Canada.



Music in the Square September 4

Skateboard park hits a roadblock

A $304,660 cost for a new skate park on the old Colborne Arena ice pad in Rotary Centennial Park has stalled proceeding with the project. The New Line Skateparks company spent considerable time attempting to bring the cost in under $300,00 but were unable to do so.

Cramahe Twp. operations staff and the Cramahe Skate Park Committee asked council for permission to research options to reduce

Rotary Club

Seniors picnic this week

It may not be too late to register for this year's Community Care Seniors Picnic in Victoria Square. The press release was sent to us on August 13 but we were out of internet contact.


Community Care Northumberland is pleased to announce the Annual Cramahe Township Senior’s Picnic will be held in Victoria Square in Colborne on Wednesday, August 

This annual event starts at


OPP billing methods to change

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is introducing a fairer, more transparent billing model for the municipalities it serves across the province. The new billing system will be e=outlined to municipal politicians this week at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference in London, On..


The new revenue-neutral model, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2015, reflects input


Legion Lines August 17

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 —  Saturday (take note: SATURDAY), Aug. 30, it’s the annual Labour Day weekend Steak or Homemade Burger Barbecue is a community tradition. A great way to celebrate our friends and summer acquaintances


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