Less Than Two Weeks to Go for Tattoos 4 Trauma 2023!

Less than 40 spots are available to support this important mental health fundraiser. Raising Awareness-Building Community-Providing Support Bookings are OPEN Proceeds to The Northumberland Warming Hub for this coming fall, winter and spring. How does it work? 1. Go to www.tattoos4trauma.com 2. Click Book Appointment 3. Follow Instructions and Send Donation of $125 + Add […]

Employment Opportunity: Alternate Crossing Guard

Become a Part-time Alternate School Crossing Guard with the Municipality of Trent Hills If you are someone that cares about the safety of children, is trustworthy, dependable and willing to work a few shifts during the day, you should consider becoming a School Crossing Guard. In order for the Municipality to ensure that all crossings […]

CBC Show to Showcase Warkworth

Citizens will prepare with “a weed-pulling session” — municipality going to provide fresh mulch Article by Valerie MacDonald The crew for the CBC show “Still Standing” will arrive in Warkworth during the first week of September to film and then showcase the village, says one of the local participants in the show, Bryce Allen. “I’m […]

The Edville Gazette: On Political Dalliances

PM does Cobourg in six minutes flat, evacuates prematurely  Article by Heddi Bundt COBOURG—Well, if young men are known for anything, it’s speed and lack of staying power. And it would seem that our youthful PM is no exception.  Just recently, the city of Cobourg got all dolled up and waited for the prime minister, languishing […]

County News on Recycling & the Widening of the 401

Bewdley transfer site has 70,000 patrons yearly, with 470 to 500 cars/trucks daily Article by Valerie MacDonald Above image: entrance to Bewdley Transfer site By the end of July, Northumberland County’s recycling plant near Grafton reached its annual projected recycling revenue from the yearly sale of all of its recycling commodities. That total is $730,000, […]

KPR Return-to-School Plan

Vaccinations not mandatory — face masks in class & on bus — remote learning will continue Article by Sue Dickens/Trent Hills Now editor Students will be returning to local public schools on Sept. 7 with COVID-19 protocols in place requiring students in Grades 1-12 and staff, to wear a face mask in class and while […]

PVNCC & Back to School

Vaccinations encouraged, not mandatory — face masks required in class & on buses Article by Sue Dickens/Trent Hills Now editor It’s back to school for students attending area catholic schools September 7. In a message to students, staff and their families, the Director of Education Joan Carragher for the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington (PVNCC) school […]

County Council Business

New employees — development charges rising — old bridge a concern Article by Valerie MacDonald Northumberland County is adding a few new employees to its staff positions. Councillors passed a motion that will upgrade the part-time building superintendent’s position to a full-time one, plus by next year there be another full-time HVAC technician, full-time plumber […]

Colborne Cramahe Food Bank

A long history of helping members of the community Article and images by Tim Burgess Above image: (L-R) Silvia Sonneveld, Tim Ottman, Trish Ottman, Julia Munroe, Art Quin, Glenda Quinn, Sophia Quinn and front, Nick Ottman The Blessing Cupboard, commonly known as the Colborne Cramahe Foodbank, operates on the property of the Prospect Community Church. […]

Brazilian JiuJitsu Wonder

Started at age 4 —  a Layton Dodge Athlete of The Year Award Winner by age 8 Article and images by Tim Burgess From the age of 4, Lawson Williams has been a pint-sized package of power committed to being the best in the World in Brazilian JiuJitsu and no-gi grappling. He achieved this distinction […]