Goodbye from the News Now Network…

Dear News Now Network Community, It is with a heavy heart that we bid farewell to our dedicated readers, supporters, and the vibrant communities of Northumberland County. After nearly a decade of unwavering commitment to providing you with community coverage and balanced journalism, the News Now Network has reached a crossroads that compels us to […]

Ted Amsden Considers The End Of Local Journalism

“Now. You are on your own. You must do your own work.” Opinion by Ted Amsden For several years, I have had the privilege and the fun of editing the posts for the  News Now Network (NNN) news sites: Port Hope Now, Cobourg Now, Cramahe Now and Brighton Now. At the same time, journalism colleague, […]

Valerie MacDonald Worries About The Loss Of Local Journalism

“I fear we will all become just a herd of sheep” Opinion by Valerie MacDonald The fourth estate is a key player in democracy and it is drowning in economic ruin. The loss of local, professional journalism is having a profound impact on the decimation of information and a direct impact on our quality – […]

Dave Glover Bids Adieu To The News Now Network

“Local journalism needs funding to stay alive.“ Opinion by Dave Glover It’s been an absolute honour to have been invited to share my opinions and insights with NewsNowNetwork readers, but alas this organization like others in the media business has come to an end. Thanks in part to politics. At a time when access to […]

Spry Family Christmas Tree Farm Returns

Get a real Christmas tree at the Spry Christmas Tree Farm Image: Sharron and Brian with someone you already know (who knew he was so tall?) On Saturday, December 2, from 10:00a.m. until 4:00p.m., Brian and Sharron Wharram-Spry will once again open their Christmas tree farm up to the community, with 100% of the proceeds […]

Anyone Can Be Impacted By IPV

Complex issue affecting many types of relationships In 2022, Statistics Canada released that police-reported family violence has seen a troubling rise for the fifth consecutive year. Reporting that a total of 127,082 victims in Canada were affected by such violence, encompassing acts committed by spouses, parents, children, siblings, and extended family members. These statistics translate […]

Glover On The Provincial Liberal Leadership Contest

Northumberland Liberals vote this Saturday — Nov 25 — in Cobourg at the Best Western Image: (L-R)Yasir Naqvi, Bonnie Crombie, Nate Erskine-Smith & Ted Hsu Article by Dave Glover The Ontario Liberal Party’s largest-ever leadership election will come to a decision on Saturday, December 2, 2023, when Liberals gather at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre […]

The Edville Gazette Upbraids Hapless Sacks Of Hipster Fluff

Retired Rocker Goes Off His Rocker; Harangues Everyone about Vinyl Records Article by Roy Thomas Padgham
 EDVILLE—As a former recording artist who scaled the heights of Top 40 radio back in the 80s with my outfit Flock Of Men Without Dolby, I can speak with some authority on everything music biz, ranging from substance-fuelled parties […]

Build for Brandon Week In Baltimore A Huge Success

Habitat for Humanity Northumberland & HTM Insurance celebrate Brandon Watt From October 31st to November 4th, Habitat for Humanity Northumberland had the privilege of hosting HTM Insurance, along with the family and friends of Brandon Watt, at the Baltimore build site. This Build for Brandon week was organized by Chantelle Watt, who felt the most […]

Nov 18 Christmas Shopping Going To The Dogs

Visit the Cobourg Community Centre to find out why Celebrate the holiday season with your pup at this annual dog-friendly market. Support K9Crusaders by purchasing some home baked goodies for yourself and a festive biscuit wreath for your four-legged friend(s)! Shop the “Holiday Dog” Christmas table, treat your pup to a new dog collar, lead, […]