Cobourg council needs to slow down or risk becoming a circus

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By Robert Washburn

There appears to be a switch in tone within municipal politics lately. There was a time when Port Hope council was home to raucous debates as the ratepayers group squared off with former Mayor Linda Thompson and the councillors over just about every decision. These days there is nary a peep. That is not to say there are not issues simmering under the placid exterior. The upcoming court hearing over the trust fund is sure to get some blood boiling, especially in Ward 2. Continue Reading →