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Cramahe mayor discusses impact after closing of local grocery store on local economy, development

Colborne Foodland

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The recent loss of the Foodland grocery store in Colborne was a blow to the community. The parent company, Sobey’s, sent a letter to the municipality telling them it was not interested in building a new store. A major fire destroyed the building last May. As expected, there was regret and disappointment at first. Then, the question became, what’s next? Continue Reading →

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Municipality, neighbours, and Community Care respond after Colborne grocery store fire

Foodland fire Colborne

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A fire was called in on May 24, just before 5 a.m. The Foodland in Colborne was burning down. It would be devastating to the community as it was the only grocery store. Within no time, the residents responded. Offers for rides or to pick up groceries filled social media. Municipal staff jumped in to provide coordination. Continue Reading →

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Inside a Poppy Campaign: raising money for veterans with Colborne Legion Branch 187

Colborne Legion Poppy Campaign Remembrance Day

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Take a moment and think about your local Legion. There is one in Cobourg, Port Hope. There is another in Colborne, Brighton, and Campbellford. But don’t forget Grafton, Warkworth, and Hastings. For most of us, it is only this time of year, as November 11 – Remembrance Day – approaches, we reflect on those who serve in the military. Continue Reading →

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