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Warden outlines what is in store for Northumberland county council in 2023

Northumberland County warden Mandy Martin

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Northumberland County will spend about $200 million in 2023. That is all the salaries, programs, and services, plus the capital stuff like roads, new equipment, and so on. Understanding where your tax dollars get spent is crucial. Politicians are under the gun. It is up to the county council to spend it wisely. Continue Reading →

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County CAO explains how tax dollars are being spent across Northumberland

Snow plough

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Property taxes! How much are local taxes going up this year? Hopefully, I have your attention right now. January is budget month across Northumberland County. Municipal councils are working overtime to finalize their budgets. Continue Reading →

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County opens warming room early as CAO explains $250,000 annual budget

St. Peter's Anglican Church Cobourg

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Here is Northumberland County CAO Jennifer Moore talking about the early opening of its warming room. It is a joint project of the county, Transition House, and St. Peter’s Anglican Church. It was scheduled to open on Dec. 5. Continue Reading →

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Survivor night honours first responders and those they saved with heartfelt stories

Survivor Night

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Seeing an ambulance travelling the roads across Northumberland County is not unusual. Paramedics attend about 23,000 calls a year. But have you ever wondered about the person inside? What has happened? How serious is it? Continue Reading →

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Working hard to get voters out: municipal clerks explain what’s happening in Northumberland

Online Voting

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During the last election in 2018, voter turnout in Northumberland varied widely. In Brighton, there was nearly a 60 percent turnout. That is huge. And it is way over the average turnout. For municipalities the size of Brighton, the Association of Municipalities of Ontario says it is usually 45 percent of eligible voters. Continue Reading →

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County pays lion’s share of pilot regional transit system connecting to GO trains in Oshawa

GO Transit announcement

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Northumberland Peterborough South MPP David Piccini and Transportation Minister Carolyn Mulroney stood in front of a green GO bus and several municipal leaders. The message was simple. Northumberland County residents were getting a long-awaited connection to the GO station in Oshawa. It is a milestone announcement, especially with a provincial election only days away. In this interview, you will hear from county warden Bob Crate. Continue Reading →

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County council takes on big projects over the past year with more to come, says Warden

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The announcement of improved high-speed internet for Northumberland County kicks off this interview. This is a significant step towards getting better services. And, it caps a significant year for the Northumberland County council. The Elgin Street affordable housing project moved ahead. The construction of the new Golden Plough Lodge got underway. Continue Reading →

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