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Town’s finances are critical to future of new parks and recreation plan, says Brighton mayor

Splash pad King Edward Park Brighton

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Brighton is one of the fastest-growing places in Northumberland County. With all the development taking place, town council is continuing to examine how it looks after the health and wellness of residents. As you will hear in this interview, Mayor Brian Ostrander will explain how the town was not creating sufficient green space under the old system. He also knows residents are looking for more recreational opportunities. You will hear what is being considered under the new Parks and Recreation Master Plan. Continue Reading →

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Dog park announcement expected within a week, says councillor

By Robert Washburn

A proposal for a new dog park should be before council within the next week, says Councillor Larry Sherwin, the politician responsible for parks and recreation. Back in February, Sherwin promised to address the need for an off-leash park to replace James Cockburn Park after the Ganaraska Conservation Authority said it was taking back the Cobourg conservation area. “I hope to have something within the next three weeks,” said Sherwin following the June 27 Cobourg council meeting. “I would love to leave it where it is, but we do not own the land,” he explained. (more…) Continue Reading →

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