Music in the Square Aug 21

Bbq Thursday is FREE!

The bbq which precedes the final scheduled concert at Music in the Square is this Thursday, Aug. 21. In the brochures it was advertised as pay-as-you-go. But thanks to a donation from  Enbridge  the BBQ will be complimentary to all. Colborne and Cramahe Minor Hockey Association is catering and will have hot dogs and drinks. The committee is hoping to have corn and dessert

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Cramahe interested in provincial money

Cramahe Township CAO Christie Alexander stated in an August 19 email that council will discuss provincial grant offers on September 2. Staff is recommending that the township file "an expression of interest" in the grant money outlined below in a provincial news release.

 

Ontario is providing small, rural and northern municipalities with stable, annual funding to build and

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Music in the Square Aug 21

Scientists find "unambiguous" proof of global warming

This isn't local but its effects affect us all. The information was sent to us by Trent University.

 

Dr. Graham Cogley, professor of geography at Trent University, and an international team of scientists led by Dr. Ben Marzeion, of the University of Innsbruck, have found unambiguous evidence for an increase in the loss of glacier mass in recent decades due to human activities. In a paper

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Syrian family arrives Tuesday

The month-long wait is over for the parishioners of Castleton United Church, St. Andrew's United Church in Grafton and for the Syrian family of  Ta'ef Ghalyoun, his wifeAmiraMasharqa, 11 & 9 year old boys, Munir & Mohammad Ghalyoun, and 4 year old girl Maryam Ghalyoun. On August 19 the family arrives from Syria to start a new life in Canada.

 

The

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Skateboard park hits a roadblock

A $304,660 cost for a new skate park on the old Colborne Arena ice pad in Rotary Centennial Park has stalled proceeding with the project. The New Line Skateparks company spent considerable time attempting to bring the cost in under $300,00 but were unable to do so.

Cramahe Twp. operations staff and the Cramahe Skate Park Committee asked council for permission to research options to reduce

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