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It’s budget time

At the September 14 Joint General Governance and Planning Meeting council voted 5-2 receiving report FND-030-20 directing staff to prepare a draft budget for 2021 with a target municipal increase of 3.55 per cent. It was ratified at Monday night’s council meeting with a 4-3 recorded vote approving the targeted increase.

September 23, 2020

Moe Sukraj and his father George pictured here last Wednesday with the newly-caught fifteen to twenty-pound Chinook salmon right from the shore of Graham Creek at the Bond Head Parkette. It took Moe about ten minutes to reel in this whopper, much to the delight of a group of onlookers. George netted Moe’s catch.

Early morning fire at Circul-Air Corp in Orono

6:30 a.m.,” says Chief Gord Weir, Clarington’s Fire Chief and Community Emergency Management Coordinator. “Crews from Orono, Newcastle, Bowmanville and Courtice worked very hard to extinguish the fire” which happened at Circul-Air Corp (located in what was previously the IGA grocery store in Orono) on Thursday, September 17.

Coffee club supports Hospice

Helen Simpson (left) presented a cheque from the Simpson family and the Newcastle Coffee Club to Jill Richardson, representing Clarington Hospice. The setting was at Bond Head Park Gazebo on Sunday morning. Musician Lloyd Johnson far right, and friends play every Sunday morning at the gazebo. The money collected in his guitar case goes to […]

Orono Spa is open for business

On Thursday, September 17 Amanda Liu, centre holding scissors, welcomed guests to the opening of her wellness spa. MP Philip Lawrence, Northumberland-Peterborough South, Regional Councillor Wards 3 & 4 Granville Anderson and Bonnie Wrightman, Clarington Board of Trade brought greetings and good wishes.
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At the September 14 joint committee meeting, on the agenda was a communication item for direction. It was a request that council consider a bylaw to regulate clothes lines. Hmmm… Council received the correspondence for information. The discussion around the table included climate change. The request was classist and distasteful. In April 2008 then Premier […]
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