At Monday night’s Planning and Development Committee meeting there were a number of delegations speaking to Report PSD-008-20 Zone Clarington, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
The Newcastle Library meeting room was full on February 19 as Anne Greentree, Clarington Municipal Clerk, and Clarington staff were there to present the Draft Amendment to On Farm Special Event bylaw 2007-171 and to receive comments on it.
On Saturday, February 22, I had the pleasure of participating – for the second year, as a cast member in Mardi Gras Masquerade Murder Mystery Gala Dinner, a fundraiser for the Newcastle United Church Hall Renovation. I played Chef Simone Quatella…and to my surprise, the murderer.
Although we aren’t quite there yet, Spring is known as the “unofficial start of fundraising season”. Community fundraising is a fun way to raise awareness and much needed dollars for local causes.
The Orono Rebekah’s have started to host their roast beef dinners as they fundraise for a new roof for the Oddfellows & Rebekah Centre.
On Sunday, February 16, St. Saviour’s Anglican Church, in Orono, launched their first Spanish service for agricultural migrant workers for the 2020 season.
On Saturday, February 22 the Newcastle Community Hall was transformed into one of the finest hotels in New Orleans as a fundraiser for the Newcastle United Church Hall Rennovation. Best selling author and hostess Louisanna Williams was found dead in her bathtub. Was it an accident or was it murder?? The ‘Motley Crew’ – standing from left to right: Paul Fray (Beau Monde), Moe Schroter (Louis Armsweak), Jim Bamford (Inspector Cluesnot), Marvin Stapleton (Rufus Reme), Rob Pascoe (Alligator Dundee). Front row left to right: Karen Nichol (Mia Cherie), Deb Campbell (Grace Fulle), Julie Cashin-Oster (Chef Simone Quatella) and Julie Kellman (Mama Carriba). The chef did it.
Clarington’s downtowns will soon become more vibrant thanks to decorative public art pieces that will be installed in Bowmanville, Courtice, Newcastle and Orono.
On February 18, Philip Lawrence, Conservative Member of Parliament for Northumberland – Peterborough South, tabled in the House of Commons his Private Members Bill, an Act to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel).
You will find her most days and some evenings at the Newcastle Bowling Alley in the basement of the Community Hall. The Bowling alley has been there since 1959 when the four lanes were brought from Bowmanville.