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January 25, 2023

On Saturday, Artist Todd Tremeer started a four-week session, Junior Art, grades 4-8, at A Gift of Art in Newcastle. Sisters Natalie Birch, Emily Forth and Leah Birch are learning…

Request for new school denied

Growth in Newcastle is evident and a new school, to many seems pretty straight forward progress. However, in February 2022 Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB) submitted a Capital…

O.P.P. Constable Bruce Tillson

In 1957, Newcastle Village Chief Constable Art Randall had to resign for health reasons. He would be the last ‘Chief” in Newcastle. The Village went to the Ontario Provincial Police…

Orono Winter Bird Count

By Jim Richards The 9th annual Orono Winter Bird Count was conducted on January 3, 2023. A total of 56 species were noted (eight-year average), and a compilation of 9249…


Whatever the issue, community is the answer

Let’s do this

Okay Orono, it’s that time again – time to share the love. Winning the 2023 Kraft Hockeyville Grand prize is within our grasp. The winner will host an NHL pre-season […]
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