Author Archives: Pamela Vanmeer

Complaints coming in about Settlers Landing wind farm after just two weeks in operation

Complaints coming in about Settlers Landing wind farm after just two weeks in operation

Ed DeJong has lived on Drum Road in Pontypool for over 20 years. He recently put $20,000 into his swimming pool and was looking forward to enjoying it this summer. That was before the Settlers Landing wind farm fired up two weeks ago. “It sounds like there’s jets, like I have an airport in my

Flood warning issued for Burnt River Watershed, watches for other areas

Burnt River Flooding 2016 The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has issued a Flood Warning for the Burnt River Watershed including the Irondale River. A Flood Watch is in effect for the York River Watershed and Black River Watershed. A Flood Outlook remains in effect for the rest of Bancroft District. 20-40mm of rain is expected in our region by Friday. The

Boost for Entrepreneurs in Kawartha Lakes

Starter Company PLUS is launching in the City of Kawartha Lakes. The Kawartha Lakes Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (KLSBEC), in partnership with the Government of Ontario are offering this new program to provide eligible entrepreneurs with small business training, guidance, mentorship, and grant opportunities. Participants will get one-on-one consultation with KLSBEC advisors, free small

Cobourg Police get a new ride

The Cobourg Police Service is taking a unique approach to help stop bullying. They unveiled their newly re-purposed anti-bullying vehicle at Notre Dame Elementary School on Tuesday. The cruiser has the words “STOP Bullying” emblazoned on it. The town says the cruiser has been sponsored by Highland Shores CAS, The Children’s Foundation for Hastings, Northumberland & Prince

$45,000 dollars worth of lettuce stolen in Hamilton

Lettuce entertain you with a fresh veggie tale out of Hamilton. Hamilton Police say sometime between 8:00pm on Friday March 31 and 4:00pm on Saturday April 1, 2017 an unknown suspect(s) stole a large commercial truck and trailer that was parked on the property of 50 Covington Street in Hamilton. Inside the refrigeration trailer was approximately $45000 worth of lettuce.