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New Stops for Bus Route A

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 04:33 PM

Residents are advised that there has been a change to Transit 'Route A' to trial transit-user needs in the Mason Homes subdivision.

The bus on 'Route A' now travels westbound on Lakeshore Road, south on Strachan Street, to Victoria Street South, then northbound, connecting to the existing route on Toronto Road.

The following additional stops have been added to 'Route A':

  • Lakeshore Road at Shortt Street
  • Strachan Street at Hawthorne Lane 
  • Strachan Street, approximately halfway between...

2020 Holiday Events

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 04:16 PM

The Municipality of Port Hope is set to kick off the holiday season with modified festive events and activities that can be done safely, with mandated COVID-19 restrictions in place.

Candlelight Festival - Beginning November 27

This year’s modified Candlelight Festival is a promotion that invites the public to explore the seasonal transformation of downtown Port Hope, beginning on November 27.

Aligning with the Government’s mandate to maintain physical distancing, the 2020 Candlelight Festival has...

Early Morning Work in the Downtown Area

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020 04:49 PM

Residents are advised that Municipal staff will be operating in the downtown area removing the sidewalk patio extensions during the early morning hours of Thursday, November 26 or Friday, November 27 dependent on acceptable weather conditions.

The work will begin no earlier than 5:00 am and is required in order to accommodate full access while vehicles are off of the road, traffic is light, and the equipment can move freely throughout the area.

There will be no full road closure required but traffic...

Council Meeting Highlights - November 17

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 04:46 PM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council Meeting and Committee of the Whole Meeting, held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. The full agenda and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Council Meeting Highlights Fire Chief Appointment 

Council appointed Dan Smith as Director of Fire and Emergency Services / Fire Chief by By-law 61/2020.

Chief Smith has also...

Fire Chief Announcement

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 01:10 PM

The Municipality of Port Hope is pleased to announce that Daniel Smith has been appointed Director of Emergency Services and Fire Chief of the Municipality of Port Hope.

As a member of Senior Management, Chief Smith is also responsible for leading the Fire and Emergency Services team, which includes Fire, Building, and Municipal Law Enforcement Divisions.

“It is my absolute privilege to serve the Municipality as the new Director of Fire and Emergency Services / Fire Chief,” notes Chief Smith. “I...