New Pedestrian Crossings

Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 08:41 AM

The Municipality of Port Hope has entered into agreement with Ashland Construction Group for the installation of two pedestrian crossings on our behalf starting the week of July 5, 2021. The crossings will be installed at the intersection of Peter Street & Nelson Street and at the intersection of Ontario Street & Bloomsgrove Avenue.

Throughout the duration of construction contract there will be periodic lane and sidewalk closures as required by our contractor. Please take care when travelling...

Suction Dredging in Outer Harbour 2021

Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 04:26 PM

Residents are advised that we are conducting a suction dredge of the Port Hope outer harbour beginning on Friday, July 2, 2021, to remove sediment build-up of the area. During this work, the boat launch and surrounding areas will remain open until further notice. If a closure is deemed necessary, a notice will be posted on the municipal website and at the site.

The Municipality and Cameco Corporation have been working collaboratively to resolve issues related to Cameco’s cooling water intake, located...

Canada Day Closures

Posted on Monday, June 28, 2021 10:35 AM

Residents are reminded that municipal transit will be closed and staff services will be unavailable on Thursday, July 1, for the Canada Day holiday. Transit and municipal staff services will resume at their usual hours on Friday, July 2.

For urgent services related to water or roads, call 905-885-2431 and press "2" to reach our after-hours emergency line.

Residents are reminded that public health measures remain in effect.  

As the holiday approaches, residents are reminded of the regulations...

Emergency Services in Northumberland deploy innovative location technology app to enhance response

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 09:01 AM

When directing first responders to your location in an emergency, three words may prove to be lifesaving. Local emergency services are encouraging people to download the what3words app, which uses an innovative grid-based address system to help first responders pinpoint a caller’s exact location and reach them with minimal delay.

what3words is being adopted by emergency services around the world as a tool to dispatch first responders to the precise location of a caller in need of help. Every 3-metre...

Youth Recreation Survey

Posted on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 10:37 AM

As part of the Community Improvement Research project, which aims to plan for future recreation and sports opportunities for youth in our community, our researcher is hosting focus groups and conducting a survey to jumpstart the project. This research will help us determine the direction of future youth programming. 

Youths ages 12 to 18 years can participate by filling out the survey or by participating in a focus group hosted by our researcher. Focus groups will be held in the coming weeks...