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COVID-19 Update 19

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 03:13 PM

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, our senior leadership team remains responsive to the changing circumstances, in the interest of the health and wellness of our staff and the community.

Updates have been made to our recreation facility protocols, including enhancements to our COVID-19 symptoms screening, program capacities, visitor protocols and expectations, and permit requests and limitations.

Ongoing and enhanced COVID-19 symptom screening

A reminder to residents that...

Winter Recreation - Session 1

Posted on Wednesday, December 09, 2020 12:07 PM

Registration for Session One of our Winter Recreation Programs is underway, now until January 6, 2021. Email us for information about our programs or visit our Registration page to sign up today! 

Note that COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions are in place for all of our recreation programs and activities. 

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Posted on Wednesday, December 09, 2020 11:48 AM

Municipality of Port Hope Fire Chief Daniel Smith has a holiday wish for all residents this year, and he needs your help!

"I’m wishing for a fire-free holiday season this year, but I need you to make this come true!" 

While fire can happen anywhere, at anytime, it most often strikes when we let our guard down - when we’re distracted by the hustle and bustle of the holidays, by our cellphones, by the kids, or by the doorbell. All it takes is for a pot to be left on the stove, or...

Site Plan Application: 5316 County Road 28

Posted on Monday, December 07, 2020 03:27 PM

As part of the Municipality’s ongoing efforts to enhance communication with the community, we
are pleased to provide notice of a Site Plan Application from Forbes Bros Ltd. on contract to
Xplornet Communications Inc., on behalf of the owners Yvonne and Peter Vanderwindt., for the
lands municipally known as 5316 County Road 28.

The property is located on a Boundary Road, between the Municipality of Port Hope and Hamilton Township. A sign has also been posted within the lands subject to the...

COVID-19 Community Update 18

Posted on Friday, December 04, 2020 02:49 PM

The Province of Ontario has announced that the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit - including Northumberland County - will move from the Green (Prevent) category of the Provincial COVID-19 Response Framework to the Yellow (Protect) category as of 12:01 a.m. on Monday, December 7, 2020, in an effort to prevent additional spread of COVID-19 in our community.

“I know that news of increased restrictions is discouraging for some,” notes Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port...