Author Archive for ben burd

Was it good for you?……

…….The disruption of Cobourg’s mainstreet for many hours in order to shoot an opening scene to a movie that we bet will fizzle, there can’t be that many Adam Sandler fans out there, or are there? But leaving aside the…

Can Victoria Park take much more?

Citizen Wally Keeler has penned this letter to Cobourg Council and submitted pics as evidence. click on the link to display the slide show [Show slideshow] Dear Cobourg Town Council; Below is the URL for a 2-minute YouTube video recorded…

The First Surprise

Just a day after admitting that, he the Publisher, of this report did not have a clue who the people would be, who would be chasing the recently announced seat to soon be vacated by MP Rick Norlock up pops…

It’s about time

That we put our money where our mouth’s are! On Monday afternoon (11th August) the Cobourg Council will be facing a very large agenda – good job they went paperless or else they would have chopped a couple of trees…

Let’s rehab this man

The man in the pic should be famous – in Cobourg. Having said that I am as much to blame for his lack of recognition as anybody as I was on Council when this was happening. In the eighties when…

One Hundred Years Ago

August 4th 1914, was the day that Canada entered the First World War. Cobourg was a Urban, market Town of about 5,000 people. It was, and had been for the previous one hundred years, a place for the Military. Not…