Author Archive for ben burd

A Grand Idea

This could be the way it will be! Last year local cinephile Ken Prue produced this image of the future, the way he saw it. A renovated Park Theatre – a cultural centre that would anchor the East end of…

Stay tuned

Just a quick note to follow up on the odor of nepotism and cronyism that pervades Port Hope Council. The BR finally received answers to the questions posed to Councillor Polutnik. Of course he didn’t answer them the big cheese…

Let’s cut the stinky cheese

All of Council has to wear this one. As reported earlier the Council of Port Hope has reorganised its Economic Development and Tourism Departments, firing seven employees some of whom have been there more than ten years. It has been…

The politics of Fear

When normal political arguments fail because minds will not be changed by clear and open policies compared to each other by opposing political parties then one side or other will resort to scare tactics.

We think we are back to normal

A message from the Publisher: Without admitting paranoia all we can say is “I agree” with a comment received yesterday to the announcement that the site had been taken down. “I think being hacked means you are doing something significant…