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Cobourg Council Approves 2016 Operating & Capital Budget
April 26, 2016

Resident Safety a Top Priority as Town Continues with Closure on Skateboard Park
April 22, 2016

Town of Cobourg Issues Apology to Transit Riders for Service Delays
April 21, 2016

Town of Cobourg Issues Apology to Transit Riders for Service Delays
April 14, 2016

Town of Cobourg to Participate in 2016 Communities in Bloom Program

April 11, 2016

Citizens Encouraged to Get Involved and Celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary
March 28, 2016

Special Budget Session Announced to Finalize 2016 Municipal Operating & Capital Budget
March 21, 2016

Cobourg Marina Now Accepting Individual Reservations for Transient Boaters
March 8, 2016

Cobourg’s Sandcastle Festival among Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario
March 7, 2016

Town of Cobourg Appoints New Director of Parks, Recreation, Culture & Tourism
March 1, 2016

The 2016 Cobourg Visitor’s Guide is Now Available
March 1, 2016

Survey Launched to Gauge Citizen Satisfaction on Recreation Programming
February 17, 2016

Volunteers Needed in Anticipation of 2017 RBC Cup
January 20, 2016

Savoury Celebrations Offers Tasty Menus with a Three-Course Prix Fixe Menu
January 8, 2016

Rotary Harbourfront Outdoor Skating Rink Now Open for the Season
December 31, 2015

The Town of Cobourg Offers a Variety of Entertainment Over the Holiday Season
December 21, 2015

Photo Contest Now Accepting Submissions from Residents & Visitors Alike
December 16, 2015

Youth Entrepreneur Partnership Program Now Accepting Applications
December 10, 2015

Town & DBIA Offer Free Additional Hour of Paid Downtown Parking During Holiday Season

December 8, 2015

Downtown Vitalization Initiative Showcases Durham College Design Work for Heritage Downtown
December 8, 2015

Civic Awards Committee Calling for Nominations For the 15th Annual Civic Awards

December 3, 2015

Business Achievement Awards Celebrates 15 Years in Community
November 30, 2015

Cobourg Community Centre Receives RBC Learn to Play Grant  
November 18, 2015

Cobourg Takes Action on Illegal Dumping & Asks for Community Assistance

November 16, 2015

5th Annual Seniors’ Active Living & Education Forum Hosts 40+ Vendors
October 29, 2015

Fire Department Raises Awareness around Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
October 28, 2015

Town of Cobourg Asks Citizens to Help Shape the Town Budget
October 23, 2015

Cobourg Brings the Holidays to New Heights with 22 Foot Tree Lighting
October 21, 2015

Cobourg Day Welcomes New Events, Including Henley Arcade Mural Unveiling
October 15, 2015

The Cobourg Fire Department Reminds Cobourg Residents: Hear the Beep Where You Sleep 
October 2, 2015

Volunteers Needed in Anticipation of 2015 World Junior A Challenge
September 28, 2015

The Town of Cobourg & Durham College Join Together to Help Revitalize Downtown Cobourg
September 25, 2015

Cobourg Community Centre Implements New Menu Based on Citizen Feedback
September 22, 2015

The Winner of ‘Cobourg’s Feel Good Video Contest’ is Local High School Student Graham Beer
September 22, 2015

Schedule, Tickets Launched for 10th Annual  World Junior A Challenge (Hockey Canada Press Release)
August 14, 2015

The Town of Cobourg & Cobourg Police Service Move Forward with Zero Tolerance Approach
August 11, 2015

The Sandcastle Festival Announces Winners with Over 60 Amateur Teams Competing
August 7, 2015

Heritage Master Plan Phase One Completed & Background Report Finalized
August 4, 2015

The Town of Cobourg Encourages Residents to Use ‘Cooling Centres’
July 28, 2015

Citizens Invited to Attend James Cockburn One Man Play
July 24, 2015

Cobourg’s Popular Public Art Project ‘Keys to Our Town’ Ready to be Played
July 21, 2015

The Sandcastle Festival Celebrates its 10th Year with World Champion Sand Sculptors 
uly 16, 2015

Cobourg Selected to Host 2017 Ontario 55+ Winter Games
July 15, 2015

The Cobourg Waterfront Festival Celebrates 25th Year
June 29, 2015

Cobourg to Receive Funding for Midtown Creek Flood Detention Pond

June 26, 2015

Town of Cobourg and YMCA Northumberland Agree to Explore Potential Partnership
une 23, 2015

Cobourg Tourism Launches First ‘Feel Good’ Video Contest
June 15, 2015

Highly Anticipated Movie Lineup Released for ‘Movies on the Beach’ Event
June 12, 2015

Route Released for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay in Town of Cobourg
June 11, 2015

Cobourg Marina Launches Reservations System for Transient Boaters
June 4, 2015

Cobourg First in Northumberland County to Have Smoke-Free Beaches, Parks and Playgrounds
May 15, 2015

Cobourg Council Approves 2015 Operating & Capital BudgetCobourg Council Approves 2015 Operating & Capital Budget
April 30, 2015

Cobourg Providing Entrepreneurship Opportunities and Valuable Job Experiences for Local Youth
March 13, 2015 

Town of Cobourg Initiates Work To Develop Heritage Master Plan
March 12, 2015 

Cobourg Women Pleads Guilty Of Violation To Ontario Fire Code 
March 6, 2015 

Cobourg Town Council Passes By-law To Prohibit Smoking And Use Of Tobacco in Public Places
February 25, 2015 

Victoria Hall Lenah Field Fisher Foyer To Undergo Painting 
February 20, 2015 

Civic Awards Provide Opportunity To Honour Deserving Volunteers
February 19, 2015 

Town of Cobourg Strategic Planning To Be Held In Open and Closed Session
February 11, 2015 

Local Chefs Prepare for Cobourg’s Annual Savoury Celebrations
February 10, 2015 

Paid Parking At Parking Meters Downtown Cobourg Enforced February 2, 2015
January 30, 2015 

Cobourg Tourism Schedules An Exciting Roster Of Activities For Cobourg Winter Festivities
January 29, 2015 

OJHL: Ontario Junior Hockey League To Host 2015 World Junior A Challenge
January 23, 2015 

Town Of Cobourg Installs Way Finding Signs Directing Traffic Downtown
January 22, 2015 

Mandy Robinson Announced As New Cobourg Town Crier
January 5, 2015 

Winter Photography Contest Invites The Public to Capture ‘A Lasting Impression’
December 18, 2014 

Town of Cobourg Council to Review Council Meeting Structure And Governance Model 
December 17, 2014 

Rotary Waterfront Park Outdoor Skating Rink Open For The Season
December 15, 2014

12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety - Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council 
December 9, 2014 

Durham College Students Present Conceptual Design Projects for Cobourg’s Downtown
December 5, 2014 

Civic Awards Committee Calling For Nominations For The 14th Annual Civic Awards
December 4, 2014

14th Annual Business Achievement Awards Will Celebrate Accomplishments of Local Businesses
December 3, 2014

Town of Cobourg Town Crier Selection Committee Seeking Applications For New Town Crier
November 21, 2014

Online Program Registration Now Available at the Cobourg Community Centre
November 20, 2014 

Town of Cobourg Prepares For Another Spectacular Lighting Display for Christmas Magic
November 17, 2014

Town of Cobourg Participates in TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay 
November 6, 2014 

Town of Cobourg to Host a Public Planning Workshop Regarding the Cobourg Community Centre Seniors Programs
October 3, 2014

Town of Cobourg Recognizes Property Owners and Organizations with Heritage Awards
September 30, 2014

Christmas Magic Is Looking For Volunteers
September 30, 2014

Draining Your Swimming Pool or Hot Tub the Right Way
September 22, 2014

The Corporation and C.U.P.E Local 25 Ratify New Three-Year Deal
September 15, 2014

Cobourg Downtown Vitalization Initiative Meeting Set Goals and Gaining Momentum
September 12, 2014

Earthbound, 2014 Youth Spotlight Winning Band to play at Victoria Park Bandshell 
August 11, 2014 

Town of Cobourg Launches Second Season of “The Keys to our Town”
August 8, 2014 

Ninth Annual Cobourg Sandcastle Festival Winners Announced
August 8, 2014

Municipality Welcomes the Peace Run Global Torch Relay to Cobourg
July 25, 2014

Town of Cobourg Commemorates the Memory of James Cockburn
July 22, 2014

Durham College Students Prepare Innovative Design Concepts for Cobourg's Downtown
July 22, 2014

Town of Cobourg Seeking Public Ideas on Future Use of the Cobourg Harbour
July 21, 2014

Town of Cobourg Gearing Up for International Award Winning Sandcastle Festival 
July 15, 2014

The Cup is Coming to Cobourg!
July 7, 2014

Cobourg Music Experience 2014 Youth Spotlight Winner Announced 
June 16, 2014

Successful Candidates of Cobourg Youth Entrepreneurship Pilot Program Announced 
June 10, 2014

Brandneu Foods Crafts Traditional Food in a “Brand Neu” Way
June 9, 2014

Town of Cobourg Launched New Walk Cobourg Program
June 5, 2014

Cobourg Library Open at the C. Gordon King Centre After Flood Repairs 
June 3, 2014

Town Council Approves Terms of Settlement Proposal with TVM Cobourg Inc.
May 13, 2014 

Incredible Musical Talent Scheduled for the 2014 Cobourg Music Experience
May 6, 2014

Town Council awards contract for Marina Master Plan
May 6, 2014 

Provincial Funding Received for Great Lakes Guardian Planting Project
April 29, 2014

Public Invited to Attend Unveiling Ceremony Honouring Beloved Town Crier Tom MacMillan
April 10, 2014

Cobourg Community Centre’s Rink Voted #1 by the Ontario Hockey Association
March 27, 20-14

Tickets on Sale Now for Sweet Water Country Music Series
March 27, 2014

Cobourg Music Experience Seeking Auditions for Buskers & Youth Spotlight Series
March 24, 2014

Cobourg is Educating Young Entrepreneurs and Creating Job Opportunities
March 6, 2014

Town of Cobourg’s 2014 Municipal Operating & Capital Budget Approved
March 4, 2014

The Town of Cobourg Receives Provincial Recognition for 2013 Sandcastle Festival
March 3, 2014

Supporting Jobs and Growth in Port Hope and Cobourg
March 3, 2014

Preliminary 2014 Operating & Capital Budget Available for Public Comment
February 20, 2014

Northumberland Mall Announced as Cobourg Public Library’s Satellite Branch
February 13, 2014

The Town of Cobourg’s 2013 Civic Awards Ceremony Has Been Cancelled
February 7, 2014

Local Chefs Prepare for Cobourg’s 7th Annual Savoury Celebrations
February 6, 2014

Cobourg Public Library Still Serving Community Despite Temporary Closure
February 4, 2014

World Class Ice Carvers Set to Dazzle at Cobourg Winter Festivities
January 27, 2014

The Cobourg Public Library Opens Temporary Satellite Branch after Flood
January 24, 2014

The Cobourg Community Centre Receives Heart Wise Exercise Designation
January 17, 2014

The Cobourg Public Library Remains Closed Due to Extensive Flooding
January 7, 2014

Town of Cobourg Offers Drop Off Site for Private Property Storm Debris
December 23, 2013

Rotary Waterfront Park Outdoor Skating Rink Opening for the Season
December 11, 2013

Winter Photography Contest Now Accepting Submissions
December 9, 2013

Business Achievement Awards Gears Up for 2013 Year
December 3, 2013

Downtown Receives ‘Clean Sweep’ with Newly Purchased Sidewalk Vacuum
November 14, 2013

Downtown Vitalization Report Receives Overwhelming Support from Council
November 12, 2013

Christmas Magic Continues to Expand Thanks to Partnership with the Downtown Business Improvement Area
November 8, 2013

Solar Panel Installation Will Offset Operating Costs of Community Centre
October 18, 2013

Cobourg Marina Open House to Discuss Operations & Possible Dock Expansion
October 17, 2013

Cobourg Fire Department Kicks it Up a Notch Promoting Community Safety
October 4, 2013

Cobourg Day Preparation Kicks into High Gear with ‘Mayor for the Day’ Search
September 30, 2013

Cobourg’s Hollywood Starlet Honoured Today with ‘Marie Dressler Way’ Sign
September 11, 2013

Vilneff & Thompson Sworn in as Cobourg’s Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief
September 3, 2013

Toronto to Host Exhibition Game in Cobourg
August 26, 2013

Travel and Tourism Contributes Nearly $24 Million to Cobourg’s Economy
August 26, 2013 

Youth Spotlight Winner from the Cobourg Music Experience to Perform Friday
August 19, 2013

Town of Cobourg is Second Municipality in Canada to Launch CivicWeb Portal
August 8, 2013

Public Invited to Attend Downtown Vitalization Open House on August 8
July 24, 2013

The Town of Cobourg Welcomes New Deputy Fire Chief Gene Thompson
July 22, 2013

Residents Encouraged to Use Town’s ‘Cooling Centres’
July 16, 2013

“The Keys to Our Town” Public Art Project Debuts Local Artists
July 11, 2013

International Award Winning Sandcastle Festival Returns to Cobourg
July 10, 2013

 Cobourg’s Clock Tower Undergoes Repair Work
July 8, 2013 

The Town of Cobourg Welcomes New Fire Chief Mike Vilneff
June 25, 2013

Movies on the Beach Returns with Hit Lineup of Family Favourites
June 19, 2013 

Cobourg Increases Two-Way Communication and Launches Social Media Sites
June 3, 2013 

Over 1,000 Respondents Weigh In on Downtown Cobourg Resident Survey
May 22, 2013

New Tourism Program Will Encourage Visitors to Explore More of Cobourg
May 21, 2013

The Tragically Hip Set to Perform in Cobourg on June 20
April 30, 2013

Residents of Cobourg “Pitched In” and Planted Trees for Earth Week
April 29, 2013

CMT’s ‘Karaoke Star’ Winner to Perform at the Sweet Water Country Music Series
April 29, 2013

Savoury Celebrations Returns to Select Cobourg Restaurants in May
April 25, 2013

Cobourg Brings International ‘Love Locks’ Custom to Rotary Harbourfront Park
April 23, 2013

The Cobourg Music Experience Debuts Incredible Talent and Art Displays
April 23, 2013

Applications Now Available for Cobourg’s Annual Canada Day Parade
April 5, 2013

Local Talent Auditions Being Held for Cobourg Music Experience
April 2, 2013

Help Launch a New Public Art Project by Donating a Used Playable Piano
March 28, 2013

Cobourg’s “Sandcastle Festival” Among Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario
March 13, 2013

Fire Safety Planning Workshop Prepares Residents for Any Situation
February 28, 2013

Cobourg’s Police Budget Increases to Just Above Zero Per Cent
February 26, 2013

Cobourg Re-Vamps the “Public Notice” and Launches its First Calendar in Motion
February 21, 2013

Winners for the 12th Annual Civic Awards Include “Hunter” the Canine
February 21, 2013

Cobourg’s Public Works Department Continues to Clear Snow from Massive Storm on Friday
February 11, 2013

Winter Festivities Encourages Residents to ‘Shake off Winter Blues’
January 23, 2013

The Town of Cobourg Partners with Environmental Consultants to Provide Details of Groundwater Studies in the Tannery Area
January 18, 2013

Cobourg Fire Department Brings Back 18th Century “Housing” Ceremony
January 11, 2013

Cobourg Restaurants Offer Simmering Deals for 6th Annual Savoury Celebrations
January 10, 2013

The Cobourg Downtown Vitalization Initiative Announces Vision for the Future
January 3, 2013

The 2013 Winter Photography Contest Invites Public to Take Their Best Shot
December 17, 2012

Downtown Cobourg Customer Origin Survey Reveals Need for Grocery Store
December 12, 2012

Cobourg Tourism Prepares for 3rd Annual First Night New Year's Celebration
December 10, 2012

Downtown Cobourg's "Christmas Magic" a Result of Many Dedicated Groups
November 27, 2012

Cobourg Cleanup Well Underway Following Hurricane Sandy
October 30, 2012

Cobourg Prepares for the Potential Impact of Hurricane Sandy

October 29, 2012



The Cobourg Fire Department Reminds Cobourg Residents: Hear the Beep Where You Sleep 



Cobourg Council Approves 2016 Operating & Capital Budget