Brian Darling to seek re-election

At the last election, Brian received the largest number of votes and with 7 days to go before the filing deadline he has now filed his nomination papers to seek re-election as a Councillor.  He is mostly running on the record of the current council and points to a number of achievements.  However, he says that “we are going to have some tough decisions in the near future with infrastructure improvements.  The East Pier, the Centre Pier and the Monks Cove retaining wall are just a few of the many projects that will have to be addressed.”  He also says he will “strive to maintain fiscal responsibility and keep tax increases as low as possible” and “make decisions that are… Read complete articleBrian Darling to seek re-election

Cobourg Police Officer charged

Today Cobourg Police issued a Press Release stating that Cobourg Constable Amy Matthijsse has been charged with 19 counts of Discreditable Conduct contrary to the Police Services Act of the Schedule “Code of Conduct” – that is “willfully or negligently makes any false complaint or statement against any member of a police force”.  The statement by Acting Inspector Jeff Sheils of Cobourg Police said that “after a lengthy investigation, conducted by an independent external law firm, and reviewed by the Durham Regional Police Service’s Professional Standards Section, a Constable with twelve years of experience has been charged under the Police Services Act.” The Release also said that: This first appearance was held today (July 20, 2018) at the Best Western… Read complete articleCobourg Police Officer charged