This was first proposed in August 2014 and although the Town came close to buying it in May 2015, the deal fell through (see links below). It was subsequently bought by someone else but since then, nothing has happened – at least not publicly. The thought by some is that Cobourg needs something equivalent to Port Hope’s Capitol Theatre and although the Park needs extensive work, it is halfway there. On the other hand, Victoria Hall already serves as a theatre for many events. However, a consultant has now been hired to prepare a Cultural Master Plan and it is hoped that it will help with making a decision. A lot is riding on this Plan; when Dean Hustwick was hired… Read complete articleShould the Town buy the Park Theatre?