From the Maitland Mercury report:
Maitland’s bicentenary should be celebrated, the city’s leaders say.
But first, they need to settle the question of when that 200 years began.
Cr Philip Penfold raised this issue at this week’s council meeting when he asked the city’s experts to look into when it would be appropriate for Maitland to celebrate its 200 year anniversary.
He said he would like to see a year of community activities planned for the town’s anniversary.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, July 29, 2015.