Friends remember Beaverton stabbing victim Josh Elliott

Though the circumstances of his death remain shrouded in mystery, the family and friends of Josh Elliott will gather Friday (June 2) to celebrate his life. A visitation service for the 21-year-old Cannington resident will be held at the M.W. Becker Funeral Home in Keswick from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by a funeral service. His family are asking those planning to attend to … Continue reading Friends remember Beaverton stabbing victim Josh Elliott

Kids learn to fish in Beaverton

Youngsters in Beaverton took a break from their Learn to Fish activities on Wednesday (May 31) to take a peek at DRPS cruisers. Officers from the North Division shared the above photo to Twitter (@DRPSNorthDiv) with the following caption: “The kids at the learn to fish day in Beaverton took a break to see our cruisers. Lots of fun with the MNR & DRPS.” Representatives from the … Continue reading Kids learn to fish in Beaverton

Residents rally against proposed changes to Sunderland subdivision

A raucous crowd turned out to the Sunderland Memorial Arena Monday (May 29) for a public meeting on proposed changes to the Kaitlin subdivision. More than 100 residents attended the session, raising a number of concerns about the company’s proposal that would allow 268 homes to be built during the second phase of construction, an increase from the 207 initially approved. Township council will render … Continue reading Residents rally against proposed changes to Sunderland subdivision

Letter: A heartfelt ‘thank you’ from the Andrews family

Last week at McCaskill’s Mills Public School (MMPS) two incredibly caring students, Madelyn Andrews and Lyla Kring, held a fundraiser to support our daughter, Ella. Two years ago, at the age of 3, Ella was diagnosed with metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD). MLD is a rare genetic condition that causes progressive destruction of the nervous system. Over the past 2 years, MLD has caused Ella to lose … Continue reading Letter: A heartfelt ‘thank you’ from the Andrews family

Crowdfunding campaign underway to cover funeral expenses of Beaverton stabbing victim

Local residents are being asked to help cover the funeral expenses of Josh Elliott, a 21-year-old Cannington man who stabbed to death in Beaverton Friday (May 26) night. “Taken way too young, Josh Elliott was a kind-hearted, loyal friend who always knew how to make people happy and have a good time. Josh and his contagious smile will be missed by many,” reads a post … Continue reading Crowdfunding campaign underway to cover funeral expenses of Beaverton stabbing victim

Police investigating death of 21-year-old man in Beaverton

Durham Regional Police have identified 21-year-old Joshua Elliott of Cannington as the victim of a May 26 stabbing in Beaverton. Officers were called to a “disturbance among several men” in the village around 10:30 p.m. Though the first account from the DRPS included reference to an establishment on Osborne Street, it was later revised to the broader area of downtown. According to police, Elliott was found … Continue reading Police investigating death of 21-year-old man in Beaverton

Playing with kittens seems like a great volunteer gig!

From the Brock Township Animal Shelter: Hi friends we are attempting to build a foster program for our shelter and we are currently in need of persons to foster kittens. Those with experience in bottle feeding are in high demand! Our staff are doing the best we can to care for these babies along with the rest of the animals but we could use some … Continue reading Playing with kittens seems like a great volunteer gig!