Monthly Archives: September 2017

Beaverton man charged after police seize marijuana, cocaine

A Beaverton man faces multiple charges after police say marijuana plants, cocaine and a replica firearm were seized at his apartment. On Tuesday (Sept. 26), the North Division Target Team of Durham Regional Police launched a drug investigation regarding marijuana plants being grown at an apartment building on Mara Road in Brock Township. Investigators executed a search warrant at the

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Region of Durham not ready for legal marijuana

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The Region of Durham has asked upper-level governments to delay the legalization of marijuana. At the Sept. 13 council meeting, the Region adopted the following motion: “That Regional Chair (Roger) Anderson prepare a letter on behalf of Regional Council to the Federal and Provincial Governments requesting to delay the implementation of the sale of marijuana until Durham Police and area

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Sunderland Lions Club earns accessibility award for trail project

The Sunderland Lions Club has been recognized for its efforts to build an accessible walking trail at the village fairgrounds. Representatives from the club were presented with an Accessibility Award from Durham Region earlier this week. “The Sunderland Lions Club led a project to have a wonderful new one kilometre, four season, paved walking trail built in the heart of

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Brock Township Fire Department receives $5,000 boost from Enbridge

The Township of Brock Fire Department will use a donation of $5,000 to buy training materials. Through Project Assist, a program that supplements existing training for Ontario volunteer and composite fire departments in communities where Enbridge operates, Brock Township’s fire department has received a cheque for $5,000. “Next to fire prevention and public education, the most important aspect of the

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Staff suggest increased signage, parking enforcement at Beaverton Harbour

In a report to the Protections to Persons and Property Committee of Brock Township, municipal staff have suggested creating a “no parking area” and increasing signage to help with apparent parking challenges at the Beaverton Harbour. ​ “The Beaverton Harbour area has become an attractive tourist destination not only for the upgraded amenities but also as a venue in which

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Province turns down funding for Beaverton school merger

The planned amalgamation of Beaverton and Thorah Central public schools has hit a huge snag. In an update Thursday (Sept. 21) that was posted to Beaverton Public School’s website, the Durham District School Board (DDSB) noted that the project was not approved for funding by the Ministry of Education. The letter would seem to suggest the Province recommended a partnership

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