Monthly Archives: January 2018

Final numbers in for Brock/Norma Green Christmas Wish program

The Brock/Norma Green Christmas Wish program delivered a happy holiday season to 95 families—including 185 children – across the township this year. Named after its long-time co-ordinator, who passed away in 2012, the program has distributed gifts to families across the township for more than two decades. The hall at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Beaverton was once again packed

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Council to consider if Brock Township should assume ownership of Beaverton Harbour

Township office

Little more than three years after assuming ownership of the facility on Thorah Island, Brock Township is being asked to take over the Beaverton Harbour. In a letter to the municipality dated Dec. 18, Fisheries and Oceans Canada formally asks local politicians “to consider how the Beaverton facility fits into future Township plans” and whether they would have any interest

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Celebration of life held for Beaverton resident, veteran firefighter

Dozens gathered to bid farewell to a longtime Beaverton resident and veteran firefighter.  Lorne Martin passed away on Dec. 23 at the age of 77. A celebration of his life was held Saturday (Jan. 13) at Beacan Presbyterian Church. Martin started his firefighting career in 1963 with the Toronto Fire Service, retiring 37 years later as a captain with Markham

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