Cat owners in Brock Township are reminded to keep their cats indoors, on their property or on a leash. Discussion about the issue during the March 26 protection to persons and property committee meeting following the receipt of a letter from a Cannington resident. Richard Howting wrote the Township asking if council could consider “funding appropriate measures” to alleviate theRead more
Monthly Archives: March 2018
It has been reported that you recently voted in favour to the new Brock Township social media policy. While much of the policy makes sense and outlines some common sense issues, I believe one of the sections deserves attention and comment. Specifically, Section 6.3.3: “Staff will not use their personal social media accounts to comment or question any of the Township of Brock’s policies, procedures and decisions of Council or senior staff on the basis that there are alternate mechanisms in place to address any concerns.”Read more
Four days after a man fell through the ice on Lake Simcoe, police have issued a call for witnesses as they investigate the incident. In a March 28 release, Durham Regional Police outlined the events, as they understand them, leading to the death of a snowmobiler, although they have not released his name. Family members have confirmed Ken Eastcott passedRead more
The Dalrymple man who died after being pulled from the frigid waters of Lake Simcoe will be laid to rest this weekend.
Though no details have been released by the Durham Regional Police Service, family members have confirmed Ken Eastcott passed away following the rescue on Lake Simcoe last Saturday (March 24) afternoon.Read more
A Sutton man is facing a child luring charge following a police investigation.
According to a press release from the Kawartha Lakes OPP, officers responded to a concern from a parent of a 12-year-old female who reported that an older male had been engaging in inappropriate conversations with the young female over social media.Read more
Brock Township is making a move to tighten its social media policy involving the personal social media accounts of its employees. Members of council approved revisions to the policy at the administration and personnel committee meeting Monday (March 26) that prohibit employees from using their social media accounts to “comment or question any of the Township of Brock’s policies, proceduresRead more
The Durham District School Board has voted to reduce North Durham representation from two trustees to one. Earlier this month, the board sought public input on the proposed changes, launching a survey for residents across the region on March 6. Brock councillors voted Monday (March 26) to support a notice of motion from the Township of Scugog expressing opposition toRead more
Brock Township politicians are remembering Durham Regional Chair Roger Anderson, who died of cancer over the weekend at the age of 65.
He served more than 20 years in the position, working alongside a litany of local councillors.Read more
The James Barker Band, hailing from Woodville, received the Country Album of the Year award Saturday (March 24) at the Juno Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony. Vying against Tim Hicks, Jess Moskaluke, Dean Brody and High Valley, the James Barker Band came out on top with their first EP, Game On. Click here to view our photos from their SeptemberRead more
The man pulled from Lake Simcoe yesterday has died in a Toronto hospital.
Though no details have been released by the Durham Regional Police Service, family members confirmed Dalrymple resident Ken Eastcott passed away following the rescue on Lake Simcoe yesterday (March 24).Read more