Monthly Archives: June 2018

Vandals hit Beaverton fairgrounds in advance of Canada Day celebrations

The team of volunteers gets ready for the Canada Day celebrations in Beaverton were delivered a bit of a setback on Friday (June 29).

According to a social media post from Cyndi Schaffer, a municipal councillor and organizer of the village’s Canada Day festivities through the Lions Club, vandals upended picnic tables and portable washrooms that had been dropped off for the event at the fairgrounds.

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Durham Region contributes up to $225,000 to help build new home for Brock CHC

A permanent facility for the Brock Community Health Centre has moved one step closer to reality after a sizable donation from Durham Region.

In a press release, CHC officials said they were please to recognize financial contribution from the Region, which will cover 25 per cent of the community component of the capital project up to a maximum of $225,000.

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Family-friendly Canada Day activities planned for Brock Township

Brock Township residents are invited to strap on their red and white and partake in some patriotic entertainment this Sunday (July 1) thanks to community organizations hosting annual Canada Day events. The Cannington Canada Day Festival, hosted by the Cannington Lions Club, in MacLeod Park once again includes rides and inflatables, face painting, a Classic Car and Truck Show, various demonstrations,

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MPP Laurie Scott hopeful for cabinet post

After cruising to victory in the June 7 provincial election, MPP Laurie Scott is hoping to claim a spot in Premier Doug Ford’s cabinet. Scott, who captured roughly 57 per cent of the vote in winning her fifth term as the representative for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock earlier this month, said she’s unsure whether she would get the call to serve. “I’m

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Beaverton man sentenced to two years in prison for sex crimes against children

A Beaverton man convicted of sexually assaulting three children will be spending the next two years in prison barring an early release. Dennis Coles was sentenced in Oshawa court Tuesday (June 26), with the two-year term coming in addition to time spent in custody pending trial. He’ll also be included in the National Sex Offender Registry and serve three years

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Developer wants to make a deal with Township for Sunderland parkland

Township office

Members of Brock Township council are mulling over the possibility of turning over undeveloped parkland north of the Sunderland fairgrounds to a developer.

According to a report discussed at Monday’s (June 25) meeting of the planning committee, the Kaitlin Group has proposed trading five acres of land protected by the Greenbelt in exchange for 2.5 acres that could be developed.

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