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Funeral details released for victim of Kirkfield Road collision

Friends and relatives of the victim of Monday’s (Dec. 11) fatal collision on Kirkfield Road are invited to attend a visitation and funeral service this weekend. Daryl Beckford, 26, died after a two-vehicle crash around midday on Monday. According to an obituary, visitation is planned for Friday (Dec. 15) between 2 and 4 p.m. as well as between 7 and

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Police seek public’s assistance as investigation into fatal Fenelon Falls fire continues

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Police as asking for the public’s help as they continue investigating the fire that killed John Livingstone of Fenelon Falls. Anyone with copies of videos or photographs of the Dec. 9 fire is asked to provide the material to the OPP. They can contact Detective Constable Isaac Austin of the City of Kawartha Lakes Crime Unit at (705) 324-6741. The

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Durham Region launches new website

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Visitors to Durham Region’s website may be pleasantly surprised by a fresh, mobile-friendly, “resident-centric” look. Launched Wednesday (Dec. 13), the Region says the new website was developed after “extensive community consultation”.  In addition to increased accessibility, the site features news and emergency notifications as well as public meeting and events calendars. A new eProcurement system for bids and tenders was

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Seniors Greetings spreads holiday cheer across North Durham

More than 800 holiday cards will be distributed to seniors in Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge through the Seniors Greetings campaign. Launched by Cannington resident Jennifer Leece in 2012, the initiative sees volunteers make handmade cards for seniors living in area nursing homes. Cards have been delivered or are en route to residents at Lakeview Manor in Beaverton, Bon Air Nursing

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First-degree murder charge laid after fatal house fire in Fenelon Falls

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Police have charged a 45-year-old Fenelon Falls man following a fatal house fire in the village over the weekend. The body of 75-year-old John Livingstone was discovered following a fire at a Oak Street home on Saturday (Dec. 9). The OPP announced Tuesday (Dec. 12) afternoon that 45-year-old Gregory Livingstone has been charged with first-degree murder and arson – disregard

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Trent Lakes man killed in crash on Kirkfield Road

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A Trent Lakes man was was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Kirkfield Road yesterday (Dec. 11). According to the OPP, Daryl Beckford, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene. Though few details on the accident have been released, it occurred around 12:30 p.m. Kirkfield Road was closed for several hours between Centennial Park Road and Brechin Road for the

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