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Family planning community memorial service for Reg Starr in late October

Township office

Residents across Brock are mourning the death of one of the township’s longest serving municipal councillors. Reg Starr – who spent 15 years on council representing the Cannington community – passed away suddenly over the weekend at this home north of the village. He was 67. The flag at the municipal office in Cannington was lowered to half-staff Monday to

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Appeal filed against council’s decision to allow more homes in Sunderland subdivision

Sunderland residents have once again banded together to appeal a council decision regarding a controversial development in the village.

Township staff have received notice of the appeal from the law firm of Davies Howe on behalf of the Jay Yerema-Weafer (a candidate for regional councillor) and the ‘Concerned Citizens of Sunderland’ regarding a zoning amendment granted to the Katilin Corporation last month. The matter will be heard by LPAT (formerly known as the Ontario Municipal Board or OMB).

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Accessibility Advisory Committee recognizes risks of removing sidewalks in Brock

St. John Street sidewalk

In response to the Township’s original plan to remove more than three kilometres of sidewalks in Brock this year, the Accessibility Advisory Committee says there is risk in doing so if it means forcing pedestrians to walk on the road. After the proposal to remove three kilometres of sidewalks in Brock came to Council in March, the decision was deferred

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Requested lights at Highway 12, Main Street ‘not warranted’: Province

Traffic at Highway 12 and Main Street (Thorah Concession 6) in Beaverton does not warrant signals, according to the Province, despite a request submitted by Brock Township. In a letter to the Township dated Aug. 8, a representative from the Ministry of Transportation states that after two days of traffic analysis, they’ve decided lights are unnecessary. “On Friday, July 13,

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