The Beaverton Legion is getting ready to honour the memory of one of its longest-serving members next month. The first Susie Olhiser Memorial Cribbage Tournament is set for Sept. 22 and is named in memory of a member of the branch for more than four decades. Olhiser passed away in early February at the age of 68, leaving behind herRead more
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More than a year after a fire caused extensive damage, the Port Perry hospital has re-opened.
Lakeridge Health made the announcement in a social media post Wednesday (Sept. 5), sharing a photo of the facility.Read more
It has been 165 years since the first Beaverton Fall Fair and the annual event returns once again in less than two weeks. On Sept. 14 and 15, the Beaverton Agricultural Society presents the 165th annual Beaverton Fall Fair, with the theme of “Homegrown, Handmade and Farm Fresh”. The fairgrounds open at noon on the Friday, launching the eagerly anticipated event.Read more
As the leaves start to change and the temperatures begin to drop, residents and visitors to Brock Township are invited to attend the upcoming Sunderland Fall Fair this September 11 and 12. For two days, the community will fill with the sights and sounds of the 167th Fall Fair as organizers present the theme of A Family A-Fair. The eventRead more
Approximately 150 motorcycles escorted by about 30 police motorcycles will make their way to the Beaverton Curling Club this Saturday (Aug. 25) as Canada’s 911 Ride returns to Brock Township. Canada’s 911 Ride is an annual event that raises funds and awareness of a variety of causes such as helping families of fallen emergency service personnel and helping children whoRead more
People of all ages gathered at MacLeod Park in Cannington on Saturday (Aug. 11) for the eighth annual Brock’s Big Bite. The Festival of Food and Friends included a variety of vendors, activities, entertainment and, of course, the long lunch.Read more
The eighth annual Brock’s Big Bite is back in Cannington this Saturday (Aug. 11) and the festival of food and friends promises to serve up fun for the whole family. Although the location has changed from last year — this year’s event takes place in MacLeod Park — admission to the community celebration remains free. Starting at 10 a.m. andRead more
Beaverton native Lori Josephson was proud to suit up for the Ontario Blues at the recent Canadian National Rugby Championships.
The squad posted a 2-2 record during the competition, which was held July 16 to 22 in Saskatchewan, losing to Equipe Quebec and the Prairie Wolfpack before closing with wins over British Columbia and Nova Scotia.Read more
The Durham District School Board has issued a letter outlining concerns with the Provincial Government’s intent to revert to a previous health and physical education curriculum. The letter, released Wednesday (July 25), reads as follows: “On behalf of the Trustees of the Durham District School Board, we are voicing our collective concerns relating to the provincial government’s recent decision toRead more
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.Read more