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Comedy show coming to Sunderland during Maple Syrup Festival

A live stand-up comedy show is sliding into Sunderland this April, the same weekend of the Maple Syrup Festival. Hosted by Jeremy Yaksich, a former resident of Sunderland, the show is said to feature some of the funniest comedians from across Canada. Headlined by comedian Jamieson Donnell, Earl of Comedy Maple Syrup Edition features Andrew Cholfe, Tamara Shevon, Ian Fergus,

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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority urges safety around waterways

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) reminds residents of dangers existing near bodies of water, particularly around this time of year, and urges people to keep family and pets away from the edges of all waterways. “Spring is quickly approaching and with warmer temperatures, people look forward to getting outdoors,” reads a Wednesday (March 7) release from the LSRCA.

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Beaverton firefighters reel in support for North House

Brock Fire Department

Beaverton firefighters cast their support behind North House this winter after the former executive director of the north Durham charity was charged with defrauding the organization of more than $55,000. The seventh annual Tom Hawtin Memorial Ice Fishing Tournament, held Feb. 24 on Lake Simcoe, raised $500 for North House. Serving Brock, Uxbridge and Scugog, North House provides a helping

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