Workers at a legal marijuana grow-op near Beaverton were reportedly attacked Thursday (Oct. 18) morning. Durham Regional Police say at approximately 6 a.m. Thursday, five men carrying guns approached a small group of workers tending to a legal outdoor marijuana grow-op near Concession Road 4 and Highway 12. Four workers were reportedly forced into the security trailer and tied up.Read more
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The Brock Township Library Board has hired its new CEO.
In a press release issued over the weekend, board chair Joe Allin announced that Brian Harding will soon take over the position.Read more
Police arrested a suspect after he allegedly drove into a commercial business and fled from the scene in Beaverton last night. Shortly after 9:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 3), officers responded to a fail to remain call in the area of Mara Road. Police say the suspect was operating a grey Ford pick-up truck at a high rate of speed andRead more
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 deferredRead more
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,Read more
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
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
Police are asking anyone with information about the whereabouts of the vehicle or owner of the vehicle believed to have been involved in a hit and run to come forward. Orillia OPP say on July 13, at approximately 6:45 p.m. a truck entered a parking lot at an Atherley Road business in Orillia and struck another vehicle. The driver ofRead more
With nominations set to close Friday (July 27) afternoon, the field for this fall’s municipal election is pretty much set.
And barring any last minute withdrawls, there will be a race for each of the seven spots on township council.Read more
A Toronto man has plead guilty to manslaughter in the death of Josh Elliott of Cannington. Court officials have confirmed Lucas Bovell, who had been charged with second degree murder, plead guilty to manslaughter on Thursday, July 19. Elliott was killed May 26, 2017 following an incident in the area of Mara Road and Dundas Street in Beaverton. Officers wereRead more