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
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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
A 27-year-old from Beaverton has been charged after police attended a Woodville-area home over the weekend. On Saturday (July 14), shortly after 9:30 p.m., OPP officers attended a residence to assist the City of Kawartha Lakes Fire and Rescue Service. Following an investigation, 27-year-old Warren Drake of Beaverton was arrested and charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle. The accusedRead more
A 92-year-old man is dead following a collision on Highway 48 east of Regional Road 23. According to Sergeant Kerry Schmidt of the OPP, the head-on crash occurred around 11 a.m. Sunday (July 15). Police say the collision involved two vehicles and as of 1:20 p.m., the road remained closed for the investigation. The 92-year-old driver was the lone occupantRead more
The team of volunteers gets ready for the Canada Day celebrations in Beaverton were delivered a bit of a setback on Friday (June 29).
According to a social media post from Cyndi Schaffer, a municipal councillor and organizer of the village’s Canada Day festivities through the Lions Club, vandals upended picnic tables and portable washrooms that had been dropped off for the event at the fairgrounds.Read more
Brock Township residents are invited to strap on their red and white and partake in some patriotic entertainment this Sunday (July 1) thanks to community organizations hosting annual Canada Day events. The Cannington Canada Day Festival, hosted by the Cannington Lions Club, in MacLeod Park once again includes rides and inflatables, face painting, a Classic Car and Truck Show, various demonstrations,Read more
A Beaverton man convicted of sexually assaulting three children will be spending the next two years in prison barring an early release. Dennis Coles was sentenced in Oshawa court Tuesday (June 26), with the two-year term coming in addition to time spent in custody pending trial. He’ll also be included in the National Sex Offender Registry and serve three yearsRead more
Police have released few details about the death of a 60-year-old man from Toronto on Lake Simcoe Sunday (June 17). According to police, residents were out walking their dogs near Thorah Centennial Park around 8 p.m. when they discovered the victim on the shoreline of Lake Simcoe along with his yellow kayak. The victim, who has not been identified, wasRead more
After days of searching, police have arrested a Beaverton man who allegedly assaulted an officer and eluded arrest for more than four days.Read more