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
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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
The DRPS has announced that charges will not be laid in the shooting death of a Cannington man back in April.
A press release issued by the force Friday (June 29) indicates that the incident has been deemed a ‘non-culpable homicide’ by investigators.Read 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
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
The DRPS is continuting its investigation into the fatal shooting in Cannington back in April.Read more
The worms used tin the Nourish Community Hub’s vermicomposting program are missing and the organization is asking for the public’s help in bringing them home. According to a Facebook post, the worms were noticed missing on Wednesday (May 30), after recently being moved outdoors. They were last seen in their home at the Nourish Community Hub. “Their home is nowRead more
One year ago, on May 27, 2017, a couple of news junkies launched their own website, sharing the stories of what was happening in and around Brock Township. Today, we thank you for helping us reach this milestone, assuring us we made the right decision. In the past year, we’ve drawn more than 250,000 views and have hit nearly 1600Read more
Residents of Brock are invited to participate in two upcoming walks in support of Dog Guides Canada. The Beaverton Walk for Dog Guides is set for Sunday (May 27) at the Beaverton Fairgrounds. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with the Walk starting half an hour later. The Walk has been organized by the Beaverton Lioness Club. Next Sunday (June 3),Read more
Dear Mr. Grant: Re: Cannington Sidewalks It seems there is a misperception regarding the value of sidewalks in Brock Township, and in particular I speak of St. John Street in Cannington. At my house, the front entrance is off the sidewalk. That’s the way the house was when I bought it, and it is part of the value of myRead more