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Ballot return stations now open in Beaverton and Sunderland

With just a week to go before the municipal election, ballot return stations have been opened across the Township.

Along with the municipal office in Cannington (during regular office hours), completed vote-by-mail kits can also be dropped off at the Beaverton Thorah Community Centre and the Sunderland Fire Hall from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day this week (Oct. 15 to 19).

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Family planning community memorial service for Reg Starr in late October

Township office

Residents across Brock are mourning the death of one of the township’s longest serving municipal councillors. Reg Starr – who spent 15 years on council representing the Cannington community – passed away suddenly over the weekend at this home north of the village. He was 67. The flag at the municipal office in Cannington was lowered to half-staff Monday to

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Appeal filed against council’s decision to allow more homes in Sunderland subdivision

Sunderland residents have once again banded together to appeal a council decision regarding a controversial development in the village.

Township staff have received notice of the appeal from the law firm of Davies Howe on behalf of the Jay Yerema-Weafer (a candidate for regional councillor) and the ‘Concerned Citizens of Sunderland’ regarding a zoning amendment granted to the Katilin Corporation last month. The matter will be heard by LPAT (formerly known as the Ontario Municipal Board or OMB).

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Accessibility Advisory Committee recognizes risks of removing sidewalks in Brock

St. John Street sidewalk

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 deferred

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Controversial Sunderland subdivision back in the spotlight on Monday

Township council is set to deal with a pair of issues Monday (Aug. 13) pertaining to a controversial subdivision in Sunderland. Despite numerous concerns raised by residents, local politicians approved a zoning amendment last October that would allow 61 more homes in the property being developed by the Kaitlin Corporation adjacent to the village’s fairgrounds. A bylaw bringing that change

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Ministry of Education rep in favour of EarlyON centre at Manilla Hall

Manilla Hall

A representative from the Ministry of Education would like to see an EarlyON Child and Family Centre facilitated at Manilla Hall, as would a Manilla resident. In a letter to the Ministry of Education, included in the agenda package for Monday’s (April 23) council meeting, a resident of Manilla submitted a request that the hall be considered a location for

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