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The Brock Voice celebrates one year

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 1600

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Trial of Beaverton man accused of sexually assaulting children set for next week

The trial of Beaverton man accused of sexually assaulting three children is set to get underway Monday (Dec. 11). Dennis Coles was arrested and charged in the summer of 2016 for eight offenses involving children. His trial is slated to run four days in Oshawa court. Coles was initially charged with sexual assault, invitation to sexual touching and sexual interference

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Staff suggest increased signage, parking enforcement at Beaverton Harbour

In a report to the Protections to Persons and Property Committee of Brock Township, municipal staff have suggested creating a “no parking area” and increasing signage to help with apparent parking challenges at the Beaverton Harbour. ​ “The Beaverton Harbour area has become an attractive tourist destination not only for the upgraded amenities but also as a venue in which

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Township will pay for construction drawings of proposed expansion of Sunderland arena

Brock Township will foot the bill for construction drawings related to the proposed expansion of the Sunderland Memorial Arena. At Monday’s (Sept. 18) meeting, members of council voted unanimously in favour of a motion from Regional Councillor Ted Smith that called for the municipality to assume the cost of having the drawings prepared. “I think this is a logical move

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Cause of death unknown after human torso found near Oshawa Harbour

Durham Regional Police are reaching out to neighbouring police services in an attempt to identify the victim after a female torso was located at the Oshawa Harbour earlier this week. In a release Wednesday (Sept. 13), police say the results of the post-mortem exam were inconclusive with respect to the cause of death. Read more: Human torso pulled from Lake

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Councillor calling for Township to pay for Sunderland Arena construction drawings

At next week’s (Sept. 18) Brock Township council meeting, Regional Councillor Ted Smith will move that the municipality pay for construction drawings for renovations of the Sunderland Arena. Coun. Smith’s intention to bring this motion forward was announced publicly during the July 31 council meeting, following a presentation from Don Gordon of the Sunderland Lions Club. The presentation was about

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Holy Family Catholic School in Beaverton losing its educational assistant

The Durham Catholic School Board is responding to concerns from parents at Holy Family in Beaverton after word spread that the school would be losing its educational assistant. In a series of e-mails Thursday (June 1) North Durham Trustee Kathy Lefort acknowledged that she’s received a handful of calls from parents thus far. “Educational assistants are assigned to the school

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