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 changeRead more
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The DRPS has issued a correction to its account of a single-vehicle accident on Regional Road 13 Sunday (July 29) night and the dramatic rescue that followed.
While the initial press release issued by police noted that the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle — who has also been charged in relation to the accident — escaped prior to the arrival of officers, the story has now changed considerably.Read 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
One person was taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries following an accident south of Sunderland Wednesday (July 18) morning.
While no details have been released by the DRPS, the two-vehicle crash seems to occurred around 7 a.m. at the intersection of Regional Road 23 and Regional Road 13.Read more
Members of Brock Township council are mulling over the possibility of turning over undeveloped parkland north of the Sunderland fairgrounds to a developer.
According to a report discussed at Monday’s (June 25) meeting of the planning committee, the Kaitlin Group has proposed trading five acres of land protected by the Greenbelt in exchange for 2.5 acres that could be developed.Read more
The Province is thinking about dropping the speed limit on Highway 12 outside of Sunderland.
According to a letter that will be discussed at Monday’s (June 25) meeting of the protection to persons and property committee, officials at the Ministry of Transportation are mulling over the possibility of expanding the 50-km/h zone past the village.Read more
A 33-year-old man faces impaired charges after police helicopter Air1 spotted a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed in Sunderland last Tuesday (June 5) evening. At approximately 7:50 p.m. Tuesday, officers from North Division of Durham Regional Police responded to the area of Highway 12 in Sunderland after numerous calls from citizens advising of an impaired driver inRead more
Blue Rodeo once again played a packed house in Sunderland on Friday (June 8) as the iconic Canadian band returned to Brock for the 21st time since 1992. The Sunderland Lions Club and concert promoter Karen McKenna hosted the popular annual event. Blue Rodeo makes regular stops at the Sunderland Arena, including annual performances dating back to 2004. According toRead more
After completing an initial assessment, a staff member from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) says the organization will not investigate the emergency landing of a small passenger plan in Sunderland. The plane reportedly landed shortly after midnight Sunday (June 3) morning. “The pilot had an engine problem, declared a mayday and made an emergency landing on Highway 12Read more
The pilot of a small passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Highway 12 near Sunderland early Sunday (June 3) morning.
While no information has formally been released, reports indicate the pilot was forced to land following engine trouble on a flight from the Oshawa airport.Read more