Monthly Archives: January 2018

Recycling Collection on Monday, January 29, 2018

Road conditions posed some challenges for Monday recycling collection (January 29, 2018). The roads impacted included Little Chipmunk Road, Lake Edge Road, Miles Shore Road, Golf Course Road, and many private roads. If you did not receive recycling collection, please hold your material until next week or drop it off at the Halls Glen Transfer… Read more »

Part-time Employment Opportunities at the Township

Part-time Positions Available! All applicants must possess a valid Driver’s Licence (minimum “G” level) and have their own transportation to and from work. Hours of work will vary depending on the nature of the work assigned. All equipment operators must provide a drivers abstract. All successful proponents will be required to provide a Vulnerable Sector… Read more »

Saturday Speaker: Yoga Steph

  Friends of the Douro-Dummer Public Library are pleased to host Stephanie Bolton at the Douro-Dummer Public Library this Saturday morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for “Restore and Renew Yoga in the New Year”. Steph has training in several forms of yoga for all body types. There is something for everyone! Come in for an hour, learn something new,… Read more »

Waste Collection on Monday, January 15, 2018

Road conditions posed some challenges for Monday garbage collection (January 15, 2018). The roads impacted included Julia Shore Road East, South Bay Shore Road – only collected up to #1810, and Miles Shore Road. If you did not receive garbage collection, please hold your material until next week or visit Halls Glen Transfer Station. M&M… Read more »

Douro Fifth Line North Closed

The Public Works Department has closed off Douro Fifth Line North between Highway 28 and County Road 6. This temporary closure is due to the road conditions including water on the road and ice buildup, making for unsafe condition. This section will be closed until further notifications. For more information, please contact: Harold Nelson Manager… Read more »

Anne Garron Fabric Artist opening postponed to January 19, 2018

The Anne Garron Art Show and Sale Opening Celebration has been postponed to Friday, January 19th, 2018 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on account of possible adverse weather conditions this evening. For information please contact the Douro-Dummer Art Gallery and Library (705) 652-8599. Anne Garron Fibric Artist Show Poster (pdf – 450KB)

Green “OOPS!” Stickers on Garbage

Township staff are travelling the garbage routes ahead of the garbage collection trucks to assess how residents and businesses are transitioning to the Clear Bag Program. Feedback to date is positive, a very large percentage of residents have made the transition–thank you for your efforts! Residents that continue to use opaque bags are being left green “OOPS!”… Read more »

“My Waste” App

The My Waste App gives you the power to use your smart phone to help sort waste into the appropriate stream. The app also offers an up to date calendar detailing collection dates, holidays, and special waste events in your area. The My Waste app is available through Google Play and the Apple App Store. Visit… Read more »

The Clear Bag Program is here!

Clear garbage bags are now mandatory in the Township of Douro-Dummer. Information is available online to help guide residents and businesses. The Searchable Waste Portal is available through the Peterborough County Recycling and Garbage website, on it you will find the Waste Wizard which allows you to search by waste item to determine whether the item should go… Read more »