Posts Categorized: News

Clear Garbage Bag FAQ

Staff with the Township of Douro-Dummer have prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions (pdf – 187KB) for the Clear Garbage Bag Program. If you have more questions or need clarification, please let us know! We can be contacted at the office Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. by… Read more »

Clear Garbage Bags Mandatory in Douro-Dummer Starting January 2, 2018

The Township of Douro-Dummer will be moving to mandatory clear garbage bags beginning January 2, 2018. Clear bags will be required for both curbside pick-up and transfer station drop-off. Bags may not contain any recyclable material, compostable material, or hazardous waste. Recyclable material must be placed in Blue boxes for curb side pick-up each week… Read more »

Disposal of Assets – Medi 5 and Parks and Recreation Pick-up Truck

Notice 2017-05: Surplus Item, Disposal of Assets – Medi 5 and Parks and Recreation Pick-up Truck (pdf – 337KB) A 2002 Mazda MPV van VIN: JM3LW28A820311674 – Medi5 has been deemed surplus and a quotation method has been chosen for disposal. Approximate km’s are 35,000. The highest bidder will win the quotation, but a minimum… Read more »

Update: Douro-Dummer Multiple Fatal Fire Investigation

Update: Douro-Dummer Multiple Fatal Fire Investigation Smoke Alarms Are Critical to Detect Fire and Warn Occupants NEWS August 3, 2017 The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) has completed the investigation into the fatal fire that occurred on December 24th, 2016 at 614 Hamilton Drive in Douro-Dummer Township, near Stoney Lake, where… Read more »

Trent – Severn Waterway Lock Opening Update

Please be advised that all lock stations on the Trent – Severn Waterway from Lock 19 Scott Mills to Lock 45 Port Severn inclusive, as well as the Murray Canal, will open effective today! Received from: Dale MacEachern External Relations Manager, Ontario Waterways Parks Canada / Government of Canada

Trent-Severn Waterway to Open in Stages on Friday, May 26th 2017

Staged Opening of Navigation Season 2017 Trent-Severn Waterway to Open for Navigation in Stages Starting on Friday, May 26th 2017 May 25, 2017, Peterborough, Ontario, Parks Canada The Trent-Severn Waterway 2017 Navigation Season will open in stages starting on Friday, May 26th. Increased precipitation over the past weekend coupled with forecasted rainfall has created the… Read more »

County Road 4 Surface Treatment

Notice of Construction for 2017 ST County Road 4 Starting May 23rd, 2017, County Road 4 from Warsaw to County Road 6 will be under construction. One lane will remain open during the day.  Please see the attached notice for more details and contact information.  

2017 Navigation Season Delayed

Delay of Navigation Season 2017 Trent-Severn Waterway and Rideau Canal 2017 Navigation Season start delayed until May 26, 2017 May 17, 2017 – Peterborough, Ontario – Parks Canada High water levels and flows caused by extreme amounts of precipitation have resulted in unsafe boating conditions across both waterways. For safety reasons, Parks Canada has delayed… Read more »

Forest Ontario Funding Campaign

The Ontario Envirothon, run by Forests Ontario, was selected as a Small Change Fund Campaign. Funds raised through this campaign will help to support the regional grants as well as the provincial competition.  Forests Ontario has the ambitious goal of raising $4,900 and they only have a few days left to reach this amount. To help Forests… Read more »