Posts Categorized: News

Fire Ban in Effect

Due to the continued dry conditions in the Township of Douro-Dummer, as well as data from the Wildland Fire Information System, the Township is enabling a fire ban through By-law 2015-05. No open air burning will be allowed, with the exception of campgrounds as defined within the By-law. These campgrounds must meet the requirements set… Read more »

Douglas Bridge Construction Notice

Please be advised that Rock Road at the Douglas Bridge was re-opened Friday, July 6, 2018 and will remain open for the a period of approximately 5 weeks. Following that the bridge will be closed for 2 weeks to facilitate the installation of expansion joints. Alternative detour routes will be posted  during lane closures. For… Read more »

Vacant Unit Rebate Stakeholder & Public Input Survey

The County of Peterborough, in conjunction with its constituent Local Area Municipalities, is seeking feedback related to the reform of the property tax reduction and rebate program that currently exists for vacant commercial and industrial properties. Those wishing to provide input on these matters may complete an online survey. Under the current program, owners of… Read more »

Canada Day Weekend 2018 Waste Collection

Recycling Collection No changes, collection as usual. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Waste Connections of Canada at 705-742-4268. Garbage Collection Monday, July 2nd collection will move to Tuesday and Tuesday, July 3rd collection will move to Wednesday. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact M&M Disposals at 705-652-3505. The Township… Read more »

No Hot Pets, No Excuses

Hot cars kill pets; even with the widow down and parked in the shade your pet can overheat in a matter of minutes. After reaching a body temperature of 41C (106F) it doesn’t take long for a pet to begin suffering irreparable brain damage or death. If you see a pet unattended in a hot… Read more »

2018 Benefit Cruise Night in Warsaw

The 2018 Benefit Release (pdf – 208KB) will be held on Wednesday, August 1st with the gates to the Lions Park opening at 3pm. Rain dates if needed, will be on succeeding Wednesday nights. This year, all proceeds will be divided between The Mollohan Family and the Meade Family. Roxanne Mollohan has been battling Leukemia for the… Read more »

2018 Final Newsletter

Need to know information related to the Township of Douro-Dummer is released twice a year with the tax bills; for the latest information read the 2018 Final Newsletter (pdf – 325KB)! Watch for the dog tag renewal form and the Hall’s Glen Transfer Station pass in February with the Interim tax bills!

The Library is Hiring Summer Experience Program Staff

The Douro-Dummer Public Library is committed to providing access to resources and opportunities for reading, life-long learning, personal development and enrichment for our community.  The Summer Student will seek to carry out the duties of their job with a focus on Programs and Community Outreach throughout the township.    It is our hope that the successful… Read more »

Grants available for farm projects this season!

If you are a farmer or own farmland, you have a lot of opportunities to plan projects on your farm that may qualify for grant funding! In east central Ontario (Durham to Hastings and everything in between) the East Central Farm Stewardship Collaborative is trying to make it easier for you by bringing information all… Read more »

Artist Space Available at Pop-Up Gallery & Vendor Space Available at Automotive Flea Market

Attention Artists and Art Enthusiasts! The Township of Douro-Dummer has a few spaces remaining for artists to exhibit and sell their work at a Pop-Up Gallery running concurrently with the Automotive Flea Market and Car Show on June 2nd & 3rd, 2018 at the Douro Community Centre. Attention Automotive Vendors and Enthusiasts! There are a… Read more »