The Township of Douro-Dummer will be hosting the annual Santa Claus parade on Saturday, November 26 in the hamlet of Warsaw.
The parade will begin at 5:00 P.M. at the Warsaw Public Works garage and continue through the village. The theme this year is “The Music and Magic of Christmas.” For parade entries, contact Shelagh Landsmann at 705-877-2884 or Alison Hodgin at 705-652-9248.
Following the parade will be a tree lighting ceremony held in the gazebo next to the Town Hall in Warsaw. Children will be invited to visit with Santa and to drop off letters and have hot chocolate.
Donations in support of the Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony are always welcome and can be sent or dropped off at the Township Municipal Office in Warsaw.
Important Reminder: Due to safety concerns, the throwing of candy from floats is prohibited.
For more information, please contact:
Santa Claus Parade Committee
Recycling pick up for those who land on Boxing Day (Monday, December 26) will be cancelled this year.
No other changes will be made for the remainder of the year. Changes can be seen on the County of Peterborough Website or the Waste App.
Times for Douro-Dummer Township Public Skating are as follows:
Warsaw Community Centre:
Adult Skating – Thursday: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. – $2.00
All-Ages – Sunday: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – FREE
Douro Community Centre:
All-Ages – Sunday: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – FREE
For any questions, please contact the Municipal Office at (705)-652-8392.
Throughout October and November primary care providers offer the flu vaccinations to their patients age 65 and older.
To find out when your doctor is holding a flu clinic, visit the website below or contact your primary care clinician.
The Douro-Dummer Fire Dept. is now accepting applications for the position of volunteer firefighter for Donwood fire station 1, Douro fire station 2, and White Lake fire station 5. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to the provision of an essential service in your community. Mandatory application forms, including job description and information package may be picked up at the Municipal Office in Warsaw or printed from our website.
Preference may be given to candidates who live closest to the fire stations.
Completed applications, must be returned to the Municipal Office by 4:00 pm on November 4th. For further information please contact Fire Chief Chuck Pedersen, by phone 705 652-8392 x 207 or by email
The Township of Douro-Dummer is looking for an Equipment Operator to join it’s team!
Duties include operating machinery such as graders, backhoes and other pieces of equipment. This position requires a Class “A” driver’s license with “Z” endorsement. Proven chainsaw operation, propane handling certificate and Surface Miner Training Certificate (basic) are required.
This position may require unusual hours to handle emergency or poor weather conditions.
See attached Job Description and Manual for more information:
Equipment Operator – Job Description
Equipment Operator – Job Manual
Healthy Kids Community Challenge is holding a Family Day at the Market on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This free event will be held in the Morrow Building (Roger Neilson Way beside Memorial Centre). Children’s activities, refreshments and freebies* will be available.
See poster for more information:
Healthy Kids Community Challenge
*while supplies last
The Peterborough Public Health is recruiting candidates to fill a public appointment position on the Board of Health in 2017.
Peterborough Public Health serves the residents of Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations, as well as the County and City of Peterborough.
Click here to learn more.
Recycling Collection on Thanksgiving Day (Monday, October 10) will take place as usual.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact BFI Recycling at 705-742-4268.
Garbage Collection that usual takes place on Monday will be moved to Tuesday. Tuesday collection will be moved to Wednesday.
For garbage concerns or questions, contact M&M Disposals at 705-652-3505.