Peterborough Public Health seeks Board of Health member

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.


Thanksgiving Waste Collection changes


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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.

Kiddie Kapers starts October 3

The Kiddie Kaper play program will be starting October 3 and running until November 28. The program takes place Monday’s from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Douro-Dummer Townhall located at 894 South Street. The fee is $40.00 a child with activities including painting, stories, playdoh and games. To register or get more info contact any of the organizers listed below:

Linda: 705-957-7516

Inez: 705-742-8493

Suzanne: 705-652-7608

Hannah Darling Day – September 20, 2016

The Township of Douro-Dummer is pleased to announce that September 20, 2016 will be Hannah Darling Day.

In recognition of Hannah’s great achievements at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, with the Women’s Seven Rugby Team and in celebration of their bronze medal win, the Township will be hosting a special ceremony on September 20, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Millennium Garden, located next to the Township Office at 894 South Street, in the Hamlet of Warsaw.

We invite all of our residents and community members to attend this great event and meet our own hometown hero, Hannah Darling.

If you have any questions please contact Deputy Clerk Martina Chait-Hartwig or call 705-652-8392 ex. 210.

New Planning Fees coming January 1, 2017

The Township has updated the Planning Fees By-Law to move closer to a cost-recovery model. These fees include Planning Act regulated services such as Minor Variance Applications, Zoning By-Law Amendments and Site Plan Approvals. To see a complete copy of the By-law and a list of fees that will be coming into effect on January 1, 2017, please see the document below. For more information or to answer any questions, please contact Crystal McMillan, Clerk/Planning Coordinator at 705-652-8392 x 205 or via email.

2016-56 – Planning Fees By-law – 2017

Scottish Country Dancing coming to Warsaw

Looking to try out something new? Feel like you need to get up and moving?

Scottish Country Dancing is coming back to the Warsaw Town Hall!

Dancing starts Wednesday, September 14th, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., with no partner needed!

For more information, contact Susan at (705) – 652 – 8447.

See poster for more details:

Scottish Country Dancing Poster


RFP-GG-2016-01- Supply, Install and Setup of Office Chairs

The Township of Douro-Dummer is seeking Request for Proposals for the supply, installation and set up of computer office chairs.

Sealed proposals, clearly marked RFP-GG-2016-01 will be received by the undersigned no later than 1 p.m. on October 7, 2016.

Municipal Request for Proposals forms may be obtained from the Municipal Office or from the municipal website at and must be used. RPF – GG -2016-01 – Supply, Install and Setup of Office Chairs

Lowest or any proposal not necessarily accepted. In the event only one proposal is received the Township of Douro-Dummer reserves the right to either accept or refuse it. The bidder agrees to save the municipality harmless of any compensation if the request for proposal is cancelled. Proposals received after the closing date and time will be returned unopened.

For further information please contact the undersigned. All communications in regards to this RFP shall be in writing- fax, e-mail, etc.

Darlene Heffernan, Treasurer
894 South Street
Warsaw, Ontario KOL 3AO
705-652-8392 Ext 203
Email: Darlene Heffernan

Local food month comes to Peterborough County!

Coming into it’s second year, Local Food Month in Peterborough County promotes the purchasing of local products from local farmers, food processors and retailers.

Over 25 events open to the public will be hosted across the County in the month of September. Brochures with event details are available at the Douro-Dummer Township office located at 894 South Street in Warsaw.

Visit the Local Food Month website at

Mixed Media Art Show and Sale – September to October 2016 at the Public Library

The Douro-Dummer Library Art Gallery Presents:

Mixed Media Art Show and Sale

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Featuring: Rose Anne Sheehan, Roy Scott and John Close
Running from September 1, 2016 until October 23, 2016

With the Opening Celebration Friday, September 9, 2016, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

To welcome the beginning of Fall, we are privileged to feature diverse mix of artists, Rose Anne Sheehan (Photography), Roy Scott (Acrylics) and John Close (Woodturning). For your study and enjoyment be sure to drop in to the Library to view the works of these three artists.

Please join us for the Opening Celebration on Friday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m. and to meet the artists, or stop in and view the show between September 1 and October 23, 2016.

The Douro-Dummer Library Art Gallery,
425 Douro Fourth Line Road,
Hamlet of Douro, Ontario