Rayes had approximately 1,140 patients rostered to his practice, and many of those were left without a GP when he closed his practice at the Apsley Medical Centre on Burleigh Street.
In the meantime, those living in Apsley who require care can access it through the following means:
UPDATE (April 6th): County Road 620 has been reopened!
Due to heavy rains last night (March 31st) that have caused a road washout, County Road 620 has been closed immediately west of Glen Alda near Apsley.
Repairs are expected to take a minimum of one week. Below is the just released detour map released by Peterborough County...
Apsley School Council has coordinated the building of a Rainbow Igloo for the Apsley Winter Carnival on February 21st. Apsley School Council Chair Carolyn Amyotte and fellow parents Ann Johnston, Jen Temple and Jenny Atmore are pledging to spend a night in the igloo if they can raise at least $1,000 towards the purchase of leveled literacy program resources to help their students.
***They believe that being a small school with a limited budget in a small, rural community shouldn't prevent their children from accessing the same programs and resources that other schools with bigger budgets can, and are raising awareness and funds by doing this epic igloo.
The Rainbow Igloo Project-Facts and Stats
• Almost 1200 2L cartons collected
• More than 2500L of water used
• Nearly 2 litres of food colouring used
• Construction started Jan 28th
• Finished and shoveled out Feb 14th
• 12 ft diameter at the base
• 6 ft 5” high at the center
• Hundreds of volunteer hours
• Almost a dump truck load of snow used for the mould
• Lighting ceremony at 6 pm, Saturday, February 21st, at the Apsley Lion's Winter Carnival held at the NKCC in Apsley