Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 10:39 AM
Police are reminding residents of Clarington to take precautions after black bear sightings in Courtice.
Members from East Division responded after residents in the Courtice area reported seeing a black bear, possibly two, over the weekend. The bear and/or cub was seen in the Prestonvale Road and Meadowglade Road area on Sunday, June 6, 2021. The bear reportedly moved northeast and was last seen in the Trulls Road and Nash Road area in the evening of June 7, 2021.
Bears don’t typically approach humans...
Posted on Friday, June 04, 2021 02:46 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is reminding residents using our municipal water supply to practice odd-even lawn watering, from now until September, in an effort to conserve water.
Odd-even lawn watering means residents with an odd number home address should only water on odd calendar days, and vice versa—if your home address is an even number, then water only on even calendar days. Residents can also conserve water by only watering grass when necessary. A healthy lawn...
Posted on Friday, June 04, 2021 02:38 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham continues to seek feedback from the public on the Community Safety and Well-Being Plan (CSWP) with three upcoming virtual open houses. The CSWP is being developed in partnership with the Durham Regional Police Service and in collaboration with local area municipalities, community partners and the public. The CSWP will identify strategies and programs to address local priorities related to crime and complex social issues, on a sustainable...
Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 04:06 PM
Clarington Public Library is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Region of Durham to establish an Outreach Community Hub at each library branch. The new service has been created in association with the Healthy Communities initiative.
Commencing the week of June 28, 2021, Clarington Public Library branches will have an Ontario Works Outreach Worker onsite, during limited time periods, in order to connect community residents to a variety of social services supports and resources. This includes...
Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021 02:36 PM
Whitby, Ontario – On May 26, Durham Regional Council approved the terms of reference for the Durham Region Anti-Racism Task Force (DRART).
The recommendation for the DRART comes as part of the Region’s commitment to develop and implement an Anti-Racism Framework to ensure a healthy workplace and to address racism within the communities the Region serves.
The establishment of an Anti-Racism Task Force as a Committee of Council, with formalized structure similar to other advisory committees,...