Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020 02:45 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“Today, Durham Region remains on the right track. We are pleased to see the GO east expansion moving ahead; offering an option that meets the needs of our growing communities.
Metrolinx has confirmed a route—north of Highway 401—that will provide rail service from Union Station (in Toronto) to Thornton’s Corners, a central station in...
Posted on Thursday, January 23, 2020 02:25 PM
Clarington January 23, 2020/- Clarington received the 2019 Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) Project of the Year award for the Mill Street South transportation improvement project. The Municipality accepted the award in partnership with CIMA+ and M & S Architectural Ltd. during the OPWA annual conference held on Thursday.
The Mill Street project received Council approval in 2016. The project focused on improving pedestrian safety and access to Bond Head’s picturesque waterfront while...
Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 03:42 PM
Clarington January 22, 2020/- The Municipality of Clarington would like to thank community partner Boyle Excavating for clearing debris and silt gathered at the fish ladder.
“This is the second time that Boyle Excavating has stepped up and brought specialized heavy equipment to assist Clarington and Valleys 2000 in clearing the Bowmanville fishway. They truly are a great community partner. On behalf of our community, I want to thank them for their stewardship,” said Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster.
Posted on Tuesday, January 07, 2020 01:10 PM
Clarington January 7, 2020/- Inspect your chimney every year. That’s the message from Clarington Fire Chief Gord Weir after crews responded to a chimney fire in north Clarington Monday afternoon.
“If you use a wood-burning appliance to heat your home, it’s important to make sure your chimney is clean and have it inspected every year,” said Clarington Fire Chief Gord Weir. “Over time, soot and other by-products of burning can build up in your chimney flue, so regular inspection and preventative...
Posted on Monday, January 06, 2020 02:00 AM
Clarington January 6, 2020/- Clarington Emergency and Fire Services Chief sounds the alarm against the improper storage of flammable materials such as propane tanks and gas cans in home garages. Fire Chief Gord Weir is concerned after two back-to-back fires on Sunday. In one case, the resident had propane tanks and a gas can dangerously close to the flames.
“It is critical that residents always store propane tanks outside of their garages in well-ventilated areas. If you store a propane tank...