Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 04:31 PM
Clarington February 19, 2020/- Clarington’s downtowns will soon become more vibrant thanks to decorative public art pieces that will be installed in Bowmanville, Courtice, Newcastle and Orono. The project is funded through a $110,000 grant from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). In 2018, Council decided the funding should be used for public art installations to enhance the visitor experience and the beauty of our downtowns.
Three local artists and a local company...
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 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...