Posted on August 14, 2015 02:00 AM
Clarington August 14, 2015/- Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster is leading a delegation of Council Members and Municipal Staff to the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference this weekend. Mayor Foster has some high-level meetings planned with provincial decision-makers. High on the agenda are priorities that Clarington Council identified in its 2015-2018 Strategic Plan including: the GO Train expansion, improvements to Highway 401 interchanges, Darlington Refurbishment, and Clarington’s...
Posted on August 13, 2015 11:45 AM
Clarington August 13, 2015/- Less than one year after purchasing six epinephrine auto-injectors, also known as EpiPens, Clarington Fire and Emergency Services were able to save a patient suffering from a severe allergic reaction.
Last Friday, firefighters were called out to an emergency. A man had suffered from a bee sting and was unresponsive. He did not have an EpiPen and was driven to a nearby pharmacy to purchase one. Unfortunately, the pharmacy was also out of stock. Firefighters arrived to find...
Posted on August 11, 2015 09:00 AM
Clarington August 11, 2015/- Clarington Emergency and Fire Services are working this morning to fully extinguish a barn fire that began last night. Crews received a call at 7:40 p.m. and responded immediately to Mercer Road, just northeast of Kendal in Clarington.
Around 27 firefighters, five tankers, four pumpers and several support vehicles arrived to help extinguish the fire. No one was injured. The barn is a steel Quonset hut containing some farm equipment and around 50 hay bales. The bales continue...
Posted on August 10, 2015 10:30 AM
Clarington August 10, 2015/- Clarington Emergency and Fire Services responded to a fire in a residential area on Waverley Road on Sunday. Around 21 firefighters and seven emergency vehicles were called in.
The fire started before noon. Fire crews arrived on scene shortly after and found a semi-detached home fully engulfed in flames. No one was injured in the fire. The homeowners were out, unfortunately, a family pet died. A neighbouring home was damaged before firefighters gained control of the fire.
Posted on July 30, 2015 08:15 AM
July 29, 2015, Bowmanville, Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario)
Hon. Erin O’Toole, Member of Parliament for Durham, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), today announced that the Municipality of Clarington will receive funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
The Harper Government has approved up to $455,000 for a total project cost of up...
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