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Residents reminded not to illegally dump their waste

Posted on April 24, 2020 04:07 PM

Whitby, Ontario – Communities across Durham Region have seen an increase in illegal dumping, and the Region of Durham is reminding residents that if caught illegally dumping, residents can face fines, if convicted, of up to $10,000. Leaving materials in parks, along the roadside, or on other’s property without their permission is detrimental to the health and safety of the community, and actions like this burden the resources needed to manage...

Road closure on Rudell Road in Newcastle extended until June 5

Posted on April 24, 2020 12:09 PM

Rudell Road will close from Hart Boulevard to Edward Street from May 11 to 20, 2020, and from Edward Street to Highway 2 from May 21 to June 5, 2020, for work on underground services. Road closure dates are subject to change as the work is weather dependent.

Stage one closure: May 11 to 20, 2020
Stage two closure: May 21 to June 5, 2020

Detours are available via local alternate roads during the closure. Please check the map below for details.

Mayor Foster to host Facebook Live Q&A on April 30

Posted on April 24, 2020 10:08 AM

Join us for a Live Q&A with Mayor Adrian Foster on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 11 a.m. for 30 minutes.

Residents can follow along and ask questions live on Facebook. The discussion will focus on Municipal services affected by COVID-19 pandemic.

Find us on Facebook at or let us know if you'll be joining us by showing your interest on the Facebook Event page.

Planning eUpdate - April 23, 2020

Posted on April 23, 2020 03:13 PM

Volume 20, Issue 6, April 23, 2020

In this issue:

Business during COVID-19

The Municipality continues to review and process applications. We have already held Advisory Committee meetings via teleconference, including the Agriculture and Heritage Committees. Community Planning staff continues work on Secondary Plans including virtual steering committee and stakeholder meetings. We are working on addressing the backlog of applications...

Durham Region sets up fund to help vulnerable residents

Posted on April 23, 2020 01:05 PM

Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham is releasing support funding in response to the growing needs in Durham’s homelessness support system during COVID-19.

The COVID-19 Community Assistance Fund is available as a one-time allocation for not-for-profit organizations in Durham Region that are providing urgent help to vulnerable residents, homeless residents and residents at risk of homelessness who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

To apply for funding, your agency must be:

  • Incorporated as...

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