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Clarington Fire reminds residents of ban on open air burning

Posted on April 04, 2017 01:00 AM

Clarington April 4, 2017/- With the imminent arrival of spring, Clarington Emergency and Fire Services (CEFS) is reminding residents that there’s no open air burning within the Municipality. The Municipality of Clarington has an Open Air Burning By-Law that regulates any fires set outside in open areas.

“This by-law is in place to protect all of our residents. Fires can quickly spread out of control, posing a serious risk to the public,” explained Fire Chief Gord Weir. “We do not allow residents to...

Clarington releases 2016 winter maintenance budget report

Posted on March 30, 2017 11:45 AM

Clarington March 30, 2017/- The Municipality of Clarington spent $2,383,622 on all winter maintenance activities from January 1 to December 31, 2016. That includes snow and sidewalk clearing, sanding and salting of roads and sidewalks during winter storms with snow accumulation, drifting snow or ice conditions. The total budget spent also includes sand and salt that is left over and unused in 2016, valued at $92,312. The Municipality also provides maintenance for un-assumed roads still in the hands...

Update #3: Boilers restart at Durham York Energy Centre

Posted on March 21, 2017 12:15 PM

Whitby, Ont. – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents that Covanta, the operator of the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC), has restarted boiler #2 after taking it off-line for annual maintenance which was advanced to repair a damaged water tube within the boiler. Boiler #1 was restarted after completing the annual scheduled maintenance.

Read the full News Release on the Region of Durham's website.

Cleanup continues in Bowmanville following wind-storm that spread dust across the Liberty Crossings neighbourhood

Posted on March 20, 2017 12:45 PM

Clarington March 20, 2017/- The Municipality of Clarington has worked out a detailed plan and will work with developer Halminen Homes to clean up the roads in the Liberty Crossings neighbourhood following a series of strong windstorms and dry conditions that spread dust from the development site at Concession Road 3 and Middle Road.

Here’s the details of the plan:

  • Sweeper and flusher trucks will be out today beginning at 11 a.m. to sweep and clean the roads in the neighbourhood.
  • The construction site...

Clarington responds to resident concerns over blowing dust

Posted on March 16, 2017 05:00 AM

Clarington March 16, 2017/- The Municipality of Clarington has been responding to concerned residents in North Bowmanville after recent wind storms dispersed significant amounts of dust from the development site at Concession Road 3 and Middle Road. The cold, dry, weather conditions and lack of snow cover allowed the wind to spread the material to neighbouring properties.

After discussions with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), as well as local area developers, additional...

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