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Fire at Durham York Energy Centre: Update #2

Posted on December 14, 2016 09:15 AM

Whitby, Ont. – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise residents that the initial assessment of fire damage at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) has been completed by JADE+, a consultant hired by the operator Covanta. The consultant’s report confirms damages were limited to a small area of the roof, with no damage to the main structural components of the roof or the rest of the facility. Based on these findings, boiler #2 returned to full operating capacity and began processing...

2016 Durham Region Accessibility Award

Posted on December 14, 2016 04:15 AM

The Municipality of Clarington would like to congratulate the nominees and the recipient of the 2016 Durham Region Accessibility Award.

Clarington’s Accessibility Advisory Committee nominated the following businesses and organizations for their outstanding initiatives to ensure their establishments are accessible to people of all abilities:

  • The Old Newcastle House, Newcastle
  • St. George’s Anglican Church, Newcastle
  • Massey House, Newcastle
  • The Bowmanville Rotary Club, Bowmanville
  • A Gift of Art, Newcastle
  • Trinity...

Clarington changes animal licensing to make sure more pets are registered and reunited with families

Posted on December 13, 2016 09:00 AM

Clarington December 13, 2016/- The Municipality of Clarington is changing its pet licensing program to encourage more residents to register their pets. This will ensure that if a pet is lost, it can be reunited with its family. Effective January 1, 2017, pet licences will be sold for a full year from the time of purchase versus the current practice of selling them for a calendar year from January until December.

“We are responding to the needs of our community. Many residents have raised this issue...

Clarington creates a plan to reduce road congestion, improve travel and build more trails

Posted on December 13, 2016 02:45 AM

Clarington December 13, 2016/- The Municipality of Clarington has adopted a plan that will reduce congestion on the roads, manage traffic, encourage public transit and create a connected trail network for both cyclists and pedestrians to enjoy. Council approved the Clarington Transportation Master Plan during Monday’s meeting. The plan serves as a 20-year guide for all decisions concerning Clarington’s transportation network.

“We have created a comprehensive plan that addresses our population growth,...

Fire at Durham York Energy Centre: Update #1

Posted on December 12, 2016 06:30 AM

Whitby, Ont. – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise residents that the owners, Durham and York Regions, and the operator, Covanta, are undertaking an investigation into the cause of the fire at the Durham York Energy Centre on Dec. 11 and conducting a damage assessment.

Read the full news release on the Region of Durham website.

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