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Posted Wednesday, September 04, 2019

A burnt mattress at the scene of a fire in Courtice Clarington September 4, 2019/- Clarington Emergency and Fire Services responded to a house fire on Hearthstone Crescent in Courtice on Tuesday evening. The call came in shortly after 8 p.m. Fire crews arrived on scene to find flames visible through the second storey window.
No one was injured in the fire. Three people left the home safely before fire crews arrived. Durham EMS was on scene to assess a male for smoke inhalation.
Firefighters were able to enter the home...

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Posted Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Clarington September 4, 2019/- Clarington’s Great Apple Adventure is back, officially launching the fall harvest season. This self-guided driving tour includes stops at 11 locations and four fall festivals highlighting one of Clarington’s greatest assets—apples.  
 The Great Apple Adventure is a self-guided tour created by Clarington Tourism last year to showcase agri-tourism and lasts until the end of October. This year, the tour includes stops...

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Posted Monday, July 22, 2019

ATV photo Clarington July 22, 2019/- In a dramatic rescue,Clarington Emergency and Fire Services saved a woman who accidentally drove her ATV over a cliff, plunging more than 125 feet or 38 metres into Lake Ontario.
The emergency call came in on Saturday, July 20, at 6:03 p.m. The accident happened on Lakeshore Road in Newcastle. Four trucks with 14 volunteer and full-time firefighters responded. Crews used their rope rescue training; two firefighters rappelled with a rescue stretcher...

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Posted Monday, July 22, 2019

Whitby, Ontario – On Saturday, July 20, an external electrical power trip and subsequent recovery procedures led to an exceedance of the four-hour rolling average limit for carbon monoxide (CO) at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC).
The limit for CO is set at 40 mg/Rm 3 (milligrams per reference cubic metre), which is a Performance Requirement under Schedule C of the Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA). The CO levels were 55 mg/Rm 3 . CO is monitored as an...

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Posted Thursday, July 18, 2019

Total Building Permit Value Clarington July 18, 2019/- Residential construction continues to thrive in Clarington according to the newly-released 2018 Growth Trends Review report. The total value of building permits in the Municipality increased by four per cent in 2018, rising from $330.3 million to $343.4 million. The value of industrial, institutional and commercial building permits rose dramatically by more than 60 per cent from $49.4 million to $79.1 million. These non-residential building permit...
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