Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021 03:13 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of intermittent lane shifting on Scugog Street (Highway 7A) in the community of Port Perry in the Township of Scugog.
When: The week of September 20 to December 2021. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Scugog Street (Highway 7A) from Pine Court to Ash Street, in Port Perry in the Township of Scugog.
Why: To complete construction of a new watermain.
Note: Some residents near the construction...
Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021 02:28 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is encouraging all residents living within 10 kilometres of the Pickering or Darlington nuclear generating stations to have a supply of potassium iodide (KI) tablets in their households. This recommendation is also aimed at pregnant and breastfeeding women, and parents of infants, children and adolescents, as KI is both safe and most effective for these individuals.
KI is a stable iodine salt effective in reducing the risk of thyroid cancer in...
Posted on Thursday, September 16, 2021 02:05 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham advises residents of lane restrictions on Regional Highway 2, in Courtice in the Municipality of Clarington.
When: September 27 to October 29. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Regional Highway 2, from Trulls Road to 150 metres east of Trulls Road, in Courtice in the Municipality of Clarington
Why: To safely construct an entrance and concrete median to support new development.
Note: The Region recognizes...
Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 03:58 PM
Help keep quality, reusable items out of the waste stream by dropping off reusable items such as clothing, textiles, shoes, home décor, bedding, sporting goods and more, free of charge. Items will be donated to the Salvation Army Thrift Store.
Date: Saturday, September 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (rain or shine).
Location: Durham Region Waste Management Centre, 4600 Garrard Road in Whitby.
Masks and physical distancing are required. Only items deemed to be suitable for reuse by local charities will...
Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 03:02 PM
Whitby, Ontario – This fall, the Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC) will be hosting an environmental webinar series for Durham residents. You’ll have the opportunity learn more about several topics, including:
- Getting your garden ready for winter
- Benefits of an urban forest
- Clean-up efforts and waste reduction initiatives
- Sustainable energy for homeowners
When: The webinar series will take place from September to November.
Where: Register today at durham-DEAC.eventbrite.ca.