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Rabies Awareness Month: Health Department reminds pet owners that rabies vaccination is mandatory

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 02:11 PM

May is Rabies Awareness Month and Durham Region Health Department is reminding the public that the rabies vaccination is mandatory for pets, while stressing the importance of keeping everyone, including children, away from wild animals. Rabies is a preventable disease which is most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal.

"A key component of rabies prevention and control is responsible pet ownership, including rabies vaccination for all dogs and cats over three months old,” said...

Business Count returns to Durham Region

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 02:02 PM

As part of an annual Region project to gather employment statistics and build a stronger local economy, businesses in Durham Region should expect a knock on their door this spring/summer. The Regional Municipality of Durham, Planning and Economic Development Department, is conducting a Business Count to gather statistics from local businesses about their operations.

Between May and August, the Region’s Business Count team is scheduled to visit all business establishments in Durham Region, to...

Township of Uxbridge Sells Former Fire Hall

Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023 09:30 AM

The Township of Uxbridge has announced the sale of the former Fire Hall at 17 Bascom St. Effective at midnight April 27th, the property was transferred to a new owner.

The parking lot of the fire hall has been used for public parking since the culvert project began in 2019. Visitors to downtown are advised that public parking is no longer available at the Fire Hall. There are parking lots available on Centennial Drive and in the municipal lot behind 31 Brock St. W. On-street parking is available...

Lane restrictions on Main Street/Concession Road 7 in Uxbridge

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 11:10 AM

The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of upcoming lane restrictions on Main Street/Concession Road 7 in the Township of Uxbridge.

When: May 1 to July 28, 2023. Unfavourable weather conditions may impact the work schedule.

Where: Lane restrictions will be in place daily on Main Street, Concession Road 7 (Regional Road 1), from north of Brock Street (Regional Highway 47) to south of Davis Drive, in the Township of Uxbridge.

Why: The lane restrictions will be in place for road...

Reuse, recycle or safely dispose of items no longer needed during Environment Days

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 03:35 PM

Uxbridge residents are invited to donate items for reuse, recycling and safe disposal at our upcoming Environment Day:

Saturday, September 16 from 8 a.m. to noon (rain or shine), Uxbridge Seniors Centre (parking lot), 75 Marietta Street in Uxbridge.

Durham Region’s Environment Days support a circular economy, a model which retains and recovers as much value as possible from resources by reusing, repairing, refurbishing, remanufacturing, or repurposing products and materials before they are...

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