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Planks Lane Construction to Resume in May Between Main St. and Marietta St.

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 02:34 PM

Beginning in May, construction work will take place on Planks Lane between Main St.  and Marietta St. Sanitary sewers, and storm sewers will be updated and the street scape will be rebuilt with a curb and gutter. A new multi-use path and sidewalk will help facilitate active transportation to both Uxbridge Secondary School and Joseph Gould Public School. The sidewalk (north side) and multi-use pathway (south side) will mirror the work that was done on Planks Lane east of Marietta St. over the...

Huck Finn is back!

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 02:13 PM

Attention all residents of Uxbridge and area…let’s go fishing again! Yes, it’s that time of year! Last year we reformatted the Huck Finn Youth Fishing days from a one day event to a several day event. You can fish at Elgin Pond at your leisure between Saturday, April 22nd and Saturday, April 29th.  Daily prizes to be won. Submit pics of you and your family fishing, your catch, fun around the pond….draws to be made daily. The event, sponsored by Canadian Tire, is supported by the Ministry of...

Tax filing help is available for residents living with low income in Durham Region

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 01:56 PM

Residents living with low or no income can access benefits through tax filing, which is why free help is available online and in-person to eligible residents across Durham Region.

Where: For free tax clinic locations and information,

What: Residents with a low income and simple tax situation can receive help with filing their income tax for free, year-round. Free tax clinics – including in-person, drop-off and virtual formats – are available across Durham Region.


Health Department encourages parents to book eye examinations for school-aged children

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 10:50 AM

Durham Region Health Department is encouraging parents of school-aged children to book an appointment for their child with a local optometrist as vision screening is an important component of a child’s visual health.

The Ontario Association of Optometrists recommends that children should have their first eye examination at six-months old, another between two and five-years old and, subsequently, every year from that time on. The Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) covers a comprehensive eye...

Enbridge Gas Assists the Uxbridge Fire Department in Supporting Firefighter Training

Posted on Wednesday, March 01, 2023 10:48 AM

Enbridge Gas Inc. (Enbridge Gas) is helping the Uxbridge Fire Department purchase firefighting training materials, through Safe Community Project Assist–a program with the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council (FMPFSC) that supplements existing training for Ontario volunteer and composite fire departments in the communities where Enbridge Gas operates.

“At Enbridge Gas, safety is our priority. We’re proud to support Ontario firefighters who share our commitment to keeping our communities...

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