Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 11:40 AM
The Uxbridge Fire Department, along with the Fire Services of Brock and Scugog, will be conducting joint live-fire training exercises at the rear of the fire station between 8:00am and 5:00pm on Friday August 18th, Saturday August 19th, and Sunday August 20th using the Ontario Fire College’s Mobile Live Fire Training Unit (MLFTU).
During these periods, there may be smoke visible from the rear of the fire station – although this looks alarming, it is part of the normal operation of the training...
Posted on Monday, July 24, 2023 09:22 AM
Durham Region Health Department has received notification that adult mosquitoes in Oshawa have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This is the first mosquito batch in Durham Region to test positive for WNV this season.
The positive batch of mosquitoes were collected from one of the Health Department’s mosquito trap sites located in Oshawa. Durham Region Health Department sets mosquito traps across the region and submits mosquitoes for laboratory testing every week between June and...
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 02:11 PM
Over the last year, the Trail Sustainability Fund has been implemented by the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA), Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), the Township of Uxbridge and Region of Durham at select locations to fund enhanced services and amenities at local trail heads. The partners in the project are collecting parking fees at select parking locations and will use 100% of the proceeds to fund maintenance, and improvements to infrastructure at the trail sites.
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:40 AM
Reserved lanes for buses and cyclists are a traffic control device to help improve cyclist, driver and pedestrian safety. Reserved lanes are clearly marked with overhead diamond signs, ground-mounted diamond signs and pavement markings.
Bus-only lanes are reserved for public transit vehicles—Durham Region Transit buses and Go Transit buses—to help buses get through congested areas and stay on schedule. Motorists are prohibited from using bus-only lanes. Vehicles can enter bus-only lanes to...
Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023 11:54 AM
The Regional Municipality of Durham invites residents to view the revised 2022 Building Activity Review, which summarizes key results of the 2022 Annual Building Activity Review. This annual report includes building permit and construction activity for Durham Region and the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) for 2022, with comparisons to 2021. The revised 2022 Building Activity Review can be viewed online at durham.ca.
The Planning and Economic Development Department conducts ongoing...