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Off-leash Dogs Not Permitted on Baseball Diamonds

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 10:59 AM

The Township of Uxbridge reminds residents that off-leash dogs are not permitted on baseball diamonds as it causes health and safety hazards.

The main health and safety issues include:

  • The risk of dog attacks on nearby citizens
  • Dogs digging divots in the field causing tripping hazards
  • Dog waste being left behind, harbouring bacteria, and attracting rodents

Baseball diamonds are not designed to operate as dog parks. ‘No Off-leash Dogs’ signs have been posted around the diamonds indicating to...

Major Donation May Bring New Life To Animal Shelter

Posted on Saturday, October 14, 2023 11:08 AM

The Townships of Scugog and Uxbridge are very pleased to announce that the Estate of Marlyn Ruth Rennie has made an extremely generous donation of $1,100,674 to the Uxbridge-Scugog Animal Shelter.

The donation brings the amount of funds available for a new shelter to more than $2,800,000. This total includes the Rennie donation, the NASUS (New Animal Shelter for Uxbridge and Scugog) donation, private donations, as well as interest earned and the Township’s of Scugog and Uxbridge’s pledged...

Durham Region encourages the community to continue supporting local non-profits as demand increases

Posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2023 12:07 PM

The charitable and non-profit sector is important for healthy and vibrant communities across Durham. The sector involves community agencies that provide programs and services for many aspects of a resident’s life—at all ages and stages—supporting key issues impacting our community. These include food insecurity, homelessness, mental health, social isolation, addictions, human trafficking, job loss, and housing, among many others.

While local charities and non-profit agencies across Durham Region

Township Warns Public Against Stealing Street Signs 

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 03:45 PM

Reward offered for information leading to charges 

A rash of missing street signs has prompted the Township of Uxbridge to issue a warning, “Stealing a street sign is a felony, and you will be charged”. Over the past few months, nearly 40 street name signs have gone missing in the Township of Uxbridge. The estimated cost to the Municipality to replace these signs is approximately $15,000 and the amount is increasing daily.  

An increase of sign thefts may be attributed to a social media challenge to...

Sign for New Animal Shelter Removed - Commitment to Project Remains – June 22, 2023

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 09:23 AM

Construction work to install fibre optic cable has necessitated the removal of a sign erected to promote the site of the New Animal Shelter of Uxbridge and Scugog (NASUS) on Lakeridge Rd. While the sign has come down, the commitment to complete the project by both the Township of Uxbridge and the Township of Scugog remains strong.

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