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Recycle your batteries during the week of November 6

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023 09:05 AM

The Regional Municipality of Durham is reminding residents to place their used or unwanted household batteries out for recycling on their blue box collection day, during the week of November 6 to 10 .

Batteries are not garbage – up to 92 per cent of battery components are recyclable and recoverable. By taking part in the battery collection program, you can help eliminate mercury, cadmium and other heavy metals from entering the environment.

The upcoming Daylight Saving Time change on November 5...

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...

Fire Chief MacDonald Challenges Uxbridge to be 'Saved by the Beep'

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 10:50 AM

Test Your Smoke Alarm Day Takes Place September 28 Across Ontario

Fire Chief MacDonald is calling on all residents of the Township of Uxbridge to test their smoke alarms on September 28 as part of Test Your Smoke Alarm Day. Be prepared to be Saved by the Beep with a working smoke alarm – it is your best chance to keep you and your family safe in the event of a fire.

The Township of Uxbridge is joining communities across Ontario on September 28 by asking everyone to take a minute and to ensure that...

Changes to Regional services in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 12:42 PM

The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of impacts to Regional programs and services on September 29 and 30 in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

The following programs and/or services will be unavailable:

Friday, September 29

  • All services at Durham Regional Headquarters in Whitby, including provincial courts; Ontario Works Office; and Children’s Services Fee Subsidy Program.
  • All Family Services Durham locations.
  • Ontario Works offices in Ajax, Uxbridge and...

Harold Bell Memorial Park Baseball Diamond Upgrades Underway

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 09:00 AM

Construction at Harold Bell Memorial Park’s baseball diamond commenced this week and will continue for the next 5-6 weeks. A construction fence has been set up surrounding the diamond and will remain in place until renovations conclude. 

The construction will provide various upgrades to the diamond, including the installation of a new backstop fence and overhang, new line fence and covered dugout, and new player benches and four poles.

The park remains open during construction.

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