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Township of Uxbridge Declares State of Emergency

Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 07:16 PM

Municipal Storm Update

On May 21st, a significant storm event occurred in Uxbridge which caused extensive damage through the Township and in the urban centre. The Township declared a state of emergency on May 21st. The State of Emergency will remain in effect until further notice.

Our first concern is for the safety and security of our residents. If you have elderly or at-risk family or friends that you have not been able to contact since the storm, please check on them. If you are unable to check...

Tree Debris and Waste Disposal Information (May 24)

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2022 05:52 PM

Downed Trees and Limbs

Residents in urban Uxbridge or hamlets are asked to neatly pile tree debris (regardless of size) curbside. Township staff and contractors will be chipping and removing the debris. Please do not pile debris so that sidewalks or roadways are blocked. Do not attempt to clean up trees that are within 10 meters of a power line.

Disposal of Waste

The Region of Durham is temporarily removing the limit on the number of garbage bags that can be placed out at the curb for collection....

Important health, well water, waste disposal and road closure information in response to storm

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2022 05:02 PM

The Regional Municipality of Durham is sharing important information for residents affected by the recent storm, including road closures, food safety tips, well water safety, and the safe disposal of yard waste at the Waste Management Facilities (WMFs).

Health information:

Food safety
For residents whose refrigerators were impacted due to power outages, ensure that any food above 4 degrees Celsius is discarded. When in doubt, throw it out. More information is available on the Durham Region Health...

Safe Water and Food Handling Tips for an Emergency

Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 11:11 AM

May 22, 2022

Power outages in the Township of Uxbridge are expected to continue through Sunday and into Monday. The Region of Durham Health Department has provided a list of resources for residents who have questions about well water and food handling safety.

The Fire Department...

Region partners with Durham Community Collective to support development of a Black community hub

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 03:35 PM

In partnership with the Durham Community Collective (DCC), The Regional Municipality of Durham’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Division is working to support the development of a Black community hub.

African, Caribbean, and Black community members, from across Durham Region, have shared countless stories about their experiences with anti-Black racism; and a lack of access to responsive and reflective community resources. This shared space will empower Black community members; while offering a gathering...

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