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Information Meeting Planned for Balsam Street Stormwater Pond Retrofit

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 09:29 AM

The Township of Uxbridge is planning to retrofit a stormwater management pond beginning in the summer of 2023. The pond, located south of Balsam Street and east of Turner Drive is no longer functioning as designed due to the age of the facility and vegetative growth at the site.

A Public Information Centre to share information about the project will be hosted virtually on February 16th from 7:00-8:00p.m. The consulting engineers for the project will present information and answer questions from...

Uxbridge Fire Department Training with Aerial Truck Around Uxbridge

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 09:14 AM

Residents may see Uxbridge’s new aerial truck in use at various locations around town as the department conducts training on the truck’s features and equipment.

Fire fighters have been training to drive and use new equipment and features on the truck since it arrived in October. The aerial truck will be at different locations around town to provide a more realistic training experience for the fire crews.

The Fire Department asks residents to respect the space required for the department to conduct...

Announcing 311: An easier way to connect with Durham Region

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2023 02:16 PM

Customers can now connect with Durham Region by calling 311 for convenient access to information about Regional services like waste and recycling, water and sewer, and more.

Regional information is available by calling 311 within the geographical borders of Durham Region. If you are outside those borders, you can access information by calling one local number, 905-668-7711, or toll-free at 1-800-372-1102.

With 311, you don’t need to know the specific Regional department or employee you want to...

Government of Canada supports Uxbridge BIA through the Tourism Relief Fund

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023 02:35 PM

The Township of Uxbridge Business Improvement Area (BIA) received $100,000 grant from Central Counties Tourism through FedDev Ontario to boost economic viability of the downtown by provide a welcoming experience for visitors.  Some of the investments included rejuvenating the Brock Street Parkette, providing weekend access to public washrooms and the “Hop-on / Hop-off” trolley experience during the summer months and to once again be able to provide the “Santa Hut” to the residents of Uxbridge.

This...

Health Department celebrates National Non-Smoking Week January 15 to 21

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023 02:24 PM

National Non-Smoking Week is January 15 to 21. Durham Region Health Department will celebrate by reminding everyone that it’s never too late to quit smoking and encouraging them to “Don’t Quit Quitting!” This week has been recognized across Canada for more than 30 years and is observed annually to raise awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco use.

“The start of a new year is often a time when people reflect on their health,” said Joanne Huizinga, a public health nurse with the Health Department....

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