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Durham Region is eliminating paper waste collection calendars to reduce waste

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2023 11:17 AM

As part of The Regional Municipality of Durham’s Long-term Waste Management Plan to mitigate environmental impacts, paper waste collection calendars will no longer be distributed to households. Residents of the Town of Ajax, Municipality of Clarington, City of Pickering, and Townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge are encouraged to download the Durham Region Waste App or access the online collection calendar at

The Durham Region Waste App, available on Google Play or in the App Store...

Suspected cases of Avian Flu found in geese locally

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023 04:49 PM

With geese and migratory birds starting to return to the community, the Township of Uxbridge is aware of cases of birds that have died or are presumed to be infected with avian influenza (H5N1), also known as bird flu. Township of Uxbridge staff have responded to reports of geese in distress at Elgin Pond. Although avian flu has not  been confirmed, the Municipality is taking precautions consistent with avian flu when managing the situation because avian flu has been detected in neighbouring...

Region of Durham and DRT accepting applications for the Transit Advisory Committee

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023 03:14 PM

The Region of Durham and Durham Region Transit (DRT) are currently accepting applications from residents in Oshawa, Scugog and Uxbridge for the Transit Advisory Committee (TAC).

The TAC is comprised of 17 members in total (16 voting and one non-voting) with representation from each area municipality. Details about membership, composition and eligibility criteria are outlined in the Terms of Reference.

When: Completed applications should be submitted to the Regional Clerk.

Where: Application forms can...

Become a Community Hero! Apply for an Uxbridge Crossing Guard Position Today.

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 03:26 PM

Not all heroes wear capes…some wear high visibility vests while holding stop signs!

Crossing Guards are community heroes that play an essential role in the safety of our children and community. Walking, wheeling or cycling to school is a healthy activity and is good for our planet. The Township is currently hiring friendly, reliable adults for regular or stand-by shifts who are community-minded to make the commute to school safe, healthy and friendly.

Besides being recognized as a community hero,...

Planks Lane Construction to Resume in May Between Main St. and Marietta St.

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 02:34 PM

Beginning in May, construction work will take place on Planks Lane between Main St.  and Marietta St. Sanitary sewers, and storm sewers will be updated and the street scape will be rebuilt with a curb and gutter. A new multi-use path and sidewalk will help facilitate active transportation to both Uxbridge Secondary School and Joseph Gould Public School. The sidewalk (north side) and multi-use pathway (south side) will mirror the work that was done on Planks Lane east of Marietta St. over the...

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