Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 11:10 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham offers Adult Day Programs for adults who require support, including adults with cognitive impairments such as dementia.
What: Adult Day Programs provide supervised therapeutic, social and recreational programming in a safe setting. Activities include exercise and wellness programs, arts and crafts, gardening, visiting pets, music and more. The Adult Day Programs include a hot lunch and snacks, as well as assistance with personal care.
Where: Adult Day...
Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 09:43 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham invites residents to view the revised 2022 Building Activity Review, which summarizes key results of the 2022 Annual Building Activity Review. This annual report includes building permit and construction activity for Durham Region and the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) for 2022, with comparisons to 2021.
Where: The revised 2022 Building Activity Review can be viewed online at durham.ca.
Why: The Planning and Economic Development...
Posted on Friday, July 07, 2023 09:25 AM
Whitby, Ontario – If you have an old appliance, porcelain bathroom fixtures, couch or television that you would like to have collected, the Region of Durham offers free special curbside collection.
Special waste collection is available for:
- Bulky goods such as mattresses, box springs, couches, chairs, desks, coffee tables, dressers and other furniture.
- Metal goods such as stoves, washers, dryers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, dishwashers, freezers and microwaves.
- Scrap metal such...
Posted on Thursday, July 06, 2023 03:23 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of upcoming road lane restrictions on King Street (Regional Highway 2) in the community of Bowmanville, in the Municipality of Clarington.
Where: King Street (Regional Highway 2), between Bowmanville Avenue (Regional Road 57) and Clarington Boulevard, in Bowmanville.
When: July 12 to September 8. Unfavorable weather conditions may impact the work schedule.
Why: The lane restrictions are part of the Bowmanville Avenue widening...
Posted on Thursday, July 06, 2023 01:30 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Throughout the summer, Durham Region Health Department conducts weekly bacteriological water tests to determine if beaches are safe for swimming. The Public Health Ontario Laboratory in Peterborough tests the water samples.
Test results for the week of July 3 indicate that four public beaches are posted as unsafe for swimming. Beaches are posted as unsafe for swimming when elevated levels of E. coli exceed the provincial standard of 200 E. coli per 100 ml of water.Test results...