Durham Tourism invites the local creative community to register for Culture Days 2017
Posted on Wednesday, August 09, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Tourism is inviting area municipalities, event producers, and arts and heritage organizations to celebrate arts and culture in Durham Region during Culture Days, which runs from September 29 to October 1.
Now in its eighth year, Culture Days is a creative showcase now firmly entrenched in the national cultural calendar. This three-day event invites the public to explore, participate and share in vibrant arts and culture events in every community across the country. In...
Bloor Street West in Oshawa to be closed for construction
Posted on Tuesday, August 08, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents and businesses that construction work will close Bloor Street West (Regional Road 22), from Simcoe Street to Cubert Street, as well as the Highway 401 off-ramp at Simcoe Street, in Oshawa.
When: The closure will begin on August 14 and last for approximately four months. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Bloor Street West, from Simcoe Street to Cubert...
Update #2: Intersection of Thickson Road and Champlain Avenue/Consumers Drive
Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The intersection of Thickson Road and Champlain Avenue/Consumers Drive has fully reopened to traffic, now that the broken watermain and related road damage has been repaired.
Where: The intersection of Thickson Road and Champlain Avenue/Consumers Drive is now fully open.
Why: The road closure was necessary to repair a broken watermain and related damage to the road base and asphalt. All road and water infrastructure impacted by the incident have now been restored.
Update #1: Intersection of Thickson Road and Champlain Avenue/Consumers Drive
Posted on Thursday, August 03, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – As the Durham Region Works Department continues to repair the roadway affected by the watermain break at Thickson Road and Champlain Avenue/Consumers Drive, portions (the west and south legs) of the intersection have reopened to traffic. Water service has been restored to all area businesses, and access is available to all businesses.
When: The watermain has been repaired, and work to repair the related damage to the road base and asphalt is ongoing.
Civic holiday will affect blue box recycling collection schedule
Posted on Wednesday, August 02, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to remind residents of changes to scheduled curbside blue box collection due to the upcoming civic holiday.
When: August 7 to 12.
Where: Residents in the City of Oshawa and the Town of Whitby will temporarily have their blue box collection moved to the following day.
Garbage and green bin collection for Oshawa and Whitby residents is the responsibility of the individual municipalities, not the Region of...