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Durham Region to host virtual 2021 Budget Town Hall

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You are invited to learn more about the Region’s Business Plans and Budgets, gain an increased understanding of the Region’s programs and services and share input on key priority areas during a virtual Budget Town Hall session on October 21. How to participate Your voice matters! Questions can be submitted ahead of the Town Hall

Clarington Ward Boundary Review – Interim Report & Public Consultations

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Clarington is reviewing its ward boundaries to ensure residents across the municipality are fairly represented by their chosen elected officials on Clarington Council.  An interim report as been released with recommendations on how the municipal wards could be realigned. #2020-WBR-Interim-Report-AODA The report can be viewed at https://engageclarington.ca/ward-boundary-review Public consultations on the interim are report are

Clarington Hospice – Fundraising

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Just a note about 2 fundraising activities this week for the Clarington Hospice. Tim Hortons - All proceeds from the Smile Cookie sales to September 20 are going to the Durham Region Hospice including Clarington to be built in Newcastle. 2. Newcastle RONA - Saturday September 19 and Sunday September 20 from 9 AM to

Have Your Say – New Long-Term Waste Management Plan

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Did you know that Durham developed its first Waste Plan in 1999? Under the first Waste Plan, the Region expanded the Green Bin, Blue Box and Hazardous Waste programs, and introduced electronics, textiles and porcelain recycling, increasing the waste diversion rate from 30 to 63 per cent, and developed the made-in-Durham waste disposal solution in

Have your say on the future of broadband service in Durham

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Lots of Newcastle residents, particularly in the outlying areas, do not have great internet options. It's an issue for many Durham residents and the Region is now conducting an online survey. This is your opportunity to let the Region know what you think! Survey deadline is April 30, 2020. Participate in Survey

GO service to area inching closer to reality?

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The long-promised extension of the GO train to Bowmanville is perhaps a little closer to reality, with Metrolinx identifying the preferred "northern" route, using the existing CP tracks, which reduces the cost of extending the service. The business case for the route will go before the Metrolinx board on February 20, 2020. https://globalnews.ca/news/6548364/bowmanville-go-transit-durham-region/

Annual General Meeting, Nov. 19, 2019 Minutes

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President David Saunders called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. There were 24 members present. Executive member Bob Malone was unable to attend due to a health problem at home. George Rickard welcomed our speaker, Clarington Fire Chief Mr. Gordon Weir. Mr. Weir presented a wealth of information to the audience. He explained one

Durham Region Transit seeks public input to shape the future of transit in rural Durham

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Durham Region Transit (DRT) will be hosting eight drop-in events throughout Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge Townships, and the Municipality of Clarington, as part of its Rural Transit Review. Residents are invited to provide comments and suggestions online by completing the survey at durhamregiontransit.com/ruraltransit, or in person at an upcoming drop-in. The Clarington drop-in event is

Newcastle Santa Parade – November 17, 2019

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The Newcastle Santa Parade is a wonderful event starting with a fantastic fireworks display at 5:30 p.m. followed by 70 entries that range from marching bands, to clowns and beautifully light up floats that children of all ages enjoy. We are all in great anticipation for Santa's next magical visit to Newcastle with sounds, lights