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Posted Thursday, February 09, 2017

Clarington February 9, 2017/- Clarington Council is asking the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to fast-track planned improvements to the Waverley Road and Highway 401 interchange. The Municipality of Clarington is requesting that MTO includes the interchange improvements in its five-year plan, fourteen years ahead of schedule. Clarington is also willing to invest approximately $2.5 million to expedite these improvements. Council approved sending the Ministry of Transportation...
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Posted Tuesday, February 07, 2017

How each $100 of the local portion of your taxes is spent Clarington February 7, 2017/- Clarington residents will see a 3.15 per cent increase on the local portion of their property taxes as Council voted to adopt the 2017 budget Monday night. That means residents will pay approximately $41.39 more on the Clarington portion of their tax bill for an average house valued at $323,000. A one per cent increase to the Clarington portion of the levy equals an additional $505,000 in tax revenue that the municipality uses to pay for services.
The...

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Posted Monday, February 06, 2017

Whitby, Ont. – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise the public that after assessing the condition of boiler #2—which is currently undergoing repairs to a damaged water tube—as a precautionary step, Covanta the operator of the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) has decided to take boiler #1 offline as well to assess its condition. Covanta began a controlled shut down process on boiler #1, late on Sunday evening; it went off line early Monday...
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Posted Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Whitby, Ont. – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise the public that scheduled annual maintenance, at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) has been moved up to accommodate the ongoing unplanned outage of boiler #2.
Please read the full News Release on the Region of Durham's website.

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Posted Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Clarington January 31, 2017/- The Municipality of Clarington has lowered all flags to half-mast at Municipal buildings in condolence and support of the victims of Sunday night’s attack at a Quebec City mosque. Six people were killed and multiple others injured during that attack.
“The Municipality of Clarington stands with the people of Quebec City. We condemn this deplorable attack and support all residents’ rights to religious freedom and worship. Our...

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