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May 5, 2021

A big thank you to Connie Hooey who is keeping the windows at the Orono Weekly Times office looking fabulous. Pre-COVID Connie’s decorating talents were showcased at the Rebekah’s monthly dinners, bazaars and other functions around town.

Port Granby project wraps up; re-routing the access roads

In 2016, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) was contracted by the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), a federal Crown corporation, to begin the excavation and transfer of approximately 1.3 million tonnes of historic low-level radioactive waste and “marginally contaminated soils” away from the Lake Ontario shoreline to the new Port Granby Long-Term Waste Management Facility […]

Resident’s Guide to Climate Resiliency now available

The Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC) has developed a new Resident’s Guide to Climate Resiliency with practical information on what we can do to build climate resiliency into our day-to-day lives, to contribute to a cleaner and healthier region.

Garden nearly ready to spring to life

Starting with 20 plots this year, Evan King, board chair, Newcastle Community Garden, started building the 4’ x 50’ plots this past weekend. The plots will have a 1-to-2-foot path in between on approximately 0.35 hectares at the Diane Hamre Recreation Complex. Only organic gardening will be allowed. Wood chip pathways will ease on weeding […]

Clarington celebrates community volunteers

The Municipality of Clarington held a virtual celebration recognizing the substantial contribution volunteers make in our community. The event was held in the evening on Tuesday March 27 virtually, following all COVID-19 Public Health restrictions.
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Whatever the issue, community is the answer

Be a discerning reader

Ah…the viral half-truth that is part of the fabric of today’s internet. The internet is full of grifters, tricksters, and out-right liars who rely on people’s basic trust to amplify their message. It’s easy to misunderstand stories if you don’t look closely as to where they are coming from and spotting when some-thing is fake. […]
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