As temps rise, no change in open-air burn by-law
Recreational fire pits are still not allowed in Clarington without a special permit from the fire chief. You can be charged and fined if convicted.
The Egg Shack - More Than Just Eggs
As we all know, the hen came first, then the egg. In this case about 12,000 hens. Wendy Hollingsworth of the Egg Shack tells us that “about 900 dozen eggs three times a day are gathered by my husband Terry and son Brandon.” This lends a whole new meaning to “Get crackin”. That math makes our eyes cross. Hard to imagine all those eggs in one place.
Tensions rise over proposed rezoning
WE WANT OUR ZONING BACK! That is the message rural landowners are sending the municipality.
First rainbow crosswalk officially opens in Clarington
The Mayor of Clarington and members of Council officially opened Durham Region’s first rainbow crosswalk in Bowmanville on Thursday, June 13.
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Ever watch a group of people where no words are being spoken – yet, with thumbs clicking at lightning speed? They are having a conversation. I often feel as though the birth of the group chat has brought about the death of the group activity.
Just about everyone these days has a piece of technology that enables them to communicate with anyone more instantly and efficiently than ever before. Good right?
No, not if it’s preventing us from connecting in the real world. The line between the real world and the cyber world is blurring into obscurity. The group chat paradigm shift may be a symptom of a greater problem. Is our obsession with social media making us less able to connect with real people in the real world?
Read the complete editorial in this week's Issue.
June 19th - Heather Rebekah Lodge Roast Beef Supper,
6:00 p.m. at 124 Church Street N.,$20.00/pp. Tickets call 905- 983-5726
June 22nd - Salad Supper, Orono United Church, 5:30 p.m. Adults $20, children 12 and under $10, preschoolers free. Tickets call 905-983-9571 or 905-983-5169
June 23rd - Tea Grannys & Friends, Grandmother’s Afternoon Tea. 1:00 pm, $30 per person. Register at 905-983-5816
June 24th - Informal staff presentation for Council regarding Zone Clarington project, specifically relating to Argiculture and Environmental Protection, 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers, Bowmanville Town Hall
June 25th - Newcastle Horticultural Society June Rose Show, 7 pm at the Newcastle Community Hall
June 26th - Clarington Open House “Bowmanville West Urban Centre” 6-8 p.m. at the Seasons Retirement Community. More info: www.clarington.net/BowmanvilleWest
June 26th - Orono’s Canada Day, at the Orono Library Lawn. Enjoy games, prizes, face painting, live music and butterfly release
June 27th - Orono Horticultural Society flower show, 7:30 pm at the Orono United Church
July 7th - Tea Grannys & Friends Customer Appreciation Day 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Register at 905-983-5816
July 13-14th - Newcastle’s 12th Annual Artist & Artisans show & sale, 10 am - 4 pm at the Newcastle Memorial Arena
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