The Newcastle Lions Club hosted a bottle drive at Rona on the weekend of September 19 and 20, gleaning six or seven trailers full of bottles donated by the community. The successful event raised $2,500, with all proceeds going to the Clarington Hospice.
At the September 24 Virtual Mayor’s address, hosted by the Clarington Board of Trade, among the questions asked was an update on the status of Zone Clarington.
Driving along Highway 2 west of Morgans Road you may have noticed a farm with an impressive amount of farm equipment. Andy Mak has owned Everfresh Greenhouse and farm for twenty-two years (since 1998) and supplies the province with a wide array of cruciferous vegetables including broccoli, bok choy, and two types of cauliflower and cabbage.
The annual Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides, organized by the Newcastle Lions Club, is typically held in conjunction with the Newcastle Fall Festival.
Jean Rickard has lived in Newcastle all her ninety-eight years. Flowers on the table are a testament to her recent birthday.
She has seen a lot of changes and done a lot of work in the community. An avid horticulturist, she’s been a member of the horticulture society for 70 years. “I was always a gardener. My husband was too.”
Newcastle Skate Park is one step closer to realization.
At Monday’s GGC, council approved staff’s recommendation to award Transition Construction and Scatliff + Miller + Murray the contract for the design and build services for the Newcastle Skate Park.
After two overnight fires Monday where cigarettes appear to be the cause, Clarington Fire is reminding residents to be vigilant and dispose of their cigarette butts safely.
Volunteer Ron Bessie testing the newly completed bridge over a small creek on the Orange Trail at the Orono Crown Lands. This is the third new bridge that has been installed this year.