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Advocating for loved ones who can’t

“As we approached Canada Day this year, I normally would be entertaining at care homes and proudly singing our national anthem. My whole outlook on life and people has changed,” says Orono resident Bonnie Wilson.

Wilson wanted to share her story of sadness to help bring awareness to the situation in our care facilities that needs to change.

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Another sign of summer

Open and welcoming with social distancing protocols firmly in place, Clarington Farmers’ Market resumed on Father’s Day with resounding success. An anticipatory crowd of dedicated fresh food lovers arrived for the ten o’clock a.m. opening, and a steady flow of delighted customers continued throughout the day.

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Clarington unveils plan for a cautious reopening

As we enter Stage 2 of Ontario’s framework to reopening the province, the Municipality of Clarington is taking a cautious approach to reopening its amenities and services to protect staff and public health. Clarington has prepared a list of services and amenities showing what is opening, including our splash pads and summer camps.

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Fate still up in the air for new townhouse development in Newcastle

No decision was made at the June 15 council meeting regarding the application by Kaleido Corporation (formerly Landmark-Newcastle Limited) to amend Zoning By-law 84-63 to permit a 15-unit townhouse development at the South-East Corner of Mill Street and Robert Street in Newcastle. Iinstead it was referred to the June 29 Planning and Development Committee Meeting to allow further discussions with the developer to consider lowering the height of the homes and to consider fewer units.

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