Newtonville resident Griffin Antaya is a recent graduate of Ecole Duke of Cambridge Public School (a French Immersion school) in Bowmanville.
“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.
This summer, children can avoid the dreaded “Summer Slide” and keep themselves school-ready with the TD Summer Reading Club online! Registration is now open.
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.
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.
Dave Ransom from Arenes construction has started the reconstruction of the tennis and pickleball courts at Buttercup Hollow. Ransom had help from Scottie Scholtren and Ryan Kowalski.
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.
Grade Six students from Newcastle Public School (NPS) were in for a surprise on Monday, June 22, as teachers arrived at their homes bearing lawn signs (designed by Crystal Hall @ Find Balance Printing) to commemorate their graduation.
On Saturday, June 20 at noon a small gathering of around 30 people came together in Orono at the gazebo on the library lawn in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.