Posted on Tuesday, August 08, 2023 10:12 AM
The City of Oshawa celebrated the completion of the Pinecrest Park redevelopment project with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The park redevelopment project was made possible by $483,000 in funding from the Government of Canada’s Canada Community-Building Fund.
The 1.55-hectare park is located at 1350 Beatrice St. E., west of Townline Road (south of Taunton Road). The park features new play equipment, an accessible swing, accessible park pathways, seating, a soccer field and a new splash pad...
Posted on Friday, August 04, 2023 01:40 PM
Durham Region Health Department has received notification that adult mosquitoes in Ajax have tested positive for West Nile virus (W.N.V.). This is now the fifth mosquito batch in Durham Region to test positive for W.N.V. this season.
The positive batch of mosquitoes were collected from one of the Health Department’s mosquito trap sites located in Ajax. Durham Region Health Department sets mosquito traps across the region and submits mosquitoes for laboratory testing every week between June and...
Posted on Tuesday, August 01, 2023 01:00 PM
The City of Oshawa will replace the fence along Thornton Rd. between Castlegrove Ave. and 850 King St. W. beginning Tuesday, August 8. The project will include removal, reconstruction, tree pruning and site restoration and is expected to be complete by the end of September 2023.Community impacts
- For public safety, the adjacent residential yards will be fenced during construction.
- At various times during the project, heavy equipment will access the site from Thornton Rd., which may result in...
Posted on Tuesday, August 01, 2023 11:09 AM
The City of Oshawa and Oshawa Fire Services are thrilled to congratulate Stephen Barkwell on his appointment to Fire Chief, effective August 1, 2023.
Chief Barkwell began his career as a firefighter with Oshawa Fire Services in 1999 and was promoted through the ranks, most recently holding the position of Deputy Fire Chief – Community Risk and Reduction / Professional Development.
Mr. Barkwell brings over 20 years of experience to his new position, including extensive experience in both emergency...
Posted on Monday, July 31, 2023 12:18 PM
The City of Oshawa recently celebrated the completion of park upgrades and a new splash pad at Cordova Valley Park with an official re-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The park redevelopment project was made possible by $975,000 in funding from the Government of Canada’s Canada Community-Building Fund.
Located at 811 Glen Street, Cordova Valley Park features a splash pad, new playground, enhanced amenities and upgrades to the soccer field. The park redevelopment project also included...