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Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Town of Whitby’s Heydenshore Pavilion has been re-opened for community use and event bookings. In late 2018, the Town had announced the closure of the facility in order to prepare for the development of a new waterfront hotel and convention centre, as well as Pump House restaurant – projects that have since been cancelled.  “Unfortunately, despite the Town’s best efforts, the development of a hotel and convention centre and restaurant will not be proceeding,” ...

Posted Wednesday, May 08, 2019

The Whitby Farmers’ Market is now open for its 2019 season. Starting today – and every Wednesday between now and October 16 – the market will offer residents and visitors the opportunity to shop for local produce, baked goods, one-of-a-kind handmade products and more. From fragrant flowers to fresh fruit, the market provides a unique shopping experience, with plenty of vendors to choose from. The Whitby Farmers’ Market runs every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Oct...

Posted Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Online survey open until May 31; Results to inform direction for the new brand The Town of Whitby is inviting the community to provide feedback on three brand options released today as part of the next step in its Corporate Rebrand Project. Now through Friday, May 31 residents and businesses can have their say on the new brand by completing a short online survey at whitby.ca/brand. Results of the survey will help to inform the Town’s direction for its new brand. More than just a logo, f...

Posted Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The boating season at Port Whitby Marina and public waterfront kicks off Wednesday, May 1 and is open until Thursday, October 31. Whitby's award-winning marina is the fifth largest marina on Lake Ontario and is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. A number of upgrades have been made to the Marina over the last few years to improve the boater experience. These include floating piers, barbeque shelters, new accessible benches along the Waterfront Trail, improved Wi-Fi and clubhouse impro...

Posted Monday, April 29, 2019

Seven-year-old Whitby resident Nathan Pelech loves bats – which is why he has built a bat box to help preserve their home and habitat in the community. Inspired by a community and environmental enhancement project assignment by his local third-year Beaver Scout program, Nathan constructed the bat box and asked the Town of Whitby for help putting his idea into action by installing the box in a place where it would be of value to bats and the environment. A bat box or house is a shelter th...