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Posted Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A tree has been planted in Civic Park at Town Hall to honour the memory of former Mayor Jim Gartshore, who passed on June 19, 2019, at the age of 90. Family, friends and colleagues attended the ceremony. He began his municipal career as a Town Councillor from 1972 to 1975 and was Mayor from 1975 until 1980. Under Mayor Gartshore’s leadership as mayor, a number of major facility and infrastructure projects were initiated and completed, including the opening of the Whitby Operations Centre,...

Posted Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Visit whitby.ca/youthevents to submit a nomination Nominations are now being accepted for the Town of Whitby's 14th annual Celebrating Youth Awards, which recognize outstanding young leaders in Whitby who have made positive contributions to the community. The annual awards seek nominations for Whitby youth aged 12 to 18 who through their selfless actions, volunteerism, or involvement in school or community organizations, have demonstrated a commitment to making Whitby a better place to live, w...

Posted Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Whitby event to take place on December 28 and 29 The Town of Whitby is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of 25 Canadian stops on the 2019 Rogers Hometown Hockeyâ„¢ Tour – the ultimate NHL experience celebrating the local hockey stories that connect the nation. Each weekend of the free Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour festival will feature live entertainment, NHL alumni, and hockey-themed activities, culminating with a live outdoor viewing party of an NHL broadcast from the Sp...

Posted Friday, September 06, 2019

ESPN_Ashlynn_Jolicoeur (3)Public Installation at Iroquois Park Sports Centre to Serve as Reminder to Young Players to Follow Their Dreams Eight-year-old Whitby resident Ashlynn Jolicoeur loves baseball, is good at it and isn't afraid to follow her passion for playing the sport, despite what others may say - which is why she was recognized yesterday by ESPN's SportsCentre as one of their 2019 Top 10 Plays. Earlier this year, Ashlynn became an online sensation after a video of her skilled plays at catching fly balls wa...

Posted Friday, September 06, 2019

Residents living near the intersection of Dundas Street West and Jeffery Street now have a new community hub to enjoy. Over the past year, Jeffery Park has undergone significant redevelopment to better serve residents of the surrounding area and beyond. The park is now open and features new playground equipment, a solar-powered splash pad, a combined basketball and ball hockey court, accessible walkways and street connections, a shade structure, extensive tree and naturalization plantings, and a...