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Uxbridge, Ontario - Family Day Weekend Activities 2012 - Feb 18 to 20, 2012 - 01/31/12 06:13 PM
Uxbridge, Ontario - Family Day Weekend Activities 2012 - Feb 18 to 20, 2012 Free Swimming, Skating and More Free activities all over Uxbridge! Free Swim at Uxpool – Feb 20 Free Skate at Arena – Feb 20 Skating Party on the Pond And much much more! Hosted by Uxbridge Legion, Uxbridge Kinsman Club, Township of Uxbridge and other community groups. Family Skate Day The Uxbridge Kinsmen are once aging offering free Hot Chocolate, Coffee, Burgers and Hot Dogs for Family Day Weekend from 11:00am to 4:00pm on Feb, 20th If the ice is good they will also be clearing the ice for a free family (2 comments)
Did You Know? The Toronto Real Estate Board Offers 4 Scholarships - 01/29/12 11:52 PM
Did You Know? The Toronto Real Estate Board Offers 4 Scholarships 2 Scholarships of $5,000 have been offered each year since 2007 to 2 students based on academic achievement, community involvement, and a 1,000 word. Effective this year two additional $2,500 second place scholarships will be awarded one in each category. Click here for the 2012 Scholarship Application If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, please contact Chris Shallhorn in the Education Department at (416) 443-8000 x8030 Did You Know? The Toronto Real Estate Board Offers 4 Scholarships (4 comments)
Uxbridge, Ontario - Winter Activities 2012 - Uxbridge Arts Association - 01/29/12 11:12 PM
Uxbridge, Ontario - Winter Activities 2012 - Uxbridge Arts Association SNOW SCULPTURES Hosted by The Uxbridge Art Association Sat, February 11, 10am – 12pm Siloam Hall, 7040 Conc. Rd. 2, Siloam For updates/cancellations/questions please call: 905-852-7831 The Uxbridge Art Association is open to all. Uxbridge Township is truly blessed with a wide variety of unique artists; the quality and quantity of artists, both professional and non-professional, who live and create their works of art in Uxbridge, is indeed impressive. Uxbridge, Ontario - Winter Activities 2012 - Uxbridge Arts Association (0 comments)
Your Privacy, Your Data Matters - How Much Paper Is Too Much - 01/29/12 11:04 PM
Your Privacy, Your Data Matters- How Much Paper Is Too Much One real estate transaction can result in your personal information being stored in many different places. Over the years a real estate agent who keeps their own files as well as the files retained by the real estate company they work for will amass a considerable amount of personal information and data about a wide range of people. This is in addition to the files You, your lawyers, mortgage lenders and appraisers keep. You may never know how long it is retained or who has access to it. Back when I started in real (2 comments)
Will The 2012 Real Estate Market Be To Hot To Handle? - 01/29/12 10:23 PM
Will The 2012 Real Estate Market Be To Hot To Handle? One Sale Does Not Make A Market One sale does not make a market but one sale could be the spark that will ignite a very hot spring market in certain areas of the (GTA) Greater Toronto Area real estate market. Recently a home in Mimico sold for a reported $200,000 over asking price as 31 people bid on the home. Several factors including a prime location and a lower than usual number of properties for sale likely played a part in this sale. More Listings Could Be The Wet Blanket This (6 comments)
Did You Know? Today Was Data Privacy Day - 01/28/12 11:39 PM
Did You Know? Today Was Data Privacy Day What did you do to protect your data today? Today January 28th was Data Privacy Day Data Privacy Day highlights the impact that technology is having on our privacy rights and underlines the importance of valuing and protecting personal information. Learn More Abut Protecting Your Privacy If you haven't done any thing yet take time to learn more about protecting your privacy online by visiting Get Cyber Safe Did You Know? Today Was Data Privacy Day
Do You Trust Politicians To do The Right Thing? - 01/27/12 10:22 PM
Do You Trust Politicians To do The Right Thing? Over the years we have all heard or read stories about politicians who have betrayed the trust of those who elected them. We have even come to expect some of it from politicians at the federal level. The most accountable form of Government has traditionally been at the local level but recently even that is questionable as some of them have ignored the trust placed in them by the electorate and done some questionable things. Those of you living in the Greater Toronto Area have seen it first hand with the much loved (6 comments)
Canadian Lego Man Launched Into Near Space - 01/26/12 12:06 AM
Canadian Lego Man Launched Into Near Space Two 17 year olds sent a Lego man into near space using four cameras and a GPS enabled phone to photograph and track the journey. The two AgincourtColligiate Institute students successfully launched a balloon carrying a Lego man and a Canadian flag 24 Kilometers above the earths surface, out of the earths atmosphere and back, landing near Rice Lake some 120 Kilometers from the launch point. Seen on television on CTV National News Canadian Lego Man Launched Into Near Space (10 comments)
Did You Know!! - Uxbridge, Ontario Requires You To Have A Burn Permit - For All Outdoor Fires - 01/24/12 10:47 PM
Did You Know!! - Uxbridge, Ontario Requires You To Have A Burn Permit - For All Outdoor Fires Uxbridge Burn permits are issued annually and can be obtained at the Uxbridge Municipal office at 51 Toronto St South or at the Fire Hall at 17 Bascomb St. during normal business hours. Burn permits are required for all outdoor fires including recreational fires. Fees: regular permit $25.00 oversize permit $75.00 recreational permit no charge Over size fire sites require an inspection by the Fire Department prior to the issuing of a permit. Did You Know!! - Uxbridge, Ontario Requires You To Have A Burn Permit - (0 comments)
Located at 141 Reach St., Unit 7 the new ReStore will also act as a warehouse for the two other stores in Durham Region serving as the distribution centre for the Region. Habitat for Humanity Durham is based out of Ajax Ontario Back in 1986 someone had the idea that a great way to turn unused material, that had been donated for building, into cash to help other builds was to open a store to sell it, often at discounted prices. Since its inception the number of stores has grown to (6 comments)
Cannington Dog Sled Races and Winter Festival - 01/22/12 11:36 PM
Cannington Dog Sled Races and Winter Festival You can bet I will be going to Cannington some time on the weekend of Jan 28th to the 29th for the Cannington Dog Sled Races and Winter Festival. Dog Sled Races along with dog sled rides, a host of vendors, the kids petting zoo, and some other great kid’s activities make the Cannington Dog Sled Races and Winter Festival a very exciting family day. Old crowd favorites like the Toilet Seat Toss and the Ice Sculpture Competition will be joined by a Live Bandstand and Beer Gardens, running Saturday from noon. The Oshawa Metis Council who will take you (2 comments)
Elgin Pond plays a big role in recreation for local residents year round. The two largest uses are the Huck Finn Fishing day in the spring and public skating in the winter. The Township of Uxbridge tests the ice thickness on Elgin Pond throughout the winter months to ensure it is safe for pleasure skaters and hockey enthusiasts alike. There are flags posted at the north end of Elgin Pond to let residents know if the current ice conditions are safe or (8 comments)
Breakfast Television At the Grand Opening of The ROC Georgina's Recreational Outdoor Campus - 01/21/12 04:30 PM
Breakfast Television At the Grand Opening of The ROC Georgina's Recreational Outdoor Campus Georgina, Ontario Dubbed "Mount Grossi" and Grossi's Folly", by his many critics and marred by construction delays Mayor Grossi has prevailed. His vision is now complete and the grand opening of the Recreational Outdoor Campus took place January 20th 2012. Now it is up to the public to determine if that vision will be a success.
Inspiring and educating the next generation On January 17th 2012 YouTube Space Lab announced the 60 finalists in the competition to send students, experiments into space. To view and vote on the finalists visit the youtube.com/spacelab channel. Students between the ages of 14 and 18 were challenged to to design an experiment that could be carried out in space. These talented youth not only described their experiment ides via video they demonstrated and animated the procedure they were submitting "San Bruno, California (January 17, 2012) – YouTube, Lenovo, and Space Adventures (0 comments)
2012-01 Mid Month - Buyers Activity Report - 01/17/12 06:26 PM
2012-01 Mid Month - Buyers Activity Report January has seen web site visitor activity pick up from January 2011 ..... if the current traffic levels continue we will see almost double the number of visitors this month over the same month one year ago ..... more There are currently 104 properties for sale in Uxbridge and it's Hamlets of Coppins Corners, Goodwood, Leaskdale, Sandford, Udora, and Zephyr, ranging in price from $169,900 to $2,150,000 The Two graphs below represent the average and median price range of homes that potential buyers are looking at on one of my web sites. In (2 comments)
Major Internet Blackouts Planned for Wednesday January 18th - Will Active Rain Go Dark To Join The SOPA Protest? - 01/17/12 04:54 PM
Major Internet Blackouts Planned for Wednesday January 18th - Will Active Rain Go Dark To Join The SOPA Protest I went to Wikepedia to do some research Just now and was greated with a notice that it was shutting down for 24 hours in protest of new legislation in the United States The Following Announcement caught my eye . Wikipedia is planning to black out the English language Wikipedia world wide for 24 hours starting at midnight tonight. "Today, the Wikipedia community announced its decision to black out the English-language Wikipedia for 24 hours, worldwide, beginning at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday, January 18 (you (8 comments)
Did You Know? - The Dragonflies - 2012 Dragon Boat Races Registration - Don't Wait Till The Boat Is Full - 01/15/12 10:26 PM
Did You Know? - The Dragonflies - 2012 Dragon Boat Races Registration - Don't Wait Till The Boat Is Full The Registration for the Dragonflies Dragon Boat Festival closed early last year with applications still arriving after the maximum number of registrants was reached. Early registration for the 8th Annual Dragon Flies Dragon Boat Festival opened January 2nd this year and runs February 29th ..... If there is any space left late registrations will be accepted from March 1st to March 31st. You are encouraged to register early this year so as not to be disapointed. Please visit the download/resources section of their website for (3 comments)
Did You Know? - The Township Of Uxbridge Will Now Marry You - Uxbridge, Ontario - 01/15/12 10:19 PM
Did You Know? - The Township Of Uxbridge Will Now Marry You - Uxbridge, Ontario Uxbridge, Ontario ... The Township of Uxbridge Conducts Civil Wedding Ceremonies. ..... as of May 23rd 2011 the Township of Uxbridge was able to perform civil wedding ceremonies. To make use of this Township of Uxbridge service contact the clerks department by telephone at 905-852-9181 or by visiting the township offices at 51 Toronto St South Did You Know? - The Township of Uxbridge Will Now Marry You - Uxbridge, Ontario Read Other Did You Know? Posts
Did You Know? - Stop Sign Removals Public Information Centre Tuesday January 17th 2012 - Uxbridge, Ontario - 01/15/12 10:18 PM
Did You Know? - The Township Of Uxbridge Stop Sign Removals Public Information Centre - Uxbridge, Ontario Uxbridge, Ontario ... The Township of Uxbridge is considering the removal of certain stop signs. ..... Oakside Drive at the 90 deg bend and changing three or four way stop signs at the following locations. Center Rd @ King Street Bolton Drive @ Rachel Lee Court Bolton Drive @ Galloway Crescent A public information session will take place on Tuesday January 17th 2012 at the Uxbridge Community Centre between 7:00pm and 9:00pm A comment form can be found on the Township of Uxbridge (0 comments)
Operating A Snowmobile In Ontario You will find what you need to know about Ontario Snowmobile Rules and Regulations by following the link. There are other links on that page that you may find useful such as the one to the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs website.
Recently we had a neighbours Cat decide that under our porch was a great place to give birth to her litter. The porch provided a protected cave for her young while she was out hunting for their next meal. The sun drenched stone steps offered a warm place for her to feed her young while sunning herself. The garden offered a jungle like environment for the kittens to learn about and practice their hunting and stalking skills as they chased frogs and bugs under the canopy of garden (13 comments)
Did You Know? - Sidewalk Snow Removal - Uxbridge, Ontario - 01/12/12 09:31 AM
Did You Know? - Sidewalk Snow Removal - Uxbridge, Ontario Uxbridge, Ontario ..... By-law 2008-108 requires every owner/occupant to remove any snow or ice from walkways adjacent to their property within 24 hours after the accumulation of snow and/or ice Did You Know? - Sidewalk Snow Removal - Uxbridge, Ontario Uxbridge "Roxy Kids in Action"? are a potential help for snow shoveling help for Seniors The Roxy Kids are rewarded by the Roxy for Job Actions. ..... What are considered "Job Actions"? "A "Job Action" is a task completed in the community for "Free" and for the betterment of those around (0 comments)
Memories - 01/07/12 11:33 PM
Memories I am relaxing right now, enjoying an evening with Simon and Garfunkle on Detroits PBS watching their Songs in America, just showed an original version of Bridge Over Troubled Water with a documentary of the "60"s . It was shown on TV once in the late 60"s and was considered too controversial, so was mothballed until now! It was very moving watching a young Kennedy with his little children, the marches, shots of Viet Nam, Woodstock, and so much more. .....when your weary, feeling strong, when tears are in your eyes I will dry them all......like a bridge over troubled water I (11 comments)
The View Spoiler An Entry In the Russel Ray Photos January Contest - 01/07/12 01:46 PM
The View Spoiler How often do we see a picture that we would really like to have but something spoils it. The clouds were moving rather quickly and I would not have had time to stop the car jump out on the busy road and set the picture up with the out the lines. Because the picture spoke to me I pulled over on the shoulder of the road, grabbed my camera and took it anyway even though the hydro lines run across the centre of the picture.
THE YEAR IN REVIEW Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 4,718 transactions through the Toronto MLS® system in December 2011 bringing the total number of sales to 89,347 for the year. The average selling price in December was $451,436 – up four per cent compared to December 2010. For all of 2011, the average selling price was $465,412, an increase of eight per cent in comparison to the average of $431,276 in 2010. Months of inventory remained below the pre-recession norm in 2011. Very tight market conditions meant substantial (4 comments)
Councilors and assistant councilors are required for The Town of Uxbridge Summer Day Camps
Application information, qualification and requirements can be seen here or further information can be obtained by contacting Rebecca Harman at Uxpool 905-852-7831 email@example.com Applications have to be in by March 31st
Check out some of the summer Day Camps offered in 2010 Did You Know? - Uxbridge Is Looking For Summer Camp Councilors (6 comments)
Uxbridge Real Estate Market Update - December 2011 - 01/05/12 09:36 PM
Uxbridge Real Estate Market Update December 2011 The Average Selling Price for all home types in Uxbridge ..... up 12.4% to $469,531 over 2010's average price of $417,750 for the same time period last year. Here is a sampling of what is available around the average price in Uxbridge. This chart represents all residential sales in Uxbridge. With roughly 30 sales per month the average prices displayed here are often impacted by a few low or high end sales While enjoying solid gains in value Uxbridge properties sell at a slower pace than Toronto. It often takes up to 3 (10 comments)
Total Sales in 2011 - 89,347 – up four per cent in comparison to 2010 Average Sale Price 2011 - $465,412, an increase of eight per cent in comparison to the average of $431,276 in 2010.
“TREB’s baseline forecast for 2012 is for an average price of $485,000, representing a more moderate four per cent annual rate of price growth. This baseline view is subject to a heightened degree of risk given the uncertain global economic outlook,” Jason Mercer, TREB’s Senior Manager of Market Analysis. (4 comments)
Did You Know? - Overnight Parking - Uxbridge, Ontario - 01/04/12 03:22 PM
Did You Know? - Overnight Parking - Uxbridge, Ontario Uxbridge, Ontario ..... By-law 89-52 as amended prohibits overnight parking from November 1st until April 1st between the hours of 2am and 7am on any roadways or municipal lots within the township of Uxbridge. It is an offense to stop or park any vehicle in a manner that iterferes with the movement of traffic or the clearing of snow Did You Know? - Overnight Parking - Uxbridge, Ontario Read Other Did You Know? Posts (0 comments)
Natural Christmas trees (without tinsel, decorations, ornaments, stands or plastic tree bags) may be set out for collection. Please ensure that Christmas trees do not become frozen or stuck in snow banks. If you miss the pickup you can take your tree to the transfer station on Warden Ave. just north of Ravenshoe free of charge. Do not put it out for regular garbage collection as it will not be picked up.
Natural Christmas trees (without tinsel, decorations, ornaments, stands or plastic tree bags) may be set out for collection. Please ensure that Christmas trees do not become frozen or stuck in snow banks. No plastic tree bags. Trees over 3 metres (10feet) must be cut in half. (5 comments)
Reflections - Little did I know that my life would be forever changed. - 01/02/12 02:20 PM
Reflections - Little did I know that my life would be forever changed. Life has a way of making us see things in a different light. Often events in our lives send us off into unexplored territory. As each year comes to a close people tend to reflect on what has taken place in their lives and in the world around them and to ponder what lays ahead. Over the years we all share events that are similiar in nature such as getting married, having children, starting into the workforce, buying that first new car, or buying your first home. Some will repeat some of (16 comments)
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