Town of Ajax
Your E-News for August 21, 2009
Featured Articles
Report says Provincial plan being ignored
Ajax Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Workshop
Register for the Town's annual waterfront half marathon
Rossland Road study complete
Ajax youth invited to showcase their talents
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Featured Events
Music in the Square
Feat. Johnny & the Cruizers 
Movie in the Park
Feat. Race to Witch Mountain
Kids in the Square
Feat. Ronno
Fall Hike
Greenwood Conservation Area
Tribute to all Veterans
70th Anniversary of the Battle of the River Plate
Celebrate Ajax
Lion's Point, Ajax Waterfront 
Public Meetings
Durham Mental Health Services
August 25 at 7 p.m.
Ajax Town Hall
65 Harwood Ave. S.
New Community Centre & Park
October 20 at 7 p.m.
McLean Community Centre
95 Magill Dr.
Ajax in the News
Revitalizing Downtown Ajax
Aug. 18, Ajax News Advertiser
Aug 21, Ajax News Advertiser

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Report says Provincial plan being ignored
Urban Sprawl
The Ontario Greenbelt Alliance has issued a report supporting the Town's position concerning the Region's Growing Durham Report. The report agrees that provincial guidelines are being ignored, threatening the Greenbelt with urban sprawl.

Ajax Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Workshop
Bike ImageEvery day, Durham residents make 800,000+ car trips that are less than 6km. To look into ways at changing this, the Town will host a second Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Workshop on October 6.
Register for the Town's annual waterfront half marathon
Run Ajax
Register today for Run Ajax, the Town's annual waterfront half marathon, being held on October 25. If you would like to volunteer, e-mail Patricia Hocking.
Rossland Road study complete
The Class Environmental Assessment for improvements to Rossland Road has been completed and is available for review. The implementation of the preferred design will take place from 2014 to 2017.  
Ajax youth invited to showcase their talents
Ajax on Stage
The Town will host its annual Youth Talent Showcase - Ajax on Stage - on November 21. The event is open to Ajax youth, ages 13 to 19. Entry forms are available online and at our community centres.
Fall program registration begins August 26 
The Town's Fall Community Recreation & Parks Guide hit the streets on August 12. Aquatics registration begins August 25, followed by general program registration on the 26th and walk-in registration on the 27th.
Lane restrictions along Hwy. 2
Road Work Sign
Road Rehabilitation has commenced along Durham Hwy. 2 (Kingston Road), from Audley Road to Wicks Drive. As a result, lane restrictions will be in effect until approximately September 17. 
Walk with Ajax to the 2010 Winter Olympics
Be a part of the Town's Pedometer Challenge. The challenge encourages residents to log their daily steps using a pedometer, and log enough steps to reach the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. 
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