Shake Those Winter Blues

Feeling the winter blahs yet?

Although technically the days are starting to get longer, here in Durham we are in definite need of some sunshiny days. With hydro bills soaring and temperatures falling, everyone is in need of some relief from the winter blues. Here are some ways to help you get out of that mid-winter funk: Continue reading

January 2017 TEMPO – RE/MAX Jazz Market Report

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Beautiful 3 Bed 3 Bath Freehold Townhome in Desirable Whitby

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This freehold townhome has a spacious layout with many updates and upgrades. New broadloom (2015). Newer windows. Furnace (2013). Bathroom tile (2010). Kitchen backsplash (2013). Shingles (2010). The large master bedroom has a 4 pc ensuite and large walk-in closet. Eat-in kitchen with walk-out to deck. Fully-fenced and secluded back yard with pond. Great neighbourhood close to schools, shopping, parks, and community centre. Continue reading

Durham Region Foodies Rejoice

Food Truck Frenzy Whitby

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What’s better than two days of Food Truck Frenzy in Whitby? How about three days? Yes the Rotary Club of Whitby has announced that this year’s Food Truck Frenzy, which takes place from May 13th to the 15th, will have an extra day added as well as longer hours and more variety of trucks. Continue reading

Warning Issued to Durham Residents

Door-to Door Sales

The Regional Municipality of Durham is warning residents about new and aggressive water treatment sales tactics that are being used in the region. Many residents have been calling into the Region regarding door-to-door salespersons asking to see residents’ water meters and to test their water. The problem is, the region doesn’t sell, nor does it endorse, the use of water treatment filters or equipment. Continue reading

Durham’s Transit System – En route to the right destination

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The language used by people who live in the Durham Region for DRT (Durham Region Transit) can best be referred to as ‘colourful’. It was notorious for getting you to your destination late, but now things are changing. DRT is improving and is en route to becoming a great transit system; it just took longer to reach this point than it should have. The reality is that it was very hard for some people to rely on any form of public transport.

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Durham Region Takes Technology to the Curb

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Like most of citizens of this planet, I have a smartphone. And on that smartphone I have apps. Apps that crush candy, give me yardage on the golf course, and the daily weather. I even have an app to manage all my apps. But recently, I downloaded an app that I had no idea would save me so much aggravation. Continue reading