Happy Summer to Everyone!

Vaccination numbers and COVID-19 infection numbers are finally moving in the right direction. We must all still remain vigilant, but Ontario has just recently released a reopening plan for the province. As a result, and after many months of varying degrees of COVID-19 lockdowns, Richmond Hill will also be able…

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Controlling Gypsy Moth in Richmond Hill

UPDATE: With gypsy moth caterpillars now in their feeding stage.   ·         Gypsy moth caterpillars eat the leaves of a variety of tree species such as oak, birch and maple. ·         The caterpillars tend to only feed and damage trees for a short period from June until mid-July. ·         The risk of trees…

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16th Annual Strides for Mackenzie Health

Get set for the 16th annual Strides for Mackenzie Health — on Saturday, September 25, participants can run or walk their own route in support of Mackenzie Health. This fun community event is the ideal outdoor activity for the entire family — all ages and fitness levels welcome! As I have done for the past…

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Windham Parkette Playground and Bridge Replacement

Construction is underway for the removal and replacement of the playground and pedestrian bridge at Windham Parkette located at 60 Naughton Drive. Construction is schedule to be completed by Fall 2021, weather permitting. Please visit https://www.richmondhill.ca/en/things-to-do/Parks-Projects.aspx for more information.

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Mill Pond Park Revitalization Project

As part of the background research stage for the Mill Pond Park Revitalization project, a survey has been posted on the City’s website to seek input that will aid the City in making decisions related to outdoor and recreation facilities, trails, natural heritage enhancement projects, and other matters related to…

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