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New GIS platform provides information on Town’s major capital projects

Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:30 AM

Updated information on the Town of Orangeville’s major capital projects can be found on an ongoing basis on a new online platform. The GIS (Geographic Information System) site can be accessed directly or through the Town’s website, under the Town Hall tab.

Two public information centres will kick off the new information portal. The first virtual public information centre is on May 11 from 4-6 p.m. for the reconstruction of Centennial Road, from C Line to Dawson Road.

Centennial Reconstruction link...

Orangeville Farmers' Market

Outdoor Farmers' Market opens May 8

Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:26 AM

The outdoor Orangeville Farmers’ Market opens for the season on May 8, at 90 Broadway (parking lot across from Town Hall), running from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday.

The location offers more physical distancing for shoppers and vendors, compared to the traditional venue on Second Street. There will be approximately 28 vendors at the market every Saturday and some vendors may change from week to week. Visit orangevillefarmersmarket.ca for the weekly vendor line-up.

The market will operate under...

Hermes Platinum Award

Town wins top honours with two Hermes Creative Awards

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 03:38 PM

The Town of Orangeville has received recognition for two recent projects in the 2021 international Hermes Creative Awards program.

  1. The “Open Orangeville – COVID-19 Recovery Plan” has won a Platinum Award in the Hermes Creative Awards in the category of Communications/Strategic Programs, Pandemic Response.
  2. The “2021 Town of Orangeville Budget” won a Platinum Award in the Hermes Creative Awards, in the category of Print Media/Publications, Annual Report.

Hermes Creative Awards is an international...

Fire division partnership with McDonalds

Orangeville Fire and McDonald’s partner to deliver safety messages, coupons

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 09:20 AM

McDonald’s customers, using McDelivery, will receive coupons for treats and some fire safety messages, thanks to a new partnership between McDonald’s Orangeville locations on Riddell Road and at Walmart and Orangeville Fire.

Customers using the McDonald’s delivery app will get their order, along with a postcard coupon offering one free ice cream cone, any size fries, or any size of premium roast coffee. Two versions of the postcard will permit Orangeville Fire to share messages about planning and...

movie reel

Dates revised for filming new television series in Orangeville

Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 03:33 PM

Filming for a new television series is now scheduled for early May, with revised dates announced by the production company. Marble Media OU Productions Inc. will be using Orangeville for some of their exterior location base for the series called “Overlords and Underwoods”. Marblemedia will be filming in Orangeville from May 4-6, necessitating some traffic stoppages and some recreation park closures.

The family comedy follows the Underwoods, a North American family whose life is turned upside down...

Council Highlights - April 19, 2021 Public Meeting

Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 01:04 PM

Public Meeting re 200 Elizabeth Street – Staff outlined a Zoning By-law amendment application that seeks approval for the development of four semi-detached dwelling units fronting on Ada Street, and an 80 square metre convenience retail store fronting on Elizabeth Street. The lands are zoned Neighbourhood Commercial (C2) with Special Provision 24.46A and permit convenience retail and dwelling units on upper floors. The application seeks to amend the zoning to permit convenience retail along Elizabeth...

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Town of Orangeville employee has tested positive for COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 04:00 PM

The Town of Orangeville is providing notice that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The Town is advising the community out of an abundance of caution.

The employee is self-isolating at home for 14 days. The employee was predominantly working from home and followed protocols in place while in the workplace. Public Health has completed an assessment and confirmed there was no high-risk exposure with others. The Town is providing support as needed. The area where the staff member worked was...

movie reel

New television series to be filmed in Orangeville area

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 08:51 AM

Filming for a new television series is about to get underway in Orangeville. Marble Media OU Productions Inc. will be using Orangeville for some of their exterior location base for the series called “Overlords and Underwoods”. Marblemedia OU Productions of Kleinburg will be filming in Orangeville for several days, starting on April 28, necessitating some traffic stoppages and some recreation park closures.

The family comedy follows the Underwoods, a North American family whose life is turned upside...

Stay at home order

New provincial restrictions impact outdoor recreation services and gatherings

Posted on Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:49 PM

Following the April 16 announcement by the Province of Ontario, all outdoor recreational amenities such as tennis courts, sports pads, skatepark, soccer fields, basketball courts, etc. are closed (as of April 17), as part of an extended stay-at-home period with greater restrictions. The off-leash dog park will remain open until further notice.

"The situation is serious and the virus is real,” said Mayor Sandy Brown. “To curtail mobility and reduce the spread, the province has had to step...

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Community Recognition Awards recognize new recipients during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:56 PM

The Town of Orangeville has announced the latest recipients of the COVID-19 Community Recognition Awards. The recognition program, aimed at deserving residents, businesses and organizations for outstanding efforts within the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, has seen more than a dozen awards announced since the fall of 2020.

“As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we look to our community heroes who are going above and beyond to help others”, said Mayor Sandy Brown. “A simple glimmer of humanity...

Stay home, save lives

Provincial emergency declared, stay-at-home order announced

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 08:00 AM

Ontario enacts third state of emergency as well as a Stay-at-Home Order to protect health system capacity and save lives during third wave of COVID-19.  Order takes effect at 12:01 April 8. A province-wide shutdown went into effect April 3. https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/61029/ontario-enacts-provincial-emergency-and-stay-at-home-order.

Residents are advised that only essential trips are permitted --  pharmacies, grocery stores and medical appointments. As the weather gets warmer, outdoor...

Provincial shutdown

Provincial shutdown announced in response to rise in COVID-19 variants

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 04:32 PM

Ontario enters a province-wide shutdown, starting April 3, 2021, for at least four weeks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the spread of variants. Many Town of Orangeville services will be available online or remotely. For info on the health and workplace safety measures visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/enhancing-public-health-and-workplace-safety-measures-provincewide-shutdown.

Town Hall

  • most municipal buildings are currently closed to the public until further notice. Online services...