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Town Hall to Be Lit Up Orange for Truth and Reconciliation Day

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:51 PM

On September 30, the Town of Orangeville will mark the second annual Truth and Reconciliation Day. Together, we will honour those children who never returned home and the Survivors of residential schools, their families, and their communities. 

“Publicly acknowledging the tragic and painful history of residential schools in Canada and recognizing the continuing impact on our Indigenous communities is a vital part of pursuing reconciliation,” said Mayor Sandy Brown. “We invite our community to...

Orangeville Library Invites Community to Celebrate Public Library Month

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:08 AM

October is Public Library Month and the Orangeville Public Library is inviting you its open house on October 1 to launch the new Strategic Plan.

The community will have the opportunity to explore displays showcasing all the library has to offer them and enjoy activities and surprises throughout.

In 2021, the Library Board invited the community to take part in a survey to help shape the future of the Orangeville Public Library by helping them identify the needs and wants of their patrons.

The Open...

Sustainable Orangeville Celebrates Green Initiatives and Plants New Trees This Fall

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 01:39 PM

Sustainable Orangeville’s work to create a greener, more ecological community continues this fall with multiple tree planting initiatives and a celebration of the best local blooms.

Here are the upcoming events:

2022 Best Bloomin Garden Contest awards

The committee will be presenting the winners of the Best Bloomin Garden Contest with their awards on September 22. The awards, which include signs and garden supplies, recognize each of the category winners from the 2022 contest.

Six winners will be...

Two Waterworks Operators flushing a red fire hydrant on a street corner.

Overnight hydrant flushing downtown

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2022 01:23 PM

Overnight fire hydrant flushing begins Sunday, September 18

Beginning overnight on Sunday, September 18, The Town of Orangeville’s Waterworks Operators will be flushing out fire hydrants in the downtown nightly until Thursday, September 22.

The Town’s hydrants are flushed annually as a part of routine maintenance. Flushing is how workers confirm the hydrants are in good working order. It also helps remove any accumulated sediments in the watermains. The flushing in the downtown core usually marks...

Wreath laying ceremony to be held at Alexandra Park on September 19

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 11:39 AM

Residents in the Town of Orangeville will have the opportunity to join the Col. Fitzgerald Branch 233 Royal Canadian Legion in paying their respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II. 

On Monday, September 19 at 10:30 a.m. the branch will host a wreath laying ceremony at Alexandra Park behind Town Hall, honouring Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s lifetime of service and recognizing her military service during the Second World War. 

A livestream will be available through the Orangeville, Ontario...

Additional Tickets Available for Saturday’s Walk Off The Earth Concert

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 04:27 PM

With only days left before the Walk Off The Earth concert, the Town of Orangeville is pleased to announce additional tickets will be available on Thursday, September 15 at 9 a.m.

The free concert is being brought to Orangeville as part of a contest hosted by SiriusXM Music Town for the province of Ontario.

The general admission tickets will be released tomorrow. Tickets are limited to four per transaction. Any ticket orders over four will be cancelled. Tickets cannot be sold or transferred.

Tickets...

The Town of Orangeville’s flags to fly at half-mast for Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 06:00 PM

In recognition of the passing of Her Majesty Elizabeth II, the Town of Orangeville lowered the flags at all Town buildings and parks to half-mast until sunset on the day of the Queen’s funeral. 

Queen Elizabeth II passed away today at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. 

“On behalf of Town Council and all the residents of Orangeville, I offer condolences to the Royal Family on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II,” said Mayor Sandy Brown. “Her death marks the end of an era. Queen Elizabeth reigned...

Nominees announced for Orangeville’s 2022 Arts and Culture Awards

Posted on Wednesday, September 07, 2022 10:55 AM

The Town of Orangeville received 28 nominations for the 2022 Arts and Culture Awards.  An impressive selection of individuals, businesses and organizations have been acknowledged for their contributions to arts and culture in Dufferin County.

“On behalf of the Town of Orangeville, I would like to congratulate all nominees,” said Councillor Lisa Post, Chair of the Cultural Plan Task Force. “Each of the individuals, businesses, and organizations recognized this year have made meaningful contributions...

Have your say on what’s important in Orangeville – Telephone surveys start this week

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 04:59 PM

The Town of Orangeville, with support from Deloitte LLP, is conducting resident telephone interviews to seek input on it’s new Strategic Plan. The telephone surveys will take place between late August and mid-September and we invite residents and businesses to provide feedback on what they think the Town of Orangeville should prioritize over the next four years.

Strategic Plans

The new Strategic Plan will provide a framework for decision making in the upcoming term of Council. When completed, the...

UPDATE: Pool Renovation at Alder Recreation Centre

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 03:11 PM

Due to ongoing global supply chain issues, the Town of Orangeville is extending the completion date of the Alder Recreation Centre pool renovation to early 2023.

While we had hoped our contractors would get the materials needed to complete the project this year, we are not immune to the supply chain challenges and are experiencing delays with the materials required for the renovation. We know the ongoing pool closure impacts the services available to the community. We want to reassure Orangeville...

Orangeville Fire Responding to a Fire at 22 Mill Street

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 08:09 AM

Orangeville Fire responded to a call just after midnight with reports of flames coming from the building at 22 Mill Street. The fire is now stabilized; however, the cause remains under investigation. Orangeville Fire will remain on-site for most of the day to continue their investigation.

“We are working on-site with our partners from Red Cross to ensure that all families who were impacted by the fire are supported with what they need,” said Orangeville Fire Chief, Ron Morden. “We will be on-site...

Notice of Virtual Public Information Centre

Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2022 04:16 PM

Notice of Virtual Public Information Centre

The Town of Orangeville rehabilitating its West Sector Reservoir (WSR) elevated water storage tank. The rehabilitation work will require the WSR to be offline for several months.  A review of the existing water system identified concerns about the Town’s water storage capacity when the WSR is offline. To plan for a new water storage facility at the Wells 5/5A site, the Town is initiating a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) Study.

We’re...