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Walk Off The Earth is Coming to Orangeville – Here’s what you need to know

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 03:49 PM

Orangeville won the SiriusXM Music Town contest for Ontario which means that Walk Off The Earth is coming to town on Saturday, September 17 playing a free concert at the Alder Recreation Centre.

Tickets are available on Friday, August 19 at 11 a.m.

“Like many of you, I am so excited to welcome Walk Off The Earth to Orangeville this fall,” said Mayor Sandy Brown. “Thank you to the performers, but also to SiriusXM and Live Nation for working with us to help transform the Alder Recreation...

Summer Construction Continues in Orangeville

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022 01:02 PM

August 11, 2022

Summer Construction Continues in Orangeville

As part of our commitment to having safe and well-maintained roads and infrastructure in Orangeville, the Town continues to execute its Annual Maintenance Program. During this time, residents can expect to see construction vehicles, coned off areas and workers on-site rehabilitating road surface, curbs and maintenance holes.

To keep residents informed, here’s where work will happen over the next month:

Manhole Rehabilitation

Manholes...

Town of Orangeville Remembers Former Chief Administration Officer, Rick Schwarzer

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 08:38 AM

Town of Orangeville Remembers Former Chief Administration Officer, Rick Schwarzer

Rick Schwarzer, the former Chief Administration Officer (CAO) at the Town of Orangeville passed away on August 4, 2022. Rick was the CAO for more than 20 years prior to retiring in 2015. Rick started with the Town of Orangeville in 1990 as Director of Planning, before moving into the role of CAO which he held from 1995 – 2015.

“As CAO, he used his planning experience to lead the municipality through the fastest period...

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The Town of Orangeville is reintroducing some of the COVID preventative measures

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 08:44 AM

July 25, 2022

Town reintroduces some COVID preventative measures

The Town of Orangeville is bringing back some of the COVID preventative measures that were in effect for previous pandemic waves. With growing case numbers generally and some cases amongst staff, members of the Town’s Emergency Operations Centre made the decision Friday to reintroduce some preventative measures in the interest of everyone’s health and safety, effective July 26, 2022. 

The measures include:

  • requiring staff who are not...

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Region of Peel acquires the Orangeville-Brampton Railway Corridor

Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022 03:00 PM

July 15, 2022

Region of Peel acquires the Orangeville-Brampton Railway Corridor

Brampton, ON. (July 15, 2022) – The Region of Peel, City of Brampton, Town of Caledon and City of Mississauga have finalized the acquisition of approximately 51 km of the former Orangeville-Brampton Railway corridor which runs from the Caledon-Orangeville boundary to just north of Streetsville.

The lands were purchased at a cost of $5.8 million, funded from the Region’s Greenlands Securement Fund, and have largely...

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Orangeville wins for Ontario in SiriusXM Music Town concert competition!!!!

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022 10:25 AM

July 14, 2022

Orangeville wins SiriusXM Music Town concert this fall

Orangeville has won the SiriusXM Music Town contest for Ontario! For achieving the top spot, the Town will host a concert featuring Walk off the Earth this fall funded by SiriusXM and Live Nation Canada. After being one of four urban centres identified as Ontario finalists, the public voting commenced last month with Belleville, Timmins and Uxbridge vying with Orangeville for public support.

“On behalf of our entire community, we...

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Broadway Bricks sidewalk project set for summer start

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:23 AM

July 13, 2022

 

Broadway Bricks project gears up for summer start

The Town of Orangeville is about to embark on a sidewalk renewal program in the downtown core.

 The initial phase of the “Broadway Bricks” project will commence July 18 and involve the temporary removal of trees from the sidewalks (except those near restaurant patios) and decommissioning some unused underground water services.

 Sidewalk replacement – with new concrete and bricks – will be completed in sections of the...

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Communities in Bloom judges coming to Orangeville

Posted on Thursday, July 07, 2022 03:59 PM

The Town of Orangeville is participating in the 28th edition of Communities in Bloom (CiB), in the Circle of Excellence Evaluated (non-competitive) category for 2022.

The Communities in Bloom judges, Berta Briggs from Wetaskiwin, Alberta and Larry Hall from Buena Vista, Saskatchewan, will be evaluating the Town of Orangeville on July 12-14. The community will be rated from one to five blooms, based on the scoring obtained. The Town will also aim to obtain bronze, silver or gold levels in the CiB...

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Orangeville shortlisted as a SiriusXM Music Town finalist

Posted on Thursday, July 07, 2022 08:39 AM

Orangeville has been shortlisted as a SiriusXM Music Town finalist! After receiving nominations from over 400 unique towns across Canada, Orangeville was selected as one of the top 16 finalists thanks to the passionate stories submitted by residents.

The top 16 finalists were announced today across four regions -- Western Canada, Ontario, Quebec, and Eastern Canada, and voting began. Canadians will cast votes at musictown.siriusxm.ca for their top town in each region and finalists can increase their...

Tim Kocialek - General Manager of Infrastructure Services

Town announces appointment of General Manager of Infrastructure Services

Posted on Monday, July 04, 2022 04:23 PM

Tim Kocialek has been appointed as the General Manager of Infrastructure Services for the Town of Orangeville, effective August 8, 2022.

Currently the Acting Director of Road Maintenance Operations and Fleet for the City of Brampton, Mr. Kocialek was previously the Acting Director of Capital Works, and he served for 12 years as the Manager of Engineering, Public Works and Engineering Department for Brampton. Prior employment includes seven years as the Director of Roads and Public Works for the Town...

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Orangeville Northmen celebrated in new public art installation

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 01:16 PM

A piece of public art has been installed as a tribute to the Orangeville Northmen Lacrosse Association. On display at the corner of Alder Street and Riddell Road, the artwork honours the history of lacrosse in Orangeville and recognizes the efforts of the Orangeville Northmen in developing the sport locally.

The Orangeville Northmen sponsored the installation, fittingly located near the Alder Recreation Centre where many lacrosse games are played. Orangeville artist Mark Grice was commissioned...

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Orangeville initiates new strategic plan process

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 11:47 AM

The Town of Orangeville is launching the creation of a new Corporate Strategic Plan that will clearly articulate a vision for the municipality, help guide municipal staff and Council in the allocation of priorities and resources over the next term and set short to long-term goals to inform the actions of the municipality. The plan will make recommendations that reflect input by Council, staff, stakeholders, business owners, and residents.

The municipality seeks an innovative Strategic Plan that addresses...