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Experience spooktacular fun at the Orangeville Public Library

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 03:59 PM

It’s almost Halloween and the Orangeville Public Library is the place to go for some spooktacular fun. Libraries are for life, and another exciting event has been planned for all ages.

On Thursday, October 26, join Ariel Delurey at 7 p.m. at the Alder Library for a spooktacular evening, diving into the mysterious and hidden world of paranormal investigations. Learn about investigation tools, different types of ghostly sightings and apparitions, how to feel spirit energy, and of course, some...

A snow plow in front of the salt dome at the Town of Orangeville Operation Centre

10 finalists announced in Town of Orangeville’s Snow Plow Naming Contest

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023 11:55 AM

After nearly 200 submissions, the Town of Orangeville’s 2023 Snow Plow Naming Contest is ready to announce the top ten finalists. Residents can vote on their favourite name from the list of finalists until October 31. The name with the most votes will be announced in November and placed on Orangeville’s newest snow plow.

The top 10 finalists are:

• Darth Blader
• Snow Diggity
• Snow Way Out
• Betty White-Out
• S’no More
• Ctrl+Salt+Del
• Snowbe Gone Kenobi
• Catch My Drift
• Blizzard Wizard
• Fast &...

Orangeville Fire and dignitaries in front of a fire truck making an announcement

Reducing Fire and Carbon Monoxide Deaths through Safe Community Project Zero

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 11:33 AM

Today, Enbridge Gas Inc. (Enbridge Gas), the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council (FMPFSC) and Orangeville Fire Services announced they are working together to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero.

Orangeville Fire received 258 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms through Safe Community Project Zero–a public education campaign that will provide more than 10,000 alarms to residents in 50 municipalities across Ontario.
This year, Enbridge...

Local artists transform utility boxes into works of art

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 09:16 AM

Four new colourful art pieces have transformed functional utility boxes into works of art as part of the Town of Orangeville’s Utility Box Art Display Program. The program, which launched in 2016, recognizes local artists, celebrates the Town’s culture and history, and promotes Orangeville as an arts and culture hub for the region.

 “Public art enhances our community by creating a vibrant, inclusive, and interesting urban environment that celebrates local artists,” said Councillor Joe Andrews,...

Certificate of Recognition Recipients 2023

Retired health care workers celebrated with Certificate of Recognition by the Town of Orangeville

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2023 08:00 PM

Health care workers are just one of the pillars of our community, ensuring in their many roles that our residents, friends, family, and neighbours have access to the care and support they need.

On Monday, October 16, during its regular meeting, Council presented two local health care workers with a Certificate of Recognition in celebration of their outstanding contributions to the community in the Town of Orangeville.

“Council is honoured to have the opportunity to recognize Robin Berger and Nina...

A group of people planting trees

Join Sustainable Orangeville and Credit Valley Conservation for fall tree planting

Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2023 10:04 AM

Sustainable Orangeville and Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) are inviting area residents to join them and help plant native trees and shrubs along the Mill Creek Trail in Orangeville.

Councillor Tess Prendergast, Chair of Sustainable Orangeville, emphasized trees and greenery serve a multifaceted purpose beyond aesthetic enhancement for the Orangeville community.

“They play a vital role in fortifying the ecosystem and providing crucial habitats for wildlife,” said Prendergast. “Trees mitigate the...

Celebrate National Seniors Day with Orangeville Recreation on Oct. 4

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 12:07 PM

Orangeville Recreation is inviting seniors in the community to come and celebrate National Seniors Day with free drop-in swims and fitness programs for those ages 55 and up. 

Throughout the day on October 4, activities will be available at both Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre and Alder Recreation Centre. 

“Older adults are a vibrant, strong part of our communities, and they deserve to be celebrated,” said Sharon Doherty-Gaudin, Manager, Recreation and Events. “Orangeville Recreation is proud to...

The Town of Orangeville reminds of facility and operations closures due to Thanksgiving

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2023 10:15 AM

Thanksgiving will be observed on Monday, October 9, resulting in several closures in the Town of Orangeville. 

The following will be closed all day on October 9:

Town Offices

Town Facilities

Operations Centre

Alder Street Recreation Centre

Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre

Orangeville Public Library - Alder Branch (Also closed Sunday, Oct. 8)

Orangeville Public Library - Train Station satellite branch (Also closed Sunday, Oct. 8)

Orangeville Transit

Dufferin Waste will not collect on Monday, October 9 due to...

Town of Orangeville's Transit Hub

Orangeville Transit Hub begins operation on October 2; Route changes and enhanced services to come

Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 09:58 AM

The Town of Orangeville’s new Transit Hub, located behind 30 Centre Street, is complete and will launch operations on October 2, Route changes have been made to utilize the Transit Hub on this date, which will create safer, more efficient rider experiences.

The 4th Street location will no longer be used for route changes; however, Orangeville Transit’s ‘Orange Route’ will continue to service the 4th Street stop.

“We're working hard to continuously enhance transit in Orangeville,” said Tony...

Urban Trees along a boulevard

Town of Orangeville seeks feedback on private trees to enhance canopy preservation

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 02:01 PM

As part of its ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability, the Town of Orangeville is welcoming community feedback around tree protection on private properties.

The Town is asking community members to help gauge the importance of trees in their daily lives, as well as their experience with trees in the community, through a public engagement survey which opened today.

“Public consultation can help us to better understand the urban tree canopy today and develop ways to protect the benefits...

Local dignitaries at the 2023 International Plowing match

Congratulations to our Neighbours on a Successful IPM!

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 09:17 AM

A message from Mayor Lisa Post:

The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) was hosted by our neighbours and fellow members of Dufferin County in The Municipalities of Amaranth and Grand Valley from September 19 – 23.

I want to take a moment to congratulate our neighbours and the event organizers on a fabulous event! I’ve personally attended several of the festivities over the past few days and couldn’t have been more impressed. Tens of thousands of attendees, from all over the world...

Broadway in Orangeville

Broadway Closed September 27 and 28 for Repair

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 08:30 AM

To accommodate the safe and efficient rehabilitation of the surface asphalt and parking stalls, Broadway in Orangeville will be closed between First Street and Wellington Street on September 27 and 28, 2023

Work will begin at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27 at 5 a.m. and is scheduled to end by 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 28. 

On both days: 

  • West-bound Lane closed between Wellington Street and First Street between 5 a.m. and 12 p.m.. East Bound Lane Remains open; and 
  • East-bound Lane closed between...