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#gettheFOGout

Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 09:46 AM

#GettheFOGout campaign launches in Orangeville to address recurring problem of fats, oils, and greases being flushed  

The Town of Orangeville is launching a new education campaign through its Wastewater Services division, aimed at helping the community understand the impact of washing fats, oils, greases (FOG), and wipes down drains and toilets. 

 “Flushing things like bacon grease, sauces, dairy, and cooking products down the drain might not seem like a bad idea when in liquid form, but these...

The Government of Canada invests in the transition to zero emission transit vehicles in Orangeville

Posted on Friday, July 07, 2023 11:11 AM

Orangeville, Ontario, July 7, 2023 — Today, Ruby Sahota, Member of Parliament for Brampton North, and Her Worship Lisa Post, Mayor of the Town of Orangeville, announced a federal investment of more than $83,000 to support planning activities for a transition to zero emission buses in Orangeville.

This investment will enable the development of a transit fleet electrification transition plan, which will inform the procurement of electric buses and charging infrastructure. Studies conducted through...

Traffic counts to be conducted on various Town streets July 12, 13

Posted on Friday, July 07, 2023 10:34 AM

A contractor for the Town of Orangeville will be performing traffic counts on July 12 and 13.

These counts demonstrate the average daily use of local roads and how busy they are to help determine maintenance needs and where to make potential improvements.

The following locations will be surveyed on Wednesday or Thursday:

• Buena Vista Drive: Hurontario Street to Lynda Avenue
• Bythia Street: Lawrence Avenue to Town Line
• Bythia Street: Hillside Drive to York Street
• Dawson Road: Madison Avenue to...












Discoloured Water in Rolling Hills Area

Posted on Tuesday, July 04, 2023 03:23 PM

The Town of Orangeville has had reports from residents in the Rolling Hills area who are experiencing discoloured water. 

We take water quality seriously – those experiencing discoloured water are asked to contact the Public Works team at 519-941-0440 x 4500 during business hours; after hours, call 519-941-0440 and press 3.

While the cause of the issue in the Rolling Hills area is still under investigation, we're frequently performing water tests and has identified no risks to health. 

We're also...

Joint Statement from the Public Libraries of Caledon, Grand Valley, and Orangeville

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023 01:12 PM

We the undersigned, proudly express our support for the inclusion of drag storytimes as a valuable program in our libraries. We believe in fostering diversity, inclusivity, and a safe space for all members of our community, including children.

Drag storytime provides an engaging inclusive environment where children can explore the wonders of literature while embracing diversity and celebrating individuality. These events offer an opportunity to promote acceptance, respect and understanding of...

Town of Orangeville to observe modified facilities and office hours for Canada Day

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 01:12 PM

The Town of Orangeville is advising residents of modified hours for offices and non-emergency services over the Canada Day Long Weekend.

Town Offices and Operations Centre

• Saturday, July 1 - Closed
• Sunday, July 2 - Closed
• Monday, July 3 - Closed

Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre

• Saturday, July 1 - Open 4 to 11 p.m. for Jr. A tournament only. 
• Sunday, July 2 - Building open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Customer service and pool closed
• Monday, July 3 - Open normal hours

Alder Street Community Centre

•...

Orangeville Fire Danger Low

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023 06:11 PM

The fire risk for Orangeville has returned to low, which means the danger level is considered to be normal. This means that fires are likely to be self-extinguishing and new ignitions caused by temperatures outside are unlikely. Please remember to exercise caution when lighting a fire and be aware of changing weather and its impacts.

MPP Sylvia Jones and Mayor Lisa Post congratulate Heather Sheehan for the Ontario Senior of the Year Award.

Orangeville Resident Named Ontario Senior of the Year for 2023

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023 03:40 PM

An Orangeville resident has been named as the recipient of the Ontario Senior of the Year Award for 2023. Heather Sheehan was nominated by Orangeville Council and chosen by the Province of Ontario. The award pays tribute each year to seniors who enrich the social, cultural, or civic life of the communities in which they reside.

Heather has played a strong role in helping create an inclusive community, dedicating her free time to serving, helping in diversity initiatives, and working with...

Orangeville Announces CAO

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023 03:29 PM

The Town of Orangeville is pleased to announce the appointment of David Smith as its new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Smith brings more than 40 years of experience in municipal government, most recently as CAO with the Municipality of Port Hope.

Over the course of his career, Smith has worked for the City of Mississauga, the City of Waterloo, and the Town of Saugeen Shores. He has served on hydro local distribution company boards as the shareholder’s representative, worked with libraries...

Human Library Offers Unique Immersive Experience at the Orangeville Public Library

Posted on Friday, June 09, 2023 11:52 AM

The Orangeville Public Library is excited to partner once again with Celebrate Your Awesome to offer a unique, immersive experience as part of their annual June event.

On Saturday, June 17 from 1 to 3 p.m., come and meet humans from the Rainbow Community outside of Town Hall as they become ‘open books’ about their stories, journeys, and lived experiences. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and connect with each of the storytellers.

“Stories are part of what connect us to...

Town of Orangeville invites community to make a splash at Fendley and Harvey Curry Parks

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 01:13 PM

The Town of Orangeville has announced the community splash pads will open for the 2023 season beginning at 10 a.m. on June 2.

Located at Fendley Park and Harvey Curry Park, these amenities provide a great way for residents and their children to have fun while keeping cool.

The splash pads will be open daily from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. until approximately early September, weather-permitting.

Washroom and changeroom facilities are available during splash pad hours.

Here are some things to remember when...

Orangeville Fire Services Issues High Fire Danger Rating

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 11:00 AM

Effective immediately, the Fire Chiefs of Dufferin County have updated the concern for fire danger to High due to the dry and hot weather conditions. This alert applies to the Town of Orangeville and across Dufferin County.

“We ask that residents avoid all unnecessary outdoor fire burning until the weather conditions change and we are able to return to normal levels of fire danger,” said Acting Orangeville Fire Chief Michael Richardson. “When danger levels are higher than normal, fires can...