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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...

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Town moves to Orange under provincial pandemic plan

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 02:11 PM

The Province of Ontario has placed the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health area in the orange/restrict zone of the COVID-19 response framework. Certain Town facilities will be open for specific services with capacity limits for each facility, while many other services will be offered remotely or by appointment. Visit the Province of Ontario's website for more information about the different colour levels. 

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  • Town Hall will be open for walk-in traffic as of Thursday, March...

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WDG Public Health opens vaccine pre-registration to phase two eligible groups

Posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 02:01 PM

Eligible groups in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph under phase two of Ontario’s Vaccination Plan can nowpre-register online at wdgpublichealth.ca/register. In addition to ongoing pre-registration for phase one Priority Groups, pre-registration is now available for these additional groups:

• Adults 60-79 years of age (80+ can still pre-register as well)

• Congregate settings staff

• Congregate settings residents and their primary caregivers

• Individuals with select health conditions

• Essential caregivers...

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Commercial COVID compliance blitz in Orangeville Feb. 25-28

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 02:01 PM

As part of the provincial government’s education campaign for the reopening of small businesses, an inspection team will be in Orangeville February 25-28.

To ensure businesses are helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, provincial offences officers will be visiting area businesses, with a focus on commercial businesses that were closed during the provincial shutdown. The provincial offences officers, health inspectors and by-law officers will be carrying out inspections for four...

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Default speed limit in Orangeville changes to 40 kph

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 08:52 AM

Orangeville motorists are being asked to slow down. The speed limit on most municipal streets will be 40 kilometres per hour, effective March 1, 2021.

Orangeville Council voted on January 25, 2021 to amend the Traffic By-law, revising all 50 kph roadways to 40 kph. Excluded streets will include major town roads: Hansen Boulevard, First Street, Town Line, C Line, Riddell Road, Centennial Road and Broadway.

The by-law amendment will take effect March 1, 2021 once required signage is erected. Council...

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Town continues to construct outdoor rinks

Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 11:26 AM

The Town continues to maintain and construct several outdoor ice rinks. Daily updates are provided on the Town’s website informing the public of which outdoor ice rinks are open. When a rink is closed, the public is asked to stay off the ice. For those that are open, please enjoy this winter activity and be sure to follow protocols. Keep in mind that rink operations are weather dependent and are also affected by snow accumulation and dependent upon people following the municipal regulations...

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Outdoor rinks under construction

Posted on Monday, January 18, 2021 11:23 AM

The Town is currently working to construct and/or maintain several outdoor ice rinks, thanks to Parks staff. When it comes to those that are being built, the public is asked to stay off the ice. For those that are open, please enjoy this winter activity and be sure to check orangeville.ca before heading out to ensure rinks are open. Keep in mind that rink operations are weather dependent and also dependent upon people following the municipal regulations and COVID-19 protocols.

The first four locations...

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Orangeville to close facilities as Ontario enters shutdown

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 04:57 PM

The Town of Orangeville will close those facilities that had reopened as the Province of Ontario gets set to enter shutdown, due to COVID-19, for 28 days, starting December 26.

Additional restrictions will necessitate the closure of Town Hall, the library, and the recreation centres which had reopened. Most services will continue to be available to the public -- by phone, by email, virtual and personal appointments, and online services. For inquiries or more information please contact Customer Service...

Brenda Boulevard Road Closure

Posted on Tuesday, December 08, 2020 04:30 PM

Brenda Boulevard, between C Line and Cambridge Avenue, will be closed Dec. 9, starting at 7 a.m. This is to accommodate emergency work to replace a deficient valve on Brenda Boulevard. No through traffic. Local traffic may be permitted. Please avoid the area. For further inquiries, contact Public Works at 519-941-0440 ext. 2248 or ext. 4500.

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Santa releases schedule to visit Orangeville neighbourhoods

Posted on Tuesday, December 08, 2020 08:41 AM

Santa Claus is coming to Town on a vintage 1934 Bickle fire truck on two days leading up to Christmas.

The jolly fellow will travel three routes and cover a large portion of Orangeville to allow for social distancing. Families can join the fun at a location on the route nearest to them. Check out the online map for Santa’s plan.

Sunday, December 13 
Route 1 – 11-11:30 a.m.
Route 2 – 12:15-12:45 p.m.
Saturday, December 19

Route 3 – 12-12:45 p.m.  

Please visit the online map and remember...

Notice of Virtual Public Information Centre - Town of Orangeville New Municipal Water Supply

Posted on Thursday, October 08, 2020 12:24 PM

Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study

Study Overview

The Town of Orangeville (Town) has identified the need to increase the available water supply to accommodate anticipated growth, and to provide redundancy in the water supply network. The Town has initiated a Schedule B Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to determine a preferred solution to allow the Town to meet its future water supply capacity requirements. 

The Process

The Municipal Class EA process will define the need...

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Mill Street closure for filming

Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 02:47 PM

A film company will be shooting portions of a movie in downtown Orangeville next week. The Town has been working with the production company, Cineflix, to permit the filming for an upcoming movie called Ice Wine Christmas.

Mill Street will be closed between Broadway and Armstrong/Little York Street from Friday, September 25 at 10 a.m. to Saturday, September 26 at 12 p.m. Some filming is scheduled for Thursday, September 24 on the north side of Broadway in the afternoon and then at Mill Square Park...