Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 02:42 PM
The Mill Street Library will open its doors on Monday, March 1 so the public can browse the collection and use public computers from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
Patrons are required to wear a mask and complete a screening with a greeter. Library capacity will be limited to 25 individuals at a time with a maximum visit of 45 minutes daily. Regular cleaning of high touch surfaces will occur throughout the day.
The Library has a limited number of public computers available for a 45-minute...
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...
Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:36 AM
The province has placed the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health area in the red/control zone of the COVID-19 response framework. Certain Town facilities and services will be open for specific services, by appointment, while many other services will be offered remotely. Visit the Province of Ontario's website for more information.Visiting Town Hall
Town Hall opened by appointment only as of Monday, February 22. Most services will continue to be available to the public -- by phone,...
Posted on Monday, February 22, 2021 12:08 PM
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, Dufferin County and the Town of Orangeville are completing preparations for a COVID-19 Hub Vaccination Clinic at the Alder Recreation Centre. Preparations for the clinic are underway now with the clinic expected to open on March 3, 2021.
“Moving quickly and strategically is essential to getting our region vaccinated against COVID-19. I thank our partners at the County and Town for their commitment to ensuring the people of Dufferin County have local access...
Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021 04:32 PM
Orangeville minor ice user groups fees review – At its meeting on February 8, 2021, Council had deferred a report by staff regarding a request by the Orangeville Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), the Orangeville Girls Hockey Association (OGHA) and Skate Canada Orangeville for a 50 percent reduction in ice permit fees from December 14, 2020 to the end of the 2020/2021 ice season. The three groups delegated to Council.
Michelle Whyte, Don Williamson and James Herr, represented the Orangeville Girls...
Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021 04:29 PM
Orangeville minor ice user groups fees review – At its meeting on January 11, 2021, Council had requested that staff prepare a report regarding a request for a 50 percent reduction in ice permit fees by the Orangeville Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), the Orangeville Girls Hockey Association (OGHA) and Skate Canada Orangeville from December 14, 2020 to the end of the 2020/2021 ice season. Council decided to defer the report to a special meeting to be held on February 17, 2021.
OPP transition update...
Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 09:08 AM
What does red mean?
The province has placed the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health area in the red/control zone of the COVID-19 response framework. Certain Town facilities and services will be open for specific services, by appointment, while many other services will be offered remotely. Visit the Province of Ontario's website for more information.
Town Hall opened by-appointment only as of Monday, February 22. Most services will continue to be available to the public -- by phone,...
Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 01:34 PM
Innovative Finishing Solutions Inc. (IFS Inc.) announced that it has been named the winner of the 2020 North American Awards for Best Automotive Robotics Finishing Solutions Company presented by New World Report.
Located at 41 Centennial Road in Orangeville, the company was formed in 2002 and is now North America's leading paint shop solutions company. IFS Inc. is an exclusive Level Four (4) FANUC Robotics Automotive paint process integrator specializing in turn-key robotic and electrostatic finishing...
Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:45 AM
The Town constructs and maintains several outdoor ice rinks. Regular updates are provided on the Town’s website indicating 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 and COVID-19 protocols.
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...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 09:55 AM
This year our heritage will be celebrated nationally with Heritage Week from February 15-21, 2021. Locally, Mayor Sandy Brown has proclaimed the same period as Orangeville's Heritage Week.
The theme Heritage Canada has chosen for this year’s Heritage Day is “Resiliency: relying on our heritage foundations to hold strong and help us pivot in a changing present for the well-being of future generations”. In keeping with this theme, Heritage Orangeville asks the community to reflect that the “Heroes...
Posted on Friday, February 05, 2021 12:15 PM
New Detachment Commander for Dufferin OPP detachment – Inspector Terry Ward was introduced to Council as the new Dufferin Detachment Commander.
Recognizing front-line workers – Resident Allan Luiker spoke before Council, outlining his suggestion that a tribute to front-line workers and the risks they take be made at the Alder Recreation Centre, if not through renaming the facility, then in the form of an acknowledgement above the entrance doors to the centre. Council directed staff to investigate...