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Water main break - June 1

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 10:55 AM

UPDATE: The water main break has been repaired, and the road is expected to reopen by 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 1.

A water main break has been reported on Erindale Avenue. To facilitate repairs, the entire water main on Erindale, from Cardwell Street to Princess Street, will be shut down within the next hour for four to eight hours.

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Orangeville Town Hall and Library light up for Queen's Jubilee

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 02:29 PM

The Orangeville Town Hall and Orangeville Public Library will display a purple hue on June 2, starting at 9:15 p.m. until midnight to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

On June 2, 2022 communities throughout the United Kingdom and Commonwealth will mark the Platinum Jubilee representing the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II accession to the Throne with co-ordinated beacon lightings. To echo this event, the Department of Canadian Heritage is leading an initiative to illuminate buildings and...

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Accessibility Champion Awards announced for 2022

Posted on Monday, May 30, 2022 03:03 PM

The Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee (Dufferin and Orangeville) announced the recipients of the 2022 Accessibility Champion Awards.

At a ceremony at Orangeville’s Town Hall today, Committee Chair Lisa Post said it’s a pleasure to recognize organizations and individuals who go above and beyond to ensure our community is inclusive and accessible. She also expressed appreciation to committee members for the work they do in championing accessibility awareness.

The recipients of the Accessibility...

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Free transit at the Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 02:44 PM

The award-winning Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival returns June 3 with a full three-day weekend of performers and events in Orangeville. For festival info, visit orangevillebluesandjazz.ca

Ride Orangeville Transit for free on Friday, June 3 & Saturday, June 4 -- all day during Blues & Jazz Festival. Orangeville Transit operates Monday to Friday 7:15 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. and Saturday 7:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. For more info, visit orangeville.ca/transit. Please note that as of 11 a.m. June 3...

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Centennial Road closure - Monday, May 30

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 11:08 AM

The intersection of Centennial Road and Dawson Road is closed to through traffic as of Monday, May 30 to accommodate the reconstruction of Centennial Road. The closure is expected to run until the end on July 29. The project will include the construction of underground services and the installation of new traffic signals. All businesses will have access to their properties. A traffic control plan indicates a detour utilizing Centre Street and Broadway.

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Peel to purchase rail corridor

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 09:24 AM

Peel Regional Council has endorsed a report outlining the intent to finalize the acquisition of approximately 51 km of the former Orangeville-Brampton Railway corridor from the Orangeville Railway Development Corporation, for the purposes of a recreational trail and future utility corridor to help meet the needs of a growing Region. The anticipated closing date is July 13, 2022.

The Region entered into a conditional agreement to purchase the lands in August 2021. Recognizing the strategic significance...

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Centennial Road watermain shutdown

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 08:35 AM

A watermain shutdown is scheduled on Centennial Road, from Tideman Drive to Dawson Road, on Monday, May 30 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accommodate the installation of a new watermain.

Council Highlights - May 16, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 09:16 AM

FCM funding for women in leadership – Council approved that The Town apply to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for a Canadian Women in Local Leadership grant to increase the participation of women, and particularly women with intersectional identities, in elections for Town Council.  Also, as a partner the Canadian Federation of University Women provides the resources to complete the application and the proposed program.

 Opening of College Avenue to connect with Hansen Boulevard...

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Centennial Road closure - Wednesday, May 25

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 04:21 PM

Centennial Road, between Lackey Drive and Dawson Road (at 16 Centennial), will be closed Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The closure will accommodate the construction of underground utilities and pipes between Lackey Drive and Dawson Road. All businesses will have access to their properties.

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Town of Orangeville Victoria Day weekend hours

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 03:57 PM

The Victoria Day long weekend marks the unofficial beginning of the summer season. Please note that Town of Orangeville offices and non-emergency services will be closed on Monday, May 23, 2022.

Orangeville Public Library

The library will be closed Sunday, May 22 and Monday, May 23.

Mill Street – open Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Alder – closed Friday; open Saturday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Recreation Centres

Friday, May 20            

Alder...

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Standpipe (water tower) rehabilitation begins May 18

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 11:41 AM

The Town will shut down the standpipe (water tower) on May 18 and it will remain offline until late October or early November. The rehabilitation of the standpipe, at 38 Commerce Road, is a 2022 capital project and was preceded by a test shutdown in February to check water pressure, with no complaints received.

The work will involve replacement of the protective lining and coating systems, safety upgrades for operators, and the installation of a hydrodynamic mixing system. This work will allow...

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Centennial Road closure - Friday, May 13

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 10:14 AM

Centennial Road, between Lackey Drive and Commerce Road, will be closed to traffic on Friday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The road closure is necessary for the installation of a water service to 25 Centennial Road. Access will be maintained to all entrances and businesses.