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...
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
• Snowbe Gone Kenobi
• Catch My Drift
• Blizzard Wizard
• Fast &...
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 10:33 AM
Notice of Intention to Pass a By-law to Remove a Holding (H) Symbol (File No. RZH-2023-01)
The Town of Orangeville has received an application to amend the Zoning By-law (No. 22-90, as amended) to remove a Holding (H) Symbol from part of lands known known municipally as 41 William Street, pursuant to Sections 34 and Section 36 of the Planning Act.
Land Subject to this Application:
The lands subject to these applications are comprised two semi-detached building lots located on the southeast side of...
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 04:20 PM
File No. A-11/23
In the matter of an application by Jaspreet Singh and Navpreet Kaur for a minor variance to Zoning By-law 22-90, as amended, on property described as Part of Lot 10, Plan 170, Part 4 on Reference Plan 7R-1648, municipally known as 27 Dawson Road, in the Town of Orangeville, in the County of Dufferin, under the provisions of Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended. The subject property is zoned “Residential Fifth Density (R5) Zone”.
Notice of Hearing
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 04:09 PM
File No. A-10/23
In the matter of an application by David Gillies for a minor variance to Zoning By-law 22-90, as amended, on property described as Lot 105, Plan 334, Part of Block 111, Plan 7M-3, Blocks 33 and 34, desc incl Part 4 on Reference Plan 7R-4068, municipally known as 212 Island Court, in the Town of Orangeville, in the County of Dufferin, under the provisions of Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended. The subject property is zoned “Residential Second Density...
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...
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,...
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...
Notice of Complete Application/Public Meeting Application for a Zoning By-law Amendment (RZ-2023-02)
Posted on Monday, October 16, 2023 11:12 AM
The Town of Orangeville has received a complete application to amend the Zoning By-law for lands known municipally as 85-115 Fifth Avenue and 93-97 First Street, pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a Public Meeting on:
Monday November 6, 2023, at 7pm
Council Chambers, Town Hall
Lands Subject to this Application:
The subject land is bounded by Hansen Boulevard to the north, Highway 10 to the east, Fourth Avenue to the south and First Street to...
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...
Posted on Wednesday, October 04, 2023 11:37 AM
The Town of Orangeville invites job seekers and commuters to explore local employment opportunities at the Orangeville & Area Job Fair on Tuesday, October 17.
Hosted by the Town’s Economic Development & Culture office, the event supports local hiring efforts and showcases the variety of positions available in Dufferin County.
More than 20 local employers will attend the job fair and will be recruiting for permanent full-time and part-time positions. Key industries represented will include...
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...