Town of Orangeville Kicks off Election Month
Posted on Monday, October 03, 2022 01:49 PM
The municipal election takes place on October 24, 2022, which will elect a Mayor, Deputy Mayor and five Town Councillors to sit on a four-year term for the Town of Orangeville.Advance Voting Dates
In advance of election day, the following advance voting dates are available in Orangeville: October 8, 12,15 and 19.
For locations and times on where advance voting takes place visit elections.orangeville.caVote Anywhere
Orangeville residents can vote at any location they find most convenient to them....
2022 Arts & Culture Award winners announced
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2022 08:49 AM
The Town of Orangeville announced the winners of the 2022 Arts & Culture Awards on Thursday, September 29. The event celebrated the local arts and culture sector and paid tribute to the outstanding contributions made by individuals, businesses, and organizations throughout the region.
“It’s a true celebration this year, especially being in the Town’s historic Opera House,” said Wayne Townsend, Master of Ceremonies. “After two years of virtual presentations, we are very excited to have the opportunity...
Town Hall to Be Lit Up Orange for Truth and Reconciliation Day
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:51 PM
On September 30, the Town of Orangeville will mark the second annual Truth and Reconciliation Day. Together, we will honour those children who never returned home and the Survivors of residential schools, their families, and their communities.
“Publicly acknowledging the tragic and painful history of residential schools in Canada and recognizing the continuing impact on our Indigenous communities is a vital part of pursuing reconciliation,” said Mayor Sandy Brown. “We invite our community to...
Orangeville Library Invites Community to Celebrate Public Library Month
Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:08 AM
October is Public Library Month and the Orangeville Public Library is inviting you its open house on October 1 to launch the new Strategic Plan.
The community will have the opportunity to explore displays showcasing all the library has to offer them and enjoy activities and surprises throughout.
In 2021, the Library Board invited the community to take part in a survey to help shape the future of the Orangeville Public Library by helping them identify the needs and wants of their patrons.
Sustainable Orangeville Celebrates Green Initiatives and Plants New Trees This Fall
Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 01:39 PM
Sustainable Orangeville’s work to create a greener, more ecological community continues this fall with multiple tree planting initiatives and a celebration of the best local blooms.
Here are the upcoming events:2022 Best Bloomin Garden Contest awards
The committee will be presenting the winners of the Best Bloomin Garden Contest with their awards on September 22. The awards, which include signs and garden supplies, recognize each of the category winners from the 2022 contest.
Six winners will be...
Overnight hydrant flushing downtown
Posted on Friday, September 16, 2022 01:23 PM
Overnight fire hydrant flushing begins Sunday, September 18
Beginning overnight on Sunday, September 18, The Town of Orangeville’s Waterworks Operators will be flushing out fire hydrants in the downtown nightly until Thursday, September 22.
The Town’s hydrants are flushed annually as a part of routine maintenance. Flushing is how workers confirm the hydrants are in good working order. It also helps remove any accumulated sediments in the watermains. The flushing in the downtown core usually marks...
Wreath laying ceremony to be held at Alexandra Park on September 19
Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 11:39 AM
Residents in the Town of Orangeville will have the opportunity to join the Col. Fitzgerald Branch 233 Royal Canadian Legion in paying their respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II.
On Monday, September 19 at 10:30 a.m. the branch will host a wreath laying ceremony at Alexandra Park behind Town Hall, honouring Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s lifetime of service and recognizing her military service during the Second World War.
A livestream will be available through the Orangeville, Ontario...
Additional Tickets Available for Saturday’s Walk Off The Earth Concert
Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 04:27 PM
With only days left before the Walk Off The Earth concert, the Town of Orangeville is pleased to announce additional tickets will be available on Thursday, September 15 at 9 a.m.
The free concert is being brought to Orangeville as part of a contest hosted by SiriusXM Music Town for the province of Ontario.
The general admission tickets will be released tomorrow. Tickets are limited to four per transaction. Any ticket orders over four will be cancelled. Tickets cannot be sold or transferred.
Broadway to see partial westbound traffic closure
Posted on Friday, September 09, 2022 02:34 PM
As part of the Town of Orangeville’s ongoing rehabilitation project, Broadway’s westbound lane will be closed between Second Street and First Street for several days. Traffic will be diverted beginning at 7 a.m. on September 12 until 5 p.m. on September 16.
During this time, workers will be removing and reconstructing the curb, boulevard, and other services in the area of Mill Street. The closures will allow for safe and efficient work.
All work being completed is part of the Broadway Boulevard Rehabilitation...
The Town of Orangeville’s flags to fly at half-mast for Queen Elizabeth II
Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 06:00 PM
In recognition of the passing of Her Majesty Elizabeth II, the Town of Orangeville lowered the flags at all Town buildings and parks to half-mast until sunset on the day of the Queen’s funeral.
Queen Elizabeth II passed away today at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
“On behalf of Town Council and all the residents of Orangeville, I offer condolences to the Royal Family on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II,” said Mayor Sandy Brown. “Her death marks the end of an era. Queen Elizabeth reigned...
Nominees announced for Orangeville’s 2022 Arts and Culture Awards
Posted on Wednesday, September 07, 2022 10:55 AM
The Town of Orangeville received 28 nominations for the 2022 Arts and Culture Awards. An impressive selection of individuals, businesses and organizations have been acknowledged for their contributions to arts and culture in Dufferin County.
“On behalf of the Town of Orangeville, I would like to congratulate all nominees,” said Councillor Lisa Post, Chair of the Cultural Plan Task Force. “Each of the individuals, businesses, and organizations recognized this year have made meaningful contributions...
Have your say on what’s important in Orangeville – Telephone surveys start this week
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 04:59 PM
The Town of Orangeville, with support from Deloitte LLP, is conducting resident telephone interviews to seek input on it’s new Strategic Plan. The telephone surveys will take place between late August and mid-September and we invite residents and businesses to provide feedback on what they think the Town of Orangeville should prioritize over the next four years.
The new Strategic Plan will provide a framework for decision making in the upcoming term of Council. When completed, the...