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General road maintenance work begins July 26

Posted on Thursday, July 22, 2021 11:21 AM

The Town will be undertaking asphalt resurfacing works on the following roads as a part of its annual General Road Maintenance contract starting on the week of July 26, 2021 and concluding in approximately two weeks:

  • Broadway between Town Line/Sherbourne Street and Highway 10
  • Riddell Road between Spencer Avenue/Centennial Road and Alder Street
  • Blind Line between Hansen Boulevard and Scott Drive
  • Bredin Parkway between First Street and Hillsdale Avenue
  • Honeysuckle Lane between Gooseberry Street and...

Public notice - July 22, 2021

Posted on Thursday, July 22, 2021 08:30 AM

Public notice

Notice is hereby given that Council for Town at its meeting to be held on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. will declare surplus and consider the sale of part of the unused rail line spur adjacent to 120 C Line (being Parts 3 and 4 on Reference Plan 7R-2408 shown below).

Anyone who claims that their lands will be prejudicially affected by the sale of a portion of the closed rail line spur may register as a delegate by submitting:

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Work starts on new connection for area trails

Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 08:49 AM

The rail removal at Veteran’s Way has been completed, making way for the first phase of the future cycling/walking trail from the western boundary to the south end of Orangeville.

The track has been removed from Veteran’s Way to 300 feet north of Broadway as part of the first phase of the trail system running from Veteran’s Way to Town Line. The first phase known as the Veteran’s Way Trail connection is scheduled to begin in the month of July and be completed by September 2021.

The second phase will...

Public participation during electronic Heritage Orangeville meeting

Posted on Thursday, July 15, 2021 03:11 PM

The upcoming electronic Heritage Orangeville meeting is scheduled for Thursday July 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. and the agenda will be posted online at www.orangeville.ca by Friday July 16, 2021.

Due to efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Council Chambers at Town Hall will not be open to the public to attend Heritage Orangeville meetings until further notice.

Written Comments

Prior to be meeting, written comments may be sent to the Secretary of the Heritage Orangeville Committee by...

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Town of Orangeville ready to enter step three of reopening plan

Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 03:49 PM

As the Town moves into Step Three guidelines under Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen on July 16 there will be a continuation of COVID screening for patrons entering Town facilities. Masks will be required as mandated by Public Health.

Town Hall:
Town Hall is open with reduced hours from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1-3 p.m. Greeters/screeners are in place to assist with contact tracing. Facilities staff are continuing enhanced sanitization protocols in the building. Online services continue to be encouraged...

Arts and Culture Awards 2021

Nominations now open for 2021 Arts and Culture Awards

Posted on Monday, July 12, 2021 11:02 AM

The Town of Orangeville is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Arts and Culture Awards. The annual awards celebrate the creative talent and cultural richness of the local community. Contributions made by businesses, organizations and individuals in Dufferin County are recognized every year.

Over 80 award winners and hundreds of nominees have been celebrated since the awards were introduced in 2010. “The longevity of the awards as well as the calibre of nominations that we continue to see every...

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Road construction set to begin in Orangeville

Posted on Friday, July 02, 2021 01:46 PM

For the next two years, the Centennial Road reconstruction project will be a major undertaking for the Town of Orangeville. Running through the Town’s industrial heart, it facilitates much of the industrial park’s heavy vehicular traffic. The reconstruction project will consist of two phases. Tideman Drive to C Line is scheduled for 2021. Tideman Drive to Dawson Road, including the installation of new traffic signals at the Dawson/Hillside and Centennial Road intersection, is planned for 2022. Triton...

Town Hall

Town Hall reopens on July 5 with reduced hours

Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 11:28 AM

The Town of Orangeville has prepared for the early announcement of Step 2 under Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen and will continue to follow provincial guidelines for everyone’s safety. All patrons entering any Town facilities will be required to wear a mask and complete the COVID screening forms.

Town Hall:
As of Monday, July 5, Town Hall will reopen with reduced hours from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1-3 p.m.  Greeters/screeners will be in place to assist with contact tracing. Facilities staff will continue...

Driftscape

A new way to experience Orangeville

Posted on Monday, June 28, 2021 12:18 PM

The Town of Orangeville has partnered with Driftscape to introduce a whole new way to experience the community. Launched on June 28, the partnership offers a unique and safe opportunity for visitors and locals of Orangeville to explore the Town’s sights and activities.

Driftscape is a mobile app that serves as a modern-day method to highlight Orangeville’s diverse set of activities, sites and stories. The app showcases the public art, historic landmarks, and recreational activities that can be found...

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Flags lowered to acknowledge unmarked graves found near former residential school

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 03:10 PM

The Town of Orangeville is lowering its flags to acknowledge the finding of 751 unmarked graves at a cemetery near the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.

The Marieval Indian Residential School operated in the area where the Cowessess First Nation is now located, east of Regina. Children from First Nations in southeast Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba were sent to the school from 1899 to 1997. The Cowessess took over the school's cemetery from the Catholic Church...

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New fire station to be constructed on Centennial Road

Posted on Friday, June 18, 2021 02:06 PM

The Town of Orangeville plans to construct a new fire station at the corner of Centennial and Commerce Roads, to replace the existing fire hall which was constructed in 1971-1972 on Dawson Road. The 2015 Fire Master Plan identified the need for the replacement of the existing fire hall and associated training grounds.

The approximate 20,000-square-foot fire headquarters will address the growing capacity needs of the fire operations and community service area with particular focus on maintaining industry...

Habitat for Humanity

Orangeville student wins top prize in Habitat for Humanity Canada’s writing contest

Posted on Friday, June 18, 2021 01:47 PM

KaraA Grade 6 student at Orangeville’s Montgomery Village Public School is making a difference through her writing. Kara entered the national Habitat for Humanity’s Meaning of Home annual writing contest and was chosen as the 2021 grand prize winner for Grade 6. Her poem, “What home means to me,” has earned Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga-Dufferin a $30,000 grant to help build homes.

This year’s contest drew more than 12,000 entries from students in Grades 4, 5 and 6, raising a record $300,000...