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Labour Day Closures to be observed

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 11:45 AM

Due to the Labour Day holiday, there will be several closures for the Town of Orangeville on the holiday Monday.

The following will be closed on Monday, September 4, all day:

Town Offices
Town Facilities
Operations Centre
Alder Street Recreation Centre
Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre
Orangeville Public Library - Alder Branch
Orangeville Public Library - Train Station satellite branch
Orangeville Transit

Dufferin Waste has also provided notice that there will be a service disruption for Monday, September...

Kick off the School Year with Orangeville Recreation’s Central Registration Day

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023 10:25 AM

With the return of the school year comes fall recreation programs and sports. 

Orangeville Recreation is once again offering a ‘Central Registration Day’, which brings together several local recreation organizations for residents to attend, ask questions, and register for programs of interest.

Location: Alder Street Recreation Centre
Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Clubs participating in the event include:

• Girl Guides of Ontario  
• 4th Orangeville Scouts Canada
• Warrior...

Town of Orangeville to participate in 2023 AMO Conference next week

Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023 09:00 AM

Town of Orangeville Mayor Lisa Post and other members of Orangeville Council will join more than 2,000 participants at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's 2023 AMO Conference, bringing municipal leaders together with the Ontario government following a year of important legislative changes, many intended to tackle the province’s housing crisis.

The AMO Conference provides an opportunity for municipalities to present issues facing their communities and seek government support to achieve...

Treasurer Announcement

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2023 10:01 PM

The Town of Orangeville is pleased to announce that Patrick Kelly has accepted the position of Treasurer. 

With nearly 20 years of progressive public sector experience in finance, Kelly brings a wealth of knowledge to this critical role. Kelly comes to Orangeville from the Township of Wilmot, where he has served since 2005. 

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Administration and Commercial Studies and certification as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA). He’s been an active volunteer firefighter...

Headwaters Health Care Centre seeks the public’s input for 2024-2029 Strategy Plan

Posted on Saturday, August 12, 2023 10:28 AM

Headwaters Health Care Centre is developing its next strategic plan, a collaborative strategy that will shape the hospital’s future over the next five years. The strategic plan will build on current success and guide the hospital’s activity to create a future-ready hospital for the residents of Dufferin County – Caledon. The approach is guided by a Strategic Advisory Committee of the Hospital’s Board of Directors.

“We are excited to hear from the people we serve and who work, volunteer and...

Broadway paving project coming to downtown Orangeville in September

Posted on Tuesday, August 01, 2023 03:01 PM

In September, the Town of Orangeville will be completing road maintenance on the stretch of Broadway that runs through the downtown core. The work includes the repaving from John Street to Wellington Street as well as maintenance hole rebuilding.

During repaving activities, on September 27 and 28, Broadway will be reduced to one lane traffic, but not fully closed, to keep traffic flowing throughout construction; however, travel delays can be anticipated in downtown Orangeville.

Project Overview:

Orangeville Recreation invites community to celebrate Lifeguards on July 31

Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023 03:36 PM

Lifeguards play an integral role in safety in the Town of Orangeville, and on July 31, the Town is pleased to celebrate our lifeguards as part of International Lifeguard Appreciation Day.

Recognized by the Ontario Lifesaving Society, this day encourages residents to celebrate and acknowledge our lifeguards and the work they do to keep our families and friends safe while furthering education related to water safety.

“Swimming instructors and lifeguards are an integral part of our recreation...

Orangeville Recreation launching Adapted Public Swims beginning July 30

Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023 03:07 PM

The Town of Orangeville is committed to creating a community that is accessible and inclusive. As part of this commitment, Orangeville Recreation is launching a new, Adapted Public Swim program, geared towards those with special needs or disabilities.  

“Everyone in our community deserves an opportunity to participate in recreational swims,” said Mayor Lisa Post. “I am so pleased with this addition to Orangeville’s recreational programming.” 

Adapted Public Swims will be available at the Tony Rose Memorial Sports...

An Adventurous Explorer Joins Orangeville’s Collection of Tree Sculptures

Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 02:21 PM

The Town of Orangeville has unveiled a new tree sculpture as part of its unique collection of public art on display throughout the municipality.

The Hiker stands at the Townline entrance to Dragonfly Park. She is dressed for the day’s adventure as she looks through her binoculars at the scenic views, alive with birds, butterflies, dragonflies, and wildflowers. She has her solid hiking stick to assist as she walks through wetlands, forests, and meadows in this peaceful space.

“Orangeville is...

Town of Orangeville urges focus on water conservation due to decreased capacity

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2023 01:28 PM

The Town of Orangeville is urging businesses and residents to keep water conservation top of mind in the face of decreased water capacity.

In late June, Orangeville residents in the Rolling Hills area notified the Town that they were experiencing discoloured water in their homes. The Town conducted rigorous water testing in the impacted area, the results of which all indicated the water was safe for consumption, but had higher levels of iron and manganese. Well 10, which services much of the...


Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 09:46 AM

#GettheFOGout campaign launches in Orangeville to address recurring problem of fats, oils, and greases being flushed  

The Town of Orangeville is launching a new education campaign through its Wastewater Services division, aimed at helping the community understand the impact of washing fats, oils, greases (FOG), and wipes down drains and toilets. 

 “Flushing things like bacon grease, sauces, dairy, and cooking products down the drain might not seem like a bad idea when in liquid form, but these...

The Government of Canada invests in the transition to zero emission transit vehicles in Orangeville

Posted on Friday, July 07, 2023 11:11 AM

Orangeville, Ontario, July 7, 2023 — Today, Ruby Sahota, Member of Parliament for Brampton North, and Her Worship Lisa Post, Mayor of the Town of Orangeville, announced a federal investment of more than $83,000 to support planning activities for a transition to zero emission buses in Orangeville.

This investment will enable the development of a transit fleet electrification transition plan, which will inform the procurement of electric buses and charging infrastructure. Studies conducted through...