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Outdoor water restrictions in Tillsonburg

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 10:48 AM

Due to unforeseen dry weather, Oxford County is further restricting outdoor water use in the Town of Tillsonburg. Until further notice, residents on the municipal water system are asked to limit outdoor watering for lawns and gardens to once a week. Your Watering Day Monday: Addresses ending in 0 or 1 Tuesday: Addresses ending in 2 or 3 Wednesday: Addresses ending in 4 or 5 Thursday: Addresses ending in 6 or 7 Friday: Addresses ending in 8 or 9 There is no weekend watering Your Watering Hours

Ribbon cutting for Nellis Towers

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 02:36 PM

Representatives from Oxford County, Woodstock Non-Profit Housing Corporation, and the City of Woodstock were on hand for the grand opening of Nellis Towers on May 23.

Nellis Towers is Oxford County’s largest affordable housing project to date. A total of 62 of the building’s 98 units for seniors are allocated to affordable rents (rent set at or below market rate for households with moderate income). This project shows how Oxford’s “Housing First” policy presented an opportunity to work with...

Oxford County Paramedic Services retiree banner ceremony

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 12:08 PM

The 2023 Oxford County Paramedic Services Banner Ceremony occurred on May 23 at Station 3, Tillsonburg.  The annual ceremony honours retiring Oxford County paramedics with a banner imprinted with their name, station location, and service dates.

The ceremony happens every year during Paramedic Services Week. This year’s theme is “Diversity in Paramedicine – The Patient. The Provider. The Profession.” 

Acting Chief Ryan Hall presented eight banners at the ceremony this year. After the ceremony, the...

Warden Ryan addresses the crowd at the Progress Pride Flag raising ceremony

Oxford County celebrates Pride Month

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 11:24 AM

Oxford County Warden Marcus Ryan will raise the flag for Pride Month on Thursday, June 1 at 8:30 a.m. at the Oxford County Administration Building at 21 Reeve Street in Woodstock. Members of the community are invited to join.

Oxford County Council officially declared June as Pride Month at the May 24 Council meeting.

Oxford County supports Pride Month and is committed to building inclusive, diverse, and safe spaces for all.

Warden’s Challenge: On April 28, Warden Marcus Ryan is challenged elected...

Update on intersection improvements at Oxford Road 59 and Oxford Road 33

Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023 06:42 PM

Intersection improvements at Oxford Roads 59 and 33 will be activated in June 2023.

The new all-way stop and overhead flashing red lights to be put in place at the intersection will be activated once power connections to the new infrastructure are complete.

In addition to these measures, the County will be implementing the following features:

  • rumble strips on all four approaches
  • a reduction to 60 km/hr speed limit beginning 500 metres from the intersection on all four approaches
  • electronic speed...