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New pedestrian signal on Devonshire Ave in Woodstock

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 11:50 AM

Oxford County has activated a new pedestrian signal at the Oxford Road 35 (Devonshire Avenue), Brompton Avenue, and Blossom Park Road intersection in the City of Woodstock.

The crossing will improve road safety for pedestrians and includes a set of stop signals. The stop signals activate when pedestrians push the button. The adjacent side streets, Brompton Ave and Blossom Park Road will continue to be controlled by stop signs.

Drivers and cyclists must yield to pedestrians when the signal is...

Get Smart! Learn from local smart energy experts

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 09:45 AM

Read this article on the Future Oxford website

Future Oxford Speaker Series returns with sessions focusing on greener homes and energy management in the private sector

Get Smart! Learn from local smart energy experts” is the latest installment of the Future Oxford Speaker Series.

The fall speaker series features two free in-person seminars on September 20 and 21, where attendees will learn how to reduce energy costs and lower their carbon footprint at home and in the workplace.

Organized by Smart...

Free resiliency and retention training for tourism and hospitality workers

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023 02:14 PM

Tourism Oxford and Community Employment Services Oxford have been working with Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC) to bring free accelerated resiliency and retention training to local tourism and hospitality workers. 

OTEC offers virtual training for Ontario tourism and hospitality-sector workers. The Accelerated Resiliency & Training Series is designed for workers entering or returning to the hospitality sector. The new accelerated program is ideal for supporting and retaining staff and can...

Precautionary boil water advisory lifted for Drumbo

Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023 03:14 PM

Boil Water Advisory - Lifted 
August 22, 2023 – 3:00 PM

The precautionary boil water advisory issued for Drumbo in the Township of Blandford-Blenheim on August 20 is lifted and no longer in effect.

Southwestern Public Health rescinded the health advisory this afternoon after a second set of laboratory test results confirmed that tap water in Drumbo is safe for normal use.

Oxford County thanks residents and businesses in Drumbo for their patience and cooperation. The updated health advisory from...

Boil water advisory for Princeton rescinded

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023 05:38 PM

The boil water advisory issued for Princeton residents in the Township of Blandford-Blenheim on August 9 due to a watermain break has been rescinded by Southwestern Public Health. Laboratory tests received this afternoon confirm that the tap water in this area is safe for normal use.  

Residents who received the Southwestern Public Health boil water advisory to their homes will receive an update confirming that it has ended. 

Oxford County appreciates the patience and cooperation of Princeton...