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Oxford County Archives and Historical Society book sale

Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2022 09:53 AM

Find the perfect gift for the history lover or genealogist in your life at the Oxford County Archives and Historical Society book sale

 

Oxford County Archives, the Oxford Historical Society, and the Ingersoll & District Historical Society are teaming up to host a holiday book sale inside the main lobby of the Oxford County Administration Building on Wednesday, December 14, 2022.

Just in time for the festive season, the one day book sale will feature plenty of books on local history and...

Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario ground-breaking in Tillsonburg

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2022 11:33 AM

Oxford County was proud to attend the official Habitat for Humanity ground-breaking ceremony on Thursday, December 1, 2022, in the Town of Tillsonburg.


This project was made possible thanks to the partnership between Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario, Hayhoe Homes, the Town of Tillsonburg, and Oxford County.

Melissa and her daughter Brooklyn will be the proud new owners of this home, which is expected to be completed in 2023. The highlight of the ceremony was when Brooklyn took to the microphone...

Wardens & Council in Oxford County exhibit

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2022 01:22 PM

The Oxford County Archives is celebrating the history of County Council and the Wardens with a new online exhibit: “Wardens & Council in Oxford County.” The exhibit features a gallery of over 100 years of County Council composite photographs from 1896 onward and the official portraits of each Warden since the County’s incorporation. The exhibit also details the life stories and achievements of the County Wardens from the very first Warden elected in 1850, to the present day.

A display has...

Council this Week: Highlights from the Special Budget Meeting #1 agenda - 20221130

Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022 04:00 PM

The first of Oxford County’s two special budget meetings takes place Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00 a.m. Download the agenda

This meeting will share information on:

  • the budget process;
  • budget highlights;
  • capital plan and asset management; and,
  • business plans for the Public Works, Human (Social) Services and Woodingford Lodge departments.

Oxford County released the Draft 2023 Business Plan and Budget at the November 23 Council meeting. The proposed budget focuses on key County priorities, such...

Meet your new Oxford County Council

Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2022 08:57 AM

Members of Council were sworn in at an inaugural ceremony inside the Oxford County Council Chambers on Wednesday November 23, 2022, at 2:00 pm. The new Council elected Marcus Ryan, Mayor of Township of Zorra, as Warden for the 2022-2026 term, and Jerry Acchione, Mayor of City of Woodstock, as Deputy Warden for the 2022-2023 one-year term. 

County Council is made up of the mayors from each of Oxford’s eight area municipalities and the two County-City Councillors from City of Woodstock. From back...