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not all heroes wear capes; some wear hard hats

Not all heroes wear capes; some wear hard hats

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 08:25 AM

Oxford County acknowledges Public Works professionals during National Public Works Week: May 15-21


Every day, public work staff play an essential role in supporting the quality of life for all Oxford County residents. Morning, noon and night, these dedicated professionals are working behind the scenes whenever someone turns on a faucet, flushes a toilet, uses a public facility, recycles a tin can or drives to work. They make our communities great places to live, work and play.

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Second Unit

Oxford County seeking feedback on funding for rental units in residential homes

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 07:35 AM

“My Second Unit” program will help homeowners become landlords with grants of up to $15,000

Oxford County wants to hear from homeowners interested in building and renting a self-contained dwelling unit inside their home with the help of up to $15,000 in municipal funding.

Feedback from potential landlords on the “My Second Unit” program will help the County plan how the program is designed and delivered. Interested residents can have a say by visiting Speak Up, Oxford! at

Emergency shelter update, agricultural policies, modernization funding and more - 20220511

Posted on Sunday, May 08, 2022 04:58 PM

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Emergency shelter update

County Council will receive an update on May 11 on the progress in delivering 24-hour, 7-day a week emergency shelter to Oxford’s homeless. Extended service hours at “The INN” are possible through County funding and partnerships with Old St. Paul’s Anglican Church and Operation Sharing. Agencies like...

Emergency Preparedness Week May 1-7

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 05:16 AM

Oxford County launches new voluntary AED online registry

Emergency Preparedness Week is May 1 – 7 and Oxford County is recognizing this week with the launch of a new online registry for AEDs in our community. 

This year, the theme is Emergency Preparedness: Be Ready for Anything. From the pandemic to power outages to extreme weather events like tornadoes and floods, it's important for all residents to know the risks, make a plan and get an emergency kit.

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Award winners next to snake woods nature preserve billboard

2020/2021 Oxford Stewardship Award winner announced

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 02:21 PM

Teresa Piraino and family recognized for their stewardship efforts

Oxford County Warden Larry Martin presented the 2020/2021 Oxford Stewardship Award to Teresa Piraino at a virtual presentation during last night’s meeting of County Council, in recognition of her and her family’s efforts toward land improvement and sustainability.

Piraino was singled out by the award selection committee for her passion and commitment to preserving the natural beauty of their 55-acre property in Blandford-Blenheim...