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Council this Week: Highlights from the March 9 County Council agenda

Posted on Friday, March 04, 2022 12:15 PM

County Council meetings are broadcast live at For agenda packages and past recordings of Council meetings, visit


Investment in affordable housing

County Council receives an update next council meeting on two new initiatives to help address the housing crisis in Oxford County. The first proposal seeks $1.2 million from the Affordable Housing Reserve to support the development of approximately 30 affordable housing units for...

Watermain Flushing Notices

Posted on Friday, March 04, 2022 05:17 AM

Oxford County Public Works flushes all water mains in our systems twice annually (spring and fall) to remove any sediment or minerals (such as iron) that may have accumulated on the walls of the pipes, thereby improving the aesthetic quality of the water. The groundwater we use as a drinking water source has relatively high levels of minerals, which can settle in the water mains. While not a health hazard, if these minerals are not removed they can cause discoloured water and, over time,...

NEWS: Oxford County Archives celebrates the 150th anniversary of Tillsonburg with a look at businesses and industry

Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2022 04:22 AM

Oxford County Archives is travelling back in time, virtually, to “visit” some of Tillsonburg’s notable businesses and industries around the time of the town’s incorporation in 1872.

In celebration of Tillsonburg’s 150th anniversary this year, the Archives has added a new virtual exhibit to its website, called “Tillsonburg 150: Celebrating Business & Industry.”

From brewers to undertakers, mill empires to dressmakers, Tillsonburg had it all in the mid to late-1800s. The virtual exhibit uncovers...

Oxford County Library goes wild for March Break

Posted on Monday, February 28, 2022 05:24 AM

Oxford County Library (OCL) will explore “tales” and “tails” this March Break with virtual programming featuring fairy tales and books about animals. The week-long calendar of events includes programming for children of all ages and interests, ranging from science and math to animal care, music, cooking, trivia and more while highlighting family-friendly library resources.

Virtual programming allows children and their families to participate in any of the March Break offerings without contending...

Report potholes to help keep Oxford County roads safe

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2022 05:13 AM

Cracks and potholes on Oxford County roadways are typical this time of year due to fluctuating temperatures, melting snow, rain and frequent snow plowing. Motorists, residents and business owners can report potholes to to reduce potential road hazards and ensure timely repair.

All pothole reports should include the following information:

  • name of the street
  • nearest building number
  • name of the nearest cross-street
  • which lane (i.e., northbound lane, turning lane, etc.)