The water is back on!
If you do not currently have water, please contact the Town Office at 902-447-2170.
Thank you again for your patience and understanding.
Oxford Residents/Businesses that reside in the Sunset Avenue area, there will be a water interruption around 10 am (January 19) for a few hours to fix a water break.
We apologize for this inconvenience.
Public Works are working hard to fix this promptly.
Thank you for your patience and understanding. More updates will follow this message as the work progresses.
ACOA's News Release - The Town of Oxford ballfield will benefit from this!
Way to go to those that made this happen!
Oxford - Create a second baseball field to accommodate the area's growing minor baseball program and provide space for other youth sports activities. $15,000 from ACOA
Do you need to update or get your Emergency First Aid CPR Level A?
There will be a class hosted on Thursday February 3, 2022 at the Oxford Legion.
The class will begin at 8:30 am and the cost is $75.00 per person.
There is limited seating, please call to book your seat or to ask for more details at 902-447-2624.
Due to the weather coming on Friday into Saturday, please take notice of the Hours of Operation for the Transfer Site on Saturday, January 15.
Saturday, January 15 the Transfer Site will be open from 10 am to 3 pm.
Thank you for your patience and understanding. The Town Crew need to be cleaning the streets and we were able to get someone to come in to work at the Transfer Site to keep it open.
Please note the delayed opening and also the early closure for that day.
FYI Oxford Residents. This is just a heads up regarding the possible change of hours of operation for the Transfer Site this Saturday (January 15).
There is another winter storm brewing and it looks like it may be Friday into Saturday. We MAY be closing the Transfer Site on Saturday (as we need all of the Public Works working on snow removal).
If this is the case, we will then open the Transfer Site on Tuesday from 8:30 to 4:30 this coming week for an extra day next week.You may want to visit the Transfer Site Thursday and Friday this week, in case Saturday is closed.
Delayed opening for Oxford Town Hall tomorrow (January 12, 2022)
Due to repairs required to the furnace, the Town Hall will be open to the public from 1 pm till 3:30 pm on Wednesday January 12.
Due to the furnace being repaired, the Town Hall will not be open to the public on Tuesday, January 11.
We are sorry for the inconvenience and plan to re-open on Wednesday 10 am - 3:30 pm to the public.
Join Oxford Town Council during the Committee of the Whole meeting as they discuss Town Business on Monday, January 10 at 6 pm, live on Facebook.
January 7, 2022
Due to the winter storm, the Town Office is closed to the public to allow the staff to arrive home safely.
Stay safe during this storm.
Town of Oxford residents - Early Closure Notice
Due to the Winter Storm, the Transfer Site hours of operation for this weekend has changed.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm - take note closing early
Saturday, January 8, 2022 - CLOSED - all public works staff will be on winter clean up.
Reminder! Overnight parking is PROHIBITTED during the winter season. Vehicles on the streets, during the overnight hours in Oxford, will be towed away at owners expense.
Residents, please mindful to not park on the streets during a Winter/Storm event.
Motorists and pedestrians please be aware that there is a winter storm warning coming into effect.
If you own a snowblower and/or generator, this is a good time to make sure they are working properly. Consider postponing travel for tomorrow (January 7). Check road conditions before leaving.
Monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.
Six Rivers News posted an article on January 3, 2022 regarding the interview they had with Mayor Henley.
Attached is a direct link to the article.
Update! - 2:00 pm January 5, 2022
Water Service is back on.
We apologize for the water interruption.
Thank you to the Public Works team in getting this fixed promptly and for the Town of Amherst for lending a hand.
Water Break Notice!
11:10 am - January 5, 2022
There is a water break on Waverly Street that Public Works are currently working on. This may cause water interruptions to those that reside in that area.
If there is a water interruption, it should not be for too long.
This post will be updated as the work is progressing.
Come join Town Council on Monday, December 20 at 6 pm as they host the Town Council Meeting.
A copy of the Council Agenda and package can be found on this link.
The Coldest Night of the Year is a winterrific family-friendly walk to raise money for local charities serving people experiencing hurt, hunger, and homelessness.
Team up, walk, and fundraise!
It’s cold out there... but there’s no place like home.
Town Hall will be closed to the public today, December 10, 2021, as the furnace needs repaired.
We apologize for the inconvenience and plan to re-open on Monday, December 13.
Town Council has made it a priority to make Oxford more accessible. Therefore an Accessibility Advisory Committee has been formed.
We need at least two more interested volunteers, that are passionate about accessibility, to sit on our committee with us.
We meet monthly, in the evening and right now we are working on an Accessibility Plan for the Town of Oxford.
The Accessibility Advisory Committee provides advice to Town Council on identifying, preventing, and eliminating barriers to people with disabilities in municipal programs, services, initiatives and facilities.
We are striving to become a barrier-free community.
Anyone who is interested, please contact Linda at 902-447-2624.
The next meeting is scheduled for tonight (December 9 at 6 pm) in case you want to come check us out to see what it is like. We will meet in a months time after this, no date set as of yet.
Are you interested in becoming a volunteer board member with the Police Advisory Board, for the Town of Oxford?
The Police Advisory Board needs an interested volunteer to give input on policing services and issues for the Town of Oxford.
This committee makes recommendations to the Town Council for consideration to assist in keeping the Oxford citizens safe.
Come join us! We meet every three months on a Tuesday evening. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 11 at 6 pm.
If you are interested or would like more details, contact Linda at 902-447-2624.
The Community Economic Development Committee, for the Town of Oxford, are looking for two volunteers to join the team.
We meet on a monthly basis, in the evening, and really need public input with this committee.
If you are interested, or would like more information on this, please contact Linda at the Town Office, 902-447-2624.