Throughout Poetry Month (April) follow Oxford's Poetry At Large Facebook page and read new poetry by Cumberland County residents.
You can also win a Wild Blueberry Poetry Month Basket!
See the poster for more information: pdf Oxford Virtual Poetry Festival (130 KB)
The Oxford Poetry Committee is hopeful that they will be able to offer their usual in-person events in 2022.
Is your business eligible? Take a look at the guidelines! pdf Grants: Wild Blueberry Capital Beautification Program (434 KB)
All projects must be completed by June 30, 2021.
The Towns of Amherst & Oxford and the Municipality of Cumberland currently share ownership of the Cumberland Central Landfill, or as some people know it Little Forks Landfill. Operation of the Cumberland Central Landfill is managed by the Cumberland Joint Services Management Authority (CJSMA). CJSMA answers to a board which is made up of representatives of the towns and municipality.
Catch up on news submitted by community organizations and updates from the Town Hall.
This newsletter is also available on the Town of Oxford Official Facebook page.
*** Printed copies are available for pick up at the Town Hall during regular business hours.
Please share with friends and neighbours who do not have internet access.
Don't miss these free workshops (February- April). Sign up now!
Update! Due to the weather and road conditions the Town Hall will be closed today (February 8, 2021). Stay safe!
Official 2021 Special Election Results.
There has been no change to the unofficial results that were released on Saturday, January 30, 2021.
Congratulations to the successful candidates and thank you to everyone that had participated in this Special Election along with a special thanks to those that stood as candidates.
Please read the attached for the Official Results.
Please be aware that, due to the weather, Town Hall will be closed to the public February 2, 2021.
Staff will be working remotely and available by phone 902-447-2624 or email email@example.com.
The unofficial results from the Special Election held in Oxford, NS January 18 - 30, 2021 are as follows:
David COTÉ (79 votes)
Norma ESTABROOKS (124 votes)
Alfred KING (145 votes)
ELECTED Arnold MacDonald (199 votes)
Byron MacDonnell (99 votes)
ELECTED Chrystal McNutt (205 votes)
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 10:00 am is the official addition of the votes and we will release an updated report with the official results.
Thank you to everyone that participated in this election and a Special Thanks to the candidates that ran.
It's Election Day - January 30, 2021 - Special Election for Oxford
Voting stops at 7 pm, be sure to get you vote in.
It only takes 5 minutes to vote! Each vote counts!
If you need help to vote on line or on the phone call 902-447-2624.
To vote in person, we are set up at the Legion on 74 Jackson Street.
If you lost your voter letter, or did not receive one, we can help.
Please share - we are at 40% of voters now.
Looking for help?
Check out the Cumberland County Helping Tree...a list of helping services in the area, with further descriptions on page 2.
The Oxford Library will be opening in it's new home in April. Before that it needs help to buy books and furniture.
Click here to download more information.
UPDATE - 12:52 pm
Water is now back on,
We appologize for the water interuption.
Water interruption expected to start around 9:30 am.
This is expected to affect James and Jackson Street mainly and this may affect surrounding streets.
The interruption is expected to last no longer than 4 hours.
Attention Oxford Residents!
Water is expected to be turned off for maintenance starting around 11:00 am on January 19, 2021.
This water interruption is expected to be about 4 hours at most, if all goes as planned.
The streets affected will be James Street and Jackson Street.
Surrounding streets to those may be affected as well.
Vote Vote Vote
Oxford its time to VOTE!
The Special Election is now open.
There are six candidates running in this election and we have two empty seats on Council. It's time to fill those seats.
You can vote by telephone or internet. The help desk is also open at Town Hall till 3:30 pm.
The instructions on how to vote is in your voter letter that should have reached you by the end of last week.
If you did not receive a voter letter, call the Returning Office at 902-447-2624.
VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE
2021 property assessment notices have been mailed by Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC). Visit www.pvsc.ca , call 1-800-380-7775 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Attention Oxford Voters!
The Voter Instruction Letters with your voter credentials and detailed instructions, on how to vote in the upcoming Special Election, has been mailed and should reach you by the end of the week.
If you are an eligible voter and did not receive a voter instruction letter by Friday January 15, contact 902-447-2624.
Deadline for Program Completion Extended.
If you are an Oxford business located on Main or Water Street, you may be eligible for funding BUT
time is running out.
Oxford Residents, please share:
Below are the Oxford Transfer Site Hours of Operation during the Holidays.
Thursday, December 24, 2020 - Open - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday, December 25, 2020 - CLOSED
Saturday, December 26, 2020 - CLOSED
Thursday, December 31, 2020 - Open - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday, January 1, 2021 - CLOSED
Saturday, January 2, 2021 - Open - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Regular Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 21, 2020.
The meeting will be streamed live to the Town of Oxford NS: Official Site (FaceBook) beginning at 6:00 pm.
Click the attached link to view the Council Package.
Are you on the Voters List?
Town of Oxford Special Election - January 30, 2021.
REVISIONS TO THE LIST OF ELECTORS (Voter’s List)
A preliminary list of electors (voter’s list) has been prepared for the upcoming election.
The Revising Officer(s) may make additions or corrections to the list upon application by telephone, fax, e-mail or in person.
You can find out if you are on the list by:
Contacting the Returning Office to set up an appointment to meet in person, by phone 902-447-2624 or email: email@example.com
You will be asked for your name, address, and date of birth.
Nominations are now OPEN
The Town of Oxford is hosting a Special Municipal Election on January 30, 2021.
Two Councillors to be elected at large
For more information, please refer to the attached document or call the Returning Office at 902-447-2624.
Are you a low-income homeowner?
Do you spend more than 50 percent of your income to run your home?
Direct support is available for eligible homeowners through the Canada-Nova Scotia Targeted Housing Benefit. Working together, we are making housing more affordable for vulnerable people.
For more information visit: housingns.ca
Or call: (902) 943-0835