Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate their communities and the people who lead them during Municipal Awareness Week from Nov. 16 to Nov. 22, 2022.
Municipal Awareness Week promotes the importance of municipal government in people's daily lives. It celebrates the dedicated mayors, wardens, councillors and public servants who are essential to the effective governance of municipalities. It also encourages public participation in council meetings, hearings, committees and elections.
In recognition of Municipal Awareness Week (November 21-27, 2022), please watch a video message from the Honourable John Lohr, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
On Tuesday morning, the Oxford Public Works team will be repairing a fire hydrant on Foundry Street.
Residents are asked to please use caution in the area.
It it not anticipated that water will be affected.
Thank you for your patience.
The Transfer Station will be open on Saturday November 12, 2022, from 8:30 to 4:30pm and Town Hall will be open Monday November 14, 2022, 9am to 4pm .
Council and Staff would like to thank those who served our Country and thank those that continue to serve.
~ They gave their tomorrows so we could have our today... Lest we forget ~ author unknown
Town of Oxford Public Works will be closing off Waverly St. today starting around 2pm from the Firehall corner to Water St. to facilitate the cleaning out of the area to be patched with pavement. It will be opened when pavement patching has been completed.
Pavement patching will begin tomorrow, November 10, 2022 starting around 8:30am and will start on Waverly Street then will move to Main Street and end up on Ellis Street.
We ask for residents to be cautious around these pavement patching areas and be mindful of the workers and equipment. Public works and the Town of Oxford thank you all for your patience in advance.
The Oxford transfer station will be closed on Friday November 11, 2022 for Remembrance Day with normal operating hours for Thursday November 10 and Saturday November 12. Please plan accordingly.
If you haven't been able to get into the office to get your transfer station card and need one, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name (also list anyone else that may use your card living in the household), civic address, PO. box and phone number and we will gladly make one up and mail it to you.
Town of Oxford Public Works will be repairing a water break on Little River Road between the address 6655 and 6685 on Monday November 7, 2022, starting at 8:30am.
Public Works does not have an ETA for the repair but asks the public travelling through the area to travel slowly and be mindful of machinery and workers and thanks everyone for their patience and understanding.
The Town of Oxford is enforcing the use of the Transfer Site to those authorized to do so.
Our staff will be asking people coming into the Transfer Site to produce their Transfer Site Cards.
If you currently have a transfer station authorization card, remember to take that with you to the transfer site.
If you have misplaced your transfer card, come to the Town Office to have one reissued to you.
Office hours are Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm.
Remembrance Day - November 11, 2022
Below is the info for the Cenotaph Service.
There will be no parade and the legion will not be open on the morning of 11 November 2022.
The service will commence at 10:45 am at the cenotaph.
Wreaths will be placed prior to the service and remain on the stands until 3:30 pm.
There will be no gathering after the service at the legion or evening dinner.
To order your wreath, please call (902) 447-2426.
Oxford Legion Br #36, Poppy Committee