Weather Alert Warning!
UPDATE: January 26 at 12:13pm
Water Service is now back on, the issue has been fixed.
If you do not currently have water, contact the Town Hall at 902-447-2170
Thank you all for your patience
UPDATE: January 26 at 11:28 am
The public works team is just getting to the water pipe. They anticipate the water may not get turned back on till about 2 pm now.
Thank you for your patience, we are working as quickly as we can to get the water service repaired and back on.
Another update to follow around 1:30 pm.
Oxford Residents and Businesses that reside/work in the downtown area of Oxford, please note that there is a water break on Prince William and Public Works have scheduled to fix that tomorrow (January 26).
The Public Works team will need to turn the water off and expect that to be around 9 am.
Also, please note that they anticipate the water may be off till noon.
We apologize to you for this inconvenience and are working very hard to get this fixed as quick as we can.
Updates will be posted regularly on this site and on the Town Website as the work progresses.
Oxford, Let's Talk
Tomorrow (January 26) is Bell Let's Talk Day.
On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet or TikTok video using #BellLetsTalk, social media video view and use of our Facebook frame or Snapchat lens.
Water Service Interruption Notice
UPDATE: As of 1:10 pm - Public Works had turned the water back on with regards to the water break on Upper Foundry Street.
If for any reason you do not have water, please call the Town Hall at 902-447-2170.Thank you.
UPDATE: As of 12:02 pm - Public Works continues to work hard fixing the water break on Upper Foundry. They anticipate that the water will need to be off for another hour. We are sorry for the inconvenience everyone, they are working very hard to get this done quickly. Thank you for understanding.
UPDATE: As of 11:07 am - Public Works have run into some problems and now anticipates the water interruption may be approximately 4 hours. Next update will be posted around noon.
UPDATE: As of 10:10 am - There is nothing new to report. Next update will be posted around 11 am.
There is a water break on Upper Foundry Street this morning (January 25).
The public works crew is getting ready at the site and will need to turn off the water for a few hours.
The plan to shut off the water is approximately in one hour.
Please share with other residents and businesses that reside/work in this area.
A follow up post will be on this site around 10 am.
We are seeking interested volunteers to join the new Intermunicipal Poverty Reduction Advisory Committee.
If you are a citizen of the Town of Oxford and would like to be considered, please send a letter/expression of interest, including your experience, to us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
To view the terms of reference for the committee, please go to: Terms of Reference
The equity and anti-racism legislation is being developed and they invite all Nova Scotians to give their feedback.
The attached link is a presentation that provides details on what may be proposed in the legislation. The presentation indicates that the legislation could required municipalities to develop and implement plans to address systemic inequity and racism.
Council encourages all citizens and fellow Nova Scotians to take part in the discussion.
Join Oxford Town Council on Monday, January 24 at 6 pm. The meeting will be on zoom streamed live to Facebook.
As Council will be discussing Town business they will also be swearing-in our Deputy Fire Chief, Kyle Purdy. A large welcome goes out to Mr. Purdy for stepping up and volunteering to work with the Town of Oxford and the Oxford Volunteer Fire Department.
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.