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Fire Ban In Effect - June 5, 2023

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 12:35 PM

For Immediate Release

CENTRAL ELGIN - June 5, 2023 – Effective immediately, all open-air and recreational fires are prohibited anywhere in the City of St. Thomas, Town of Aylmer and the Townships and Municipalities within the County of Elgin. Open air fires are defined as any fire outside of a building and include bonfires, campfires, burn barrels, outdoor fireplaces/chimineas or any other fires set in open air.

Although there is some variation across Elgin County, dry conditions are consistent...

Ward 4 Town Hall Meeting This Week!

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 08:53 AM

Attention Ward 4 Residents!Councillor Conners wants to connect with YOU! Join him for an exclusive Ward 4 Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, June 8th, from 6pm to 8pm.

Embark on an engaging and interactive journey as he dives into the remarkable history of the ward and discuss what truly matters to his incredible community! Get ready for an enlightening session filled with meaningful conversations and valuable insights. Joining him that night will be both Mayor Andrew Sloan and Deputy Mayor Todd...

Collection Tips & Tricks! Cart Social Distancing

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 10:03 AM

Ensure your garbage cart and recycling are picked up correctly by following these tips:

  • Give carts and bins 4 feet of space between each other (approximately an arm's length)
  • Place the wheels against the curb and arrows towards the street
  • Leave 4 feet of space on all sides of the cart
  • Keep your cart away from obstructions such as parked cars, poles, and utility boxes
  • Ideally, place the carts on either side of your driveway

For more information: https://www.centralelgin...

Notice of Study Commencement - Highway 3

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 10:32 AM

NOTICE OF STUDY COMMENCEMENTHighway 4 Widening and Proposed Talbotville Bypass (GWP 3042-22-00), Highway 3 Twinning (GWP 3041-22-00)Preliminary Design, Detail Design and Class Environmental Assessment Study

THE STUDYThe Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has retained Stantec Consulting Ltd. to complete the Preliminary Design, Detail Design and Class Environmental Assessment Study (Class EA) for improvements to Highway 3 from Highway 4 to Centennial Avenue (St. Thomas).

The following is being...

Bird from Southwestern Public Health Region Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 12:22 PM

May 31, 2023

Bird from Southwestern Public Health Region Tests Positive for West Nile Virus Protect yourself from infected mosquitoes by using bug spray with DEET and cleaning up breeding sites

Public Health Ontario has reported that the first bird to test positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Ontario this year was found in the region served by Southwestern Public Health.

Birds testing positive for WNV are an indicator of the presence of WNV in the environment as birds can get the virus from the...