The Town of Georgina is moving forward with the next phase of two major projects – the Multi-use Recreation Complex (MURC) and the new Civic Centre – by hiring architects to design the buildings. Council approved the award of contracts to Perkins+Will and IBI Group Architects (Canada) Inc. to provide a full range of architectural and engineering team services for the design and delivery of both facilities.
On Easter Sunday, April 21, suicide bombers killed more than 250 people at hotels and churches in Sri Lanka.
Join us for a vigil in remembrance of the victims, families and friends in Sri Lanka on Sunday, May 5 at 3 p.m. at the Knox United Church, 34 Market St., Sutton.
This is being hosted by representatives of the Georgina clergy and the Town of Georgina.
Georgina Fire and Rescue Services crews have now cleared the scene after an earlier report of an unknown odour at the Georgina Ice Palace. No injuries were reported.
It has been determined it was a mechanical issue and will be repaired.
This will not impact any programming for this evening at the Ice Palace.
The Town thanks everyone for their patience.
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that current Flood Watch remains in place due to the approaching weather system that may produce significant amounts of rainfall across the watershed.
Periods of rain are expected to start later this evening with significant amounts in a range of 30 mm to 40 mm forecast for Wednesday. A cumulative amount of 55 mm of rain is expected over the next five days across the Lake Simcoe watershed.
Lake Simcoe Water Level
The Georgina Ice Palace at 90 Wexford Dr. has been evacuated after a suspicious odour was detected inside the building. Everyone has been safely removed and no injuries have been reported.
Georgina Fire and Rescue Services are on scene and monitoring the situation.
Rogers TV and Georgina Public Library are not affected.
Do you like to sing? Have you dreamed about becoming a star? The Georgina Idol Competition is your chance to shine and win a grand prize of $1,000.
The Town of Georgina is holding open auditions for the 14th Annual Georgina Idol Competition on Sunday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stephen Leacock Theatre. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, are a permanent Georgina resident and have a great singing voice, we invite you to come out and showcase your talent.
Spring is here and the flowers will soon be blooming. This month in Georgina, look forward to recycling some old electronics, clear the clutter, try some lawn bowling and take mom for a swim. Visit georgina.ca/events for more information on these and other Georgina events and activities.
Celebrating Youth Week
Notice: Today CN Rail will be carrying out repairs at the railway crossing in Pefferlaw. This will result in the closure of Pefferlaw Road in this immediate area. Detours have been posted. It's expected the road will re-open early evening. Thank you for your patience as these necessary repairs are performed.
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that additional rainfall and high winds are forecast for today and through the weekend. This is posing a risk of flooding along the Lake Simcoe shorelines and other low-lying and historically flood prone areas within the watershed.
Periods of rain are expected today and through the weekend with more significant amounts, 30 mm or more; forecast for the northern parts of the watershed.
Lake Simcoe Water Level