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Apr 30

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.

Apr 30

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.

Apr 29

 

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

Apr 28

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.

Apr 26

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

Apr 23

Join us for a special Town Council meeting on April 24 at 7 p.m.

Council will be looking at short-term rental accommodations (STRA), including a proposed licensing by-law. You can learn more at georgina.ca/STRA.

Apr 18

Responding to concerns raised during the hot summer of 2018 surrounding waterfront parks, Council has endorsed several actions as a ‘pilot’ to improve experiences for both visitors and area residents for this year’s beach season.

Apr 18

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that the forecast is calling for a few rounds of rainfall for portions of southern Ontario over the next couple of days. Precipitation will likely move in later this afternoon or evening and continue off and on into Friday.

Apr 17

The Town of Georgina is pleased to announce Rob Flindall as the new Director of Operations and Infrastructure.

“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Rob Flindall to the Town of Georgina. He brings more than 30 years of municipal experience in public works and municipal infrastructure,” said David Reddon, the Town’s Acting Chief Administrative Officer. “Rob exemplifies a commitment to public service, collaboration and leadership, and I know he will be a valuable addition to our senior management team.”

Apr 16

April 22 to 29 is Pitch-In Week across Canada. Residents can participate by helping to clean up areas in the community as individuals, families or groups.

If you are interested in organizing a litter pickup team in Georgina, call customer service at 905-476-4301. The Town will register your participation and provide gloves and bags.

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