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Jun 23

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that flooding is currently occurring in a number of locations throughout the watershed due to a large amount of rainfall overnight.   Approximately 56mm of rain has been recorded at the LSRCA office.  The Weather Office is forecasting rainfall to continue through today and lessening over the weekend. 

  Saturated ground conditions in combination with the rainfall is causing flooding in low lying and flood prone areas.

Jun 21

The Corporation of the Town of Georgina (Town) is undertaking the development of a new Multi-Use Recreation Complex (MURC) in south Keswick.

  An Expression of Interest (EOI) has been issued and is an opportunity for community groups, public sector agencies, developers, commercial partners, and community partners to convey their interest in this project and how they could be part of the initiative.
 

Jun 15

Advanced Vote Locations

Eligible electors in The Town of Georgina will be able to vote on the following dates:

Saturday June 17, 2017 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Keswick High School, The Civic Centre and Morning Glory Public School

Election Day

Friday, June 23, 2017 – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – R.L. Graham Public School, The ROC, Sutton Public School, Morning Glory Public School and W.J. Watson Public School

Jun 14

 Georgina’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge is launching the Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit initiative to encourage kids and families to eat healthier and to make vegetables and fruits part of their everyday lives. 
  “Overall nutrition is so important for everyone, particularly young children.  We all know how hard it can be to break habits, so when we can start children with creating good healthy eating habits early on, it becomes second nature to them,” said Georgina Mayor Margaret Quirk. 

Jun 10

 

A heat warning will be issued for Sunday and Monday for Southwestern Ontario east to Lindsay on Sunday afternoon.  Daytime high temperatures in the low 30s and overnight low temperatures in the low 20s are expected. There is the possibility that higher temperatures will also continue on Tuesday for some regions. 

A reminder that all 3 Georgina Public Libraries are available for cooling relief for those seeking a reprieve from the heat. 

Jun 9
 
 
Georgina, ON – The 150th anniversary of Confederation presents communities across the nation with a unique opportunity to create and showcase the evolution of our great country. This special milestone will bring Canadians together and enable conversations about our collective national identity, our diversity and what binds us together.
 
Join us in Georgina as we celebrate in true patriotic style at the Recreation Outdoor Campus (The ROC) on Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.   Fireworks at 10 p.m.
Jun 2

The Georgina Fire Department is teaming up with fire departments across York Region to encourage residents to take action on fire safety. The new education campaign, ‘Take Action York!’ launches today, simultaneously engaging 1,000 homes in all 9 municipalities throughout the Region.
 

Jun 1

 Wednesday night our very own Chief Ron Jenkins was named the Ontario Chief of the Year!  This prestigious honour and award was presented to Chief Jenkins at the Gala Dinner of the Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers’ Associations Annual Training and Education Symposium held in Windsor. Chief Jenkins commenced his career in the fire services on July 20, 1981 with the City of York Fire Department.

May 24

 

Georgina, ON - After a lengthy search for a new home, the York Regional Police (YRP) Marine Unit will be moving to a portion of the former Bonnie Boats Marina site within Jackson’s Point.  The official announcement was issued by the York Regional Police Services Board earlier today after receiving approval from York Region Council.

May 12

Guidance for Flooded Wells

The following information has been provided by Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.

After flooding, well owners should take actions to:

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