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Posted Monday, July 19, 2021

Southwestern Public Health is updating its COVID-19 vaccination efforts to reach people who may have trouble accessing vaccines in Elgin County, Oxford County, and the City of St. Thomas. 

Beginning July 19, all three mass immunization clinics in St. Thomas, Woodstock, and Tillsonburg will offer walk-in appointments in addition to servicing pre-booked first and second dose appointments. After July 23, the Tillsonburg clinic will transition to a Friday-only site to reflect...
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Posted Wednesday, July 07, 2021

A new pool deck, barrier-free changerooms and outdoor splash pad are just some of the improvements coming to the Tillsonburg Community Centre following a major funding announcement yesterday.

Some 35 communities across Ontario—including Tillsonburg—will share more than $35 million in new federal and provincial infrastructure funding.

“The Town of Tillsonburg is pleased to partner with the Federal and Provincial governments to renovate and improve our aquatics facilities...
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Posted Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Flags at Town of Tillsonburg facilities have been lowered to half-mast in recognition of the 215 children discovered in a mass grave at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School.

The flags will remain lowered for 9 days (215 hours).

“Our hearts are with the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation, and all Indigenous Peoples in Canada at this sad time,” says Mayor Stephen Molnar. “We remember too, the survivors who continue to be impacted by their...
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Posted Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tree planting

The Town of Tillsonburg marked Earth Day 2021 by receiving 20 new native trees donated by Courtland Landscape and Grounds.

“It’s our 20th anniversary this year, and we were looking for a way to celebrate that milestone,” said Steve Cluett, sales manager at Courtland. “Our idea was to donate and plant 20 trees.”

“Courtland approached the Town and asked if we might be able to partner together on this project,” says Chris Baird, director...
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Posted Monday, April 19, 2021

An apartment fire displaced residents at Park Towers (148 Concession Street E.) on Sunday night.

Tillsonburg Fire and Rescue Services arrived on scene shortly after 6:00 p.m. on April 18, to find a third floor apartment fully involved. Firefighters from Norfolk County Station 6 (Courtland) assisted with the incident.

“Everyone in the building was able to get out,” says Vanessa Devolin, acting deputy fire chief.

Residents of the 47 units in the building assembled on the...
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