Location of Rainbow Crosswalk available for public input
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2020 11:45 AM
The City of Oshawa is looking for feedback from the community on the location of a Rainbow Crosswalk in Oshawa.
The three locations being considered for the Rainbow Crosswalk are:
- Option A – main entrance to City Hall: the pedestrian crosswalk that is adjacent to the main entrance to City Hall and The Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery.
- Option B – Downtown Oshawa: the pedestrian crosswalk located at the intersection of William Street and Mary Street on the east side of Mary Street on William Street and...
Explore Oshawa’s Union Cemetery using new interactive map
Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2020 10:15 AM
The City of Oshawa has launched a new interactive map that will enable genealogy and history enthusiasts to search Union Cemetery interment records.
The interactive map supports independent exploration of available cemetery records. Aspiring historians can search by family name to find resting place locations and interment date. Due to the historical nature of cemetery records, not all information is available through this interactive map. Additional information may be available through the...
Oshawa recognized for amazing festivals and events in Ontario
Posted on Friday, February 28, 2020 06:45 AM
Oshawa’s Bright and Merry Market has been named Best New Festival or Event by Festivals & Events Ontario (F.E.O.).
In addition, Bright and Merry Market, along with Oshawa’s Peony Festival both earned their place in the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario for 2020. This is the eighth consecutive win for the Peony Festival and the first time Bright and Merry Market has made the Top 100 list.
This is a tremendous honour and accomplishment for the City of Oshawa and their partners as F.E.O....
Automated speed enforcement cameras turn on in 90 days
Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 08:45 AM
Beginning this week, the Region of Durham will be installing automated speed enforcement (ASE) signage on Durham roadways, including in eight Oshawa locations, advising drivers that speed cameras will begin operation in 90 days.
Drivers will notice the automated speed enforcement “coming soon” signs in some school zones and designated Community Safety Zones on Regional roads, including the following eight Oshawa locations:
- Paul Dwyer High School – Oshawa (Rossland Road)
- Adelaide McLaughlin Public...
Dr. Blake Parkette consultation asking for your preferred concept
Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 05:15 AM
The City of Oshawa is looking for feedback from the community on the two proposed concepts for the Dr. Blake Parkette. The Parkette will be located at the end of Royal Street, adjacent to the Oshawa Creek Valley and just south of the Pinewood Centre.
Designed by Basterfield & Associates Inc., the two concepts can be differentiated by the following features:
- Concept A: A more traditional design that includes a curved path with semi-circular playground area, curved seat wall and an information panel...