Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:45 PM
The temporary closure of Oshawa Animal Services (O.A.S.) to the public has not stopped the community from giving loving homes to deserving animals. As of April 20, over 100 animals have been virtually adopted since the shelter was closed to the public in mid-March because of the coronavirus.
The virtual adoption process was developed in response to the shelter’s temporary closure to allow for animals to continue to find their “fur-ever” homes. The process includes a review of the available...
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...
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...
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....
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...