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Notice of Emergency Road Closures

Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018 07:00 PM

Meaford, Ontario – January 12, 2018 – Due to the presence of water across the road and damage to the road surface, the Municipality of Meaford wishes to advise that the following roads in the Municipality of Meaford have been closed to traffic.

Sydenham Sideroad 22 6th Concession N. 4th Concession N.
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Sydenham 6th Concession N. Sideroad 27 Sideroad 24
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St. Vincent St.Vincent-Sydenham Townline...

Help the Meaford Fire Department Keep Hydrants Clear

Posted on Tuesday, January 09, 2018 07:00 PM

Meaford, Ontario – January 10, 2018 – The Meaford and District Fire department is asking you to join them in helping keep fire hydrants clear of snow. On Thursday, January 11th from 7-10pm, Meaford firefighters will be out in the community clearing ice and snow from fire hydrants.

In an emergency, every second matters. Blocked, concealed, or difficult-to-access fire hydrants can impede emergency fire response. Hydrants covered in snow can be difficult to locate, and uncovering them can waste valuable...

Winter Road Update

Posted on Monday, January 08, 2018 07:00 PM

Meaford, Ontario – January 9, 2018 – The Municipality of Meaford is continuing to work to clear the Municipal roadways, and we appreciate your patience during this time.

The warmer temperatures are now causing the packed snow to loosen. Despite all roads being plowed daily, this is causing slippery and slushy conditions.

It is forecasted that temperatures may reach as high as +9°C by Thursday, then drop considerably by Saturday to -12°C. Crews have been out this morning scraping the roads down to the...

Explore the story of the Vikings with the Meaford Museum

Posted on Sunday, January 07, 2018 07:00 PM

Meaford, Ontario – January 8, 2018 – Join local historian Robert Burcher with Special guest and Viking expert Alison Leonard for an exciting, seafaring tale of what might be the earliest visitors to North America.

Robert Burcher believes that an image of a sailing vessel carved into the rock at the Peterborough Petroglyphs is not of Viking origin, but actually a leather boat built by ancient Celtic Mariners. They would have set sail from Ireland, and penetrated the North American continent hundreds...