Oxford County has launched the Solar Oxford Challenge, an initiative that encourages up to 16 local residents or businesses to achieve net-zero electricity.
Heather Rivers, Woodstock Sentinel-Review
County councillors will be asked next week to approve a solar PV net metering project to offset electricity consumed by Woodstock wastewater treatment plant.
Over the years volunteers at Oxford County Animal Rescue have seen it all -- from cats that have been tossed out windows to starvation, abuse and animal hoarding.
They called it Victory Veg for a reason.
The threat of automation to Ontario workers is real – and especially serious for Oxford County, home to three of the province's five communities that are most vulnerable to technology replacing people.
Twenty-five Cami workers will soon be back on the line following a recall at the Ingersoll automotive plant. Workers go back later this month.
Police have publicly identified the 57-year-old man who died after an apparent drowning at a Woodstock-area campground – one of two drowning or near-drowning investigations in the region over the long weekend.
It’s believed to be the first of its kind anywhere in Ontario, says Oxford County Warden David Mayberry.
The Oxford Community Foundation (OCF) recently received a gift of almost $25,000 to help oversee their endowment funds and make grants to organization and charities in Oxford County.
The goal of a new joint traffic initiative entitled Operation Zero is to reduce personal injuries and fatalities to virtually nothing, police say.
There is less than a month to go before Ingersoll’s Canterbury Folk Festival featuring over 30 performers returns to Memorial Park and the downtown core.
Drivers may want to slow down a little by Midas Muffler in the east end of the city in the upcoming weeks.
It’s taken some time, but Oxford’s longest-serving MPP is again a member of the provincial party in power after defeating first-time NDP candidate Tara King and Liberal James Howard.
On an April day in 1989 John Somers’ tire rod broke as he was driving home to Woodstock from his job in Brampton.
The only items left on his desk are his phone, his magnifier and a calendar.
It’s feels a little bit like back country camping but is much closer to home.
In the shadow of a provincial election, high-speed rail is being marketed as a dream come true to commuters who dread spending a large chunk of their day navigating Ontario’s highways.
Their mission is to restore, replant and preserve what they call “pollinative pathways” across the province to ensure the survival of bee, insect and bird population.
After zigzagging across two counties, the last block likely felt like it was the longest and the hardest.
There’s a new festival in town.