A 29 year old pedestrian has died after a collision with a transport truck at a parking lot in Woodstock on Saturday Afternoon.
Southwestern Public Health has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 at Springbank Public School in Woodstock.
Oxford County council has agreed to change the hours of the reduced speed limit in front of the Plattsville Christian School in Blandford-Blenheim.
The Thames Valley District School Board has established a Rural Education Task Force to address the unique needs of rural schools and right now they are looking for public feedback.
Former General Rick Hillier joined Doug Ford for his daily press conference today to talk about the vaccine rollout in the New Year.
The Downtown Niagara Falls BIA is hosting an outdoor Christmas market this year.
Southwestern Public Health and Brant County will stay in the Orange tier and Haldimand Norfolk will be joining us on Monday.
The shift changes will not lead to permanent job losses with nearly 480 people retiring this year.
A 450 pound panel packer worth $13,000 has been stolen from a business on Mutual Street in Ingersoll.
We currently have 53 active cases after the health unit also confirmed 12 recoveries today. 2 people form our region are in the hospital, including 1 in the ICU.
The PJHL is hoping to start their season on February 1st, which means we will hopefully be able to see the Navy Vets play in 2021.
After doing over 58,000 tests yesterday, the Province confirmed 1,855 new cases of the virus this morning and 1,451 recoveries.
Southwestern Public Health is making it easier for families to find services for pregnancy and baby support by combining those programs into one easy to find name, "Know and Grow."
St. Marys High School held a virtual ceremony this week to honour a former Principal by naming the gymnasium after him.
Construction on the 48 new affordable housing units on Southwood Way will start in the New Year.
According to the updated models, the Province could see anywhere between 4,000 to 9,000 daily cases of COVID-19 before the end of the year, depending on the growth rates.
The OPP and Woodstock Police are sending out a strong message today that if you drink, don't drive.
Oxford County Council held the 2nd of 3 special budget meetings on Wednesday. The proposed budget currently calls for a 2% increase for property taxes.
Briefs include two men arrested on charges of break and enter and possession of crime over $5,000 and a new door to door scam making the rounds in Woodstock.
Southwestern Public Health confirmed 9 new cases of the virus this morning and 8 recoveries.
In the spirit of Movember, the Oxford County Archives is taking a deep dive into the different styles of facial hair from past Wardens.
Ontario is one step closer to making daylight time permanent, meaning we won't have to change our clocks twice every year.
A pedestrian was struck and killed early Wednesday evening on Concession 10 in Norfolk County.
The Province confirmed 1,478 new cases of the virus this morning and 1,365 recoveries. We currently have 151 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.
The Province is asking everyone to celebrate the holidays with only the members of your own household. If you live alone, you can team up with one other household to celebrate the holidays.
You can take a look at the accomplishments of Future Oxford from the past 5 years with a new comprehensive report card.
Premier Ford says small businesses give back to local communities and it's time for us to return the favour.
Officers handed out 22 tickets yesterday on the 17th line yesterday as the Woodstock Police and Oxford OPP teamed up for the blitz.
Grade 10 students from College Avenue Secondary School are being featured on the CBC Music Class channel on Youtube.
A fog advisory has been issued for the region and police are reminding everyone to use your complete lighting system when driving this afternoon.
All three occupants of the vehicle were taken to the hospital after slamming into a tree this morning in the area of Mill Street and Pember's Pass.
The sculpture art kits are going to replace the winter break day camp programming this year and they have enough activity ideas and supplies to keep your kids busy for hours.
Southwestern Public Health confirmed the first COVID-19 related death in our region in months. They also announced 7 new cases and 1 recovery.
Nobody was injured after a fire at a business in Springford on Monday that caused about $350,000 in damage.
A Woodstock Police officer had to swerve out of the way to avoid a collision with an impaired driver near Roth Park early Tuesday morning.
The Province confirmed 1,373 new cases this morning, 1,476 recoveries and additional 35 deaths.
A panel of judges will select 4 winners who will have their plays produced by Theatre Woodstock early next year for a virtual festival.
The Salvation Army Care and Share Program is even more critical this year with the loss of major collection events in the Holiday Train and the Santa Claus Parade.
Filming starts next week so get your homes and businesses ready for the 2020 virtual Tour of Lights in Woodstock.
The pre-sale of pre-made bags of food and the acceptance of cash donations will begin at Sobeys today for the 12th annual Fill-A-Cruiser Holiday Food Drive.
A 2008 black Volkswagen Beetle convertible was stolen from a parking lot in Woodstock over the weekend.
The Province of Ontario has deployed new COVID-19 rapid tests at hospitals and long term care homes.
A staff member at Woodingford Lodge in Woodstock has tested positive for COVID-19. Around 27 residents who may have been in contact with the staff member are currently being tested.
Southwestern Public Health is reporting 17 recoveries today and only 4 new cases. This means we are down to 49 active cases in the region.
A batch of yellow fentanyl circulating in our community has resulted in multiple overdoses and required as many of four doses of naloxone.
We currently have 12,917 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario after the Province confirmed 1,009 new cases this morning and 1,082 recoveries.
One person has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Laurie Hawkins Public School in the Town of Ingersoll.
The take home prize for the Woodstock Hospital 50/50 raffle is now close to $25,000.
A survey this week will look to address the growing homeless situation in Oxford County.
Briefs include a new fraud happening locally, B&E on Sloane Street, youths from out of town charged with trespassing at the old lighthouse, hydro truck broken into and a brick tossed through a window overnight.
A total of 11 residents who tested positive for COVID-19 at the Cedarcroft Retirement Home in Stratford have died since an outbreak was declared last month.
Tickets are on sale now for the annual Southgate Centre's 12 Days of Christmas Lottery.
The Woodstock Police Department has issued a challenge to the Woodstock Firefighters to see who can grow the best moustache for Movember.
The Heavy Rescue 401 film crew is in Brant County today documenting a crash between two transports this morning in HWY 53.
The Health Unit also confirmed that 3 patients at the Bethany Long Term Care Home in Norwich have tested positive for COVID-19.
The Province is investing in 128 new long term care beds at peopleCare in Tavistock.
Two men in their 20's have died and another is in the hospital with serious injuries after a tragic double fatal collision in Brant County on Saturday evening.
We currently have 13,004 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario after the Province confirmed 1,589 new cases this morning and 1,484 recoveries.
This will mean enhanced measures for restaurants, gyms, sports, retail, personal care services, casinos, cinemas and performing arts facilities.
Premier Doug Ford announced today he is moving Peel and Toronto into lockdown on Monday.
A person who recently tested positive for COVID-19 was also at the Plattsville Arena on Wednesday night between 9-11 pm.
A 49 year old man from Woodstock has been arrested in relation to a historical sexual assault of a minor.
Operation Sharing will start collecting gift cards today at the College Ave church for the Christmas Place.
Studies show alcohol and marijuana use is up significantly for parents and teens during the pandemic and local health units have some tips to help you rethink your drinking.
Director of Education Mark Fisher says TVDSB schools are ready for all possibilities during the second wave of COVID-19, while stating he thinks the safest place for kids is in class.
The new rent subsidy will go directly to tenants and can cover up to 90% of rent for the hardest hit businesses as the Prime Minister hinted towards another lockdown.
We have more recoveries than new cases today in Southwestern Public Health.
The Oxford and Area Ontario Health Team has been named one of the cohorts from the Ministry of Health and can start working on year one initiatives right away.
The Province confirmed 1,418 new cases this morning and 1,415 recoveries and an additional 8 deaths.
A special ceremony in Tillsonburg next week will commemorate National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week.
The Holiday Sharing Guide provides you with a list of food, gift and clothing drives to help some of the less fortunate in our community.
The Medical Officer of Health for Southwestern Public Health says we might have to get creative this Christmas to connect with our family.
Doug Cooper has been named the 2020 Citizen of the Year from the Town of Tillsonburg.
Premier Ford says he is going to be sending an army of Provincial Inspectors to businesses across the Province to make sure they are following the proper COVID-19 guidelines.
The Oxford School in Woodstock has voluntarily closed after two students tested positive for COVID-19.
The Woodstock Christian and Plattsville Christian Schools have been named finalists for the Parion Animal Nutrition Farm to Table Contest.
The local health unit confirmed 9 new cases this morning and 10 recoveries. They also announced that 3 people are currently in the hospital with the virus, however none are in the ICU.
You can purchase a brand new gift for a local child this year through the Woodstock Salvation Army Angel Tree program at the local Wal-Mart.
Southwestern Public Health has sent a letter to the Church of God in Aylmer asking them to voluntarily stop in person church services after a recent spike in cases in the community.
We have more recoveries than confirmed cases today in Ontario. The Province also reported another 28 deaths this morning and 146 patients are currently in the ICU.
The regions top doctor says we can avoid another lockdown by working together, staying home when sick and maintaining social distancing.
Police are warning pet owners to keep a close eye on your dogs while going for walks in the city. This after a pet owner says their dog died from an overdose after going out for a walk in Woodstock.
Briefs include a shoplifter busted in Woodstock, a John Deere backhoe stolen in Blandford-Blenheim, and a generator and a scooter taken in two separate thefts in Woodstock.
Snow Buddies started in 2014 and has helped countless residents ensure they can safely use sidewalks throughout the winter months.
The region's top doctor joins Heart FM to talk about the recent spike in cases, lockdowns, Christmas and more in this exclusive interview.
Education Minister Stephen Lecce released a statement today saying that an extended winter holiday is not necessary at this time.
Premier Ford says hot spot regions in the GTA are staring down the barrel of another lockdown and says they will be announcing stricter measures in the coming days.
We currently have 66 active cases in the region, with most of them in Woodstock, Norwich and Aylmer.
Make sure to honk your horn as you drive by Thames Street in Innerkip today to wish Ella Whitlow (Thede) a very happy 100th birthday today.
The Province also confirmed another 32 deaths related to the virus, the highest daily death toll during the second wave of the pandemic.
The seminars will help local business owners understand what COVID-19 benefits are available and how to accurately support them.
The new banner exhibition on the second floor is called Blazes Along the Trail: Exploring David Milne’s Imaginative Vision.
Oxford County has recently installed 6 new pedestrian crossovers in Drumbo, Innerkip, Ingersoll, and Tillsonburg with a 7th crosswalk currently being installed in Thamesford.
Briefs include a driver impaired by drugs and a man who ran out of gas and ended up facing several charges in Tillsonburg.
We should know in the next couple of weeks if the Province is going to close schools for an extended winter break.
Environment Canada says the worst snow squall conditions are expected later this afternoon and into the early evening.
The City of Woodstock received a record number of donations last week for the annual Christmas Decoration Exchange Drop Off. They will be giving away the items for free this Saturday at Goff Hall.
We have more recoveries than new confirmed cases today according to Southwestern Public Health. Most of the new cases confirmed today are from Aylmer and all of the recoveries are in Oxford County.
Another four residents who tested positive for COVID-19 at the Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence have passed away. The LTC Home has now had 8 residents die since an outbreak was declared on October 27th.
Please check in on friends and family who are still without power today after Sunday's massive wind storm. Some places could be without power until 11:00 pm tonight in Oxford County.
We currently have 12,932 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario after the Province confirmed 1,249 new cases this morning and 1,135 recoveries.
11 commercial vehicles were taken off the road for safety reasons and several drivers were given tickets during the blitz last week in Ingersoll.
The Salvation Army in Woodstock will launch their 2020 Kettle campaign this Friday and they will be at all of the same locations as last year.
OPP Constable Ed Sanchuk is collecting birthday cards for 11 year old Sarah who is currently going through her 5th battle with cancer.
Briefs include a shoplifter busted in Woodstock, stolen vehicle recovered, Woodstock man charged with racing, a smoke machine tossed into a home in Tillsonburg and an impaired driver in Woodstock.
Oxford County officially moved into the Yellow-Protect tier of Ontario's Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework for COVID-19 this morning.
One person was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries after a crash this morning on Oxford Road 29.
Oxford OPP have released surveillance photo's of a suspected arsonist after a second fire in two months at a property on 35th Line in Zorra Township.
A donation drive starts today for Operation Sharing and the Inn, Oxford County's only homeless shelter.
Since Friday, the health unit has confirmed 33 new cases of the virus in our region with most of the active cases in Woodstock and Norwich.
42 residents and 18 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Cedarcroft Retirement Place in Stratford. Four residents have died since the outbreak was declared last month.
We currently have 500 people in the hospital with COVID-19 and 1,487 new cases confirmed today. Those are low estimates from the Province as they are still waiting to collect more data from the weekend.
About 75 people attended the Freedom Rally against COVID-19 public health restrictions in Woodstock Sunday.
Thousands of people are still without power after yesterday's storm knocked down hydro poles, ripped trees out of the ground and even toppled over a new silo.
A 72 year old woman was charged with fail to yield after a crash just outside of St.Marys
The Norwich Optimist Truck and Tractor Pull features lots of horsepower and fun for all ages
The committee for the new Ingersoll Rec Centre is considering more land options to host the centre.
Oxford County Council is considering ways to help Woodstock pay for security at the courthouse.
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Oxford OPP have confirmed that the deceased in a suspicious death is a 31 year old mom from Drumbo.
Union Gas is donating cash to help the local Fire Department spread their fire prevention messages.
Cruise nights are happening every Thursday this August at Southside park.
City Hall in Woodstock was the site of a protest aimed to raise awareness about an ugly situation happening in China.
The Friendly City will be well represented at an invitational skating event happening in Japan.
Parents are being reminded about the provincial curfew in effect for young people.
The Woodstock Fire Department reminds everyone to keep their 72 Hour Emergency Kit up to date all year long.
Post-mortem results in a sudden death investigation now has police treating the death as 'suspicious'
Police are livid after a deadly weekend on our roads claimed eight lives.
The Oxford Lions Club has made a big donation to support some local causes including Sakura House.
Police are reminding the public to lock your doors and roll up your windows after a rash of vehicle entries in Woodstock.
The family of a missing woman from Drumbo who is presumed dead are still searching for answers.
Oxford's own Upper Thames Brewing Company is looking forward to giving people a taste of what's to come.
Millennials may be easy targets for scammers due to snap decisions and a feeling of invincibility.
A woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after hitting her head while swimming.
The public is encouraged to keep their eyes out for a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant.
Try to find ways to stay cool this week as Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the region.
The dream is still alive for a home cook from Woodstock with aspirations to be the next MasterChef Canada.
Crowds were full all week long and they got to see some really entertaining ball with teams from across the Country.
Two women from East Zorra-Tavistock suffered minor injuries after a crash in Perth County.
Woodstock is getting ready for three days of fun, food, entertainment, and - of course - cows!
Teams from Innerkip and Tavistock will be making Oxford proud at the Canadian Fast Pitch Championships.
Environment Canada reminds everyone to heed special weather alerts as we remember the 1979 tornadoes.
Police are investigating after finding a deceased woman in a parked car on Canning Road.
The Move With Grace Dance Studio will be helping bus tables at Kelsey's in Woodstock to raise money for a trip to Spain.
The event is sponsored by the Tavistock Agricultural Society and will be taking place on Monday August 15th.
There are 11 awards up for grabs including the trades person of the year award and the community involvement award.
Woodstock Mayor, Trevor Birtch was invited to a San Francisco presentation to share what our community is doing to reach their goals.
They are hosting the tournament and having a silent auction on Saturday to help fund a trip to Nationals.
A hot car is no place for your pet, leave them at home!
Brant County OPP released the results from their Move Over Campaign.
The Under 21 Men's Fast Pitch Championship is heading into playoffs over the weekend.
Flavius Miron will appear in court next week via video call in hopes to schedule a bail hearing.
People of all ages are welcome to enjoy a viewing of the new Jungle Book movie tonight on an inflatable screen.
The Woodstock Rotary Club is getting ready for their 19th annual Dragon Boat Festival.
A 24 year old man from Woodstock charged with manslaughter will have another bail hearing this morning.
The changes to the Woodstock Transit system started on Tuesday.
The Perth County OPP have released their traffic statistics from the Civic long weekend.
A home cook from Woodstock is heading to Toronto in hopes of becoming the next MasterChef Canada.
A good portion of downtown Woodstock will be closed off to traffic this weekend as the City celebrates Streetfest 2016.
Players have committed and the roster is almost set for the Tillsonburg Hurricanes.
Canadian Blood Services is hoping for a better turnout today for their blood donor clinic in Woodstock.
Golf carts and batteries have been stolen from the Happy Hills Resort in Zorra Township.
A heat warning has been issued for the region with day time highs tomorrow expected to feel like 38 degrees.
A woman is facing serious injuries after a collision with a transport truck at a local grocery store.
Oxford OPP are investigating after a number of break and enters in the Village of Thamesford over the Long Weekend.
Police were tipped off about a possible drunk driver heading Eastbound on the 401.
The price of gas nationwide dropped about 0.7 cents a litre last week, to an average of about 99.5 cents a litre.
Club 33 has been a popular after school basketball program in Norwich for 17 years.
A meteorologist with Environment Canada is offering safety tips for anyone in a thunderstorm after a Tillsonburg man was killed by lightning earlier this week.
A 1972 Evinrude boat has been stolen from a driveway in Paris.
Local Roots in the Park was the victim of a break and Enter at Southside Park.
Police are looking for a man who did a gas and dash at the Husky in Dorchester.
A woman from Norwich was at the cottage when she realized she had won $50,000.
The quartet Rosie and the Riveters will hit the stage at Rose Hill Farm on August 5th.
The Oxford County Injury Prevention Team will be hosting summer day camps for kids.
The opening ceremonies for the 2016 U21 Men's Canadian Fastball Championship will take place on Tuesday August 2nd at 6pm in Tavistock.
Woodstock Spiderman will have a birthday party in Southside Park on August 6th.
Bullwinkles Eatery is going on a three week break and will reopen on August 23rd.
52 year old David Johnson is dead after he was struck by lightning Sunday afternoon.
The Annual Report for 2015 contains details about the city of Woodstock's crime rate.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has taken Dr. Judi Marcin's medical certificate away.
The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation will be using the big canoe for community development and to teach youth the importance of working together.
OPP say jumping into bodies of water can be dangerous if you don't know how deep the water is.
The Norwich Otterville Lions Club disbanded on June 30th due to a lack of new members.
Woodstock Police officers say a food booth in Southside Park was broken into early Saturday morning.
19 year old Dustin Helmer-Taylor of Tillsonburg is facing numerous charges after OPP officers received reports of vehicle break and enters in his hometown.
OPP officers will be patrolling the waters this long weekend, looking for impaired drivers and making sure boats have the proper equipment on board.
The Woodstock Museum is currently displaying an exhibit featuring the 20 year history of the Woodstock Sports Wall of Fame.
The Otterville Library will be offering different activities for all ages over the next couple of weeks.
Woodstock Police say 19 year old David Andrew Lichty was safely located in London.
19 year old David Andrew Lichty has been missing since Tuesday.
17 people were charged with distracted driving in Ingersoll this week.
A bail hearing for a Woodstock man charged with manslaughter has been delayed for the third week in a row.
The OPP reports drivers have been getting slack when it comes to moving over for emergency vehicles.
The Salvation Army is asking people to donate to the food bank as their stocks begin to dwindle in the summer months.
A 24 year old man charged with manslaughter will be back in court for a bail hearing this morning.
One man has died and two other people were taken to hospital after a collision on Highway 24.
Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Oxford and Brant Counties.
The Woodstock Police will be targeting impaired and distracted drivers over the long weekend.
Mosquitoes in Perth County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Officer Striker visited the Heart FM Studios and this three minute video shows him in action.
Police are investigating after an overnight theft at a Stone Supply Company in Brunner.
The Woodstock Fire Department is getting ready to welcome a new Jr Fire Chief and Jr Deputy Fire Chief
A non profit organization providing shelter and support to pregnant and parenting women is looking for some help.
Oxford County Public Health is encouraging everyone to get tested for free as part of World Hepatitis Day.
Two people suffered major injuries during a crash at an intersection in Perth County.
Floral Occasions in Ingersoll are trying to raise money for the Canadian Mental Health Association of Oxford County.
Pittock is already booked for the Long Weekend and only a few campsites remain at other local Conservation areas.
A traffic analysis study has identified Zorra and East Zorra-Tavistock as a problem area for collisions in Oxford County.
This year's free Smoke Free Movie Night will feature the new live action Jungle Book.
The Beachville Museum invites everyone to come out over the summer and learn about our local history.
The East Oxford-Oxford Centre Optimist Club has a lot to look back on and be proud of as they say goodbye.
Woodstock Police were busy with break and enters, multiple pets left in cars, and are now investigating a suspicious person.
Oxford County and other rural areas in Southwestern Ontario will have better access to the internet in the near future.
Oxford County still has a burn ban in place.
Briefs include Grande Prairie speeder and a man who was woken up to the sound of his truck being stolen.
The grand opening of the Woodstock Sports Hall of Fame exhibit at the Woodstock Museum National Historic Site will take place on Thursday from 5pm until 7pm.
Oxford Junior Farmers will be hosting the 11th annual Embro Truck and Tractor Pull on July 29th and 30th this year.
Oxford OPP officers want parents and guardians to sit down with their kids and teens, to talk about potential dangers in their community.
Three women from Oxford County are in the mix to become the CNE ambassador to the fairs.
Jack de Keyser, and The Spoons will be among 30 different acts performing during Streetfest in Woodstock this year.
The 5th annual Memorial Ride for Tori Stafford drew plenty of bikers and community support on Saturday.
A quick response from firefighters helped save the Northdale Public School from burning down.
Police are investigating a death at Memorial Park in Ingersoll, at this time they do not think the death was suspicious.
Canadian Mental Health Association of Oxford has almost reached their $150,000 fundraising goal for 2016.