National Day of Truth and Reconciliation - Orange Shirt Day, September 30th

Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 10:29 AM

As we prepare to mark the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, we’ve been thinking about our own commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples across the country, including those who reside in Dufferin County.
We encourage you to do the same and make time to expand and deepen your understanding and awareness of how colonialism impacted — and continues to impact — Indigenous communities. Learn about the traditional territories we live in and reflect on...

Grand River Flood Warning Message #1 September 22 2021

Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 08:48 AM

Date and Time Issued: September 22nd, 2021 11:55 p.m.

The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) is issuing the following Flood Warning message for the communities of New Hamburg, Ayr and Drayton.

Over the past 24 hours, the Grand River watershed has received between 60 mm to 100 mm of rainfall throughout. Flows in local waterways have begun to increase and are forecasted to remain elevated into the weekend, increasing the safety risk around rivers and streams throughout the watershed. Runoff...


Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:38 AM

A fun fall activity for the whole family!!!

Following the Trail provides a good excuse to take a road trip around Amaranth, where you'll see the creative side of our local farmers, residents and other hay bale artists. Bales will be displayed all over the Township for the month of October. A downloadable map of all locations will be available on the Township’s website and Facebook page by October 1st.
Residents are invited to decorate a bale and create a bale sculpture at their laneway. There...

Walk, Run or Ride for Headwaters - Team Amaranth

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:35 AM

Team Amaranth - Walk, Run or Ride for Headwaters!
The Township of Amaranth is very excited to be a part of the 2nd Walk, Ride, Run for Headwaters!
We challenge you to get active this September and raise money to ensure quality health care, stays close to home. Amaranth is competing against other municipalities in the area to raise the most money for our community Hospital.
There is no registration fees, or fundraising minimums – so join us!
When: The month of...


Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:30 AM

FROM/DE: Dufferin Detachment                              

DATE: September 22, 2021

(DUFFERIN, COUNTY) - Officers from the Dufferin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating the theft of three All-Terrain vehicles from a rural property in the Township of Amaranth.

The theft took place sometime between the hours of September...

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