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New Extended Hours at Springwater Library
Posted on 02/23/2018
Springwater Township Public Library is pleased to present new hours of operation for all three branches, commencing Tues. Feb. 20, 2018. These hours were chosen based upon feedback from Springwater residents, and will allow the library to better serve your needs. more
Springwater Information Session Regarding Potential Greenbelt Expansion
Posted on 02/08/2018
The February 21, 2018 Springwater Council Meeting has been rescheduled to begin at 5:00 pm to allow for a Public Information Session regarding the Province of Ontario’s proposed study area for the expansion of the greenbelt. The Information Session will commence at 7:00 pm.more
CANCELLATION NOTICE: Springwater Indoor Market
Posted on 01/12/2018
The Springwater Indoor Market has been cancelled today due to the forecasted weather. We apologize for any inconvenience.more
Residential Fire in Springwater - January 10
Posted on 01/10/2018
Shortly after 07:40 am on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Springwater Fire & Emergency Services responded to a report of a residential structure fire on Baseline Road in Springwater. A passerby noticed smoke coming from the residence’s roof and called 911.more
Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting Cancelled
Posted on 01/10/2018
The Recreation Advisory Committee meeting has been cancelled for this evening due to a lack of quorum.more
Waste Collection Impacts - County of Simcoe
Posted on 01/08/2018
Please be advised that the County of Simcoe is responsible for all waste collection services, this includes recycling and organics.more
Waste Collection Delays - County of Simcoe
Posted on 01/02/2018
The County of Simcoe and Waste Connections of Canada, the County’s contracted curbside waste collection service provider, jointly apologize for recent waste collection delays. Snow squalls, blowing snow and ongoing extreme cold temperatures over the past week have combined to significantly impact our ability to collect waste at all locations on the normal times. more
Springwater Council Approves 2018 Budget
Posted on 12/20/2017
Springwater Council has approved the 2018 Budget with a 2.99% property tax increase over 2017 rates.more
Residential Fire in Springwater
Posted on 12/15/2017
At approximately 11:30 pm on Thursday, December 14, 2017, Springwater Fire & Emergency Services responded to a reported working structure fire on Sunnidale Road.more
Water Notice: Elmvale
Posted on 11/23/2017
Please be advised that maintenance work on the water systems in Elmvale is currently taking place. This maintenance can cause sediment and minerals in the pipes to loosen or dissolve and be released into the water resulting in discoloured water for residents connected to the mains. The water is safe for consumption, however residents are advised to flush their taps to clear the discoloured water out of their system. more
Business Owners Learn About Opportunities and Resources in Springwater
Posted on 11/16/2017
Approximately 50 business owners gathered at Vespra Hills Golf Club on November 16 to attend the Springwater Business Breakfast.more
CP Holiday Train Chugging into Springwater with Festive Cheer
Posted on 11/15/2017
The Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) Holiday Train will be rolling into Springwater Township at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Highway 26 and Anne Street North. The CP Holiday Train collects food and money for the Elmvale and District Food Bank and the Barrie Food Bank, helping raise awareness in the fight against hunger.more
Springwater Shocked by TD Bank Announcement Regarding Closure of Elmvale Branch
Posted on 11/07/2017
The Township of Springwater was shocked to learn that the TD Bank will be closing the doors to its Elmvale Branch on May 11, 2018.more
Springwater Fire & Emergency Services Colour-Coding Fire Hydrants
Posted on 11/02/2017
Springwater Fire & Emergency Services is ensuring firefighters have critical information when time is limited and every second counts by installing colour-coded, reflective discs on fire hydrants to indicate water flow rates.more
Accessible Trail Opens at Historic Fort Willow
Posted on 09/29/2017
Today marked the official opening of a new accessible trail at the Fort Willow Conservation Area in the Township of Springwater.more
Springwater Breaks Ground on New Midhurst Pavilion
Posted on 09/25/2017
Work on the new Midhurst Pavilion can move forward following a groundbreaking held at the site at 41 Spence Avenue in Midhurst today.more
Bear Spotted in Springwater
Posted on 09/20/2017
A black bear has been spotted in the Gill Road and Horseshoe Valley Road W area of the Township. Please use extreme caution.more
Enbridge Gas Distribution helps Springwater Fire & Emergency Services and the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council Reduce Fire and Carbon Monoxide Deaths through Project Zero
Posted on 09/20/2017
Today, Enbridge Gas Distribution, the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council and Springwater Fire & Emergency Services announced they are partnering to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero.more
Step into history at the Festival at Fort Willow, September 30
Posted on 09/18/2017
Bring the family and step into history at the Festival at Fort Willow on Saturday, September 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fort Willow Conservation Area in Springwater Township. Historical re-enactors will brimore