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Registration now open for Severn's Junior Fire Fit Challenge

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2022 11:02 AM

Severn's Junior Fire Fit Challenge engages local youth in fire safety

The Junior Fire Fit Challenge features an obstacle course for kids aged 5 to 9 that shows them what it would be like to be a firefighter.

The fun, hands-on challenge is designed to:

  • challenge the participants both physically and mentally
  • encourage integrity and perseverance
  • build self-confidence 
  • educate youth about fire prevention and fire safety

Each junior firefighter will team up with a Severn firefighter to complete...

Fire Chief Tim Cranney receiving the Provincial and Long Service medal with Mayor Mike Burkett and Deputy Mayor Jane Dunlop

Severn firefighters recognized for service at appreciation event

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2022 01:20 PM

Severn, Ontario: On Wednesday, August 10 Township of Severn recognized our volunteer firefighters and staff for their service at an appreciation event. After two years, Council, staff, and the community were able to come together in-person to celebrate the service milestones of our dedicated staff and volunteer firefighters. 

Severn's Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief were each recognized with Provincial and Long Service Medals:

  • Chief Tim Cranney: 35 years of service
  • Deputy Chief Mark Hatch:...

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The 2022 Great Waterfront Trail Adventure cyclists to visit Severn August 10

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2022 08:37 AM

For the first time, the Adventure will incorporate the Simcoe County Loop Trail to create a fabulous Ontario cycling staycation

Toronto, Ontario: On August 7, 150 cyclists from 5 provinces and 5 states will take off on this year’s Great Waterfront Trail Adventure (GWTA), which will include the County of Simcoe for the first time.

“With its awesome landscape, historic towns and proximity to sparkling waters, the County is an exciting addition to the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail. This year’s ride...

Notice of road closure

Update: Road closure for Ramsay Street rescheduled for August 10

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 09:57 AM

Notice of road closure

Ramsay Street (Albany Street to Muskoka Street) will be closed on Wednesday, August 10 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for the installation of water service connections. A full closure will be required during blasting only.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Public Works department. 

Staff contact

Wendy Dewey
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 705-325-2315 x241
Email Wendy

Notice of road closure in Coldwater August 5 to 6

Notice of road closure in Coldwater August 5 to 6

Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2022 01:51 PM

Notice of road closure for the Coldwater Steampunk Festival

The following roads will be closed in Coldwater from Friday, August 5 at 2:00 p.m. to Saturday, August 6 at 8:00 p.m.:

  • Coldwater Road (north of Michael Anne Drive to south of Gray Street to Sturgeon Bay Road)
  • Mill Street (east of Eplett Street to Coldwater Road)

A detour will be available via Michael Anne Drive. Access will be maintained for emergency services and all relevant agencies have been informed.  

To find out more...