Posted on Friday, April 11, 2014 04:00 AM
A 100-acre parcel of land along Hwy. 402 owned by Strathroy-Caradoc and slated for future industrial development will become part of an Ontario Government program aimed at attracting new investment.
The municipality, in partnership with Middlesex County, submitted an application in January for the property to be included in a new Certified Site Program being developed by the provincial Ministry of Economic Development and Trade. The land is located along the east side of Adair Blvd. and borders Hwy....
Posted on Friday, April 11, 2014 01:45 AM
Strathroy-Caradoc Fire Chief Tom Gibson will retire as of August 15, 2014.
Chief Gibson formally notified council of his intent to step down on April 7, a notice council accepted with regret.
Chief Gibson is a 41-year veteran of the local fire service, having served since 1973. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Strathroy Fire Department for 18 years before being appointed Deputy Fire Chief. For the past five years he has been the Director of Fire Services/Fire Chief for the Strathroy-Caradoc Fire...
Posted on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 05:30 AM
Strathroy-Caradoc’s Sleepy Hollow Railway has been selected by a television program aired by TV Ontario (TVO) that will assist in the relocation of the miniature railroad to the Fair Grounds Recreation Complex.
Council learned on April 7 that Strathroy-Caradoc was selected as one of 10 communities to participate in season three of the TVO television series “Giver”, produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment. Sinking Ship Entertainment will also contribute $10,000 to help pay for the estimated $22,500...
Posted on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 02:15 AM
A 2014 budget calling for a 1.9 percent increase in tax revenue has been approved by Strathroy-Caradoc Council.
The budget includes over $30 million in total spending, of which about $13.9 million comes from local property taxes. The property tax portion of budget revenues will increase by $245,808, or 1.9 percent, from 2013. Nearly half of that increase will be covered by taxes from assessment created through new growth in the municipality, leaving ratepayers to cover the rest based on the increased...
Posted on Friday, March 28, 2014 11:30 AM
The community of Melbourne is hosting the latest in a series of heritage murals in Strathroy-Caradoc.
The municipal Progress Through Partnership (PTP) committee recently engaged local artist Francis Martin to add to its series of murals that interpret historic sites in the community through the creation of custom heritage murals.
The new mural will be installed on the property of the Oddfellows Hall, also home to the Porthole Café, located at the corner of Melbourne Road and Longwoods Road in Melbourne....