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ATV and Side by Side Safety

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 04:31 PM

Press release

May 9, 2022

(HAWKESBURY, ON) - The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind riders that with the nice weather in place, more people are hitting the trails and enjoying outdoor activities on their Off Road Vehicles (ORV).  

An information session will be held on May 19th 2022, at 5:30 p.m., in the parking lot of the Alfred-Plantagenet Town hall, located at 205 Old Highway 17, Plantagenet. 

Dirt Bikes: 

A two wheeled dirt...

Changes to Garbage and Recycling Collection

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 09:50 AM

As of April 18, 2022, the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet will adhere strictly to the waste collection regulations with 0 tolerance, and will no longer be collecting materials from households who:

  • Put out more than their allowed amount per week
  • Have materials that are not accepted
  • Are not using the municipal 120L garbage bin
  • Have garbage bags that exceed 30 lbs

Stickers will be placed on bins to notify the resident as to why their garbage or recycling has not been collected. These measures were...

Water Conditions Statement: Flood Outlook — Lower Ottawa River

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 04:36 PM



A Flood Outlook Statement is being issued for areas along the Lower Ottawa River (Arnprior to Hawkesbury). Based on forecasted precipitation and anticipated snow melt, levels and flows along the Ottawa River are expected to increase over the next few days as a result of the onset of the spring freshet in the Ottawa River basin.  

Snow cover varies significantly across the 146,300 km2 Ottawa River basin, with most southern areas having no snow cover at all. A large...

Information Bulletin March 2022

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2022 12:35 PM


Effective April 18, 2022, the Township will strictly enforce By-law 2020-36 which allows each residential unit to dispose of a maximum of 120 litres of household garbage per week in the municipally provided garbage bin. Any excess bag must be clearly tagged and weigh less than 30 lbs. Excess bags that are not tagged, or any items deemed unacceptable will no longer be collected.

The same applies to recycling collection. Although there is no maximum amount of...

Ontario Moving to Next Phase of Reopening on February 17

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2022 10:43 AM

Improvements in key indicators allowing province to safely ease public health measures sooner

Press release taken from Ontario Newsroom's website

February 14, 2022
Office of the Premier

TORONTO — With key public health and health system indicators continuing to improve, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is cautiously and gradually easing public health measures sooner, with the next phase of measures being eased on February 17, 2022 at 12:01 a.m.