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Posted On Monday, 22 July, 2024

CORNWALL - July 22, 2024 -  After an extensive, $1.3 million rehabilitation, neighbours and users of Mattice Pool are welcoming its grand re-opening as a place of summer fun and heat relief.   Over the last ten months, workers have:  removed and replaced aging concrete pool walls
installed brand new underground plumbing and filtration equipment
replaced decking, fencing, sidewalks
upgraded lifeguard stands
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Posted On Tuesday, 16 July, 2024

We are experiencing a significant heat wave in Cornwall. As temperatures rise, it’s essential to stay prepared and make necessary adjustments for your safety and comfort. The City of Cornwall is taking steps to assist residents during this period. Our Splash Pads are open daily from 8am to 8pm: Lamoureux Park: Located along Water Street in Downtown Cornwall. Riverdale Park: Located at Dover Street and Riverdale Avenue. The City’s four outdoor pools are open and...
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Posted On Wednesday, 10 July, 2024

Remnants of Hurricane Beryl are heading toward Cornwall and the Counties. Environment Canada is forecasting as much as 100mm of rainfall between Wednesday, July 10 at midnight and Thursday morning (July 11) at 8am. Water levels may rise quickly. Flooding is possible in low lying areas. Sudden increases in dam outflow may also be necessary. Residents in areas regularly affected by spring flooding should take precautions such as: • Securing items that might float away...
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Posted On Wednesday, 03 July, 2024

Cornwall, Ontario – July 2, 2024  – The City of Cornwall is excited to announce the launch of Cornwall Connect, a new citizen service request system, available starting this afternoon. This milestone marks a significant advancement in how our citizens interact with the city when submitting requests for service.
Cornwall Connect aims to enhance community engagement and streamline the process for reporting various issues. During this initial phase, the system...

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Posted On Tuesday, 18 June, 2024

As temperatures rise, it’s essential to stay prepared and make necessary adjustments for your safety and comfort. The City of Cornwall is taking steps to assist residents during this period.
 
Cool Down at Our Splash Pads : Open daily from 8 am to 8 pm starting May 17, 2024
 
Lamoureux Park: Located along Water Street in Downtown Cornwall.
Riverdale Park: Located at Dover Street and Riverdale Avenue.
 
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Posted On Thursday, 13 June, 2024

CORNWALL – June 12, 2024  –   With commemorations of the 240 th  anniversary of the founding of New Johnstown and the Royal Counties a recent memory, the City of Cornwall is inviting residents to imagine the future of our city’s waterfront. 
The City today released the outcomes of a design challenge issued to architecture students at Carleton University in Ottawa. The second-year undergraduate students were given an assignment to create...

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Posted On Monday, 03 June, 2024

Want to get a closer look at a Fire Truck or a City of Cornwall plow — then here’s your chance!
The City of Cornwall’s popular Touch a Truck event — which saw thousands of visitors learn more about attending last year — will be hosted on June 27th.
The free event will take place right in front of the Cornwall Civic Complex, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. 
In addition to being able to get a closer look at many of the City of Cornwall’s...

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Posted On Tuesday, 14 May, 2024

May 14th, 2024 – The City of Cornwall is taking a pivotal step in addressing the critical issue of medical practitioner shortages within our community by the Mayor’s Task Force on Medical Recruitment.
This builds on over a decade of efforts by an existing working group, which has tirelessly advocated for solutions to the ongoing challenges faced by residents in accessing essential healthcare services. 
While the working group has made significant...

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Posted On Wednesday, 08 May, 2024

Trash to Treasure Day is an opportunity for residents to share their gently used, unwanted household items with treasure hunters. The goal is to reuse items rather than sending them to the landfill. Trash to Treasure is an event for the whole community!
Saturday, June 1 is a community yard sale day. On Sunday, June 2, residents can set out items to give away.
On the Trash to Treasure giveaway day, please do not set out mattresses, hazardous waste, or food
What other...

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Posted On Thursday, 25 April, 2024

Mayor Justin Towndale, CAO Mathieu Fleury, General Manager of Human Services and Long-Term Care Mellissa Morgan, and Manager of Housing Services Lisa Smith today issued the following statement after meeting with members of the community to discuss Massey Commons:
"We thank the community members for their insights, their passion, and for coming to the table in the spirit of constructive dialogue. As with any City initiative, we want to ensure Massey Commons meets...

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