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Public Notice – Marathon Railway crossing closures
Please be advised that the Peninsula Road railway crossing will be closed on the following dates for maintenance activities:
- Friday, September 22 – from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Saturday, September 23 – from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The public is asked to use the alternate railway crossing located off of Hemlo Drive.
For more information please call the Town Office at 229-1340.
Approach the Wilson Memorial Hospital site with caution as regular heavy truck traffic is occurring with Senior Housing site construction.
Regular construction site updates are available on the Town of Marathon twitter, follow @townofMarathon today!
Town of Marathon Active Living Centre and Recreation Complex
- Active Living Centre Story Board Documents from True Grit Engineering July 12, 2017
- The Corporation of the Town of Marathon Marathon Active Living Centre and Recreation Complex Study Consultation Final Report
- The Corporation of the Town of Marathon Marathon Active Living Centre and Recreation Complex Study Consultation Report #2
- The Corporation of the Town of Marathon, Marathon Active Living Centre and Recreation Complex Study Consultation Report.
Marathon’s 28th Annual Christmas Parade
November 25th 6pm
Download the Registration form today: (PDF)
Port Hole Pool
Marathon Arena Fall Ice Schedule September 5 – December 31, 2017.
Attention Residents of Marathon (Frozen Water Line Policy) – Policy WO0034 has since been revised at Town Council Meeting of January 26, 2015, and The Town of Marathon will no longer be responsible should the service lateral freeze at any time, regardless of property line. We encourage property owners to do all they can to prevent a reoccurrence, by ensuring that a bleeder valve or cold water tap is flowing. We suggest that this bleeder be used until the risk of freezing from frost penetration has passed. You can view the new revised policy and get helpful tips by clicking the link (pdf) Frozen Water Service Line (doc) (pdf)
Winter Parking Restrictions – Effective November 1st to April 1st. No parking on any street between 2:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Some exemptions apply. Please refer to Winter Road Maintenance By-Law No. 1885 at www.marathon.ca. Please do not dump snow on municipal property.
Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)
In 2016, the Ontario Energy Board is offering a program for low income customers to assist with electricity bills. Click here for more information about the program and how to apply.
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September 25, 2017
“Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”
Appointment to Board Applications
Waste Transfer Station & Garbage Collection schedule
Waste Transfer Station (WTS): Hours for the WTS are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 2 – 6 p.m. The recycling centre is located at the WTS and is open the same hours as the WTS. The household hazardous waste depot is also located at the WTS and shares the same operating hours for the summer season. WTS closes for the winter months.
The Recycling Centre accepts the following: Plastic containers (remove lids); food, beverage, metal and aluminum cans (rinse cans); aluminum foil wrap and trays; milk cartons and juice boxes (remove straws); newspapers, flyers, magazines, hardcover books (remove covers), telephone books, egg cartons (not styrofoam); cores from paper towels, toilet tissue rolls; cereal boxes (remove liners), office paper, envelopes, paperbacks, household and fine paper, clean wood, clean metal and bicycles.
Recycling Electronics: What Waste Electronic Equipment (WEE) products can I bring?
- audio/video players
- fax machines
- cell phones
For more information on recycling your electronics, please call (807)229-1340 x2229 or to access the Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES), visit their website at www.ontarioelectronicstewardship.ca.
Sewage Treatability Study was completed on August 17, 2010. The purpose of this work was to assess the capabilities of the Town’s existing sewage treatment plant to handle the leachate generated as a result of the proposed expansion.
Hydrogeological Assessment was completed on August 17, 2010. The purpose of this assessment was to determine the net effects on the down gradient aquifer as a result of the proposed expansion.
For further assistance or information please contact the staff of the Town of Marathon at (807) 229-1340 or contact us online.