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WELCOME TO OSWEGO, NY

As Mayor of the City of Oswego, it is my esteemed pleasure to welcome you to our community and I encourage you to explore all that our City has to offer.   On behalf of all City residents, I invite you to experience all the unique assets within our community as we continue to transform Oswego into a place where both residents and visitors can live, work and play!

Currently in the City of Oswego, we are changing as a community.  We have experienced a resurgence in our downtown as new restaurants and small businesses occupy our storefronts, creating a vibrant and lively ambience.  In addition, our events throughout the summer truly make Oswego an interesting place to visit at any given time.  From our weekly downtown Farmers' Markets, to our unique assets like the Oswego Speedway and Fort Ontario, and our annual city-wide celebration known as Harborfest, we are a regional destination with plenty to enjoy!

Moving forward, we are ambitiously working to revitalize our historic neighborhoods and enhance the natural assets our community has.  We are beginning to capitalize on our world class Lake Ontario waterfront and take advantage of our prime location along the Oswego River.  The City of Oswego has a bit of everything to offer as we continue to grow and transform into a 21st Century Community all while embracing our rich, cultural history. Welcome to our community, we look forward to having you!

My Best,

Mayor William J. Barlow

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Mayor Barlow announces winning projects for $545,000 Downtown Improvement Fund

Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow announced today the winning projects selected for the City of Oswego Downtown Improvement Fund, part of Oswego's $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant secured in 2016.

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Oswego City Police Department designates "DARE Car"

Oswego Mayor William J. Barlow, Jr. is proud to announce that the Oswego City Police Department has designated a "DARE Car" for use by the Oswego City Police Department in delivering the DARE curriculum to schools in and around the City of Oswego.

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Mayor Barlow announces opening of new Kingsford Park School Playground

City of Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow officially opened the brand new Kingsford Park School playground today with a ribbon cutting event with school administrators and students.

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Mayor Barlow announces Oswego’s First Electric Car Charging Station

Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow announced today the implementation of an electric car charging station in the City of Oswego. 

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Mayor Barlow announces four Wheelchair Charging Stations placed in Oswego

Mayor Barlow announces four Wheelchair Charging Stations placed in Oswego

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Oswego Police Department earns reaccreditation from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

Oswego, New York Mayor William J. Barlow, Jr. is proud to announce that on September 6, 2018 members of the Oswego City Police Department traveled to the state capital of Albany, N.Y., for a ceremony recognizing the Department's reaccreditation by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

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JOIN US! Athletic and Community Facility Visioning Session September 13th at GS Steamers

Please join the planning team and steering committee for the first step in a community outreach process as we present three concepts for a re-imagined athletic and community facility at the Fort Ontario Rink complex. We want to hear from you and get your input on the Athletic and Community Facility needs locally and regionally.

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