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The Leahy family, known collectively as Rhythmfoot, provided the entertainment on Tuesday evening as the Rotary Club of Orangeville celebrated its 80th anniversary in the community.

Rotary Club of Orangeville marks 80th anniversary in the community

By Mike Pickford One of the area’s oldest, most respected service clubs celebrated an incredible milestone this week, welcoming more than 200 guests from the local community to join them in doing so. The Rotary Club of Orangeville has a ...

THIS YEAR, COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS will be asked to ‘Shake, Rattle and Roar’ as the annual Headwaters Health Care Foundation hospital gala pays homage to the 1920’s. Last year’s theme centred around the Kentucky Derby and was aptly titled ‘Get Down & Derby’. Pictured above, guests pose for a photo at the 19th annual HHCF gala.

Annual hospital gala all set to ‘Shake, Rattle and Roar’

By Mike Pickford The day is almost upon us. Preparations are complete and the countdown is well and truly on as the Headwaters Health Care ...

‘Lets Make Orangeville shine’ theme for Earth Day tree planting

By Jasen Obermeyer With Earth Week in full swing throughout Orangeville, the annual “Let’s Make Orangeville Shine” Earth Day tree plantings and community clean-up are ...

Mono Council endorse Alliance’s proposed Dufferin food charter

By Peter Richardson A delegation from the Headwaters Food and Farming Alliance, part of the Headwaters Communities in Action initiative, has succeeded in a bid ...

SUNNY WEATHER OVER THE WEEKEND encouraged large crowds to make their way to Teen Ranch’s annual Easter Egg Round Up. One of the main attractions at the event was a petting zoo, which attracted lots of attention from the children in attendance. Above, Orangeville resident Stephanie Albanese helps her two-year-old son Matteo feed one of the Shetland Pony’s on show.

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ALBION HILLS COMMUNITY FARM is once again preparing to offer its Community Supported Agriculture share initiative to the public. Above, Farm Manager Shannon Lee Stirling is pictured seeding eggplant at the organization’s greenhouse just east of Orangeville.

Local farm once again offering up CSA shares to the community

By Mike Pickford Albion Hills Community Farm in Caledon is offering local residents the chance to “get connected” with their food by way of a ...

New Orangeville map to show locations of local charities

By Constance Scrafield Ross Hutchings wants to put as many not-for-profit organizations and charities on a new  map of Orangeville as he can. The map ...

Murder mystery dinner exceeds $7,500 target for Autism support

By Marni Walsh A fundraising campaign born out of a grandmother’s love for her twin grandchildren with autism has become an annual event that is ...

Food bank gets Easter donations, prepares for upcoming seasons

By Jasen Obermeyer With Easter having arrived and  spring weather with it, the Orangeville Food Bank has been receiving donations from around the community, to ...

Local duo plan Battleground tour for area students

By Neil Ormford Over the past decade, Remembrance activities have been growing in significance and popularity for Canadians – have you noticed? Events on November ...

MICHELE RIML’S SEXY LAUNDRY returns to town next Thursday, a decade after its debut in Orangeville. Directed by Theatre Orangeville’s artistic extraordinairre David Nairn, the play stars Debbie Collins (left) and Terry Barna (right) as Alice and Harry, a married couple with mixed up ideas about their love life.

Westside Secondary School students, Brady Hasson and Bailey Isnor-Huber compete in the senior boys doubles division during District 4 tournament play in Shelburne on Wedneday, April 12. Teams from the District were at Centre Dufferin District High School to compete for a place in the regional CWOSSA competition. Brady and Bailey are grade nine students who had the skills to play up at the senior division.

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Westside Secondary School students, Brady Hasson and Bailey Isnor-Huber compete in the senior boys doubles division during District 4 tournament play in Shelburne on Wedneday, April 12. Teams from the District were at Centre Dufferin District High School to compete for a place in the regional CWOSSA competition. Brady and Bailey are grade nine students who had the skills to play up at the senior division.

Westside athletes compete in District badminton tournament

By Brian Lockhart High school badminton teams from around the region arrived at Centre Dufferin District High School on Wednesday, April 12, to compete in ...

The Alliston Hornets host the Port Hope Panthers in game four of their best-of-seven series at the New Tecumseth Recreation Centre in Alliston on Wednesday, April 12. The Hornets are done for the season after losing game five to give the Panthers a five game series win. Port Hope will now go on to meet the Ayr Centennials in the final.

Port Hope / Essex meet in Schmalz Cup final

By Brian Lockhart The Port Hope Panthers will meet the Ayr Centennials  in the final championship series for the provincial Junior C Schmalz Cup. The ...

NDBL ready for 2017 season

By Brian Lockhart The boys of summer will be back on the diamond in just a couple of weeks when the North Dufferin Baseball League ...

Orangeville A’s take loss to Windsor

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville A’s got off to a good start against the Windsor Express on Friday (Apr. 14) night scoring the first nine ...

Junior B lacrosse season underway

By Brian Lockhart The 2017 Ontario Junior B lacrosse season is underway with the first couple of games already in the record books. The London ...