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Mayor Williams exploring options for amalgamated county police service

By Mike Pickford Although Orangeville Council voted Monday against a proposal that could potentially lead to regionalization of local fire, police and library services, Mayor Jeremy Williams says he plans to meet with Shelburne Mayor Ken Bennington “in the coming ...

Open house on Greenbelt expansion gets mixed reaction

By Brian Lockhart In a series of public information sessions the Government of Ontario is reaching out to people in in the ‘outer ring’ area ...

Dufferin County councillors continuing debate on future of POA court in town

By Jasen Obermeyer Dufferin County’s councillors have approved a decision to have an “all councils” meeting in March to discuss the staffing and location of ...

Local teacher found not guilty in assault trial

By Brian Lockhart An Orangeville teacher has been found not guilty of assault by an Ontario Court judge after a trial in which the teacher ...

WINTER FUN: The annual ice fishing derby is underway at the Island Lake Conservation area.  Angler Matteo Tersigni braved blizzard conditions along with a lot of other ice fishing enthusiasts during opening day on Saturday, February 10. The derby runs through to February 19, with cash prizes for the winners.

Community News

Another $30,000 needed for work to start on proposed Bravery Park

By Mike Pickford The push to give Orangeville Canada’s first Bravery Park needs one last helping hand from the community to get it over the ...

25 ODSS students, 4 teachers leaving Friday for Ecuador

By Mike Pickford Following a hugely successful inaugural service trip to Costa Rica this time last year, four teachers at Orangeville District Secondary School (ODSS) ...

Orangeville business partners up for national award

By Mike Pickford An Orangeville resident and her business partner are on cloud nine after being nominated for a prestigious national business award that recognizes ...

This is Caledon’s week of Pay It Forward – the art of kindness

By Constance Scrafield On January 30, a proclamation was sent out by Caledon Mayor Allan Thompson proclaiming  the week of February 11 to 17 as ...

Jones gives new minister list of DC transportation needs

By Mike Pickford Almost a month on from Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s cabinet reshuffle, Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones is keen to ensure that the new ...

Province scrubs plans for new 400-style road across Caledon

Bu Bill Rea The Province has announced it is not moving ahead with the proposed highway in the GTA West Corridor, and that has sparked reactions ...

Mono objects to Greenwood’s proposed Violet Hill pit

By Jasen Obermeyer After long and protracted discussions, public meetings and debates, Mono council unanimously objected to Greenwood Construction Ltd.’s application for a proposed Violet ...

OPEN HOUSE: Members of the public take a look at information that was provided by the Government of Ontario about the proposed increase in area of the current Ontario greenbelt. The public meeting was one of several that have been planned around the region to get input regarding the new proposal.

The Westside Secondary School Thunder senior girls volleyball team host the squad from Emmanual Christian High School from Fergus in the gym at Westside on Wednesday, February 7. The Thunder were squeezed out in this game taking a 3-2 match loss.

Sports

Orangeville Otters achieve club records

The Orangeville Otters Swim Club broke more records at the Huronia Regional Short Course Championship hosted by the Trent Swim Club in Bracebridge. A record ...