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No end in sight in battle over proposed water-skiing events

In 2009, Caledon orthodontist Cliff Singer realized his dream of owning a rural property in Mono. Mr. Singer and his wife Judy fell in love with the property that was home to a man-made lake, courtesy of an old worked-out ...

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Vern Douglas retiring after nearly 30 years in local building departments

Vern Douglas retires tomorrow (Friday) as Director of Orangeville’s Building & Bylaw Department. It’s a department that he set up when he was hired in ...

READY SET WEAR IT: Is a world wide event to break the record for number of people and dogs wearing a personal floatation device on the same day. The event is a kick-off for Safe Boating Week and is an initiative by the National Safe Boating Council and the Canadian Safe Boating Council. Organizer David Donaldson and friends gather at the start of a day of paddling at the Island Lake Conservation Area.

Community News

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Rome – Eternally Fabulous – take your time

Rome. What a myriad of images are conjured by the very name: the towering historical figures, the constant literary references, the influence on our laws ...

Residents can vote to name new police dog

The Orangeville Police Service has received the names from each elementary school in Town and it is now up to residents to vote for your ...

Community well-being the focus of Headwaters Community in Action event

“Measuring community vitality” is the theme of a workshop to be held next Wednesday, June 1, at he Lord Dufferin Centre. In a news release ...

Guru Martyrdom Day, Golden Temple attack to be marked locally June 4

For the first time in Orangeville, the Martyrdom Day of 5th Guru of Sikhs and the 32nd attack on Harmandir Sahib, known as the ‘Golden ...

Caledon councillor not planning to run for provincial Liberals

Caledon Councillor Barb Shaughnessy is on a crusade to stop rumours that she is planning to run for the Liberals in the next provincial election. ...

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Refugee family’s seven kids given free bikes and helmets

The Al Diri family, mom, dad and their seven children arrived in Shelburne just over a month ago after having to flee their homeland of ...

CIBC donates $80,000 to Headwaters Health Care

CIBC is donating a leadership gift of $80,000 to Headwaters Health Care Foundation in support of its $16 million Commitment to Care Campaign, further supporting ...

Speed cushions in Belfountain have returned for another year

There might not be a lot of enthusiasm, but there is acceptance that speed cushions are going to be a reality in the west part ...

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Local principal to ride 100 km for Hospice Dufferin

Dan LaCute, principal of Orangeville’s St. Andrew Elementary School, will be riding 100 kilometres from the Brampton Fairgrounds in Caledon on Sunday, June 26, for ...

Public input sought for Town’s Heritage Conservation Study

In December 2015, the Town of Orangeville embarked on a Heritage Conservation District Study (HCD) for historic neighbourhoods adjacent to the Downtown Heritage Conservation District. ...

Sports

Outlaws Junior Varsity have stellar opening game

The Orangeville Outlaws started the 2016 gridiron season with a huge win over the TNT Express on Sunday, May 22, in Beeton. It didn’t take ...

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Outlaws Bantams dominate in first game

What a difference a season makes. After having tough time last year, the Orangeville Outlaws Bantam team blasted out of the starting gate in the ...

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Jr A Northmen win in OT

The Orangeille Junior A Northmen squeezed out a win during their weekend (Sun., May 22) game against the Toronto Beaches at Tony Rose arena. After ...

Giants win Lisle tourny

The Mansfield Giants came out on top in the annual Senior Club tournament hosted by the Lisle Astros over the May long weekend in Lisles. ...

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Hawks win

Orangeville Hawks U15 team point guard Shannon Baggs drives down the court during a game against the Strathroy Spirit in the gym at Orangeville District ...

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Hockey Moms host annual Honeywood tournament

“It shows you what this community is all about,” Said Mike DeLaat, chair of the organizing committee for the Jennifer Widbur Memorial Hockey Tournament. The ...

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ODSS Bears win quarter-final in District 4/10 playoffs

8-1 win over St. James moves Bears to next round When it comes to high school hockey – there are no second chances. In the ...

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Westside Thunder knock out OLOL in quarter-final

4-3 win on Thursday leads to semi-final The Westside Secondary School Thunder boy’s hockey team advanced to the semi-final round of District 4-10 playoffs after ...

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Mono Nordic hosts Family Day event

The Mono Nordic Ski Club provided a day of free entertainment and exercise during its annual Family Day ski day on the trails at Monora ...

A’s fall to Express on the road

After a heartbreaking three point loss against the Niagara River Lions on February 6, the Orangeville A’s were looking for the chance to rebound from ...

Letters to the Editor

Bill C-16 Nebulous and Reckless

On behalf of the Institute for Canadian Values and its 105,000 members and like minded people across Canada, we wish to express grave concern over ...

From Queen’s Park – Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon

On March 4th Ontario Progressive Conservatives gathered from across the province to Ottawa for the Party’s Annual Meeting. This was the first convention held since ...