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Mulmur hosting NEC open house amid tax concerns over proposed changes

The Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC) will hold an open house on September 26th at the Mulmur Township Offices next Tuesday concerning the proposed expansion of the NEC’s planning area. Mulmur Council had been asking for clarification on issues surrounding proposed ...

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Michaels opened doors to public last Friday

Orangeville has just got a whole lot craftier. With aisles of ribbons, yarn, paint, gift wrapping and much more, the Orangeville Mall hosted the grand ...

Town Council releases lawyer’s report that led to probe of Mayor’s spending

Town of Orangeville solicitor John Hart appeared before council on Monday evening to provide legal advice to the town and background regarding the events surrounding ...

BIG SMILES: Tim Hortons held their annual smile cookie week across the country with proceeds from smile cookies going directly to local charities. Katie, Lorraine, Michael, and manager, Adam, from the East Broadway Tim Hortons location in Orangeville served the cookies with a smile.

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NEC scheduling five more days of hearings on water-skiing events

After the five days of scheduled hearings involving the Town of Mono, the Niagara Escarpment Commission and Caledon orthodontist Dr. Cliff Singer, no decision has ...

Local blogger’s petition seeks calmer Town Council

It’s been no secret that this particular term of Orangeville Council has been a well of frustrations and headaches for local residents. In its first ...

Tour of five Dufferin farms set for Saturday of next week

There is a lot to be learned about the farms and communities throughout Dufferin County that contribute largely to agriculture in Ontario. In a County ...

D-P Catholic students fare well in latest EQAO’s

Students in Dufferin-Peel Catholic schools are outpacing the provincial average in the latest Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) testing. Announcing the results Wednesday, the ...

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BookLore welcomes Toronto children’s author Gauer

BookLore is known for being a hub for all things literary in Orangeville and throughout Dufferin. With contacts throughout the world of literature, owner Nancy ...

County Council told of proposed changes to county’s Official Plan

Dufferin County Council recently learned of a proposed amendment to the County’s Official Plan. Chris Tyrrell of  MMM Group presented his findings to Warden Laura ...

Orangeville has just got a whole lot craftier. With aisles of ribbons, yarn, paint, gift wrapping and much more, the Orangeville Mall hosted the grand opening of the newest Michaels Arts and Crafts location last Friday, Sept. 16.

Orangeville Giants catcher, Drew Huerter reaches for the ball as New Lowell Knights base runner Todd Gowan slides into home plate during the second game of Sunday’s (Sept. 18) double header in New Lowell. The Giants were trailing 2-1 in the North Dufferin Baseball League senior championship but are now leading 3-2 after winning both Sunday games. The series will continue this weekend.

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Giants leading 3-2in NDBL championship series

Double header wins on Sunday moves O-vill into the lead The Orangeville Giants are one game away from claiming the North Dufferin Baseball League senior ...

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Ice Crushers start 2016 / 17 season

Loss to Civics in last game The Orangeville Ice Crushers are back on the ice for the 2016 / 17 GMHL season, but after three ...

Royals in tournament

The Centre Dufferin District High School Royals baseball team won’t be playing in the District 4 / 10 regular season this year. They fielded a ...

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Island Lake Rowers at Gravenhurst regatta

Island Lake Rowing Club athletes and coaches went to Gravenhurst on September 10, to compete in the 3 km Muskoka Fall Classic. Fifteen athletes represented ...