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‘Shake, Rattle and Roar’ raises $308,000 for local hospital

By Mike Pickford Almost 400 local residents were swept off their feet recently when the Headwaters Health Care Foundation (HHCF) outdid itself once again in staging its milestone 20th anniversary hospital gala. Transforming Hockley Valley Resort into a secret, 1920s ...

Council to make decision on future of policing in Orangeville on June 12

By Mike Pickford The immediate future of the Orangeville Police Service will be decided one way or the other on June 12 after Town Council ...

Choices Youth Shelter in Orangeville the latest to benefit from Caledon chapter of 100 Women

By Bill Rae Choices Youth Shelter in Orangeville is going to soon be benefitting from the efforts of the Caledon chapter of 100 Women Who ...

2017 Dufferin Relay for Life to be hosted at ODSS

By Mike Pickford With the warm weather hopefully sticking around throughout the remaining spring and summer months, many local organizations are looking forward to hosting ...

THE ORANGEVILLE FARMER’S MARKET is once again in the open air next to Town Hall on Second street in Orangeville. Now in its 27th year of celebrating local fresh food, the market is open every Saturday through the Spring and Summer from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Above, from left to right, Matthew Lise, Monica McCandlish and Charlene Parkes from Lise Farms in Holland Marsh show off a ton of fresh vegetables on opening day, Saturday, May 13.

Community News

Eritrean refugee family finally finds a new home

By Constance Scrafield Refugees arrive to safety and from dangers in many ways, very few of which are easy. This Monday evening, a married couple ...

Locals preparing for Nicaraguan mission trip

By Mike Pickford A group of local residents are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime as they count down the days until they join ...

Spencer Avenue School hosts Grandpals Gala

By Jasen Obermeyer Students of Orangeville’s Spencer Avenue Elementary School hosted their first-ever Grandpals gala, to celebrate the culmination of a nearly six-month project that ...

2017 Widbur tourney raises record $60,000 for HHCC

By Brian Lockhart By the time the final tally was recorded, the proceeds from the Jennifer Widbur Memorial Hockey Tournament totaled $60,000 that was donated ...

MLI Homestay looking for hosts to house overseas students

By Mike Pickford A Toronto-based organization is presenting overseas students with a unique opportunity to experience life in small-town Canada through both long- and short-term ...

Living Faith Lutheran installs Rev. James Luke as new minister

By Jasen Obermeyer Orangeville’s Living Faith Lutheran Church has installed Rev. James Luke as their new minister. Born in Pakistan but raised in a Christian ...

Family Picnic in Mono June 4

By Marni Walsh A news article describing a picnic held at Mono Centre in 1923 has become the celebratory inspiration for Mono Council and its ...

Long-time Headwaters Health Care Foundation supporters Rob (left) and Chris (right) McCoy pose for a photo during this year’s 20th anniversary ‘Shake, Rattle and Road’ hospital gala. All funds raised during the event goes towards purchasing equipment at HHCC.

Letters to the Editor

Dream can become a nightmare

I wonder if council has any idea what legislation will be changed and how the Charter might be amended in the name of Suzuki’s Blue ...

The Orangeville Junior A Northmen host the Whitby Warriors during the home opener at Tony Rose arena on Friday, May 12. The Northmen came up short in their first game of the season taking a 12-6 loss to Whitby.

Sports

Junior A Northmen host Whitby in home opener

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior A Northmen hosted their home opener Friday (May 12) night at Tony Rose arena when they welcomed the Whitby ...

Twisters gymnasts win gold at Eastern Canadian Championship

By Mike Pickford Two members of the Twisters Gymnastics Club have made their mark in high level competition returning with gold medals for their efforts. ...

Orangeville A’s done for the season

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville A’s wrapped up the 2017 season with a playoff loss to the London Lightning on A’s home court on Tuesday, ...