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Mono leading battle against letting ATVs on forest trails

Over the last few months, the prospect of amending the bylaw in County forests to allow motorized vehicles use of trails has been a hot topic. While some favour the idea, nearly twice as many seem to be opposed and ...

CRTC approves radio station for town

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has approved an application by My Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) for a broadcasting licence to operate a commercial FM ...

ROTARY’S FIFTH ANNUAL RIBFEST took place over the weekend, attracting thousands of hungry (and thirsty) patrons. While final numbers won’t be available for a couple of weeks, Rotary president Ingrid Sproxton said attendance was up about 7 per cent from last year. For more on this story, please turn to page A7.

Community News

Mono opposes bid to deepen gravel pit below water table

By Tabitha Wells – If St. Marys Cement Inc. wants to dig below the water line at the firm’s gravel pit on Hurontario Street south ...

Caledon man climbs Kilimanjaro to assist literacy

By Bill Rea – Some people have a party to celebrate turning 50. Matthew Certosimo marked the occasion by taking part in a climb of ...

Jane Bolton returning to her first love – acting

By Constance Scrafield – “I thought I would get a little job, waitressing at the Bluebird, earn a little money and then write.” So Jane ...

Cancer fundraiser QUEST Music Fest coming Aug. 11

By Tabitha Wells – The cure for cancer is something that has been sought for many years, and as technology, funding and knowledge from research ...

ORANGEVILLE PIZZA HUT is holding its first fundraiser to help end world hunger this Saturday, July 26, from noon to 6 p.m. in the restaurant’s parking lot at 98 First Street. Bouncy castles will be provided by Jungle Oasis and live entertainment will include performances by Holly Duncan, a five-member local band. DJ Terrence Anthony will also be providing music and there will be a demonstration by Johanis’ Karate School. A silent auction and special pizza deals will be offered. Entry fee is $1 per person with funds raised going to the World Hunger organization. For more information contact the Orangeville Pizza Hut at 519-941-4488. Ready to promote the event are Mayor Rob Adams, DJ Terrence Anthony, restaurant General Manager Darren Madden and Orangeville Pizza Hut staff.

Sports

Outlaws JVs end regular season

The Orangeville Outlaws Varsity team won their final game of the regular season, leaving the field at Orangeville District Secondary School with a 28-6 victory ...

Jr B Northmen advance to next round

Win over Windsor leads to semi-final series The MacMaster Buick GMC Orangeville Junior B Northmen have advanced to the semi-final round of the Ontario Junior ...

ORANGEVILLE OUTLAWS Junior Varsity player Tevin Bowen stops a Vaughan Rebels player in mid stride during Sunday’s OMFL game at Orangeville District Secondary School. The Outlaws came out on top 28-6 in their final regular season game.

Letters to the Editor

A common desire for improvement

Often I am asked to explain how our Government has invested over $4.7 billion new dollars since 2006 to improve Veterans’ benefits and services during ...