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Orangeville Police Services Board, officers agree on new four-year deal

By Mike Pickford Following 18 months of strenuous negotiations, the Orangeville Police Services Board (OPSB) has announced an agreement on terms of a new four-year contract with the community’s uniformed police officers. In a release to media last Thursday (Sept. ...

Headwaters Health Care Centre’s $14 million ambulatory care wing opening on Monday

By Mike Pickford Walking through the corridors of the new ambulatory care wing at Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC), it’s easy to see why staff ...

Mayor Williams denies using personal email for Town business

By Mike Pickford It only took 45 minutes for Monday night’s Orangeville Council meeting to descend into chaos as Mayor Jeremy Williams became embroiled in ...

Former Ice Crushers’ executives plead not guilty to drug charges

By Mike Pickford Three former executives of the now-defunct Orangeville Ice Crushers have pleaded not guilty to multiple marijuana production and trafficking charges. Trials for ...

HEADWATERS HEALTH CARE CENTRE will officially open its brand new ambulatory care facility to the public on Monday, Sept. 18. The state-of-the-art $14 million wing will serve as home base for all the hospital’s high-demand clinics, while integral services and programs such as dialysis, chemotherapy, minor procedures, orthopaedics and plastics will also be relocated to the approximately 8,700 sq. ft. space.

Community News

7th WALK-IT for Parkinson’s raised $17,578 last weekend

By Mike Pickford More than 60 people came together last Saturday for the seventh annual Orangeville WALK-IT for Parkinson’s at the Alder Recreation Centre, raising ...

85-year-old local refused sale of beer at Orangeville Sobeys

By Mike Pickford One elderly Orangeville resident was in for the shock of his life last month when he picked up a six-pack of beer ...

Jones wonders if current plans for marijuana sales cover concerns

By Bill Rea The Ontario Government is planning to introduce legislation to deal with the legalization of cannabis (marijuana), but there are questions as to ...

Farm Credit Canada donates to school nutrition programs

By Brian Lockhart You might have seen their tractor drawn trailer coming through your community to receive donations for local food banks. Farm Credit Canada ...

Town offers residents meter that monitors power usage

By Mike Pickford The Town of Orangeville is making a new tool available to local residents who may be looking to improve their understanding of ...

Award-winning teacher offers Battlefield Tours

By Marni Walsh Retired high school history teacher Neil Orford, known for his innovative and award-winning Digital History Project which saw hundreds of Dufferin history ...

Dan Needles at DCMA Sunday to unveil latest work

By Constance Scrafield Dan Needles is coming to speak at the Dufferin County Museum and Archives this Sunday, September 17 at 2 p.m. for the ...

Caverners coming back to Orangeville next month

By Constance Scrafield Back by popular demand is the Beatle Tribute band, the Caverners, who’ll be playing at Theatre Orangeville, October 4, 5 and 6, ...

This Is Our Lives: keeping a promise to Bette Davis

By Brock Weir She never went anywhere without leaving an impression. Whether she was on the silver screen blazing an iconic trail with indelible performances ...

Mono re-opens Purple Hill Park, moves toward e-voting

By Jasen Obermeyer With summer coming to an end, and vacation over for most, Mono Council was busy at their first September Council meeting, agreeing ...

Orangeville’s Communities in Bloom Committee organizes an annual garden event for residents and businesses to showcase their gardening skills. Now that students are back at school, Ted Zarudny, chair of Orangeville’s CiB Committee, presented the Best Bloomin School Award for 2017 to Princess Margaret Public School. Standing at the garden in the kindergarten area are Ted Zarudny; teachers Erin Flear, Kimberley Ellis, and Tirina Bradford, and principal Shannon Spike.

NICE SAVE!  A a Shelburne goalie makes a save during a game with Orangeville at Rotary Park on Sunday, September 10. The ladies soccer league is still going and the weekend weather created a perfect day for a game on the soccer pitch.

Sports

Outlaws wrap up successful season

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws Football Club honoured its own with an awards day at Monora Park to celebrate a successful season. The Club ...