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$180M in grants to boost local access to high-speed Internet

The Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) project, designed to bring high-speed Internet to rural parts of Southwestern Ontario, has received $180 million in new provincial and federal funding through the governments’ Small Communities Fund. Ultra-high speed Internet connectivity has ong ...

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Teenager killed in early morning crash Tuesday

A teen-aged girl is dead and an under-age  male driver is facing charges after a terrible crash early Tuesday morning on Highway 10, at the ...

Council approves sidewalks on Amelia St.

Orangeville Council has provided final approval to move forward on the installation of a sidewalk on the west side of Amelia Street, but with added ...

MPAC re-assessment shows hikes up to 32%

The latest re-assessment of Ontario property values by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) shows that while Orangeville’s residential properties increased a uniform 20 per ...

FOUNDERS DAY Orangeville Founder’s Day was celebrated all the way down Broadway on Saturday, July 23. Under sunny skies, visitors enjoyed music, dance, and lots of food. This year’s big attraction was the urban slide that took advantage of the hill on Broadway. Hundreds lined up for the opportunity to hop on plastic tube and try the ride.

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Motorcycle Ride for Quinn to raise funds for Family Transition Place

The first annual Motorcycle Ride for Quinn will take place on Saturday, August 20. The event is being held in honour of Quinn Butt, a ...

Miracle Treat Day on August 11 funds Children’s Miracle Network

On Thursday, August 11, buying a Blizzard Treat will do much more than cool you off. Throughout the entire day, the purchase of these frozen ...

Orangeville Food Bank to host food drive on Saturday, August 13

If you are shopping at a grocery store  on Saturday, August 13, keep an eye out for volunteers and members of Orangeville Food Bank having ...

Falun Gong practitioners ask support to stop organ pillaging in China

A group of Chinese Falun Gong practitioners were in Orangeville Wednesday as part of a cross-Canada tour aimed at raising awareness and asking for support ...

LEMONADE STAND Melissa and Christina, also known as the Lemon Aid girls, sell lemonade on Broadway in Orangeville during Founder’s Day celebrations. The ladies are raising funds to go toward the flag poll project here in town. Their first campaign, to assist a cat needing eye surgery, raised over $900 in one day. According to a post on the Lemon Aid Girls Facebook page, they raised $891.85 of their $1000 goal for the flagpole project. At last week’s Council meeting, Paul Korsten announced he would be matching whatever the girls were able to raise during the Founder’s Day event. Their next appearance will be at the open air market in Shelburne on August 7th from 9-1 raising money for Feral Cat Rescue.

Letters to the Editor

Communities in Bloom says thanks

To the Orangeville community: Thank you for your support of the work of the Communities in Bloom Committee.  The judges’ visit was successful, thanks to ...

Agrees with Tilson

Sir: MP David Tilson is correct to seek more defence against terrorism.  At present, it’s Canada’s most likely threat. The suicide terrorist can’t be stopped ...

Are you being bought ?

Are you aware, that almost everyone; .. maybe as high as  97%  of our  population,  including Christians,  by the world’s  systems, are being,  or can ...

Orangeville’s Kyle Waters jostles in front of the net with a Windsor Clippers player during the second period of Friday (July 22) night’s opening game of the OJBLL West Conference final series at the Alder Street arena in Orangeville. The Northmen won game one of the series 9-2 after dominating for the full three periods.

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Jr B Northmen tied in West final series

Opening game a slam dunk over Clippers The Orangeville Junior B Northmen are tied 1-1 in their best of five series against the Windsor Clippers ...

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Giants clinch playoff berth

Win over Barrie on Saturday moves O-ville to post season The Orangeville Giants secured a spot in the North Dufferin Baseball League Senior Division playoffs ...

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Outlaws JV will face Niagara in playoffs

team will face the Niagara Spears in the first round of the Ontario Minor Football League playoffs after taking a weekend loss to the North ...

Orangeville’s Adam Charalambides looks for an opening in front of the net during Tuesday (July 26) night’s opening game in the semi-final round of playoffs between the Junior A Northmen and the Brampton Excelsiors. The Northmen came out on top winning 10-7 in game one.

Jr. A Northmen lead semi-final

10-7 win in game one of the series The Orangeville Junior A Northmen have got off to a good start in their semi-final series against ...