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Following years of speculation, Orangeville Town Council now knows exactly what it would cost to transition its policing services to OPP from OPS.

OPP report on policing costs submitted to council

By Mike Pickford It has taken several years, but Orangeville Council and the greater public now have an answer as to how much it would cost the municipality to move community policing from the Orangeville Police Service (OPS) to the ...

Chantel Welsh pictured with her three-year-old Doberman Diesel, who was shot and killed back in January 2016.

Mono couple claims Dufferin OPP “botched” investigation into family dog’s 2016 death

By Mike Pickford A Mono couple is still looking for answers after their three-year-old dog Diesel was found dead more than a year ago on ...

Consultant finds widespread poverty in Dufferin County

By Mike Pickford Dufferin County council may find themselves with a bigger job on their hands than they initially thought when it comes to dealing ...

THE ORANGEVILLE DISTRICT SECONDARY SCHOOL BEARS BOY’S HOCKEY TEAM held a special buy-out game when they hosted the Westside Secondary Thunder on the ice at the Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre on Tuesday, February 14. Hundreds of students from ODSS and Westside turned out for the game that was held in memory of Darryl Kirkland, former principal at ODSS, who recently passed away. Mr. Kirkland’s children, Emma and Joshua, drop the puck at the ceremonial face-off to start the game. Taking the face-off are Bears’ captain Zack Deaken and Thunder captain Liam Raymond. The game game was also a fundraiser to help pay for future education expenses for the Kirkland children.

Community News

Officials and members of the community taking part in celebrating the rising of the Canadian Flag on the new Flagpole, giving residents and people driving into and out of the town a beautiful scenery. More importantly, the flagpole commemorates the 52nd anniversary of Canada’s National Flag Day. Members in attendance include MPP Sylvia Jones, Orangeville Mayor Jeremy Williams and Paul Korsten of the East End Flagpole & Beautification Committee (both holding the flag), Councillor Don Kidd, Orangeville Police Chief Wayne Kalinski, and Chris Skalozub, Orangeville Legion’s president..

Town marks national flag day with brand new flag unveiling

By Jasen Obermeyer It’s back! The Canadian flag at Dragonfly Park, off Highway 10 and Broadway, was raised Wednesday on the new flagpole, triggering celebration ...

Monday night’s Town council session ends with heated exchange

By Mike Pickford Fireworks closed out Monday night’s eagerly anticipated Town Council meeting, with Mayor Jeremy Williams and councillors Scott Wilson and Don Kidd putting ...

Family Day Weekend fun in Orangeville

By Jasen Obermeyer Wondering how to spend Family Day weekend with the family? Island Lake Conservation Area and Orangeville’s Alder Recreation Centre have various events ...

Orangeville Town Councillor Nick Garisto has missed six of the last seven municipal meetings due to poor health.

Council gives Nick Garisto time to deal with health issues

By Mike Pickford Orangeville Council voted unanimously to approve a motion supporting councillor Nick Garisto at Monday night’s municipal meeting, with the long-time local politician currently ...

Town of Mono seeks heritage designation for cherished house slated for demolition

By Peter Richardson Following Valentines Day candy surprises from Mayor Laura Ryan and Councillor Sharon Martin, the first order of business for Mono Council Tuesday ...

Officials and members of the community taking part in celebrating the rising of the Canadian Flag on the new Flagpole, giving residents and people driving into and out of the town a beautiful scenery. More importantly, the flagpole commemorates the 52nd anniversary of Canada’s National Flag Day. Members in attendance include MPP Sylvia Jones, Orangeville Mayor Jeremy Williams and Paul Korsten of the East End Flagpole & Beautification Committee (both holding the flag), Councillor Don Kidd, Orangeville Police Chief Wayne Kalinski, and Chris Skalozub, Orangeville Legion’s president..

Letters to the Editor

No just an economic decision

Dear Mayor Williams and Members of Council: The upcoming decision to determine the direction of police servicing in Orangeville is multi-dimensional.   In the press ...

Orangville A’s forward, Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson lays up a shot during the second quarter of Saturday (Feb. 11) night’s game against the Windsor Express. The A’s, wearing distinctive pink uniforms for the team’s Pink Night in support of breast cancer for the evening’s theme, lost 135-134 when the game went into overtime.

Sports

Orangeville Outlaws players, Luc St. Germain and Spencer Payne, practice throwing and catching prior to taking part in the Club’s off-season training program at the Athlete Institute. The Outlaws are currently getting in shape before staring their pre-season practice.

Outlaws start off-season training

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws have started their off-season training in the dome at the Athlete Institute as athletes shake off the winter rust ...

Orangville A’s forward, Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson lays up a shot during the second quarter of Saturday (Feb. 11) night’s game against the Windsor Express. The A’s, wearing distinctive pink uniforms for the team’s Pink Night in support of breast cancer for the evening’s theme, lost 135-134 when the game went into overtime.

Orangeville A’s take loss in overtime

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville A’s got off to a good start in their Saturday (Feb. 11) night game against the Windsor Express scoring 31 ...

Orangeville Junior A Flyers forward Evan Stull brings the puck around to the front of the North York goal during the second period of Saturday (Feb. 11) night’s Junior A game at the Alder Street arena in Orangeville. The Flyers trailed 3-1 in the first period but rallied to close the gap. They had to settle for a 6-4 loss at the end of the night.

Effort too late to save Flyers

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior A Flyers had a good effort late in Saturday’s game against the North York Rangers – the problem is ...