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Town defends traffic-clogging work at main intersection

By Tabitha Wells – The construction work this week at Broadway and First Street has caused a disturbance among some town residents who feel that the work is unnecessary and hindering too many businesses from operating properly in the downtown ...

Former MPP George McCague dead at 84

George McCague, who represented the former riding of Dufferin-Simcoe in the Ontario Legislature for 15 years and is regarded as having been instrumental in seeing ...

THE RAM RODEO TOUR visited over the weekend with lots of rootin’ tootin’ cowboy and cowgirl action at the Orangeville Fairgrounds. Competitors rode bulls, roped calves, rode some broncos and demonstrated some fine horsemanship during the two day event. Competitors are riding for a chance to got to the national level competition by scoring points at each event.

Community News

Local eatery to be featured on Food Network

By Tabitha Wells – Food Network film crews took over the Barley Vine Rail Co. (BVR) for two days this week to film one of ...

Probus: ‘Just because we’re retired doesn’t mean our minds are asleep’

By Constance Scrafield – “It was the best thing I ever did,” Barb Snowden assured us. When Mrs. Snowden’s husband died, they had not long ...

Mono committee postpones action on bid to expand pit

By Tabitha Wells – Mono residents living near the large St. Marys gravel pit south of 5 Sideroad, near the Orangeville Fairgrounds, can breathe a ...

Town Police arrest man charged with trying to steal from vehicles

Orangeville Police have arrested and charged a 26-year-old Mississauga man with several criminal offences after a suspect was seen attempting to break into several vehicles ...

20TH ANNIVERSARY: The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council celebrated its 20th anniversary with a gathering at Rotary Park in Orangeville on Saturday, July12. Volunteers Jessica, Kamile, and Alex were handing out treats to visitors at the barbecue area

Sports

Outlaws Junior Varsity undefeated in regular season

Spectacular final game gives O-ville top seed   The Orangeville Outlaws Junior Varsity team have ended the regular season as the number one team in ...

Jr A Northmen end regular season in style

6-5 win over K-W in intense final season free for all When you’ve got two teams that are only two points apart in the standings ...

ORANGEVILLE OUTLAWS Junior Varsity player Barrett Mundell sprints past a TNT Express defender during Sunday’s OMFL game at Orangeville District Secondary School in Orangeville. The Outlaws shut out the visitors 46-0 in their final regular season game. The Outlaws JV team is one of the teams to watch in the upcoming Ontario Minor Football League playoffs. The Outlaws JV team is undefeated for the season after eight games are the favoured JV team for the OMFL championship. Story on page B2.

Letters to the Editor

Mega-Quarry Peer Review

Should anyone be surprised? Recently, a peer review study of the Melancthon mega-quarry was released. Commissioned by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority in response to ...