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Backyard fires a burning issue at Orangeville Council Monday

Backyard firepit use was a hot topic at Orangeville council Monday night. The gallery was packed full of passionate citizens who were both for and against the practice of enjoying a bonfire on their personal properties. Mayor Jeremy Williams explained ...

Orangeville Transit studying service and route changes

Orangeville Transit is undertaking a Transit Optimization Study, to see possible changes with its routes and service. The study is to evaluate the existing service ...

Auditors report noticable improvement in Town’s net debt situation

The Town of Orangeville’s auditors presented their findings on the town’s financial situation at a recent council meeting. The report highlighted an strong improvement in ...

Community News

Dufferin’s finances in great shape

The County of Dufferin’s financial situation is in wonderful shape, thanks to strong financial decision-making and the experienced members that serve on County Council. The ...

Kennedy Road closed between Beechgrove and Charleston

Kennedy Road between Charleston Sideroad and Beechgrove Sideroad is closed for bridge and watermain repair. The Town of Caledon says the project began on June ...

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New signs for Mill Creek

MILL CREEK has new interpretive signs noting its history in Orangeville. Signs have been posted near the bridges on Mill, Bythia and Wellington Streets. A ...

MPP Jones doesn’t expect much from shuffled provincial cabinet

Premier Kathleen Wynne shuffled her cabinet last week, but that shouldn’t bring many positive results, as far as Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones is concerned. The ...

FRONT PAGE Mentors walk

IN HIGH HEELS

The MENtors Walk in support of Family Transition Place saw men don high heels on Saturday, June 18, to bring awareness and reduce the cycle ...

TD Summer Reading Club starts at library Saturday

With summer vacation around the corner, children can learn and still have fun by joining the TD Summer Reading Club (TDSRC), beginning this Saturday, June ...

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OMT’s Mary Poppins has overflowing enthusiasm

When the cast of Orangeville Music Theatre’s (OMT’s) Mary Poppins were extolling the joys of performing the show during a pre show interview, they were ...

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Rotary RibFest returning to Orangeville July 15-17

For the seventh year in a row, the super popular Orangeville Rotary RibFest will be returning to the grounds behind the Alder Street Recreation Centre ...

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artsVest program achieves great success in Orangeville

Business for the Arts celebrated Orangeville’s high level of success in the artsVest program with an event at Town Hall last Thursday, June 16. artsVest ...

MP Tilson congratulates curling club on $25,000 grant

Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson has congratulated the Orangeville Curling Club on receiving a New Horizons federal grant for seniors programs. The curling club has received ...

Sports

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Ram Rodeo

YEE HAW! A competitor takes a wild ride during bare back bucking bronco event at the Ram Rodeo on Saturday, June 18, at the Orangeville ...

Junior B Northmen

Jr B Northmen clinch title

The Orangeville Junior B Northmen will face the Owen Sound North Stars in the first round of the Ontario Junior B Lacrosse League playoffs. The ...

Outlaws Varsity

Outlaws Varsity take loss to Cambridge

The Orangeville Outlaws took a loss to the Cambridge Lions on Sunday, June 19, at Westside Secondary School, but it was a close game that ...

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Kushindokai Karate students kick for DCAF

Kushindokai Karate and Fitness held their third annual kick-a-thon charity fundraiser on Saturday, June 11, to raise funds for Dufferin Child and Family Services (DCAFS). ...

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Hawks win

Orangeville Hawks U15 team point guard Shannon Baggs drives down the court during a game against the Strathroy Spirit in the gym at Orangeville District ...

Janet Widbur hockey moms

Hockey Moms host annual Honeywood tournament

“It shows you what this community is all about,” Said Mike DeLaat, chair of the organizing committee for the Jennifer Widbur Memorial Hockey Tournament. The ...

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ODSS Bears win quarter-final in District 4/10 playoffs

8-1 win over St. James moves Bears to next round When it comes to high school hockey – there are no second chances. In the ...

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Westside Thunder knock out OLOL in quarter-final

4-3 win on Thursday leads to semi-final The Westside Secondary School Thunder boy’s hockey team advanced to the semi-final round of District 4-10 playoffs after ...

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Mono Nordic hosts Family Day event

The Mono Nordic Ski Club provided a day of free entertainment and exercise during its annual Family Day ski day on the trails at Monora ...

A’s fall to Express on the road

After a heartbreaking three point loss against the Niagara River Lions on February 6, the Orangeville A’s were looking for the chance to rebound from ...

Letters to the Editor

From Queen’s Park – Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon

On March 4th Ontario Progressive Conservatives gathered from across the province to Ottawa for the Party’s Annual Meeting. This was the first convention held since ...