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Orangeville’s new council promises a ‘new era of cooperation’ at Town Hall

By Mike Baker Approximately 150 local residents were on hand to welcome a “new era of cooperation and collaboration” to Orangeville on Monday evening as the town’s new council was officially inaugurated. Mayor Sandy Brown, Deputy Mayor Andy Macintosh and ...

One of Orangeville’s most decorated war heroes, Sir Fred Heber dies at 96

By Mike Baker Orangeville lost one of its last remaining Second World War heroes when Sir Fred Heber, a gunner with the 12th Field Regiment, ...

Medicine Wheel Garden completed at future Bravery Park site

By Mike Baker The Dufferin County Cultural Resource Circle (DCCRC) has announced the completion of its Medicine Wheel Garden, a project more than four years ...

Orangeville’s chain of office missing

By Mike Baker There was one notable absence at Town Hall this week as Orangeville officially welcomed a brand new council. An inauguration ceremony, led ...

A NEW BEGINNING: Danny Brackett, owner of Orangeville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat, cuts the ribbon to officially re-open the dealership. The facility has undergone a major renovation that has doubled the size of the showroom and increased the customer service, service, and administrative areas. The dealership held a grand re-opening on Friday, November 30, with many customers, friends, and local dignitaries attending.

Community News

2018 Christmas in the Park ‘bigger, better, brighter’ than ever

By Mike Baker The big day is almost upon us. While most folks in the community have been busy these past few weeks preparing for ...

Orangeville Christmas Hamper Program targets area seniors

By Jasen Obermeyer With the Christmas season upon us, many toy and food drives help give to children and families in need. But what about ...

A family favourite returns to Theatre Orangeville this Christmas

By Constance Scrafield For pure fun,  Theatre Orangeville’s production of A Christmas Story gives the audience all it could want. On now and running until ...

Ford government reviewing cancellation of Highway 403

By Joshua Santos A cancelled major highway project is receiving another look by the Progressive Conservative government. Plans for the GTA West Transportation Corridor were ...

An evening with author Tanya Talaga at the Opera House

By Constance Scrafield Seven Fallen Feathers, written by Tanya Talaga, describes the events surrounding the unsolved mysteries of the deaths of seven Indigenous young people ...

Local choirs to sing Messiah over next two weekends in Orangeville, Creemore & Alliston

By Constance Scrafield With the New Tecumseth Singers and  Dufferin Concert Singers set to sing Handel’s Messiah in Creemore, Orangeville and Alliston over the next ...

Westend Family Chiropractic owner talks of ‘dream come true’ running own business

By Constance Scrafield “My husband gave me the choice – have a third child or my own clinic – I took the clinic. The big ...

OPS magical Christmas forest this weekend

The Orangeville Police Services Toys for Tots program will be presenting their third annual magical Christmas forest this weekend, Friday (Dec. 7) from 7 to ...

REMEMBERING HEIDI: Family Transition Place received a cheque for $20,000 on Tuesday (Dec. 4) following the success of the 7th annual Ferguson Memorial Walk, held at Island Lake Conservation Area on Sept. 23. Pictured above from left to right, Peter Cross, Ajay Gupta, Gus Bogner, Penny Bogner, Norah Kennedy, Robyn Goncalves and Sandra Cross.

HEALING CYCLE FUNDS: Hospice Dufferin received a cheque for $6,729.20 back in November following board member Dan LaCute’s involvement in the Healing Cycle ride, held back on Sept. 23. Mr. LaCute completed a 100km ride through Mississauga. Pictured above from left to right, Mr. LaCute, Hospice Dufferin Executive Director Maureen Riedler, Hospice Dufferin board member Lisa Post and Healing Cycle Foundation board member Rob Jessop-Ramsay.

Sports

ODSS Bears juniors win over St. James in District 10 opener

By Brian Lockhart It was a tough opening game for the Orangeville District Secondary School Bears junior basketball team, but when the final buzzer sounded ...

Annual Tupling tournament supports local sports

By Brian Lockhart Twelve teams – six women’s teams and six men’s teams – took over the ice at Honeywood Arena on Friday, November 30, ...

Flyers Minor Bantam AE hosting Teddy Bear Toss

The Orangeville Flyers Minor Bantam AE team is hosting a special Teddy Bear Toss at an upcoming game to help celebrate the holiday season. Visitors ...