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On the right side of the photo, the white Ford Crown Victoria that struck four students at ODSS earlier this afternoon before colliding with a grey Jeep. In the background, police speak to the operator of the vehicle, a teenaged male who has been arrested for dangerous driving causing bodily harm. One of the students that was hit in the collision has been transported to Headwaters Health Care Centre with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Teen charged after hospitalizing student in ODSS parking lot collision

By Mike Pickford An Orangeville District Secondary School student is recovering from a broken leg and broken ribs after she was struck by a vehicle in the side parking lot of the school at about noon Tuesday (June 20). Although ...

HEADWATERS’ GOVERNANCE Committee Chair Lori Kerr (back left) and Dr. David Scott (far right) present Drs. Stephen and Stephanie Milone, and their children, with the 2017 Dr. David Scott Award in a special ceremony at Headwaters Health Care Centre’s AGM, Monday.

Husband and wife team wins 2017 Dr. David Scott Award

By Tom Claridge For the first time in its 17-year history, the Dr. David Scott Award has gone to a husband-and-wife team of Headwaters Health ...

Local dialysis unit to be featured on CTV’s ‘Canada in a Day’

By Mike Pickford With most of the country counting down the days to what is sure to be a historic, nationwide celebration come July 1, ...

Free dental clinic in Orangeville next Thursday

By Mike Pickford Headwaters Dental Care in Orangeville will be hosting a free clinic next Thursday (June 29) as a part of its ongoing ‘Doing ...

THERE WERE BRIEF SPELLS of sunshine this past weekend as the RAM Rodeo Tour ripped through Orangeville on June 17th and 18th. Hundreds of ‘yee-hawing’ locals braved the weather to attend the two-day, 7th-annual event in town. Cowboys and cowgirls from around Ontario and the U.S. took part in events including bronco busting, calf roping, barrel racing, and bull riding.

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DUFFERIN COUNTY’S FIRST Poet Laureate Harry Posner says he’s looking forward to becoming the ‘cultural ambassador’ he believes this region needs. From now until the end of his term in October of next year, Mr. Posner hopes to teach as many people as possible about the power of the written word.

Dufferin County’s first Poet Laureate a ‘cultural ambassador’

By Mike Pickford Upon his unveiling as Dufferin County’s inaugural Poet Laureate at the turn of the month, Harry Posner immediately set out to educate ...

Long-time Dufferin History teacher retiring this week

By Jasen Obermeyer Dufferin history teacher Neil Orford will retire at the end of the school year, ending a 30-year career that’s seen him win ...

Kushindokai Karate and Fitness owner and head instructor Michael Fisher presents a cheque for $10,008.75 to Dufferin Child and Family Services Executive Director Jennifer Moore.

Fourth-annual Kushindokai ‘Kick-a-Thon’ raises $10k for DCAFS

By Mike Pickford A group of 50 budding martial artists and instructors came together to throw some kicks for cash this month in an effort ...

The Dufferin County Museum & Archives will host its Food and Facades walking tour in downtown Orangeville this Saturday, June 24.

DCMA hosts Food and Facades walking tour this weekend

By Jasen Obermeyer If you love food, architecture and historic tours, then Dufferin County Museum and Archive’s (DCMA) Food and Facades tour is the right ...

THE RAM RODEO kicked off its 2017 tour in Orangeville this past weekend, as cowboys and cowgirls from across the continent showed off their skills in bronco busting, calf roping, barrel racing and bull riding.

RAM Rodeo offers thrills, spills

By Brian Lockhart The RAM Rodeo tour kicked off its 2017 season with the first stop at the fairgrounds in Orangeville last weekend. This is ...

Vimy Ridge among sites visited during local battlefield tour

By Jasen Obermeyer The Grand Valley 85 Tornado Squadron recently completed a European battlefield tour, visiting historic Canadian battle sites from World Wars 1 and ...

Blood donor clinics in area next week

National Blood Donor Week is typically a time to celebrate donors across the country, but this year, Canadian Blood Services reports a critical need for ...

MEMBERS OF THE HEADWATERS House Tour Committee gathered at Headwaters Health Care Centre on Tuesday, June 20 to carry out the special early bird draw for residents who have already booked their tickets. Rob Kosti was the recipient of a $100 gift card for HomeSense in Orangeville. Tickets are still available for the House Tour, which will take place this coming Saturday, June 24, at a cost of $30. For more information, visit headwatershousetour.com.

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OPA supports Chief Kalinski

The Orangeville Police Service has been the attention of many articles in our local news over the past several months as our service has gone ...

The Orangeville Junior B Northmen host the Owen Sound North Stars at the Alder Street arena in Orangeville on Monday, June 19. The Northmen won this game 13-6 and claimed the Division title. OJBLL teams will now prepare to head into the playoffs.

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The Orangeville Junior B Northmen host the Owen Sound North Stars at the Alder Street arena in Orangeville on Monday, June 19. The Northmen won this game 13-6 and claimed the Division title. OJBLL teams will now prepare to head into the playoffs.

Jr. B Northmen win Division as regular season ends in seventh place inOJALL

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior B Northmen have clinched the West Division title of the Ontario Junior B Lacrosse League and ended the regular ...

The Orangeville Hawks U14 boys team go through a set of skill challenges during the Club’s final day of the season at Westside Secondary School. The Hawks had their most successful year as a basketball club this year and look on improving next season.

Hawks wrap up stellar season

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Hawks wrapped up their season with a final get-together at Westside Secondary School in Orangeville. The kids were put though ...

Hitting the links for a good cause. The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dufferin and District held their annual fundraising golf tournament at the Shelburne Golf and Country Club on Thursday, June 15. Golfers played a round then gathered at the club house for an after-links dinner.

Big Brothers Big Sisters host annual golf tournament

By Brian Lockhart The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dufferin and District hosted their annual fundraising golf tournament at the Shelburne Golf and Country Club ...