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Orangeville’s default speed limit lowers to 40

By Sam Odrowski Orangeville’s default speed has been reduced from 50km/h to 40km/h on most town roads. The new speed limit went into effect March 1 and impacts all streets in town except Hansen, First Street, Townline, C Line, Riddell, ...

Coldest Night of the Year raises close to $78,000

By Sam Odrowski The 4th Annual Coldest Night of the Year was a massive success, generating nearly $78,000 for the Orangeville Food Bank. Despite the ...

Public Health begins vaccinations in Orangeville at Alder Street Arena

By Brian Lockhart The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit began vaccinating local residents against the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday, March 3. The Alder Street Arena is ...

International Women’s Day marks one year anniversary of COVID-19

By Paula Brown It’s a global day that celebrates the achievements of women, recognizes the state of gender equality, and calls on action for women’s ...

LOCAL VACCINE ROLLOUT: The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health unit started COVID-19 vaccinations in Orangeville on Wednesday, March 3, at the Alder Street arena. The vaccinations were reserved for senior citizens, front line workers, and care givers. Geoff Green gets his vaccination from Public Health Nurse, Nancy Gibbison. Mr. Green is a caregiver as well as an essential worker.

Community News

Dufferin–Caledon Green Party nominates candidate

By Sam Odrowski Orangeville restaurant owner, Laura Campbell recently announced she will again be running for the Dufferin–Caledon seat under the Green Party in the ...

Town asks for ‘radial separation’ of cannabis retailers

By Sam Odrowski Orangeville Council is requesting that the Ontario government amend its licensing application process for cannabis retail stores to consider radial separation from ...

UGDSB opens nominations for Everyday Hero Awards

The nomination period for the 2020-2021 Everyday Hero Awards is here. This year more than ever, we know that our school communities would not be ...

Review of Theatre Orangeville’s Script-Tease – Laneway Café

By Constance Scrafield To pass from one phase to another in an obvious and clear way, using a transitional path makes the shift interesting and ...

Dragonfly – Artists work here: welcome to visit

By Constance Scrafield “It was always a goal to have studios,” Joan Hope, owner of Dragonfly, told the Citizen. “Educating the public is a huge ...

YFC Highlands brings virtual 2021 Winter Gala to Orangeville

By Sam Odrowski Youth for Christ (YFC) Highlands is again hosting its annual Winter Gala, this year as a virtual, three-part event. Instead of joining ...

Fire bylaw could be modified to allow earlier burns in Town

By Sam Odrowski Orangeville residents could soon be able to enjoy an outdoor fire a little earlier in the day, following Coun. Lisa Post’s request ...

Headwaters Foundation generates over $17,000 through 50/50

By Sam Odrowski The Headwaters Healthcare Foundation’s 50/50 draw wrapped up on March 1 and generated over $17,000. The winner of the lottery was Lori ...

GRAND OPENING: Hempire House owners, Sharlene, Chris, Andre and Teena cut the ribbon for their grand opening on Monday (March 1) and welcomed in their first batch of customers. Hempire House is the second legal cannabis storefront to open in Orangeville. The locally owned and operated business is located at 59 First Street.

An Orangeville Tigers U11 player takes a shot on net during a team practice at Tony Rose arena in Orangeville on Saturday, February 27. The Tigers are on the ice but limited to practices and training for the current time.

Letters to the Editor

Looking forward to a better year

I moved from Grimsby to Orangeville five years ago, to Chartwell Montgomery Village (155 Riddell Rd). My husband had passed away in 2011, and my ...

Sports

Tigers on the ice for practice

The Orangeville Tigers are back on the ice but with restrictions. Teams allowed to practice only, and no games will be taking place. Hockey in ...

Josh Wagner training for huge fight in Quebec

By Brian Lockhart Orangeville boxer Josh Wagner will be up against a formidable opponent in his next bout scheduled for April 17, at the Centre ...

Otters swimmers selected for Ontario team

By Brian Lockhart Two young swimmers with the Orangevlle Otters have been selected for Ontario’s Youth ID Team. Clare Bowen and Rylee Fudge, both 13-years-old, ...