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Teachers explain why they are on strike in Orangeville

By Constance Scrafield Many of the teachers interviewed while picketing in Orangeville this week were prohibited by their unions from giving even their first names or say what school they were from; this was as a result of instruction they ...

Council adopts rebate program to assist residents with unusually high water bills

By Mike Baker Orangeville residents who receive an unusually high monthly water bill may soon be eligible for a rebate after Council signed off on ...

Michelle Hanson granted change of venue in court case stemming from death of Kaden Young

By Paula Brown Michelle Hanson, the mother charged in the death of her three-year-old son Kaden Young, will be tried outside of Orangeville.  Ms. Hanson ...

Abandoned vehicle leads resident to seek changes in parking bylaw

By Mike Baker An Orangeville resident is calling on Council to amend its parking bylaw ahead of the spring thaw in an attempt to fix ...

ALL IN A DAY’S CATCH: The Island Lake Conservation Area annual Ice Fishing Derby got underway on the lake on Saturday, February 8. Some anglers fished from heated fishing huts while others preferred the open air approach. Anthony, Leana, Nathaniel, Kaitlyn, and Gabriel, got an early start and had several pike early in the day. The Fishing Derby runs through to next Monday, February 17.

Community News

ODSS student wins prestigious Vimy Pilgrimage Award

By Brian Lockhart Orangeville District Secondary School student Katharine Kanters will be taking a trip to France this April after being named the recipient of ...

Organizers hope Coldest Night of the Year will raise $65k for local food bank

By Mike Baker With more people than ever relying on the Orangeville Food Bank to feed themselves and their families, the local organization is doubling ...

Local facility brings three core fitness components together under one roof

By Mike Baker When Irina Sorokina first brought the PhysioMed brand to Orangeville back in 2012, she had no idea what the local clinic, turned ...

A lot of bites Saturday on first day of Island Lake Fishing Derby

By Brian Lockhart There’s nothing more Canadian than drilling a hole in the ice and waiting for the fish to bite on a cold winter ...

Local choirs to perform Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass in April

By Constance Scrafield John Wervers, conductor and music director of the Dufferin Concert Singers and The New Tecumseth Singers, freely admits, “This is my kind ...

Orangeville SBEC: Grow your network, grow your business

Successful entrepreneurs know that a strong network of contacts plays a big role in expanding the company’s reach. A healthy network can help owners find ...

Orangeville District Secondary School Bears junior point guard Ashton McQuaig hustles the ball into the Guelph Collegiate zone during their District 10 game on Tuesday, February 4. The Bears hammered Guelph 101 – 27 to move back into first place in the District.

Orangeville’s Maddy Fitzgerald sets up the ball during Orangeville District Secondary School Bears junior game against Centre Wellington District High School in the gym at ODSS on Thursday, February 6. The Bears played a good game but had to settle for a 3 - 1 match loss.

Sports

Orangeville Otters win Huronia Regional Championship

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Otters Swim Club managed to come out on top at the Huronia Regional Short Course Championships held in Owen Sound ...

Junior C Northmen announce coaching staff for new season

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Northmen Junior C Lacrosse Club have announced the coaching staff for the 2020 season. Brier Davis will be taking the ...