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Headwaters Health Care Foundation Gala raises $380,000 for local hospital

By Brian Lockhart An air of French culture drifted through the ballroom at the annual Headwaters Health Care Foundation Gala held at the Hockley Valley Resort last Saturday (May 4) evening. The theme was Spring Time in Paris and many ...

Dufferin-Caledon is ‘a riding we can win’ says likely Green candidate

By Mike Baker While he has yet to be officially approved as the Green Party candidate in Dufferin-Caledon, local entrepreneur Stefan Wiesen is harbouring lofty ...

Ontario Judge sets date for start of preliminary hearing in Hanson case

By Mike Baker An eight-day preliminary inquiry has been scheduled as Michelle Hanson prepares to defend herself against two charges in relation to the drowning ...

Orangeville students stand up for their planet’s future

By Constance Scrafield Last Friday, May 3, saw approximately 200 people, carrying signs calling for “change now!” on government policies about the environment, in front ...

McHAPPY DAY IN ORANGEVILLE: For one day, every year McDonald’s restaurants across Canada celebrate McHappy Day. One dollar will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada (RMHC) and a variety of other children’s charities across Canada for every Big Mac, Happy Meal or hot McCafé beverage that was purchased on Wednesday May 8. Various local celebraties and dignitaries were on hand to offer their support throughout the day at the Broadway McDonald’s here in town. Pictured above, (Top Row left to right) Coun. Lisa Post, Deputy Mayor Andy Macintosh, Adam Shea, Steven Kashman, Tanner Stuck, Tharchika Thavarajah, (Bottom Row Left to right) Shahar Bano, Ryley Bergie, Karen Taylor, Nandini Srikant.

Community News

Make a Difference Marketplace a fundraiser to battle DBA

By Makayla Pereira Last Saturday, May 4, Diamond BlackFan Anemia Canada hosted the first ever Make a Difference Marketplace in Orangeville which featured over 30 ...

Local fundraiser rakes in more than $43,000 for MS Society

By Brian Lockhart People who walked for a cure for multiple sclerosis in Orangeville easily smashed their target fund-raising goal. The Orangeville-Dufferin chapter of the ...

Theatre Orangeville wraps up season with funny finale

By Constance Scrafield We should give David Nairn, who’s been Artistic Director of Theatre Orangeville, now for 20 years, a standing ovation.  Overall, for his ...

Hospice Dufferin raises more than $10,000 after successful Hike event at Monora Park

By Brian Lockhart The sun finally came out and provided a beautiful day for walking the trails during the annual Hike for Hospice in support ...

Volunteers join clean-up day at Island Lake Conservation Area

By Brian Lockhart As far as parks go, Island Lake Conservation Area is kept very clean by both guests who visit the park as well ...

New Wave Pools & Spas marking 30th anniversary in community

By Mike Baker When Rob and Cathy Koolen opened New Wave Pools & Spas back in 1989, they had no idea they were launching a ...

Local Lions plan road hockey fundraiser for dog guides program

By Mike Baker The Orangeville Lions Club, in partnership with 101.5 myFM, will be hosting a Road Hockey Fundraiser this summer, with proceeds to benefit ...

Local nurse receives coveted education leadership award

By Joshua Santos Bolton resident Brenda Orazietti received the coveted Leadership Award in Nursing Education (academic category) presented by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario ...

Town Council presents 10th annual Environmental Sustainability awards

By Mike Baker Several members of the Orangeville community were recipients of the Town’s 10th annual Environmental Sustainability Awards this week.  The presentations were made ...

Orangeville Police investigate robbery at west-end RBC bank

By Mike Baker The Orangeville Police Service is investigating a robbery that occurred last Thursday evening at the RBC located on Broadway at C Line. ...

GRAND OPENING: Orangeville Deputy Mayor Andy Macintosh (right) and Councillor Todd Taylor (centre) were on hand as Quick Lane Tire & Auto Centre celebrated its grand opening on Saturday (May 4). The company drafted in a custom-made Batmobile to celebrate the occasion.

The Monora Lawn Bowling Club is getting ready for another season. While the playing surface is artificial turf, they still have to flatten it down every spring as the base is a special sand. The Club has been operating for over 100 years and is always looking for new members.

Sports

Junior B Northmen have strong start for 2019 season

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior B North have delivered a strong start to their season winning their first four games to lead the division ...

Napanee Raiders win Junior C Schmalz Cup

By Brian Lockhart In an outstanding finish for the season, the Napanee Raiders have won the provincial Junior C Schmalz Cup. The Raiders claimed the ...

Junior A lacrosse season starts this week

By Brian Lockhart The Ontario Junior A League starts the 2019 scheduled with the first game of the year being played this Saturday, May 11, ...

Westside girls battle Shelburne and the elements

By Brian Lockhart The Westside Secondary School Thunder girls team came out on top in their first game of the season when they travelled to ...

Junior B Northmen 2-0 in early going

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior B Northmen had a good start to the 2019 summer season winning their first two games of the year. ...