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East end flagpole replacement project to move forward

The Orangeville east end flagpole replacement project will be moving forward in the coming weeks, thanks to a unanimous vote by members of Council on Monday evening. While the project was put on hold to allow for the fundraising committee ...

Ed Brennan named Town Chief Administrative Officer

As of Wednesday, Ed Brennan is Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Town of Orangeville. “Council and I have complete confidence that Mr.Brennan will continue ...

County Council given 3 scenarios for 2017 budget talks

At its session last Thursday, Dufferin County Council was given a slide show prepared by staff which outlined three possible scenarios for its 2017 budget. ...

ABOUT 20,000 lovers of great food turned out for the seventh annual Orangeville Rotary Ribfest, held on the grounds behind the Alder Street arena. While tasty ribs were of course the main attraction there was plenty to do for everyone. Sisters Lauren and Caitlyn enjoy a ride at the midway.

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7th annual Rotary Ribfest confirmed a huge success

For the seventh year in a row, the annual Orangeville Rotary Ribfest was the highlight of the weekend. With amazing weather, great food and lots ...

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Pokemon Go gets players to explore in their communities

If you’ve been paying attention to social media, the news, or even just the people around you, it’s likely you’ve been hearing the words ‘Pokemon ...

Mono Council shelves Enbridge bid tending gas lines

Mono Council decided Tuesday to take no action on a request by Enbridge Gas Distribution to support the utility’s bid to change rules that prevent ...

Dufferin’s Cultural Resource Circle to host taco fundraiser , Pow Wow

The Dufferin County Cultural Resource Circle will host an Indiana Taco Fundraiser next Wednesday, July 27, to raise money for their Pow wow on the ...

FOR CHEMOTHERAPY SUITE : Sean Coulter from Orangeville’s The Edge Wine Bar and Grille and 10-year-old Charley Post with their safety helmets, donating to Headwaters Health Care Foundation. Mr. Coulter partnered with several local businesses in June, hosting their first Taking the Edge off Cancer Gala event and second annual Burger Quest, raising over $14,000. Proceeds support Headwaters Health Care Centre’s new Chemotherapy Suite under construction, part of the 8700 square foot Ambulatory Care Area. Shaving her head, Ms. Post donated $1500 to Cancer Care.

Letters to the Editor

‘Inequality is apparent’

Re Doug Skeates’ column, “Justice in Ontario’s Back Yard”: When I was a teenager, my parents drove me north and we visited an “Indian” village.  ...

Prefers present system

I read your article (“No perfect solution to federal electoral reform challenges,” 23 June), as well as a newsletter article on the same subject from ...

Orangeville Giants third baseman Michael Gemmiti leaps high to avoid an Alliston Athletics base runner during a play on third in game one of a scheduled double header on Sunday (July 17) afternoon at Princess of Wales Park in Orangeville. The Giants won the first game 6-4. The afternoon’s second game ended in a 3-3 tie.

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Jr B Northmen advance to West final

Win series over Six Nations in four games The Orangeville Junior B Northmen have advance to the West final of the OJBLL after knocking out ...

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Giants host mid Summer double header

Win and a tie in Sunday event The Orangeville Giants Senior baseball club hosted a double header against the Alliston Athletics at Princess of Wales ...

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Kushindokai Hosts Headmaster from Japan

Local dojo Kushindokai Karate and Fitness hosted a pair of swordsmanship and grappling seminars with headmaster Kajitsuka Yasushi Sensei from Japan on Saturday, July 2, ...

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Rowing Club at regattas

The Island Lake Rowing Club (ILRC) had success at two regattas they attended recently. Club members competed at CORA in London, Ontario on Saturday, July ...