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Headwaters hospital CEO Stacey Daub to step down in October

By Mike Baker Stacey Daub, the popular President and CEO of Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC), will be vacating her position in October. Reports of her leaving spread throughout the community earlier this week, staff at the hospital having known ...

Industrial sector seek to end “misinformation” on rail line

By Mike Baker Representatives from Orangeville’s industrial sector are seeking to set the record straight regarding what they perceive to be “misinformation” about the Orangeville-Brampton ...

‘Naturalized’ green space simply overgrown, resident tells Council

By Mike Baker An Orangeville resident contends the Town is in breach of its own bylaws by allowing green space behind residential properties on Hutchinson ...

Town posts $1.3m surplus in 2018

By Mike Baker A seemingly recurring nice-to-have problem found its way before Orangeville Council this week after Town Treasurer Nandini Syed confirmed the municipality held ...

AN EXTRA SPECIAL DAY: Orangeville Dairy Queen celebrated its 17th annual Miracle Treat Day last Thursday, raising more than  $55,000 for the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. This year’s event was extra special, with 11 ‘Miracle Kids’ on hand over the course of the day helping to deliver Blizzards and other goodies to customers.

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DQ’s Miracle Treat Day raises $55,000 for Sick Kids Hospital

By Mike Baker ‘Dairy Queen Christmas’ struck gold in Orangeville once again last week, with the community coming together to raise more than $55,000 on ...

Theatre Orangeville’s Midsummer Night’s Dream just a week away

By Constance Scrafield Theatre Orangeville’s monumental production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is being performed on the Amphitheatre on Island Lake. There will be five ...

Resident’s complaint leads to Council eying cat bylaw

By Mike Baker Orangeville Mayor Sandy Brown has promised to one day look into developing a new bylaw regulating cat ownership after one local resident ...

Prepare to be amazed by ‘incredible’ The Dream set at Island Lake

By Constance Scrafield There are big preparations going on, in the Island Lake park. As we watched, three people stood on a sloop up from ...

Wimpy’s Diner under new management, boasts it has biggest burgers in town

By Brian Lockhart It is a 1950’s nostalgia diner with booths for patrons, images of music icons on the walls, and even table-side juke boxes.  ...

Developer seeks rezoning to permit new 41-unit First Street townhouse project

By Mike Baker First Street may soon be home to a 41-unit townhouse subdivision if a property developer who owns a two-acre site close to ...

Old solution to a new problem – can trees save the planet?

By Marni Walsh In their August news letter, the North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Task Force (NDACT) presented studies on mass tree planting as one ...

Orangeville Police investigating a downtown sexual assault

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating a sexual assault that occurred at a retail business on Broadway last Thursday evening (August 8, 2019). On Thursday, ...

Arts & Culture Awards celebrate Dufferin County’s creative sector

Since 2010, the Town of Orangeville’s Arts & Culture Awards have honoured businesses, organizations and individuals who contribute to the vibrancy of arts and culture ...

Orangeville Dairy Queen franchisee John Lockyer (back row, second left) and Citizen Editor Mike Baker (back row, first left) pose for a photo with staff at the local store on Miracle Treat Day, which took place last Thursday (Aug. 8). The community came out in a big way to support the event, with Mr. Lockyer stating more than $55,000 has been raised thus far, with more money still to be counted. All funds raised will be donated to Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto.

The Rayburn Construction Orangeville Junior A Northmen captured the Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League championship with an 11 - 9 win over the Burlington Chiefs in game five of the series on Wednesday, August 7, at Tony Rose arena in Orangeville. The Northmen now prepare to represent Ontario at the national Minto Cup championship which will be held in Langley B.C.

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Northmen win Ontario Junior A Lacrosse championship

By Brian Lockhart The Rayburn Construction Orangeville Junior A Northmen are Ontario champions after winning the final League series over the Burlington Chiefs in five ...

Junior C lacrosse coming to Orangeville

By Brian Lockhart The lacrosse scene in Orangeville may well be expanding if an application to start a Junior C franchise is approved next month. ...

Rockies trailing in NDBL final series

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Rockies are trailining 2 – 0 in their North Dufferin Baseball League championship series against the Ivy Blues. The Rockies ...