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Mono wants noise study, public input on proposed CVC picnic pavilion

By Jasen Obermeyer Mono Council is asking Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) to do a noise management study and consult the public concerning an enclosed picnic pavilion, before it considers granting an exemption to the Town site plan agreement. The decision ...

Debbie Sherwood making second bid for Town Council seat

By Mike Baker After spending close to 40 years playing the political game as a municipal staffer, Debbie Sherwood believes she has all the tools ...

Fire Prevention Week theme is ‘look, listen and learn’

By Mike Baker The Orangeville Fire Department is urging local residents to look, listen and learn this week to show their support for Fire Prevention ...

Orangeville preparing Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Plan

By Mike Pickford SNAP your fingers and they will come – or at least that’s what the Town of Orangeville is hoping for as it ...

THUNDER TALLY FIRST WIN OF SEASON: Westside Secondary School Thunder catcher, Mac Rahn, makes the catch for an out at home plate during the third inning of their game against the Centre Dufferin District High School Royals at Princess of Wales Park in Orangeville on Tuesday, October 9. The Thunder took an early 7-0 lead in the first inning and led the rest of the game for their first win of the season.

Community News

Ralph Harkies claims to be Orangeville’s longest-term resident

By Constance Scrafield On Monday of this week (October 8), Ralph Harkies celebrated his 91st birthday. A monument of constancy, having never lived any place ...

First screening in Mammothon program Oct. 24 at Headwaters

By Mike Baker Mammothon is coming to Orangeville later this month. Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC) has confirmed that it will be participating in the ...

Music of the Night at Westminster Church on Saturday

By Constance Scrafield “This is not just about the Phantom, this is about music that has been inspired by the night, from lullabies to nocturnes, ...

Aardvark Music and Culture celebrating 10 years

By Jasen Obermeyer Aardvark Music and Culture, located at 229 Broadway, is celebrating 10 years of providing music lovers of all ages a chance to ...

Melanie Janzen joins cast of Norm Foster’s Lunenberg

By Constance Scrafield “The show must go on,” quoth David Nairn, Artistic Directer at Theatre Orangeville. And when the show needs an actor to come ...

Dufferin Community Foundation aims to enrich citizens’ lives

The mood was buoyant at the Launch of the Dufferin Community Foundation on Sunday, September 30, when a party of 100 dignitaries, founders, corporate circle members, ...

From the ring to the automotive world, Ryan Wagner earns top Nissan honours

These days he greets customers on the dealership floor at Orangeville Nissan, but prior to joining the automotive world Ryan Wagner was already well known ...

OPP lay seven stunt driving charges in single day over long weekend

Last Saturday, October 6, Dufferin OPP Traffic Unit and OPP Central Region Traffic Units monitoring speeds on Airport Road and Highway 89 laid seven stunt ...

COOKING DAY: Seven volunteers joined the co-ordinator of the Orangevillle Urban Harvest Program co-ordinator Martina Rowley, on a Saturday afternoon to turn 25 pounds of wild apples into 12 delicious apple pies. The apples had been harvested locally by other program volunteers in previous weeks. Half of the pies were donated to the weekly soup kitchens run by the Salvation Army and the Lighthouse. The Salvation Army/New Hope Church helped the cause by providing free use of their commercial kitchen. Pictured are Violet and Tricia McCloskey, Amanda Davis, and Judy Chapman in background

The Westside Secondary School Thunder junior boys team host Emmanel Christian High School from Fergus on the soccer pitch at Westside on Wednesday, October 3. The teams played a solid game that ended in a 1-1 tie.

Sports

Inductees to Orangeville Sports Hall of Fame announced

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Sports Hall of Fame has announced its selection for inductees for this year.               ...

Thunder / Royals meet for first ever baseball game

By Brian Lockhart For the fist time ever, two local high schools will meet on the baseball diamond. This is the first year Westside Secondary ...

Local resident inducted to York Sports Hall of Fame

Twenty-five years after playing his last basketball game at York University, Mark Bellai has been inducted to the University’s Sports Hall of Fame for his ...