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Fentanyl overdoses suspected in recent deaths of two Orangeville men

By Mike Baker The community’s seemingly non-stop battle with addiction issues took another turn for the worst this week after the Orangeville Police Service (OPS) confirmed two local men have died as a result of suspected fentanyl overdoses.  On March ...

Orangeville’s Carley Rawes Centre offers mental health help to youth

By James Matthews A new avenue has opened for people seeking mental health services in Dufferin County. Carley Rawes Centre at the Lord Dufferin Centre ...

Orangeville’s popular Blues & Jazz Festival makes Ontario’s Top 100 list

By Mike Baker The popular Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival has once again been recognized as one of the top annual events in Ontario. In ...

Director Joanna Goode explains role of Facilitation Wellington Dufferin

By Constance Scrafield The good for the few definitely benefits the good of the many: “It’s all about bringing people into a place which feeds ...

COSTA RICAN MISSION TRIP: 27 students and four teachers from Orangeville District Secondary School recently participated in a ten-day service trip in Costa Rica. The group, made up of Grade 11 and Grade 12 students visited six different communities during their time in the impoverished Central American nation. Pictured above, the students spent time at a local elementary school, which they have decided to support upon their return to Canada.

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Trip to Costa Rica ‘changed my life’ says ODSS student

By Mike Baker “This trip changed my life,” Annabelle Mathieson, a Grade 11 student at Orangeville District Secondary School, explained shortly after her return from ...

Canoe North a ‘really different’ kind of touring company

By Constance Scrafield “Between staff and clients, we feed 20 people a day from June 1 to September 5,” said Al Pace. “There are loads ...

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s TO’s Creative Partners on Stage

By Constance Scrafield “The hardest thing to do in the theatre is to play comedy,” David Nairn, Artistic Director of Theatre Orangeville, confirmed.  He was ...

Headwaters hospital seeking nominations for Dr. David Scott Award

By Mike Baker Headwaters Health Care Centre is seeking nominations for the prestigious Dr. David Scott Award. It will be a milestone 20th year for ...

Vision Development Centre looks beyond standard vision treatment

By Brian Lockhart Good vision is more than the ability to see 20/20 as determined by an eye chart. There is a lot more going ...

Headwaters Arts presents Vital Signs show at Alton Mill

By Brian Lockhart It is an exciting time for the arts community as Headwaters Arts has premiered it’s new show at the Alton Mill. Sixteen ...

SBEC: Growing your food business opportunities organically

Ontario’s food processing sector is the largest in Canada, employing over 100,000 people across the province. In Orangeville, employment in this sector is increasing at ...

It was a perfect weekend to start off the March break with bright sunny skies and a seasonable temperature. Many outdoor enthusiasts headed to the slopes to enjoy the final couple of weeks of skiing and snowboarding. Snowboarder, Austin Dube, rides the rail on the slopes at the Hockley Valley Resort on Saturday, March 9.

The Orangeville Flyers Atom rep team host the Milton Winterhawks at the Alder Street arena in Orangeville on Friday, March 8, during minor hockey playoff action. The Flyers had to settle for a 6-1 loss in this game.

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NDBL celebrates achievements in baseball

By Brian Lockhart The North Dufferin Baseball League celebrated 2018 achievements at an awards lunch on March 10 in Lisle. The League recognized Bill Patton ...

Alliston one game away from Junior C championship

By Brian Lockhart The Alliston Hornets are one game away from claiming the Carruthers Division Junior C championship after a convincing 6-2 win over the ...