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Tour de Headwaters brings 350 cyclists out in support of hospital

By Brian Lockhart About 350 cyclists turned out for the fifth annual Tour de Headwaters ride in support of the Headwaters Health Care Foundation last Saturday, September 14. The starting point was Lloyd Wilson Arena in Inglewood. Riders started out ...

Town parts ways with policing consultant, new firm brought in

By Mike Baker While the Town of Orangeville this week parted ways with a consultant hired to complete a thorough study and analysis of policing ...

John Creelman calls on County to lobby against vaping products

By James Matthews Vaping’s negative health effects are real, and it’s time Dufferin County considers its position regarding the habit County Council was told last ...

Mono Council holds special meeting on proposed hike & bike trail

By Brian Lockhart Mono Council held a special meeting at the Monora Pavilion on Wednesday, September 11, to discuss a plan for proposed development of ...

TOUR DE HEADWATERS: Cyclists take to the streets during the Headwaters Health Care Foundation’s Tour de Headwaters fundraising event on Saturday, September 14, in Inglewood. This is the fifth time the Foundation has held the event and it is one of their biggest fundraisers of the year. Around 350 cycles took part on 135 km, 100 km, 50 km, and a 25 km route. For more, see Page A2.

Community News

Visits up at local food bank

By James Matthews Senior citizens are the fastest growing demographic served by the Orangeville Food Bank, Dufferin County Council was told last Thursday,  That was ...

Newly arrived Select Mortgage offers variety of financial services

By Brian Lockhart Orangeville’s newest financial company has opened its doors to serve clients in the town and surrounding region. Select Mortgage Corporation held a ...

DAC awards 2019 Anne Laurier Scholarships to four local students

By Constance Scrafield The annual Anne Laurier Scholarship  awards administered by the Dufferin Arts Council (DAC) have been given this year to four students.  These ...

Local residents participating in County’s ‘Plan to Save’ challenge to reduce food waste

Starting this month, Dufferin County residents will have the opportunity to join four local champions in a challenge to reduce food waste and save money. ...

Floydium bringing Pink Floyd to life at Orangeville Opera House

By Constance Scrafield Said Leon Dadoun, of Floydium, “This is an amazing lineup of musicians. I feel very privileged to be playing with them.” “When ...

The Humber marking 20 years as a Canadian Heritage River

By Constance Scrafield If you go south on the Mono-Adjala Townline from the Village of Hockley, you will come to a bridge and the river ...

Actress Mag Ruffman to perform one-woman show in Orangeville

By Marni Walsh One of Canada’s most recognizable and beloved actresses, Mag Ruffman, will perform her brand new one-woman show, A Self Help Cabaret  – ...

Back in good health, Mark DuBois performing at Relessey Church this Sunday

By Constance Scrafield Mark DuBois is so happy with his life. After a difficult time of health problems for some months, he is healing and ...

Dufferin Board of Trade to host election forum in Orangeville

By Mike Baker The Dufferin Board of Trade has announced it will host an election forum for candidates running in the upcoming federal election. The ...

FTP’s 2019 Ferguson Memorial Walk celebrates ‘family’

The 2019 Ferguson Memorial Walk is scheduled for next Sunday, September 22, at Island Lake from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The 9th annual walk, ...

Photo by Bob Smithson

The Terry Fox Run took place on Sunday, September 15, at locations around the nation as people navigated city streets, small town roads, and park trails to raise funds for cancer research. In Orangeville, the Run took place at Island Lake Conservation area and followed a route through the park. Local runners and walkers gather at the start of the run before heading out to the scenic park trails.

The Orangeville District Secondary School Bears junior girls basketball team host Centre Wellington District High School in the gym at ODSS on Tuesday, September 17. The Bears took an early lead and kept it up for the entire game to win 44 -23 in their first game of the regular season.

Sports

Tennis Club hosts annual tournament

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Tennis Club hosted its annual Singles Championship Tournament on Saturday, September 14, at it’s Rotary Club courts. The competition was ...

Will Swim for Food campaign raises funds for food bank

By Brian Lockhart The  2019 ‘Will Swim for Food’ team made a  presentation  to the Orangeville Food Bank with a cheque for $11,310 and 1456 ...