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Rules covering ‘snow days’ explained by UGDSB official

February 15, 2019   ·   0 Comments

By Brian Lockhart Snow days – the term conjures up an image of unplowed streets and enough snow on the ground that schools close up ...

Melancthon mom credits Ronald McDonald house with saving her family

By Mike Baker A Melancthon mom has heaped praise on Toronto’s Ronald McDonald House, crediting the organization with saving her family at the most desperate ...

Steve Hertzberg new president of Headwaters Arts

By Constance Scrafield “I talk to people in Orangeville about the Alton Mill [Arts Centre]; some people say; ‘Oh, yes, I think I know where ...

100 Women Who Care Dufferin group donates $10,500 to Bethell Hospice

By Jasen Obermeyer Bethell Hospice Foundation in Inglewood will be greatly benefiting from the efforts of the 100 Women Who Care Dufferin chapter. Gathering for ...

Brewzapalooza features suds, pond hockey, ice fishing at Island Lake

By Brian Lockhart When is a frosty beer too cold? When it freezes before it’s even in your beer mug. After several years that Brewzapalooza ...

The Chocolate Shop has a world of delights for sweet-toothed locals

By Constance Scrafield Located at 114 Broadway, across from the Opera House/Town Hall, The Chocolate Shop is an extremely pleasant place to be. It is ...

God’s Closet shop day offers families gently used clothing for kids

By Brian Lockhart If you’ve got younger people in your family you probably know the frustration of kids outgrowing their clothes before they barely break ...

Total Elegance Wedding Show to take over Orangeville fairgrounds

By Brian Lockhart If you’ve been involved in planning a wedding, you know that once you start putting all your ideas together there’s a lot ...

Town lowers speed limits on both Alder Street and Spencer Avenue

By James Matthews An individual’s familiarity with an issue can be an efficient engine for change. And one of the first Orangeville streets to see ...

Officer cleared of any wrongdoing in defusing incident at Westside

By Mike Baker The Orangeville Police Service (OPS) officer involved in an altercation with a teenage student at Westside Secondary School late last year has ...

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