March 2014 Archive

Westside swim team at OFSAA

By Brian Lockhart – The Westside Secondary School swim team qualified for the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) championships and produced some solid results ...

Tribute planned at final game for Spenser McFadyen

A moment of silence will be observed before the start of this Saturday’s (Mar. 29) Minor Tyke game at the Alder Street arena in Orangeville ...

Tilson office target of election law changes protest

By James Matthews – Orangeville became part of a cross-Canada protest against what critics see as voter suppression measures in the Conservative government’s Fair Elections ...

Fair Election Act

In your editorial, “Is it really a ‘Fair Elections Act’?” you favoured obligatory voting. I’m familiar with the compulsory voting in Australia – which is ...

Will it be a lesson learned?

WHEN COURTS WANT to send out a strong message, their judgments go out as coming “by the Court,” or the Latin “per curia.” That’s clearly ...

Brothers enjoyed every hockey fan’s dream

By Tabitha Wells – It’s every hockey fan’s dream to have the chance to meet a hockey legend, hang out with them and watch a game.  ...

County OP may tackle bids for pits, quarries

By James Matthews – Dufferin County’s Official Plan may have measures to ensure it has a voice regarding large-scale pit and quarry developments inside its ...

Veteran journalist passes from apparent stroke

The unofficial dean of Dufferin’s journalists has died. Wes Keller, who at various times was a staff reporter at all Dufferin’s newspapers, died of an ...

Schools, health pros alerted to red measles outbreak

Local public health authorities have advised area schools and health professionals to an outbreak of red measles involving a resident of Wellington County. Janice Walters, ...

Study county police option – Williams

By James Matthews – Maintaining affordable and adequate police services may best be accomplished countywide, an Orangeville councillor suggests. Councillor Jeremy Williams filed a notice ...

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