April 2014 Archive

‘Stop the destruction’

It has come to the attention of many citizens of north Mono that a local family company is working to acquire a parcel of land ...

A spring election? Maybe in 2015

AS WE SEE IT, all signs point to a spring election in Ontario, but not this spring. Despite the TV commercials showing Premier Kathleen Wynne ...

Queen Milli of Galt: what’s the whole truth?

In 1972, shortly after the death of the Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII), there appeared on the Milroy family monument in a cemetery in Galt, ...

New pro at Orangeville Tennis Club

  Tennis is on one of those sports that can be either very frustrating or very enjoyable. Like golf, you are on your own when ...

Junior B Northmen open the season with a split

It’s still way to early to see how the season will go, but after two games the Orangeville Northmen Junior B squad are at .500. ...

Double-lung transplant recipient ‘one of the lucky ones’

By Tabitha Wells – For Mike Johnson, a local member of the Orangeville Community, long-time employee of Ideal Supply and husband, father and grand-father, needing ...

Town to remove up to 86 ash trees to curb spread of emerald ash borer

Orangeville public works crews will remove as many as 86 ash trees this year in an attempt to curb the spread of the emerald ash ...

Hockley resort holds second charity Fashion Show

By Tabitha Wells – The Hockley Valley Resort held its second annual Charity Spring Fashion Show last Friday night in support of Family Transition Place ...

Holocaust survivor spoke to local students

By Tabitha Wells – Six schools as well as a number of members of the community last week had the honour of hearing Dr. Eva ...

Cost-cutting efforts credited for reduced local Hydro rates

By James Matthews – Orangeville and Grand Valley residents have been given a reprieve on their hydro bills. Local hydro ratepayers will enjoy an 11 per ...

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