June 2014 Archive

Council told roads ‘took a pounding’

By James Matthews – Orangeville Council got a snapshot of just how hard the past winter was on local roads. Council members received a report ...

To a great community – thank-you!

For the past three years I have been coordinating the Shelburne leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario. The event had ...

OPS officers, first responders planning for a close shave

By Tabitha Wells – This Saturday, members of the Orangeville Police Service, along with other first responders and members of the community will gather at ...

Better Green than Blue

In her closing remarks at Shelburne’s all-candidates debate, NDP candidate Reyha Yazbek endorsed Green candidate Karren Wallace’s positions, enthusiasm, and grassroots principles before advising the ...

All we can see are problems

WE DON’T ENVY those Ontarians (likely only about half of those eligible) who turn out to vote in next Thursday’s provincial election. As we see ...

Camp Day turned coffees into fundraiser for kids

Tim Horton’s restaurants across Canada joined together Wednesday to celebrate Camp Day, a major fundraiser that helps to send kids to the annual Tim Horton’s ...

Art Hindle strives to make a difference

Many of us remember that exceptional high school English teacher or history professor. We were taken by their unbridled passion and enthusiasm, and hopefully we ...

County may use past surpluses to boost Oaks capital reserve

County Council’s Government Services committee has recommended moving surplus money from Dufferin County Community Support Services (DCCSS) accumulated for several years to a Dufferin Oaks ...

Mono approves new telecommunications tower

By Tabitha Wells – Mono Council has unanimously approved a proposal to place a new Rogers Telecommunications tower at the Toyota dealership at Highway 9 ...

‘Blast’ – a concert and exploration

By Constance Scrafield – When you have an albeit seasonal venue with the potential to host almost any entertainment in a waterfront park setting, first ...

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