July 2014 Archive

Concerns said not being addressed

Re: Preferential treatment of Aggregate Industry. Residents of Ontario continue to raise concerns about the special treatment given to the aggregate industry, yet these concerns ...

Will we ever know what happened?

THE INCIDENT in far-off Afghanistan took place exactly 12 years ago this week, on July 27, 2002. It was on a battlefield during an undeclared ...

Jr B Northmen trailing by one game

Semi-final playoff series underway   They are down one game, but in Jr. B Lacrosse that means they just have fight back and win the ...

Outlaws sending three teams to OMFL championships

Bantam, JV, and Varsity teams represent O-ville It is a banner season for the Orangeville Outlaws Football Club. Three Outlaws teams will be going to ...

Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore enjoying brisk business locally

By Tabitha Wells – Although Orangeville’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore has been open less than five months, they have seen record sales and involvement from the ...

‘No Hot Pets’ campaign targets pets left in cars

By Tabitha Wells – Every year, stories circulate about deaths of pets who suffocated or died of heat exposure because an owner forget them in a ...

‘Protect Mono’ group blankets town with brochure opposing plans for pit

By Tabitha Wells – Facing seemingly endless bids to have more aggregate pits in Dufferin County, several concerned Mono residents came together recently to fight ...

The Ballagh Bunch featured at this year’s Fiddlefest Aug. 6-10

The 64th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship will take place in Shelburne next week, with The Ballagh Bunch among this year’s entertainers. Sponsored by ...

A common desire for improvement

Often I am asked to explain how our Government has invested over $4.7 billion new dollars since 2006 to improve Veterans’ benefits and services during ...

Just what advice did Mike Duffy get?

PERHAPS IT’S A CLASSIC CASE where the two sides should enter a plea bargain, if only because memories will have faded. As those who have ...

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