July 2014 Archive

‘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 ...

Giants end slump with 8-5 win

It took a while, but the Orangeville Giants ended their losing streak Thursday (June 26) with a win over the Nobleton Cornhuskers in Nobletone. The ...

Police seek assistance from public to identify theft suspect

The Orangeville Police Service is asking for help from the public to identify a suspect regarding thefts from a local store. On June 4, 2014 ...

OMB upholds Amaranth Council’s rejection of wakeboard project

By Tom Claridge – The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has upheld Amaranth Council’s refusal to amend its zoning bylaw to permit the use of a ...

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 ...

Mono leading battle against letting ATVs on forest trails

Over the last few months, the prospect of amending the bylaw in County forests to allow motorized vehicles use of trails has been a hot ...

New Grade 6 curriculum targets Canadian identity

In a country as multicultural as Canada, it can be difficult to put a finger on what is our Canadian cultural identity. Sure, there is ...

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 ...

Shame on us!

With the election past and a liberal majority government elected, phrases such as ‘unexplainable’ and ‘worst birthday present that the Conservatives could have give me’ ...

Lowest speed limits = costliest insurance

HOW IS IT that at the same time in history, Ontario boasts Canada’s lowest speed limits and costliest car insurance? We think we know why ...

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