August 2014 Archive

Varaschin Investigation – video released to identify witnesses

During the early morning hours of August 30, 2010, Sonia Varaschin, who was 42-years old at the time, was brutally murdered in her residence on ...

Orangeville native Merrill coming to Rock in blockbuster trade

According to a release from the NLL’s Toronto Rock, the Rock and recently-relocated Connecticut-based franchise have completed a blockbuster deal pending league approval. The trade involves ...

Thanks for listening, acting

To Mayor and council members:  For more than a couple years now, I have written in to have something done about the parking on Carlton ...

Pot policy: a major election issue?

At this point, it would seem to be almost inevitable that marijuana will be a major issue in next year’s federal election. Unless Canada’s three ...

Athletics Division One women end season with back to back games

Tough season in a competitive league The Orangeville Athletics Division One women’s soccer team wrapped up the 2014 season with back to back games on ...

Northmen Midgets capture provincial title

Team making history at Final Six tournament   The Orangeville Northmen Midgets captured the Final Six tournament championship at the Ontario Summer Games held in ...

Fair marks 160th anniversary with shortened program

The theme is “Celebrating our 160th Fair,” but the big change in the 2014 edition of Orangeville’s fair is the elimination of Labour Day from ...

Orangeville husband in 12th annual walk for cancer research

As the Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers draws near, the time to register as a participant draws closer to a close. The ...

Mag Ruffman – the Road from Avonlea

By Constance Scrafield – Mag Ruffman played the role of Olivia Dale in the famous television series, Road to Avonlea, set in Prince Edward Island, for ...

Races under way for all Orangeville Council seats

By Tabitha Wells – On Monday afternoon, Councillor Jeremy Williams announced that he had filed his papers, and is officially running for Orangeville Mayor in ...

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