August 2014 Archive

Why our JPs don’t need law degrees

VETERAN JOURNALISTS have long regarded July and August as our annual “silly season,” when most of the real news has dried up. That may explain ...

Shelburne Kart racer challenging for championship

Driver Matt DeAbreau racing for Jr Heavy Karting title A Shelburne racer is currently vying for the lead position in the Jr. Heavy Karting championship ...

Protect Mono gaining community support

By Tabitha Wells – Over the last decade, Dufferin County has become a hot spot for companies seeking to build quarries and gravel pits. The ...

Powerlifting Club hosting competition

36 entries will compete in test of overall body strength The Highland Powerlifting Club will host a powerlifting competion a the Athlete Institute on Highway ...

Imagination trumping logic?

Claire Hoy’s story about the behaviour of the Supreme Court (July 31, 2014) and in particular, that of the Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, is amusing ...

Police services board attacked on legal fees, communication

Orangeville Council’s session Monday night became a bit heated when James Giovanetti, president of the Orangeville Police Association (OPA), asked Council to inquire into the ...

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 ...

Update – Thieves make off with $1,400 in perfume

UPDATED – Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka along with the Orangeville, South Simcoe and Barrie Police Service need public assistance to identify the suspects ...

Shakespeare – the ‘ultimate demand on an actor’

By Constance Scrafield – According to Cameron, performing a play by Shakespeare is “physical, mental, emotional [stress].” Cameron is a member of this year’s troupe ...

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