August 2014 Archive

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 ...

Town weighing options on OMB rezoning appeal

The Town of Orangeville is investigating their legal options regarding a landlord’s application to the Ontario Municipal Board  (OMB) to legalize a Church Street residence ...

Spread the Word! – Board positions available

We are happy to announce that all efforts in presenting the first ever June 21st celebrations of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Orangeville ...

Barrie’s Kyle Charron 4-time winner of fiddle championship

The sun shone on the 64th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship, which wound up Saturday night with Barrie’s Kyle Charron winning for a fourth ...

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 ...

Xplornet has the solution for rural internet woes

By Tabitha Wells – Over the last two decades, the internet has gone from being something that was an added privilege to being a necessity ...

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 ...

Jr B Northmen end season

Playoff loss to Six Nations They made it to the semi-final round of the Ontario Junior B Lacrosse League, but the Junior B Northmen ended ...

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 ...

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