November 2014 Archive

Operation Legacy

I belong to Operation Legacy, which is made up of members of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program and is dedicated to teaching the ...

An open letter to our community

In response to the many recent disclosures of sexual violence against women, including the recent allegations of sexual assault against a well-known CBC broadcaster and ...

November proclaimed locally as Woman Abuse Prevention Month

The Town of Orangeville  declared November as Woman Abuse Prevention (WAPM) month Tuesday, in partnership with Family Transition Place (FTP) and the annual Wrapped In ...

Hand sanitizers assist battle against diseases

With illnesses like Ebola, the H1N1 and SARS making the headlines over the last few years, talking about hygiene and how it can act as ...

Mill Street reopened Wednesday with some work remaining

Mill Street, which has been closed since mid-September for a construction project that included sewer work and removal of both pavement and sidewalks, was reopened ...

Large crowd was on hand for Tuesday’s Cenotaph ceremony

On July 28, 1914, the first World War erupted, a war of which the ripple effects would be felt for generations to come. With over ...

Film Down Wind ‘politically heavy but true’

Melancthon Mayor Bill Hill was the only political dignitary at the Sun News documentary Down Wind, screened at Grace Tipling Hall in Shelburne last Saturday. ...

Studded tires: Damage vs benefit?

WE WONDER HOW MANY of the cars that were caught last week in multi-vehicle pileups on Ontario’s freeways or wound up in ditches after skidding ...

Santa Parade this Saturday, road closures planned

The jolly, big man in red is arriving in Orangeville this Saturday, and with him, he brings good will to all, and some road closures. ...

Much ado about relatively little?

ACCORDING TO JUSTIN Trudeau, the two members the federal Liberal leader has suspended from his small caucus have been accused of “serious personal misconduct,” which ...

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