February 2015 Archive

Truck routes an issue at Alton meeting

Questions remain regarding the large Alton Mills subdivision, now under construction, but relatively little in the way of opposition. About 100 people were out at ...

Feb. 7-14 proclaimed as CHD Awareness Week in Orangeville

Orangeville Mayor Jeremy Williams has proclaimed this week  as Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week in the town, while in Shelburne Saturday will be CHD Awareness ...

Town treasurer wants clarity on demand for 0% tax hike

Although Orangeville Council ran out of time to hold a previously scheduled budget portion of its meeting Monday night, there was enough time at the ...

Crewson to be unopposed for nomination

It is official; Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson’s recent praise for longtime Shelburne mayor Ed Crewson is looking like a worse idea every day. This week, ...

Preventative Measures?

Your correspondent Mr Fairley suggested (Letters, 29 January) that would-be terrorists should be encouraged to leave Canada and then the government should prevent their return. ...

Good politics but bad policy

PERHAPS IT’S JUST BECAUSE it’s an election year that we are seeing more and more legislation emerging at Ottawa that strikes us as designed primarily ...

Roller Girls join WFTDA

The Orangeville Roller Girls have been accepted as an ‘apprentice’ affiliate of the WFTDA – the governing body for women’s amateur flat track roller derby ...

GMOHL playoffs underway

The local Junior C hockey loop has entered the playoffs with tight line-up that is going to produce some really exciting and rough and tumble ...

Ping-pong tourney this weekend will be fundraiser for FTP

This weekend, Hogey’s Social Club in the Alder Street Recreation Centre will be hosting their first annual ping-pong tournament, in support of Family Transition Place ...

DCAFS wins 4-year accreditation

Dufferin Child and Family Services (DCAFS) announced Tuesday that they have officially been awarded a four-year accreditation by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). “To ...

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