February 2015 Archive

Local manufacturer hosts Crewson launch

The Orangeville home of one of the area’s few remaining manufacturers was the scene last Saturday of the official launch of Ed Crewson’s campaign to ...

Draft budget sent back to staff with demand for zero tax increase

Despite six budget meetings having already occurred, Orangeville Council is nowhere closer to passing a budget, let alone passing one with a lower increase. At ...

County’s 2015 tax hike may be cut to about 2.5%

Dufferin County Council is making progress in reducing draft spending plans totalling $34.2 million that would have required a 10.7 per cent hike in the ...

Jr A Flyers start playoffs

The first round of the Ontario Junior A Hockey League playoffs is ready to get underway with 16 teams from the four OJHL divisions earning ...

Police news: Town police delivered food to community partners

Orangeville Police delivered close to 1,000 pounds of food to various community partners on Wednesday of last week, February 18. Officers delivered 483 pounds of ...

Garage owner seeks help for signage

A local business owner asked Orangeville Council Monday night for help regarding signage for his garage. Trevor Castiglione, owner of Busted Knuckle Garage, made a ...

Town Council supports moves to ban neonics blamed for bee deaths

Orangeville Council has voted to follow municipalities like Mono in banning the use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides (Neonics) in the Town of Orangeville, and send a ...

Big changes coming at GDACC

Big changes are on the way for the Greater Dufferin Area Chamber of Commerce (GDACC), including a change in faces and in name. The Chamber, ...

Council fails anew to agree on Town’s 2015 budget

Another evening of budget deliberations by Orangeville Council, sitting as its  Finance and Administration Committee, failed to reach agreement on the Town’s 2015 budget. At ...

$3M infrastructure grants for Orangeville, Shelburne

More than $3 million in grants to improve water and sewer infrastructure in Orangeville and Shelburne were announced Wednesday by Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food ...

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