March 2015 Archive

Local Future shop closes as Best Buy announces rebranding

Early this morning, Twitter exploded with rumours that Future Shop announced it would be closing their doors Canada-Wide, with only some locations to be rebranded ...

Bravery Park funds released by council ahead of deadline

On Friday evening, a special meeting of Council was called to discuss the need for immediate approval of the releasing of funds for the Bravery ...

Sick communities

Dufferin Wind started operating their wind turbines and no surprise to any of us; we are getting reports of families with health impacts. I am ...

Privatization pros and cons

AT TIMES WHEN GOVERNMENTS find themselves facing recurrent deficits, privatization is an option they often embrace. That’s the case with Ontario’s current Liberal government, with ...

Outlaws start pre-season training

With just under eight weeks until the start of summer football, Orangeville Outlaws players are working on their skills during pre-season training in the dome ...

Orangeville Wolves in Ottawa tournament

The Orangeville Wolves special hockey team travelled to Ottawa to take part in the annual Special Hockey International (SHI) tournament.  There were 72 other teams ...

Council advised on need for spot sanding, salting

With the weather having warmed up slightly over the last few weeks, some Orangeville residents have been expressing concern as to why the sidewalk plows ...

Concert to launch 5-year $2M Habitat campaign

Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph launch a five-year campaign to raise $2 million and build at least 25 more homes in the communities they ...

Sale of Alton town hall referred back to staff

Town of Caledon staff had been ready to recommend the sale of the former Alton town hall, but Caledon councillors reconsidered, opting instead to send ...

11th budget session fails to make progress

After another lengthy meeting Monday, Orangeville Council’s budget committee has failed again to pass the Town’s 2015 budget, and made little progress on decreasing the ...

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