March 2015 Archive

More input sought on lighting sports pad in Lions Park

Despite the project being in the works for nearly six years, the Lions Park on Diane Drive will have to wait a little longer to ...

Town’s spending ‘out of control’

The ongoing dissatisfaction with property taxes in Orangeville is a complex issue. It’s not only about the proposed 4.2% increase for this year, to bring ...

They’re playing into his hands

PRIME MINISTER STEPHEN HARPER must be delighted at what’s happening across the floor in the House of Commons. There he is, with a solid majority ...

Caruso runner-up in OJHL Coach of the Year

Orangeville Junior A Flyers head coach, Jamie Caruso, was the runner up as Coach of the Year as named by the Ontario Junior Hockey League. ...

Local boxers in the ring March 28

Local boxers “Silent” Steve Franjic and Logan “Cotton” McGuinness will be be featured in an upcoming night of boxing at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga ...

Tobogganing ban to be replaced by ‘use at your own risk’ sign

Tobogganing ban to be replaced by ‘use at your own risk’ sign   The Town of Orangeville’s ban on tobogganing on Murray’s Mountain has been ...

Maple syrup festival coming March 28-29

As Mother Nature begins to tease us with hints of spring, the turning of the seasons brings with it a favourite local ‘spring’ event; the ...

The Greater Dufferin Saddle Club’s first event of the year: Mar. 22

The first fundraiser of the newly formed ‘The Greater Dufferin Saddle Club’ is set to take place this Sunday, March 22, from 10 a.m. – ...

County holds tax increase to 0.65%

While Orangeville councillors are still toiling over the Town’s 2015 budget, Dufferin County Council last Thursday approved their budget, giving county homeowners a tax rate ...

Challenge of Mono landfill bylaw to be subject of hearing

The Town of Mono faces a hearing brought by a local resident who contends the municipality’s bylaw regulating landfills is restricting him from being able ...

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