May 2015 Archive

Jr B Northmen win over Elora

The Orangeville Junior B Northmen battled right to the end of Monday’s game at the Alder Street arena to take the win over the Elora ...

Electrical Bills

Troubled for years by the “line loss” charged by Hydro One, and having sought justification without success from the Ontario Energy Board and Hydro One, ...

Purina Walk for Dog Guides coming on Sunday, May 31

Each year across Canada, thousands of people gather to participate in the Purina Walk for Dog Guides to benefit the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog ...

Council finally approves budget with tax hike tied to inflation

In a surprising- turn of events for Orangeville’s budget committee and Council, the 2015 budget was passed Monday night in a combined 45 minutes – ...

Work-to-rule by elementary teachers hits Upper Grand District schools

On Monday morning, the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) began a work-to-rule, which affects the Upper Grand District School Board but not schools of ...

Why Hydro selloff makes no sense

THE DISASTROUS CONSEQUENCES of the Harris government’s decision to sell its only toll road to a private consortium should have been enough to deter them, ...

Consultant proposes shuffling of county and local roadways

Dufferin County Council will next week receive a consultant’s draft report on a “rationalization” of county and local roadways which would see the County system ...

Orangeville taxes highest, Mono’s lowest in Dufferin County

According to Benjamin Franklin the only two things certain in life are death and taxes. How one lives may have some influence over the rate at which ...

Headwaters region re-branded as spot for tourists to get REAL

The Headwaters region is inviting tourists and day-trippers to connect with the farm-fresh food, unspoiled nature and simple pleasures of the ares now branded as ...

Jr B Northmen first place in division

The Orangeville Junior B Northmen slammed the Elora Mohawks 16-5 Thursday night (May 21) at the Alder Street arena in Orangeville to add another two ...

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