August 2015 Archive

Solar comes to Mono

Well, the PanAm folk have now left town. It was a pleasant but expensive day in the sun. Would have been nice if they’d left ...

Faith Wesleyan to be scene of African children’s fundraiser

While the local hills might not be alive with the sounds of music, this Sunday Faith Community Wesleyan Church will be alive with the sounds ...

Giants tied in second round series

Orangeville blanks New Lowell in game two The Orangeville Giants are continuing their impressive playoff run with a 2-0 win over the top seeded New ...

Town council votes $22,000 to resurface tennis courts

Monday’s Orangeville Council meeting was not without its fair share of excitement. From presentations and questions, to high emotions, it would be hard to say ...

Barrie fiddler first 5-time winner of national contest

A 25-year-old Barrie fiddler is believed to be the first in the 65-year history of the Canadian Open Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest to win the ...

Giants done for the season

10-4 loss to New Lowell in round two final game The Orangeville Giants completed the 2015 season after going farther than they originally planned by ...

Former resident paralyzed when struck by a car while bicycling

A former Orangeville resident has been paralyzed after being struck by a car while riding her bicycle. Julie Sawchuk, who now resides near Blyth, was ...

Show Jumping tournament this weekend

This weekend, the Orangeville Show Jumping Tournament returns to the Orangeville Agricultural Society (OAS) Event Centre, celebrating 31 years. Beginning tonight (August 13), the CS12* ...

Wardens’ Caucus briefs minister on SWIFT broadband project

Meeting at Niagara Falls this week, the Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (WOWC) renewed efforts to have ultra-high-speed Internet made available across the region through SWIFT, ...

Giants win first round of playoffs

The Orangeville Giants pulled off a huge playoff win over the Aurora Jays with a 3-1 series win in the first round of the North ...

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