December 2015 Archive

OPS won’t enforce overnight parking ban over holidays

By Tabitha Wells If you’re worried about leaving your car somewhere or having to draw your festive activities to a close before midnight this holiday ...

Idlewild South Blues Band gears up for New Year’s Bash

By Constance Scrafield New Year’s? Here is an invitation to join the Idlewild South Blues Band for dancing ’til (almost) dawn, at the Orangeville Agricultural ...

Christmas villages adorn local common room

By Tabitha Wells There is a meme online that often refers to two types of people when it comes to feelings on Christmas: those who ...

Triton Engineering awarded contract for 1st Ave. despite higher bid

By Tabitha Wells Orangeville Council has voted to overturn staff recommendations on a Request For Proposal (RFP) that went out regarding reconstruction of First Avenue. ...

Orangeville resident’s petition counters Tilson’s on refugees

By Tabitha Wells Earlier this month, Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson tabled a petition seeking an emergency Commons debate on the Liberal government’s settlement plan for ...

Orford’s Digital History Project receives Government award

It’s been said that one of the best ways to get a student engaged in the subject they are learning about is to find a ...

First Syrian family arrives safely Wednesday in Orangeville

By Marni Walsh Emad and Razan Alhajali arrived safely in Canada Monday night with their two young children, Fatema and Hamoudi, after a 30-hour journey. ...

County awards 911 call handling to Sudbury-based Northern911

By Tom Claridge Starting next month, and for at least the next three years, 911 calls by Dufferin residents that are currently handled by the ...

County considers policy for assisting refugee sponsors

By Tabitha Wells The County of Dufferin is looking into developing a policy on providing assistance to groups seeking to sponsor refugees, following last Thursday’s ...

2 Citrus Dance students in cast of Guelph Nutcracker

By Victoria Botelho Canada’s Ballet Jorgen’s interpretation of the Nutcracker was created by choreographer and artistic director Bengt Jorgen. With well over 100 costumes in ...

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