April 2017 Archive

Technology a time waster?

By Tabitha Wells It’s hard to believe it was barely 15 years ago when going home still meant most contact with our friends, classmates, and ...

It’s consumers vs. taxpayers

THE APPROACHING TRADE WAR against Canada by the Trump administration should surprise no one, since it’s a product of radically different treatment in the two ...

The beginning of something special

By Jasen Obermeyer If you love hockey and the closest city is Toronto, then you probably bleed blue and white for the Toronto Maple Leafs. ...

A long-term plan for the pit?

SHOULD GRAVEL PIT OWNERS ever be permitted to extract materials from below the water table? Proponents can point to Professor’s Lake as the beautiful result ...

The Orangeville Northmen host the Hamilton Bengals during their home opener at the Alder Street arena in Orangeville on Monday, April 24. The Northmen are 2-0 to start the season after dispatching the Bengals 10-9 in this game. They played their first game of the season against the Welland Generals on Sunday, April 23, and left the floor with a 24-5 win. The Northmen are the defending Founder’s Cup national champions.

Back to back wins start Jr. B Northmen season

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior B Northmen are off to a good start for the 2017 season winning their first two games of the ...

Orangeville A’s point guard Alex Johnson gets some big air as he lays up a shot during the second quarter of their game against the Moncton Miracles. The A’s left he court with 133-108 win in their final game of the regular season.

Orangeville A’s win final regular season game

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville A’s final regular season game against the Moncton Miracles on Wednesday, April 19 started off with a quick-driving pace and ...

THEATRE ORANGEVILLE will be taking the show on the road thanks to a one-time grant through the Ontario 150 fund. As a part of the initiative, the organization will be presenting John Lazarus’ Night Light in several area schools.

Ontario 150 grant bringing theatre to area schools

By Constance Scrafield “There’s nothing like live theatre, the excitement of being in the space where the entertainment is actually happening – nothing else can ...

THE DUFFERIN COUNTY MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES is all set to unveil brand new exhibit ‘True Grit’ on May 6. The presentation will feature 26 different themes highlighting the past, present and future of Dufferin County.

New museum exhibit examines Headwaters’ past, present, future

By Mike Pickford The Dufferin County Museum and Archives (DCMA) will launch a new exhibit early next month with the unprecedented spread taking an in-depth ...

One of several signs you’ll see when donating, or going the day of ATFD Station 2’s annual garage sale. Whether you’re looking for a unique item or treasure, either in the auction or around the fire hall, or even satisfying your sweet tooth at the bake sale, all money raised goes back to the station to pay for equipment to help them do their jobs.

Adjala-Tosorontio firefighters holding annual garage sale on May 13

By Jasen Obermeyer Time for spring cleaning, and what better way to get rid of your unwanted items, than donating them to a firefighter garage ...

AIMING FOR A STRIKE: Nolan an Hartley show dad Greg Massicotte the place to aim for during the  Big Brother Big Sisters of Dufferin’s annual Bowl For Kid’s Sake Wi bowling night held at the  Best Western Hotel in Orangeville on Friday, April 21, and Sunday, April 23.

Big Brothers Big Sisters host annual bowling event at Best Western

By Brian Lockhart The fact that Orangeville no longer has a bowling alley hasn’t stopped the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dufferin and District from holding ...

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