July 2017 Archive

‘Rotaryfest’ this weekend at Caledon East complex

By Bill Rea If you missed Orangeville’s eighth Rotary Ribfest last weekend or would like to sample another such event, Caledon East is the spot ...

Council sees a new Fire Hall, more firefighters as a top priority

By Mike Pickford “When one door closes another one opens.” A famous quote spoken by renowned 19th Century scientist, inventor and engineer Alexander Graham Bell, ...

THE CANADIAN REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION this week announced that home sales in June declined to a seven-year low, down 11.4 percent from this time last year. An Orangeville realtor says the drop off is a direct result of the provincial government announcing earlier this year that they would be taking measures to try and slow down the market in Toronto.

Orangeville housing market still strong says local realtor

By Mike Pickford While a much-documented drop in the national housing market in recent months has left potential investors across the province in a frenzy, ...

Orangeville Town Council rejects motion seeking data on downtown police patrols

By Mike Pickford The Orangeville Police Service (OPS) was once again at the forefront of a Monday night council meeting this week, with some councillors ...

Tilson pleased with Trudeau’s selection of next Governor General

By Bill Rea It’s somewhat unusual, but Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson is praising Prime Ministrer Justin Trudeau. Mr. Tilson says he was pleased with last week’s ...

The Orangeville Northmen take on the Windsor Clippers during game one of their best-of-five playoff series on Friday, July 7. The Northmen won this game 12-6. They now leading the series 2-0 after a win in Windsor on July 10.

Jr. B Northmen lead Windsor 2-0 in playoff series

By Brian Lockhart After dispatching the Owen Sound North Stars in four games in the opening round of the Ontario Junior B Lacrosse League playoffs, ...

Orangeville’s Lucas Snowdon runs blocking for ball carrier Jack Roud during Sunday’s (July 9) Bantam game against the TNT Express at Westside Secondary School. The Outlaws got off to a good start with two early touchdowns and finished the game with a 40-6 win.

Outlaws Bantams dominate in Sunday game

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws Bantam team are now .500 for the season after a win over the TNT Express at the Westside Secondary ...

The West Division All-star second baseman Benjamin Davies makes an out against Aaron Giroux of the East Divsion and looks for the throw to first to make a double play during the senior division All-Star game contest July 8, in Midland.

NDBL showcases talent in All-Star game

By Brian Lockhart The North Dufferin Baseball League held its annual All-Star game on on Saturday, July 8, with players from around the region making ...

Jr. A Northmen end regular season with a win

By Brian Lockhart The Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League regular season wraps up this week and the Orangeville Jr. A Northmen finished with a win ...

Senior Cubs win two in a row

By Brian Lockhart The Mansfield Senior Cubs turned things around this week with a pair of wins both on the road and at home. On ...

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