August 2017 Archive

The Orangeville Outlaws Bantam offence line gets ready during Monday’s (Aug. 7) OPFL championship game against the Guelph Gryphons at Kiwanis Field in St. Catharines. The Outlaws battled through the final game to win 25-23 and claim the 2017 Bantam title.

Outlaws win OPFL Bantam championship

By Brian Lockhart It was a Cinderella Story ending to the season for the Orangeville Outlaws Bantam football team when they claimed the Ontario Provincial ...

The links were full at the Shelburne Golf and Country Club in Shelburne during the Pro Am Flame of Hope Charity Golf Tournament on Tuesday, August 1. Each foursome had a professional golfer from the Great Lakes Tournament. Funds raised are used to send kids from Dufferin Country to one of three D-Camps run by the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Big turn-out for Pro Am Tournament at Shelburne G& CC

By Brian Lockhart Weather wise it was a perfect day to hit the links during the Pro Am Flame of Hope Charity Golf Tournament held ...

The little piano that could

By Tabitha Wells In a kind of, sort of, still a little bit small-ish town, it’s a given some of the biggest town-wide dramas, spectacles, ...

Editorial reflects local sentiment

A copy of the following letter to Kathryn McGarry, Ontario;s Minister of Natural Resources and Forests, was submitted for publication, with the Citizen’s editorial of ...

A cure for MTO’s inattention?

IN ADDITION TO IT BEING the sesquicentennial of Canadian Confederation, 2017 also happens to be the 100th anniversary of Ontario’s provincial highways system. In 1917, ...

Churchill is calling

By Constance Scrafield Does anyone know if the stars and the planets are badly out of alignment? You know, what astrologists and others say when ...

A timely drive for food

LET’S HOPE there is a positive response to the second annual summer food drive planned for this Saturday by the Orangeville Food Bank. The drive ...

ORANGEVILLE NATIVE BRITTANY MARCHAND secured her first-ever professional win on the women’s golf circuit, taking home the PHC Championship in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Orangeville’s Marchand shooting for LPGA

By Mike Pickford 2017 has been a big year for Brittany Marchand. The Orangeville native has been turning heads on the women’s professional golf circuit ...

THE 163RD ANNUAL ORANGEVILLE FAIR is all set to rip through town this Labour Day weekend. Organizers are promising there will be something for everyone at what is one of Ontario’s oldest running events.

Historic Orangeville Fair set to celebrate 163rd year

By Mike Pickford One of Ontario’s longest-running annual events will be returning to Orangeville for a 163rd time this Labour Day weekend. With a history ...

Kim Farlinger takes $25,000 Grand Prix in Caledon

By Bill Rea It wasn’t a bad weekend for Orangeville’s Kim Farlinger, but it could have been better. Ms. Farlinger won Sunday’s $25,000 Summer Festival ...

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