November 2017 Archive

A humorous, frustrating process

By Todd Taylor Politics is a blood sport in Dufferin County. It is a tough business and certainly not for the faint of heart. The ...

Santa Claus parades

By Constance Scrafield A couple of years after our return to Canada to live here in the Hockley Valley, I asked Patricia if she wanted ...

‘Kids these days’

By Avery Park It’s a phrase some people might hear a lot, others maybe not as much – “Kids these days” – a generalization of ...

According to sources . . .

By Brian Lockhart Real news, fake news, the Apollo moon landings were shot on a sound stage in Hollywood, the Kardashians got a new chihuahua, ...

A process designed to fail?

HALF A MILLION students who finally returned to classes Tuesday must have been wondering what, if anything, had really been accomplished in the five weeks ...

A worthwhile experiment

IT WILL BE INTERESTING to see how many Orangeville car owners accept the Town’s invitation to park vehicles overnight at Rotary and Fendley parks once ...

Westside juniors claim CWOSSA volleyball championship

By Brian Lockhart For the first time in the school’s history, the Westside Secondary School Thunder junior boys volleyball team have claimed the CWOSSA boys ...

Otters host first meet of the year

The Orangeville Otters Swim Club launched their competitive season as host of their first swim meet of the year.  The Otters Fall Invitational Meet was ...

Dufferin commemorates National Housing Day

By Jasen Obermeyer Dufferin County has commemorated National Housing Day by having a housing and homelessness forum, to discuss poverty in the county. The event ...

HatsOnDufferin makes 2,900 winter hats for County’s needy

By Mike Pickford Sometimes it’s the simplest ideas that can make the biggest difference. Those words echoed through the halls of Montgomery Village Public School ...

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