December 2017 Archive

Two ‘must see’ events

By Todd Taylor December is now upon us here in Dufferin County. The past weekend, two key “must see” events opened for all to enjoy. ...

The real place

By Brian Lockhart At the end of December, just before Christmas, a lot of employees of Sears Canada will find themselves unemployed. If that isn’t ...

The crumbling foundation

By Constance Scrafield What about this: “Wow!!” Dances a Happy Dance: “Wow! I won lotto!!!” Someone, not surprisingly, asks, “How much?” The answer comes back: ...

A crowded middle of the road?

AT A TIME WHEN the United States is afflicted with divisiveness of a sort not found since the civil war of the 1860s, Ontario appears ...

The healthiest challenge?

CONGRATULATIONS ARE DUE the Town of Mono, Recreation Director Kim Perryman and Farmhouse Pottery’s Al Pace and Lin Ward for the amazingly successful Canada 150 ...

ODSS hosts girls All-Star basketball games

By Brian Lockhart The gym at Orangeville District Secondary School saw some of the best junior and senior girls basketball players in the region take ...

Dufferin County Museum & Archives to close its doors during renovations

By Mike Pickford Dufferin County Museum & Archives (DCMA) will close its doors to the public later this month as staff prepares for the facility’s ...

FTP commemorates Montreal massacre of 1989

By Jasen Obermeyer Family Transition Place (FTP) commemorated the Montreal Massacre of 1989 by holding a candlelight vigil on Wednesday, not only to remember those ...

Jan. 26 deadline set for public school students to show they’re immunized

By Mike Pickford Hundreds of elementary school students across Dufferin County face the prospect of suspension in the new year due to incomplete immunization records. ...

Mill Street Library digital project receives provincial funding

By Jasen Obermeyer Orangeville’s Mill Street Public Library will be receiving $4,925 from the provincial government’s Improving Library Digital Services (ILDS) fund to provide technological ...

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