December 2017 Archive

Holidays without a home

By Todd Taylor Can you imagine not having a home for you and your family to live in? The past few years have witnessed unprecedented ...

Time, how it keeps fleeting by

By Mike Pickford It’s funny just how much things change the older you get. Most telling, for myself at least, is the concept of time. ...

Believing in Christmas

By Constance Scrafield I really love the Nativity scene. I draw it; describe it in my poetry; when Colin and I made pictures out of ...

Next: a ring road for Shelburne

FIFTY YEARS AGO, Orangeville had only recently got its long-awaited Highway 10 bypass, and the road’s through traffic no longer had to use Broadway and ...

Will they ever learn?

HARDLY A DAY GOES BY without our hearing about two types of car accidents. In one, police are able to investigate the cause and charges ...

Bears come from behind in first home game

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville District Secondary School Bears boys hockey team left the ice with a 4-3 win over Norwell District Secondary School when ...

Swimmers qualify for international meet

Two swimmers from the Orangeville Otters Swim Club have qualified for the Ontario Junior International Meet hosted by Swim Ontario. This is the first time ...

Believe Bags help single moms in need over Christmas

By Jasen Obermeyer Orangeville’s Believe Bags, an annual collection held at Christmas since 2012 by local resident Karen Ross-Smith, has once again had a successful ...

Orangeville’s Chris Morning an unlikely world champion

By Mike Pickford When Chris Morning first walked through the doors of Far Shot Recreation in Orangeville this past summer, he had no idea he ...

Dufferin County’s chief building official retires

By Jasen Obermeyer Mike Giles, Dufferin County’s Chief Building Official, has retired after 30 years of working with the county, concluding an extensive and remarkable ...

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