January 2018 Archive

Two dead, one injured in head-on crash on Highway 10 in Mono

By Mike Pickford Two people are dead and a third has been badly injured following a crash on Highway 10 north of Orangeville last week. ...

2017 a big year for regional Crime Stoppers branch

By Mike Pickford 2017 was something of a record-breaking year for Crime Stoppers of Simcoe-Dufferin-Muskoka, with the local non-profit organization helping area police towards 281 ...

Mono facing tax writeoffs on $1.4m town-owned properties

By Tom Claridge Mono Council heard Tuesday that the Town will be writing off property taxes on properties worth about $1.4 million because they are ...

Time for a change

By Todd Taylor In 2017, our local elected officials have experienced significant criticisms for votes they made and actions that they have taken. In municipal ...

Pay cheque to pay cheque

By Brian Lockhart On January 1, when the calender flipped over to a new year, the minimum wage in Ontario rose to $14 per hour ...

2018 – the Year of Shift

By Constance Scrafield Since 2007,  11 countries across Africa have engaged together to build a wall of trees  along the southern edge of the Sahara ...

Some thoughts on sentencing

IN THIS NEW YEAR, one subject likely to come up in the House of Commons is reform of the Criminal Code of Canada’s provisions setting ...

Will public input be meaningful?

AS YOU MIGHT HAVE SEEN elsewhere in this week’s paper, a public meeting to discuss the proposed Greenwood gravel pit at Violet Hill has had ...

Jr A Flyers stymied by Patriots

By Brian Lockhart In their last game of 2017, the Orangeville Junior A Flyers just couldn’t do much against the Toronto Patriots. The Flyers opened ...

Millpond Hockey Classic at Alton Mills

The World Junior game between Canada and the U.S. may have been the big hockey news story this week when the teams played at an ...

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