June 2018 Archive

Advocacy group opposes high-density development behind Orangeville Mall

By Jasen Obermeyer A group, incorporated as the Hansen High Density Awareness Group (HHDAG), is opposing a proposed 623-unit residential subdivision behind the Orangeville Mall. ...

Council votes to ban plastic straws at municipal facilities

By Mike Pickford Orangeville Council did its part for the environment on Monday, agreeing to stop offering plastic straws at municipal facilities and encouraging local ...

Grandpals Gala program held at Spencer Ave. Elementary

By Constance Scrafield “The students were all dressed up; the boys were wearing ties!” Susan Parker was enthusing over the reception she and her husband, ...

Mono buzzes in to become the 16th Bee City in Canada

By Jasen Obermeyer The buzz around Mono recently is the town’s designation as a Bee City, thanks to its pollinator garden on Hockley Road. The ...

Local realtor Sandy Brown confirms candidacy for Orangeville mayoralty

By Mike Pickford Orangeville Mayor Jeremy Williams is in for a fight this fall after local realtor Sandy Brown, who ran unsuccessfully for deputy mayor ...

Aboriginal Day offers opportunity to learn about First Nations culture

By Brian Lockhart You couldn’t miss the temporary landmark at Alexandria Park in Orangeville during the National Aboriginal People’s Day celebration on Saturday, June 23. ...

Town Council sticks to plan to purchase fourth new bus

By Mike Pickford Orangeville Council agreed to fund the purchase of a fourth new Orangeville Transit bus for a second time on Tuesday, despite several ...

Eight candidates now in race to fill five Orangeville seats

By Mike Pickford With this week’s addition of former Citizen columnist Todd Taylor to the list of candidates seeking election in October’s municipal vote, we ...

The meaning of life

By Constance Scrafield I have a terrible feeling that it is easier to be cruel, an impulse more spontaneous, quicker to surface in our behaviour. ...

Inclusiveness running wild

By Brian Lockhart I attended a rather large outdoor concert this past weekend featuring some top Bluegrass performers. It was a fun weekend if you ...

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