January 2019 Archive

Approved Town budget means 0.8 percent local tax hike for locals

By Mike Baker It’s official – Orangeville ratepayers can expect to see a 0.82 percent tax levy increase on the Town portion of their 2019 ...

Hansen high-density development back before Council

By Mike Baker The issue surrounding the potential development of lands behind Orangeville Mall was tackled by Orangeville’s new council for the first time on ...

Town Council honours two ‘extraordinary’ seniors with annual award

By Mike Baker Orangeville Council kicked off its meeting on Monday night (Jan. 28) with some positive news, recognizing two “extraordinary” citizens for their contributions ...

Council to consider bid to redevelop heritage property on Faulkner St.

By Mike Baker A proposal to tear down a 140-year-old building listed on Orangeville’s heritage registry in favour of erecting a five-story apartment complex was ...

Mother pleads for witnesses to come forward after son attacked on Broadway

By Brian Lockhart An Orangeville mother is both upset about an unprovoked attack and furious at bystanders who didn’t help after her son was injured ...

Twin brothers Nicolas and Daniel Mustapha claim karate gold at nationals

By Constance Scrafield “We’ve been doing karate since we’re about 5 years old,” Nicolas began the remarkable tale of his and his twin brother’s rise ...

Have a Heart fundraiser to support DCAFS

By Marni Walsh Amber Swidersky, owner of Petals Flower Co. has partnered with Dufferin Child and Family Services for Petals’ annual “Have A Heart”  fundraising ...

The Glitter Girls coming to Caledon TownHall Players in February

By Constance Scrafield Don’t you just love how a comic playwright will place the characters in an impossible (usually moral) situation and then, poke fun ...

Elizabeth Glenday celebrates 30 years as a fitness instructor

By Constance Scrafield Thirty years of bringing fitness into people’s lives have been thirty years of Elizabeth Glenday doing what she loves best. Today, she ...

Town Council to approve 2019 budget with 0.54 percent residential tax hike

By Mike Baker Sticking true to its word, Orangeville’s new council meticulously picked apart the municipality’s 2019 budget and appears poised to implement the lowest ...

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