March 2019 Archive

Westside Secondary School to welcome Japanese students for cultural visit

By Brian Lockhart Students at Westside Secondary School will be teaching a group of visiting Japanese students about Canadian culture while learning a little about ...

Theatre Orangeville’s ‘Off the Grid’ premiering next Thursday

By Constance Scrafield Said playwright, John Spurway, “With this play, the title came first. I saw a headline that read something about ‘Off the Grid’. ...

BookLore: ‘Our connection to the community makes the difference’

By Constance Scrafield “Can you believe that, on December 11th of this year,” said Nancy Frater, co-founder and owner of BookLore, “we will have been ...

Maple Syrup Festival celebrates annual tradition of tapping trees

By Brian Lockhart It happens for only a few short weeks each spring. The syrup in sugar maple trees starts to flow and when it ...

Butter Tart Festival celebrates a unique Canadian dessert in Orangeville last weekend

By Brian Lockhart They are flaky on the outside and gooey on the inside and butter tarts are a uniquely Canadian pastry that has become ...

Town Council briefed on bids to improve local road safety

By Mike Baker A coalition of Orangeville residents has been formed with the aim of improving road safety throughout the community. Drive Safe Orangeville was ...

County Council probes possible TV partnership with Orangeville

By James Matthews Dufferin County council meetings may soon be televised. Council staff has been charged to look into the possibility of using Orangeville Town ...

Town issues call for artists to join utility box art display program

By Mike Baker The Town of Orangeville has put out its call for artists for the 2019 Utility Box Art Display Program. Setting a submission ...

Mono Tennis Club leaders ask council for two new courts

By Mike Baker At Tuesday’s meeting of Mono Council, Mono Tennis Club President Peter Gibson and Vice President Patti Powell praised the excellent location and ...

Street drugs a lethal menace

IT HAS BEEN A TRAGIC WEEK for at least two families in Dufferin County.  Following more than a year without a recorded death due to ...

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