June 2019 Archive

Athletes compete at elementary school track and field meet

By Brian Lockhart The Dufferin Family of Schools held its annual elementary school track and field meet at Orangeville District Secondary School on Wednesday, June ...

21st Annual Barry Burman Shootout takes over Orangeville arenas

By Brian Lockhart Lacrosse teams from across Ontario came to Orangeville for the 21st Annual Barry Burman Shoot-out on June 28 – 30. Games were ...

Jr B Northmen leading Halton Hills in playoffs

The Orangeveill Junior B Northmen are leading their first round OJBLL playoff series 2 – 0 over the Halton Hill Bulldogs. The Northmen finished the ...

There’s one big unknown

EDITORIAL DECISIONS THIS YEAR may or may not lead to all of Dufferin County being policed by the Ontario Provincial Police. If that does happen, ...

The highway should be closed

SMALL EDITORIAL THERE’S A SIGNIFICANT difference between the approaches taken by Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation and Dufferin County’s Public Works department when it comes to ...

Being dumped over the phone

By Anthony Carnovale I want to smash my smartphone into a million pieces.  It took me exactly seven minutes to come up with that sentence. ...

Things are heating up

By Brian Lockhart Several years ago I used to work with a guy who had an uncanny ability to predict certain world events. He predicted ...

Took a break but it took 4 hours

By Constance Scrafield It is a long way to Kingsville and, thence, to Amherstburg; really, about five hours from here with the stop-and-let’s-go! traffic on ...

Ethiopia: Abiy the Lucky

By Gwynne Dyer Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is a very lucky man. He has survived three attempts to kill or overthrow him in the ...

Orangeville mayor alleges OPS officer intentionally controvened Town bylaw

By Mike Baker Orangeville Mayor Sandy Brown became embroiled in something of a war of words over social media this week after calling out local ...

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