August 2019 Archive

Town’s transit system gets boost from Queen’s Park

By Mike Baker Orangeville’s transit system is set to receive a much-needed shot in the arm from both the federal and provincial governments.  Last Friday ...

New CLD venture to operate concession at Town arenas

By Mike Baker Community Living Dufferin (CLD) is getting ready to serve local residents a little differently this fall.  Just weeks after the regional service ...

Coteau blasts Ford government’s ‘downloading’

Ontario Liberal leadership contender Michael Coteau has blasted Premier Doug Ford’s planned cuts to Ontario municipalities.  “Doug Ford’s heavy-handed approach to municipalities does not consider ...

‘Brett’s Day’ raises funds for memorial athletic scholarship

By Brian Lockhart The family and friends of Brett Snell want his memory to live on through an athletic scholarship they have created in his ...

Colin Simmons, Dan Reale working together on ‘The Dream’

By Constance Scrafield Colin Simmons and Dan Reale are Director and Assistant Director of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the massive new production of the play ...

Rosemarie Armstrong loves painting Canadian landscapes

By Constance Scrafield Artist Rosemarie Armstrong has a mini studio at Dragonfly Arts on Broadway and told the Citizen, “I have been there – this ...

Liz and Dale Long’s Humble Seedz make good ‘cheeze’

By Constance Scrafield The cream “cheeze” from Humble Seedz is the surprising product of an interesting story.  “We’ve only been in business for a year,” ...

Parker Mitsubishi ready to begin construction of new facility

By Brian Lockhart All systems are go at Parker Mitsubishi as the local dealership gets ready to break ground on a new building at their ...

Mono Council asked to approve truck & farm vehicle operation on Hwy. 89

At its meeting on July 30, Mono Council deferred making a decision on an application by Full Throttle Truck & Farm Vehicle Sales & Service ...

Guns and ammo turned in during OPS’ firearm amnesty

Orangeville Police Service has once again completed its annual Firearms and Prohibited Weapons Amnesty program, which ran from July 1st to July 31st, 2019. As ...

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