April 2020 Archive

Jr. A Northmen keeping active despite shutdown, switch to solo physical training

By Brian Lockhart For lacrosse players heading into their final season of Junior A competition, best case scenario would mean a late start to this ...

Orangeville Hawks ‘done for season’, hope to return in the fall

By Brian Lockhart “From a basketball standpoint, the Orangeville Hawks are done for the season,” said Orangeville Hawks president Greg Verner. The Hawks were having ...

EDITORIAL: Is second term for Trump inevitable?

AS MATTERS STAND, two things appear to be inevitable: former U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden’s nomination as the Democratic party’s presidential candidate and his loss next ...

EDITORIAL: Construction confusion?

SOME ORANGEVILLE RESIDENTS must be more than a little confused as to the state of construction work in town. While most of the projects under ...

I’m struggling

By Anthony Carnovale Meh. What can I say? I mean, what can I say that hasn’t already been said?  You know, about this thing we’re ...

Going the (social) distance

By Sandy Brown “The sacrifices we are making to maintain physical distancing are making a difference to slow the spread of COVID-19. So, stay home, ...

When we hug again

By Constance Scrafield It was a friend of mine who was the first to call me a “hug monster.” I accepted the title as the ...

Giving back

By Brian Lockhart There won’t be any tasty ribs at the Orangeville RibFest this summer. The Rotary Club of Orangeville has announced that due to ...

Spain, coronavirus & basic income

By Gwynne Dyer “We are going to implement a minimum basic income as soon as possible,” said Nadia Calviño, Spain’s deputy prime minister and economics ...

New face at the helm of Headwaters Communities in Action

By Marni Walsh On April 1, Mono resident Jennifer Payne succeeded Shirley Boxem as the Executive Director of Headwaters Communities in Action.  Serving as director ...

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