May 2020 Archive

Anglers return to Island Lake for shoreline fishing only

By Brian Lockhart The fish are still in the water at the Island Lake Conservation area and anglers are now allowed back into the park ...

It’s official – no football this year as OPFL cancels spring/summer seasons

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws Football Club will have to take up a different sport this summer. Club executive and players received the news ...

EDITORIAL: It’s time to reopen the economy

WHEN PREMIER DOUG FORD “took back Ontario”, as he so vociferously proclaimed following the 2018 provincial election, he promised to usher in a new era ...

Distance learning

By Anthony Carnovale I’ve been teaching for 20 years. In some ways, I feel like I haven’t worked a day in my life. I love ...

Orangeville Highlands development

By Sandy Brown In 2005 the Provincial Government published The Places to Grow Act. This Act is the foundation for growth in Ontario. The document ...

Talking about masks

By Constance Scrafield “It really pisses me off!” said the chap on the telephone. “Nobody was wearing a mask, not even the tellers. There’re’s a ...

Our unsung heroes!

By Brian Lockhart Drip … Drip … drip … It was the steady trickle of water from the bottom of the hot water tank in ...

Town Council expected to vote Monday on extensive 541-unit development behind the Orangeville Mall

By Mike Baker Municipal staff is asking Orangeville Council to approve a proposed multi-million dollar redevelopment of land behind the Orangeville Mall.  In a 36-page ...

Ontario schools will remain closed until at least September

By Mark Pavilons Students in Ontario will not be returning to the classroom to finish off the school year. Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced Tuesday ...

Orangeville to hire $50,000 consultant to provide options for Broadway parking lot

By Mike Baker Orangeville Council has agreed to spend $50,000 on a consultant as it considers various potential development options for a plot of prime ...

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