August 2020 Archive

Halibut House has successful launch, thriving in uncertain times

By Brian Lockhart When owner, Sophia Sent, first started planning to open Halibut House Fish and Chips in Orangeville, it was several months before the ...

2020 Dr. David Scott Award shared between two physicians

By Alyssa Parkhill Headwaters Health Care Centre held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday (Aug. 18), with staff, volunteers and the community coming together virtually ...

Redevelopment of downtown lot could lead to more parking spaces

By Mike Baker Orangeville Council has learned that the potential redevelopment of land across from Town Hall could significantly increase the existing parking capacity in ...

Long-lost village of Stanton almost known by different name

By Brian Lockhart Many Ontario towns were named after the original settlers who first staked a claim on the land, cleared the area for farming, ...

Ricky Schaede’s ‘Beautiful Wild’ art show debuting next week

By Constance Scrafield It seems Ricky Schaede’s mission in life is to show the magic in nature. From Aug. 25 to Aug. 30 local residents ...

Autism Speaks Canada to host local car parade

By Paula Brown Autism Speaks Canada has reimagined their annual walk for 2020 with this year’s event set to be a car parade.  “Inspired by ...

Town reopens some local facilities to public

By Mike Baker The Town of Orangeville has opened up more of its facilities and programming to the public over the past week.  Under Stage ...

MTO permits off-road vehicles to be used on County roads, Council not pleased

By Paula Brown Dufferin County councillors expressed their unease with the Province now allowing dirt bikes and extreme terrain vehicles on public roads during their ...

Peter MacKay makes campaign stop in Dufferin-Caledon, backs Seeback’s plan to improve rural internet options

By Mike Baker Conservative leadership frontrunner Peter MacKay has vowed to work alongside Dufferin-Caledon MP Kyle Seeback to bring even the most rural of areas ...

Town told they can expand existing fire hall on Dawson Rd.

By Mike Baker While Orangeville Council learned this week that renovating and expanding the existing fire station on Dawson Road isn’t entirely out of the ...

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