October 2020 Archive

New award to recognize community during pandemic

By Mike Baker The Town of Orangeville has launched a new COVID-19 Community Recognition Awards program to honour those who have stepped up to the ...

Town planning to light up the community this Christmas

By Mike Baker It’s official – Santa Claus will be coming to Orangeville this Christmas.  Although Town officials confirmed this week that they have been ...

Wightman breaks ground on $56 million fibre-optic project

By Mike Baker Ontario-based telecommunications firm Wightman has officially broken ground on a $56 million project, which, company officials say, will bring “next-generation” internet services ...

Theatre friends product the 1938 radio broadcast of War of the Worlds

By Constance Scrafield There is apparently some controversy as to just how much panic the presentation of the radio play, War of Worlds (adapted for ...

2020 Virtual Economic Outlook Summit taking place Oct. 27

In partnership with TD Bank Group, on October 27 the Town of Orangeville will host its annual Economic Outlook Summit featuring a keynote address by ...

Saddle up and put on your costume for ‘scary’ Halloween tour in Orangeville

By Brian Lockhart An Orangeville mom has come up with a unique way to celebrate Halloween while still remaining in your social bubble and practicing ...

Dufferin OPP searching for local thief

By Mike Baker Dufferin OPP is calling on the local community to help identify an individual wanted in connection with a theft at the Orangeville ...

Mono resident calls on Council to veto electronic participation in Town meetings

By Peter Richardson One local resident is concerned by a recent amendment to Mono’s procedural bylaw that allows Council to participate virtually in meetings even ...

Local musician Sara Rose releases new single to honour a lost friend

By Mike Baker It has been a difficult few months for local musician Sara Rose who, in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, has ...

Orangeville’s Bravery Park slated for summer 2021 completion

By Mike Baker Orangeville’s long awaited Bravery Park project is edging ever closer to completion.  The Citizen reported last November that the initiative, located on ...

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