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Flag raising in Dufferin show support for survivors of gender-based violence

By Sam Odrowski A gesture of support for women who endure violence and abuse was made locally last week. With November being Violence Against Women Prevention Month and last Friday being the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against ...

Local vendors taking over Orangeville Fairgrounds for Hometown Market

By Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Hometown Market is gearing up for the largest event in its holiday market series, coming this weekend. ...

Dufferin women sparkle during business awards gala

By JAMES MATTHEWS, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Women in the Dufferin County business community shone at the Sparkle Awards Gala after a pandemic-caused shutdown of ...

Large crowd protests province’s Bill 23 outside Sylvia Jones’ office

Protest took place on November 25 ahead of Bill’s passage November 28 By Zachary Roman Residents of Dufferin and Caledon came together in protest against ...

Council requests provincial government repeal Bill 23

By Sam Odrowski Orangeville Town Council is taking a hard stance against the Ford government’s recently passed Bill 23. A unanimously supported Notice of Motion ...

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Dufferin County Police News

Seven stolen vehicles recovered in Amaranth Dufferin OPP recovered seven stolen vehicles and filed multiple criminal charges against a Toronto man. Shortly after 9 a.m. ...

Senior’s Santa Christmas Stockings Program returning in Dufferin County

By Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Senior’s Santa Christmas Stockings Program is working to bring some Christmas magic to local seniors this holiday season.  ...

Town-funded pilot project of Santa Claus parade deemed successful

By Sam Odrowski The Santa Claus Parade was run by the Town of Orangeville this year and it looks like that trend will continue following ...

Grand Valley Lions Polar Bear Dip back on this year

By Brian Lockhart Who doesn’t enjoy a refreshing dip into ice-cold water in freezing temperatures through a hole chopped in the ice on a local ...

One-sided parking on residential streets starts on New Years Day

Residents may have noticed bagged signs along many residential streets that currently allow parking on both sides. The signs are being installed as the Town ...

Sports

Jr. C Northmen honour their own at season end banquet

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior C Northmen celebrated an outstanding season with a banquet to honour their own on Saturday, Nov. 26. Held at ...

Undefeated ODSS Junior girls’ capture CWOSSA title

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville District Secondary School (ODSS) Bears junior girls’ basketball team are champions after winning the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association ...

Westside Senior volleyball team wins District 10 title

By Brian Lockhart The Westside Secondary School Thunder senior boys’ volleyball team has claimed the District 4 championship with a win over Centre Dufferin District ...

Westside Thunder juniors go to District 4 championships

By Brian Lockhart The Westside Secondary School Thunder junior boys’ volleyball team saved their best effort for the end of the season when they managed ...

ODDS Junior girl’s basketball team undefeated

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville District Secondary School Bears Junior girl’s basketball team is heading into the District 10 playoffs after finishing the regular season ...

Orangeville Flyers U18A team supporting cancer initiative

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Flyers U18A team will be sporting lavender jerseys and socks during November to support the Hockey Fights Cancer initiative. The ...

Outlaws wrap up fall flag football with championship

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws wrapped up its fall flag football season with playoffs and a championship game on the field at the Hill ...

ODSS Athletes do well in District and Regional cross-country championships

By Brian Lockhart It is becoming somewhat of a tradition at Orangeville District Secondary School (ODSS) for cross-country athletes to do well in competition. The ...

Outlaws flag football program wraps up with championship games

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws are wrapping up their fall flag football program with playoffs and championship games. The final games will be played ...

Junior C hockey off to an exciting season in Ontario

By Brian Lockhart It is turning out to be a real battle in small-town Junior C hockey this season as the four top teams in ...

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