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Taste of Autumn back to in-person gala, early bird tickets now on sale

By Sam Odrowski A celebratory fundraiser, featuring the flavours of fall, is returning to Orangeville with an in-person event. The 28th Annual Taste of Autumn, held by the Rotary Club of Orangeville Highlands, has been virtual the past two years ...

Dufferin–Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones appointed as Deputy Premier and Health Minister

By Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones has been appointed as Ontario’s newest Health Minister. Premier Doug Ford unveiled his 30-person ...

One side of street parking restriction being enacted in Orangeville this fall

By Sam Odrowski Parking on both sides of the street is about to be a thing of the past for many roadways currently allowing it ...

Orangeville Legion holding Canada Day celebrations for the community

By Sam Odrowski Canada Day is being marked with a special celebration at Orangeville’s Royal Canadian Legion Branch 233, featuring music, BBQ, and bar service. ...

General News

Hear Well Be Well donates hearing aid to Dufferin man through Gift of Hearing program

By Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter After decades of struggling with hearing loss, a Dufferin man has been given the gift of hearing. Shelburne ...

Headwaters Hospital announces loosening of COVID-19 restrictions

Kim Delahunt, president and CEO of Headwaters Health Care Centre and Dr. Peter Cino, chief of staff and vice president of medical affairs issued the following ...

Dufferin County holding open house for Municipal Comprehensive Review, shaping future of region

By Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dufferin County residents and stakeholders are invited to learn more about the County’s Municipal Comprehensive Review (MCR) through ...

Caledon East’s Rock Garden Farms fundraising in memory of Orangeville teen

By Zachary Roman A local farm is fundraising to help kids go to summer camp and enroll in recreational sports and activities. On July 3, ...

Nick Garisto aims for a return to council chamber

By James Matthews, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Nick Garisto is an old hand at municipal politics. He is a former deputy mayor, having won the ...

Big wheel chrome to shine at Orangeville Fairgrounds during 5th annual truck show

By JAMES MATTHEWS All roads will lead to the Orangeville Fairgrounds for fans of the big rig road schooners. The 5th Annual 519 Loud N’ ...

Mono Council to survey residents about discrimination

By James Matthews, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter An effort is afoot to better understand the systemic discrimination faced by Mono residents. The Diversity, Equity and ...

Mono councillors able to continue advocating for residents as election approaches

By James Matthews, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A policy governing the use of Mono’s corporate assets that formerly limited councillors from advocating for residents during ...

Remembering Matthew Shawn Fleming, local talent with passion for music

By Constance Scrafield Several people spoke to the Citizen this week about Matthew Shawn Fleming, who lived and made music in Orangeville for 25 years, ...

Town doles out $17,000 through 2022 Community Grants program

By Sam Odrowski The Orangeville Seniors Citizen Centre and GottaRunRacing are getting a financial boost from the Town of Orangeville. Through the Town’s annual Community ...

Sports

One run separates Bengals and Cubs in Junior North Dufferin Baseball League game

By Brian Lockhart There was some good defence on both sides during Friday (June 24) night’s Junior North Dufferin Baseball League game between the Orangeville ...

Annual Barry Burman Summer Shootout takes over local arenas with over 700 players

By Brian Lockhart The 22nd annual Barry Burman Summer Shootout filled local arenas as hundreds of players battled it out in lacrosse games crossing over ...

Junior C Northmen take loss to Fergus – remain in second place

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior C Northmen lacrosse team came up short in their Saturday (June 18) game against the Fergus Thistles after giving ...

Junior Bengals tie one – win one in double header with Creemore

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior Bengals hosted the Creemore Padres for a double header at Springbrook Park on Saturday, June 18, in conditions that ...

Junior A Northmen squeeze out one goal win over Whitby

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior A Northmen pulled off a late game win over the Whitby Warriors when they tied the game with 1:20 ...

Junior C Northmen in first place in OJHLL standings

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior C Northmen are leading the Ontario Junior C Lacrosse League after a 12 game winning streak that saw the ...

Orangeville Bengals baseball team makes strong comeback but fail to close the gap against Georgina

By Brian Lockhart A slow start and one inning cost the Orangeville Bengals their game against the Georgina Bulldogs at Springbrook Park in Orangeville on ...

Junior B Northmen continue to lead division

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior B Northmen took their first loss of the season when Clarington’s Green Gaels squeezed them out by a single ...

Island Lake Rowing Club hosts ‘Come and try’ Day

By Brian Lockhart You may have seen them skimming quietly across the water at the Island Lake Conservation area – usually in the early morning ...

Junior C Northmen take over first place after gruelling weekend

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Northmen played a gruelling schedule over the weekend that saw them play three games in as many days and move ...

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