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Local flag raising held for Sexual Violence Prevention Month

By: Paula Brown The month of May marks Sexual Violence Prevention Month and local organizations are highlighting education and awareness to actively help the community in efforts to prevent sexual violence. On Monday (May 16), staff members from Family Transition ...

Council votes to keep barricades at College Avenue

By Sam Odrowski Orangeville residents living west of Hansen Boulevard will remain disconnected to College Avenue, and continue to see longer response times from emergency ...

Downchild Blues Band to headline Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival

By Sam Odrowski The legendary Downchild Blues Band is returning to the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival for the first time in several years, under ...

Walk For Alzheimer’s returning to Island Lake May 28

By Sam Odrowski The Alzheimer’s Society of Dufferin County is bringing back an in-person event for their 2022 IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer at ...

General News

CMHA shines light on the importance of empathy for mental health week

By Zachary Roman Oftentimes, people can be empathetic and show kindness to others, yet not take the time to give that same care and attention ...

Local New Blue candidate looking to bring increased transparency into politics

By Sam Odrowski There’s a new grassroots party running in the provincial election, providing a more conservative alternative to the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. ...

Amaranth women wins $50,000 from DAILY KENO ticket purchased in Orangeville

Maria De Sousa of Amaranth won $50,000 from her DAILY KENO 8 Pick on the April 5 midday draw. The winning ticket was purchased at Daisy ...

Conducting a market analysis for your small business: SBEC

Whether your business has a physical location or operates solely online, thorough market analysis can help you to understand your target market and how you ...

Peekaboutique selling variety of dresses at reasonable price this weekend

By Constance Scrafield The motto is: “look and feel your best for less,” says Toni Lugano and she is the very person to help ladies ...

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy to remain in place until minimum of 2023 at Town of Orangeville

Orangeville’s mandatory vaccination policy will remain in place until at least 2023. Minutes from Council’s April 25 meeting show a resolution moved by Deputy Mayor ...

Dufferin–Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones seeking re-election for fifth term

By: Paula Brown Progressive Conservative MPP Sylvia Jones is looking to extend her run as a member of provincial parliament for Dufferin-Caledon as she runs ...

Dufferin County renames Children’s Services division – Early Years and Child Care

By Paula Brown The County of Dufferin has renamed its Children’s Services division, which will now be known as Early Years and Child Care. The ...

Mono Council hears from concerned residents over Historic Registry list

By Peter Richardson Mono Council held a regular meeting on May 10 and a number of residents were concerned that their properties are now on ...

Sports

Northmen Jr A win home opener over Six Nations

By Brian Lockhart The Minto Cup defending champion Orangeville Junior A Northmen returned to the floor at Tony Rose arena after a two-year absence and ...

Local hockey player helps raise funds for fight against Alzheimer’s

By Brian Lockhart A local hockey player is stepping up to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s Disease research and took part in the BayCrest Pro-Am ...

Local boxer wins fourth pro bout with second round KO

By Brian Lockhart It didn’t take local boxer, Jake Daoust, very long to finish his fourth pro bout in Cape Breton on May 7. Daoust ...

Junior C Northmen pick up second win over Six Nations

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior C Northmen picked up their second win of the season after leaving the floor with an 11-8 victory over ...

Orangeville Bengals win season opener in Mansfield

By Brian Lockhart The boys of summer have returned to local baseball diamonds as the 2022 NDBL season gets underway. The Orangeville Bengals travelled to ...

Junior B Northmen win over Newmarket in home opener

By Brian Lockhart It’s been two long years since regular season lacrosse has been played. Lacrosse leagues in Ontario are going ahead with a full ...

NDBL announces schedule for 2022 season

By Brian Lockhart Boys baseball is back and the league for north Dufferin is getting ready to play the 2022 season with a full line-up ...

Orangeville Tennis Club gets ready for the new season with clean-up day and open house

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Tennis Club had its annual clean-up day and open house on Saturday, April 23, to get the courts ready for ...

Junior C Northmen host inaugural home opener at Tony Rose

By Brian Lockhart Two years after getting the go-ahead to enter a team in the Ontario Junior C Lacrosse League, the Orangeville Northmen hosted their ...

Orangeville Tennis Club holding BBQ this weekend

Tennis is back! The Orangeville Tennis Club (OTC) is hosting their annual Opening Day Barbecue on Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ...

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