August 2014 Archive

Orangeville native Merrill coming to Rock in blockbuster trade

According to a release from the NLL’s Toronto Rock, the Rock and recently-relocated Connecticut-based franchise have completed a blockbuster deal pending league approval. The trade involves ...

Update – Thieves make off with $1,400 in perfume

UPDATED – Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka along with the Orangeville, South Simcoe and Barrie Police Service need public assistance to identify the suspects ...

Shakespeare – the ‘ultimate demand on an actor’

By Constance Scrafield – According to Cameron, performing a play by Shakespeare is “physical, mental, emotional [stress].” Cameron is a member of this year’s troupe ...

Thanks for listening, acting

To Mayor and council members:  For more than a couple years now, I have written in to have something done about the parking on Carlton ...

Pot policy: a major election issue?

At this point, it would seem to be almost inevitable that marijuana will be a major issue in next year’s federal election. Unless Canada’s three ...

Town weighing options on OMB rezoning appeal

The Town of Orangeville is investigating their legal options regarding a landlord’s application to the Ontario Municipal Board  (OMB) to legalize a Church Street residence ...

Spread the Word! – Board positions available

We are happy to announce that all efforts in presenting the first ever June 21st celebrations of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Orangeville ...

Barrie’s Kyle Charron 4-time winner of fiddle championship

The sun shone on the 64th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship, which wound up Saturday night with Barrie’s Kyle Charron winning for a fourth ...

Athletics Division One women end season with back to back games

Tough season in a competitive league The Orangeville Athletics Division One women’s soccer team wrapped up the 2014 season with back to back games on ...

Xplornet has the solution for rural internet woes

By Tabitha Wells – Over the last two decades, the internet has gone from being something that was an added privilege to being a necessity ...

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