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Candidates tackle questions around housing crisis, internet service at DBOT debate

By Sam Odrowski Five candidates vying for the Dufferin–Caledon seat in the upcoming provincial election recently squared off at a candidates’ forum. The two-hour long debate, held by the Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT) last Wednesday, saw Sylvia Jones (Progressive ...

Celebrate Your Awesome returning to in-person event

By Sam Odrowski Pride and Diversity Day in Dufferin County is back with the return of Celebrate Your Awesome’s in-person celebration in downtown Orangeville.  From ...

Family Transition Place launches Lotus Centre program

By Paula Brown Family Transition Place is expanding their sexual violence services with the launch of a new program. The new program, known as the ...

General News

Public Health launches annual mosquito larvicide program

By Paula Brown With warmer weather comes the return of mosquito season, and work has begun to reduce mosquito populations in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph region. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph ...

Upper Grand District School Board offering free PSW program

By Paula Brown The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) is offering enrollment of its 2022 Personal Support Worker (PSW) Program for free. The school ...

Orangeville Council calls on province to eliminate Ontario Land Tribunal

By Sam Odrowski The Town of Orangeville is calling on the provincial government to dissolve the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) Town Council unanimously approved a ...

Integrity Commissioner finds no penalty necessary for mayor’s breach of code

By Sam Odrowski The results of an investigation by Orangeville’s Integrity Commissioner regarding a complaint against councillors and the mayor found there was a breach ...

Headwaters clarifies concerns about Outpatient Oncology Program closing

Headwaters Health Care Centre made the following statement, clarifying concerns surrounding the hospital’s Oncology Program: “We have been made aware of concerns circulating in the ...

Free transit to be offered during Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival

By Sam Odrowski Attendees of the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival will again enjoy a free shuttle service and transit rides on June 3 and ...

Council passes bylaw for final 2022 tax rate

By Sam odrowski A bylaw for Orangeville’s final 2022 tax rate was approved unanimously at Orangeville Council during a regular meeting on May 16. The ...

Town of Orangeville appoints new clerk

By Sam Odrowski Orangeville’s Deputy Clerk, Carolina Khan is moving up the ladder. With current Town Clerk Karen Landry set to retire later this year, ...

Mono Council hears from Multicultural Foundation, discusses parking issues

By Peter Richardson Mono Council met Tuesday (May 24) and heard a presentation from Althea Alli on the Dufferin County Multicultural Foundation (DCMF), which this ...

Integrity commissioner finds Amaranth Mayor breached code of conduct

By: Paula Brown An investigation by Amaranth’s integrity commissioner has found that Mayor Bob Currie breached the township’s code of conduct following a complaint by ...

Sports

Monora Lawn Bowling Club looking for new members

By Brian Lockhart With the arrival of warmer weather, it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy some fun competition as well as socializing. The Monora ...

Junior A Northmen win over Toronto Beaches with huge third period effort

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior A Northmen are now 2-0 after a win over the Toronto Beaches at Tony Rose arena on Friday, May ...

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 ...

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