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Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:43



A potentially valueless inquest
SINCE IT’S MANDATORY, an inquest into a death in an Orangeville police cell will eventually be held, but as matters stand it will be roughly three years too late. Although no specific date has been set into the Nov. 11, 2010 death of 25-year-old Adam Sprague from an apparent overdose, the Coroner’s Office now says it will likely be some time next October.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:42



It's no place for political interference
ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING provisions in Canada’s Criminal Code is its Section 16, which attempts to assist juries in determining whether a mentally ill accused person should be found not criminally responsible (NCR) for an offence.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:42



Good Friday will see 4 Fish & Chip spots, 4 different stories
By CONSTANCE SCRAFIELD Columnist This being Holy Week, tomorrow will be Good Friday, the busiest day of the year for fish and chips restaurants. And this year residents of the Orangeville area will have their choice of four different fish and chip outlets. A recent visit to the four restaurants confirmed that Orangeville is truly a most modern Canadian town, a microcosm of the country as a whole.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:42



They've a hot new fundraising idea
By LINDSEY PAPP Staff Reporter Big Brother Big Sisters of Dufferin & District (BBBSDD) are looking outside the lunchbox at a new fundraising idea to help compete with the rising demand for the BBBS core program that they’re calling Chilifest. A chili lunch was delivered, by volunteers, to workplaces in Orangeville and Shelburne on Tuesday for $10 each with all proceeds going to BBBSDD.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:42



Federal budget praised, panned locally
By DAN PELTON Staff Reporter Last week’s federal budget has received a mixed local reaction that ranges from praise for its initiatives toward improving municipal infrastructure, to criticism for being a basically empty document lacking in substance.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:42



23rd annual Curl for Cancer drew 16 teams
14p1.jpg By LINDSEY PAPP Staff Reporter It was a full house yesterday (Wednesday) at the 23rd Curl for Cancer event, held at the Orangeville Curling Club. The 2013 fundraiser drew 64 curlers in the 16 teams who participated in a silent auction, raffle and collected pledges.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:41



TV PREMIERE:
13p1.jpgSoulyve staff celebrated with staff at the newly renovated Mill Creek Pub for the television premiere of Food Network Canada’s You Gotta Eat Here! episode featuring Soulyve. Hosting the viewing party at the Mill Creek Pub is a great example of local businesses helping each other out and celebrating their successes.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:41



Alzheimer's education workshop held in Grand Valley
12p1.jpg By LINDSEY PAPP Staff Reporter Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County (ASDC) hosted a workshop at the Grand Valley Public Library Wednesday as an introduction to a four-week workshop in May called Next Steps. Dubbed Introduction to Dementia, the introductory workshop ran from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:41





150 scenes of local scenes sought for town's 150 project
The Orangeville Sustainability Action Team (OSAT) is asking residents to put Orangeville in images, with 150 of the best photos containing an environmental theme on public display at the end of the year. OSAT is organizing the photo contest as a special Orangeville sesquicentennial event, with an environmental theme for the entries. The deadline is November 11.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:41



Power usage higher in Saturday's Earth Hour
By LINDSEY PAPP Staff Reporter Despite a great turnout for Earth Hour events last Saturday (March 23), Orangeville Hydro has released results showing power consumption during Earth Hour was up from 2012. The increase was 136.83 kwh, the equivalent to 136.83 people leaving a 100 watt light bulb on for 10 hours.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:41



Home Hardware sponsoring Can-AM Equine Emporium
9p1.jpgHome Hardware Stores Limited has announced it will once again sponsor the Can- AM Equine Emporium, Canada’s largest education and recognition event in the equine industry, being held at the OAS Event Centre in Orangeville Fairgrounds from today (Thursday) through Sunday, March 31.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:41



Mono duo's charity helps Nicaraguan children get an education
8p1.jpg By SAMANTHA FREEMAN For the Citizen Two Mono residents, Tom Affleck and Sarah Kerr, have been working together to build Third World schools and help impoverished children achieve a higher level of education through their organization, SchoolBOX.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:40



THE OPTIMIST CLUB
7p1.jpgMaple Syrup Festival was an unqualified success over the weekend. The weather was just and warm and cool enough to attract 2,500 people to the Island Lake Conservation Area for bush and sugar shack tours, musical entertainment, pancake feasts and a host of other activities for young and old. read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:40



Rutt cross-examines prosecution witness
By DAN PELTON Staff Reporter The Orangeville Police Service (OPS) disciplinary hearings against Sgt. Curtis Rutt continued Tuesday and Wednesday with retired Orangeville Police Service Inspector Mike Robinson being cross-examined by Sgt. Rutt.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:40



CLICK CONNECT:
5p1.jpgThe Click Connect photography group is announcing another showcase of their photography on May 3rd and 4th at the Old Fire Hall on Broadway in Orangeville. The night of the 3rd will be by invitation but they invite members of the community to come and see the featured photographs on the 4th.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:40



Community Services move completed to former bowling alley
Dufferin County Community Services moved last weekend from one former supermarket to another. The county staff of about 45 began work Monday in a 30,000-square-foot building that’s now known as Edelbrock Centre, but which began life as a Loblaws-owned OK Economy supermarket.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:40



CHILIFEST:
3p1.jpgThe brilliant ladies behind Big Brother Big Sisters of Dufferin District (BBBSDD) were busy preparing a gargantuan amount of chili for Chilifest, a fundraising idea test drive, on Tuesday. Pictured is BBBSDD Executive Director Nancy Stallmach, Board Chair Bev Campbell, Board directors Karin Gerreman and Cheryl Schneider read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:40



Sprague inquest rescheduled for October
By DAN PELTON Staff Reporter A specific date has yet to be set for a coroner’s inquest into the death of Adam Sprague in Orangeville Police custody in November, 2010. A coroner’s office spokesperson says it had been hoped the inquest would take place at the end of this month, but scheduling conflicts among the interested parties have caused it to be tentatively rescheduled for the beginning of October.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:39



Both winners, losers as Council trims community grants
By DAN PELTON Staff Reporter Orangeville Council determined at its meeting Monday night who will and won't be receiving funds through its 2013 Community Grants Program. The total arrived at - $37,355 - was down nearly $8,000 from 2012, when $45,138 was awarded. This year, the two biggest grants approved were to the town's two Rotary clubs.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-28 06:34:39



Meager Musings
20p1.jpg DAN PELTON I t can never be said that, by any stretch of imagination, being a police officer is an easy task. They stand out as uniformed symbols of authority in a society that is becoming increasingly suspicious of authority. They deal with the public, when it’s at its worst, on a daily basis. They are the thin blue line between order and chaos.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-21 06:47:54



Political Cartoon
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Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-21 06:47:53



A more appropriate boundary
BACK IN THE DAYS when Ontario’s Transportation ministry was redesigning the approach of Highway 9 to Orangeville, it was decided to abandon what’s now known as Buena VistaDriveanddiverttraffictoaTintersection with Highway 10 that lined up perfectly with the boundary between Orangeville and the Town of Caledon.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-21 06:47:53



Is more 'austerity' really the answer?
I F A FRONT-PAGE STORY in Monday’s Globe and Mail is to be believed, the budget Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will bring down today (Thursday) will be another one of the “austerity” variety.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-21 06:47:53



Registration open for CVC's Conservation Youth Corps
Registration for Credit Valley Conservation’s (CVC) popular Conservation Youth Corps (CYC) Program is now open. High school students can earn volunteer hours by participating in environmental stewardship activities. Spaces are limited, and students are encouraged to sign up now.read more
Newspaper: Orangeville Citizen
Feed: News Date: 2013-03-21 06:47:53



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