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Caledon to Celebrate Earth Hour

It’s time to turn out the lights for Earth Hour! The 10th annual Earth Hour begins Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8:30 p.m. The Town will be participating in a “Lights Out” Campaign in an effort to demonstrate its commitment

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Driver Charged with Impaired After a Collision in Orangeville

An off-duty Orangeville Police officer arrested a 45-year-old female for impaired driving on Riddell Road at Centennial Road on Tuesday night. Police say on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 10:50 p.m., a concerned citizen called Orangeville Police to report an

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Fire Crews Called to House Fire in Orangeville on Wednesday

The Orangeville Fire Department responded to a residential fire on Orange Street early Wednesday morning. Crews arrived on scene and extinguished the fire quickly, minimizing damage to the home. The limited fire damage can be attributed to the family getting

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The Current supply of Parking in Downtown Orangeville meets Average Demand

A parking study by Paradigm Transportation Solutions Limited as concluded. The study recommends some actions to maximize existing parking but, in general, finds parking inventory appears adequate for typical weekday and weekend demand. Paradigm notes there are 1,642 parking spaces

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Suspect Urinates During Break in at a Alliston Home

Nottawasaga OPP say they got the call on Saturday March 18, 2017 at 10:30 a.m., to reports of a break and enter at a home in Alliston. Police attended the home where they arrested a male on the couch inside

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St. Catharines Man Wanted for Attempted Murder Arrested in Kenora

On March 21, 2017, at 5:15 pm, 43 year old Justin Kuijer of St. Catharines was arrested by the OPP in Kenora, Ontario. He was arrested on the strength of a Canada Wide Warrant issued by the Niagara Regional Police

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OPP laid more than 2,400 Charges During their Annual Distracted Driving Campaign

It was a busy March Break for the OPP as officers laid more than 2,400 distraction-related charges during their annual Distracted Driving Campaign. Sadly, OPP-investigated collisions that involved an inattentive driver have claimed 11 lives so far this year –

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Federal Offender Wanted Could be in the Dufferin County Area

The R.O.P.E. Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as result of their Breach of Parole. Rowan Atkins is described as a male black, 28 years of age, 6’0 (183

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Grand Valley Arena Evacuated and 11 People Transported to Hospital

At 2:24 pm on Sunday afternoon a carbon monoxide leak occurred at the Grand Valley Arena and District Community Centre resulting in several people reporting symptoms consistent with carbon monoxide exposure. Emergency response teams from the Grand Valley and District

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Orangeville Police Make Arrest in Connection with the theft of a Cash Register

Orangeville Police has arrested and charged a 33-year-old man in connection to the theft of a cash register from a local convenience store on November 13, 2016. On Sunday, November 13, just before 7 p.m., two suspects attended a convenience

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Orangeville Police want you to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day Responsibly

St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally a day of celebration with friends and family at home and at local licensed establishments. Orangeville Police reminds residents that officers will be vigilant throughout the community to ensure the safety of everyone in the

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OPP Continue Distracted Driving Campaign During March Break

The OPP are continuing their distracted driving campaign across the province and it appears some drivers are still not getting the message. Muskoka411 went for a ride along with OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt from the Highway Safety Division and it

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Volunteers Required for two Orangeville Committees

The Town of Orangeville is seeking volunteers from its residents to serve on the Orangeville Public Library Board. The Orangeville Public Library board meets a minimum of 10 times per year. It is a governing board with the authority to

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Town of New Tecumseth to Flick the Switch in Support of Earth Hour 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the Town of New Tecumseth will join millions around the world on Saturday, March 25 by shutting down non-essential lighting and equipment in its facilities, where feasible and without jeopardizing safety, for one full hour

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Messy First Day of March Break for Drivers

The OPP responded to dozens of collisions and vehicles that were stuck in the snow on Hwy 401, Hwy 403 and the QEW. There were no serious injuries reported.  Some vehicles we came across didn’t have winter tires on and

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