Author: Newsroom

Wellington County OPP Catch Driver Going 130 km/h In A Posted 80 km/h Zone

On Saturday of the Family Day long weekend, Wellington County OPP found a driver going 130 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on Wellington Road 7, near Ponsonby. Police stopped the vehicle for speeding. The 33-year-old male of Milton has

Posted in Local News

OPP Offers Safety Tips for Family Day Long Weekend

With warm weather forecast for Dufferin County, officers of the Dufferin County OPP Detachment are reminding the public to stay safe throughout the Family Day weekend. Snowmobilers can also reduce their risk of accidents or injury by: Checking ice thickness

Posted in Local News

Orangeville Man Wanted by Police After Firearm Discharged

The Orangeville Police Service has obtained a warrant to arrest 27-year-old Brandon Andre Omardeen, after his surety was revoked on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Omardeen was one of two men arrested and charged by the Orangeville Police Service regarding an incident

Posted in Local News

Found Money Turned Over to Orangeville Police

The Orangeville Police Service has a quantity of money that was turned in by a citizen and would like to return it to the rightful owner. On Monday, February 5, 2018, at approximately 2:30 pm, a citizen found the money in

Posted in Local News

Warrant Issued for Perth South Man who Rammed Police Cruiser in Stolen Pickup

Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a 35-year-old Perth South man accused of assaulting a police officer back on January 31, 2018. Police say a Wellington County OPP officer tried to pull over a stolen pick-up truck

Posted in Local News

Two Weeks Remain to Claim $72,000 Lottery Ticket in Brampton

There are two weeks left to claim a Lotto 6/49 prize worth $71,950.90 for a ticket sold nearly a year ago in Brampton. The winning numbers from the Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Lotto 6/49 draw were 6 – 14 – 17 – 18 – 31 – 43

Posted in Local News

Grade Six Students Help Neighbours In The Community

Grade six students at J.D. Hogarth Public School in Fergus teamed up to do a random act of kindness by giving back to the community. This act of kindness started last fall and with the guidance of OPP Constable Jen

Posted in Local News

Tip From The Public Leads Police To An Impaired Driver

Caledon OPP responded to a tip from the public on Tuesday evening of a possible impaired driver. Police found the vehicle on Dufferin County Road 109 and conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle. During the stop, the officer found the

Posted in Local News

Town Of Orangeville Puts Names On 30 Lanes

The Town of Orangeville has many back lanes, intersecting rows of houses and stretches of commercial enterprises – and now they have official names. Orangeville Council received lane name recommendations from the Honours Committee, and approved names for 13 downtown

Posted in Local News

Resident Loses $17,000 To Emergency Scam

Caledon OPP are reminding residents to be aware after a local resident fell victim to a scam. Police say the victim got a phone call on February 7, 2018 from a male claiming to be a lawyer. The male advised the

Posted in Local News

Coffee, Conversation & Books Comes To Orangeville

Orangeville Public Library welcomes John L. Riley for Coffee, Conversation & Books at Euphoria (154 Broadway) on Wednesday, February 21, at 7 p.m. An engaging speaker, John will discuss his latest book “The Once and Future Great Lakes Country: An Ecological

Posted in Local News

Caledon Man Charged With Assault On School Aged Boy

Caledon OPP received a report of an assault against a school-aged boy by a man, who police say the male was known to the victim. Police have charged the 58-year-old male of Caledon East with Assault. He appeared in Court

Posted in Local News

Three People Injured After An Explosion in Mississauga

Many businesses have been destroyed or damaged, and many residents have been displaced as a result of an explosion on Sunday morning on Huronatio Street near Dundas St. Three people have been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following the

Posted in News

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit Confirms Flu-Related Deaths

WDG Public Health is confirming that the two reported deaths of children attending Westminster Woods Public School have been influenza B deaths. There is no evidence that the two cases are related. The influenza virus is widely circulating in Southwestern Ontario. A

Posted in Local News

Federal Government Awards Dufferin Arts Council Funding To Support School Writing Program

On Friday, the Federal Government made an announcement at the Grant Evans Education Centre in Orangeville that the Dufferin Arts Council has been awarded $25,000 in funding. This funding falls under the New Horizons for Seniors Program Grant in the

Posted in Local News