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“I STOP, YOU STOP” Is The Message During School Bus Safety Week

From October 22-26, 2018, the OPP are sharing a message during School Bus Safety Week using the message “I STOP, YOU STOP”. The goal is to educate the public about the requirements of stopping for school buses, keeping our children

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Dufferin OPP Investigate Serious Crash On Airport Road

Dufferin OPP were called to a serious crash on Fri Oct 19, 2018 at 12:56 pm between a Minivan and a motorcycle on Airport Road at Dufferin Road 21 in Mulmur. A Minivan travelling on Dufferin Road 21 failed to

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Orangeville Man Charged For Going 70 Km Over The Speed Limit

On Friday October 19, 2018, at  12:19 a.m., a Wellington County OPP officer was conducting radar enforcement and monitoring traffic in and around the Village of Hillsburgh on Wellington Road 24 in the Town of Erin. The officer observed a male

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Orangeville Residents Encouraged To Attend Community Watch Program Information Session

Orangeville Police and Community Safety Partners of Ontario invite residents to attend an information session regarding the establishment of a Community Watch Program for the Town of Orangeville. Join representatives from OPS and CSP on Tuesday October, 23rd, 7:00 pm,

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Orangeville Police Ready For Cannabis Law Changes

To Raise education and awareness, Orangeville Police have issued the following press release. With the new laws to legalize cannabis beginning Wednesday, Orangeville Police reminds residents of the new rules to help keep the community safe. Tomorrow, (Wednesday, October 17,

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Shop With A Cop Program Needs Your Help

The planning is already underway for the 7th annual Shop with a Cop event to be held on Saturday, December 8th, 2018. Each year, several children from less fortunate families in our community are identified to take part in the program. Each

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Five Males Arrested After Crash That Sent Two People To Hospital

Caledon OPP responded to a serious collision (Sat. Oct 13, 2018 at 3:54 pm) at the intersection of Dixie Road and Old School Road that occurred between a stolen SUV and a sedan. The collision sent a 55 year-old mother

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Orangeville Police Make Arrests In Connection With Trailer Thefts

In early September, a Ford F150 pickup truck entered the lot of Big Bear U-Haul and Storage located on Stewart Court in Orangeville. The truck proceeded to back up to the tongue of a flatbed, car hauler style, U-Haul trailer.

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Celebrate Ontario Public Library Week At Local Libraries

To celebrate Ontario Public Library Week (October 14 – 20), the Orangeville Library is hosting a variety of special activities and events. The public are invited you to stop in to get a card, pick up a complimentary library bag

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LCBO Staff Help Orangeville Police Catch Impaired Driver

Orangeville Police have charged a 56-year-old Orangeville man with Impaired Driving after police were contacted by a LCBO staff member who refused to serve him Thursday afternoon. Police received a call from an employee of the LCBO at around the

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OPP Report One Of The Deadliest Thanksgiving Weekends In Recent History

In one of the deadliest Thanksgiving weekends in recent history, two triple fatality collisions were among the four fatal road incidents that claimed a total of eight lives on OPP-patrolled roads. All four incidents occurred on Saturday, October 6, 2018.

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SIU Closes Case On Injuries Sustained By Man In Caledon Collision

In the afternoon hours of August 10, 2017, an individual reported to 911 that a Lamborghini was being driven southbound on Highway 10 at a high rate of speed. A Caledon OPP located the vehicle and pursued it, but then

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Orangeville Police Arrest Male In Connection With Break And Enters

Orangeville Police have arrested and charged a 25-year-old man with several criminal charges after more than a dozen vehicles were entered over the past weekend. Two males were spotted yestreday on the property of an Edelwild Drive home. When the

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Collision Involved A Drunk Driver On A Golf Cart

Wellington County OPP responded to a collision (Sun Oct 7, 2018 at 8:25 pm) involving a golf cart and a minivan in front of the Highland Pines Camp Ground located on Wellington Road 19 in Centre Wellington Township. The minivan

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Urban Harvest Program Volunteers Make Thanksgiving Extra Special

Seven volunteers joined Martina Rowley of the Orangeville Urban Harvest Program on a Saturday afternoon to turn 25 pounds of wild apples into 12 delicious apple pies. The apples had been harvested locally by other program volunteers in previous weeks. Half

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