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Environment Canada Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Orangeville and Surrounding Areas

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for the following areas: Orangeville – Grand Valley – Southern Dufferin County Shelburne – Mansfield – Northern Dufferin County Innisfil – New Tecumseth – Angus Barrie – Collingwood – Hillsdale

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Wellington OPP Report No Serious Collisions Over Civic Long Weekend

Wellington County OPP were busy on area highways, trails and waterways over the long weekend and are pleased to report that there were no serious motor vehicle collisions over that time period. Officers investigated 17 collisions throughout the county, ranging

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SIU Investigates Street Racer after Driver Evades Police in Caledon

Just after 1:30 p.m. on Thursday August 10, 2017, a Caledon OPP officer headed north on Highway 10 in Caledon spotted a black sports car travelling south at a speed well in excess of the posted speed limit. A short

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Caledon OPP Thank Public for Helping Locate Knife Used in Bolton Stabbing in July

Caledon OPP are thanking the public, and residents of Bolton in particular, for information that helped them locate the knife that is believed to be the murder weapon used in the stabbing death of Alexander Lemon back on July 29,

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Major Structure Fire at Wood Product Plant in Shelburne

Crews were still extinguishing hot spots at 9:30 Friday morning. Photo Credit: Shelburne Chief Brad Lemaich via Twitter (@bradlemaich)

No major injuries were reported at the scene of a major structure fire in Shelburne yesterday. Shelburne and District Fire Department and Shelburne Police were called to a fire at a wood product plant on the west end of town

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Environment Canada Confirms Third Tornado Touched Down Near Huntsville Last Friday

A third tornado has been confirmed to have occurred this past Friday, August 4th, 2017 in the Huntsville area. The Environment and Climate Change Canada storm investigation determined that the tornado occurred near the community of Utterson, which is approximately

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Urn Stolen in Break and Enter in Caledon

Caledon OPP are searching for suspects and property after a break and enter on Horseshoe Hill Road. On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 officers responded to the incident at a residence in Caledon Village. One of the items stolen was an

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Arson Charges Levied After Fire in Caledon

A Caledon man is facing arson charges following a structure fire on Castledrag Side Road on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Just after 1 p.m., Caledon Fire and Emergency Services, along with officers from the Caledon OPP Detachment, were dispatched to

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Located – Dufferin County OPP Need Your Help Locating A Missing Man

Update -Dufferin County OPP say that on August 10, 2017 David Pinkey was located in the Mono area. David was found in good health. Our story on got a lot of shares. Previous story below. David Pinkey was last seen

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Man Taken to Hospital Following House Fire in Caledon

A male has been taken to hospital with burns after a house fire in Caledon. Emergency crews got the call around 1 p.m. on Wednesday to a home on Humber Station Road near Castlederg Sideroad. When crews arrived on scene

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Plane Crash In Caledon

A male is lucky to have suffered just minor injuries after the plane is was flaying crashed into power lines. Emergency crews say the male pilot of a small plane suffered minor injuries when it struck power lines and landed

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Wellington County OPP Search for Boat Stolen from Cottage on Belwood Lake

Wellington County OPP are looking for a boat and motor reported stolen from a cottage on Fourth Street in Centre Wellington on Belwood Lake. Police say that suspects stole the boat, which was left tied to the dock along the

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Orangeville Police Nominated for Dufferin Board of Trade Award

For the second year in a row, the Orangeville Police Service has been nominated for an award at the Dufferin Board of Trade 2017 Business Excellence Awards, to be presented later this fall. The Orangeville Police Service was nominated for the 2017

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Violent Crime Decreased 16% in Shelburne in 2016, per Statistics Canada Survey

Violent crime in the Shelburne was down 16.2% in 2016 from 2015, according to Statistics Canada. The government agency released its annual national reported crime statistics report on July 24, 2017. The report, which contained the Crime Severity Index (CSI)

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Dufferin Board of Trade Hosts Town Hall on Bill 148 – Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act

On Tuesday August 8th, 2017, The Dufferin Board of Trade welcomed employers and community stakeholders from across the County to a town hall discussion on Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act. As the front-line resource for the Dufferin

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