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Shelburne Police Raise $20,000 for Special Olympics at Law Enforcement Torch Run

For the sixth year in a row, Shelburne Police Service hosted a leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario.  The 4 km community run took place on May 30, but the final tally of the funds

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Wellington Councillor Appointed Vice-Chair of FCM Municipal Finance and Intergovernmental Arrangements Committee

At its annual conference in June, County Councillor George Bridge was re-elected to the position of Federation of Canadian Municipalities Board Member for a one-year term, representing the Ontario Caucus. Recently, Councillor Bridge was appointed to the position of Vice-Chair

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Open House On Proposal Fence By Law Changes In Caledon

The Town of Caledon is considering changes and updates to the Fence By-law to better reflect the needs of the community. Citizens are invited to an Open House with Town Staff to provide direct input at 5 p.m. on September

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OPP Arrest Four Men in Theft of Metals from a Business in Erin

Wellington County OPP have arrested four men after video surveillance captured them stealing assorted metal products from a business in Erin. On the morning of Friday August 11, 2017, police responded to a report of a theft from the business

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Video Surveillance Footage Leads OPP to Vending Machine Thief

A 35-year-old man has been arrested after breaking into a vending machine at a laundromat in Mount Forest. On Saturday August 5, 2017, Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a theft from a laundromat on Elgin Street South.

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Caledon OPP Arrest Two Men in Connection with Wednesday Shooting

Police have arrested and charged two men in connection with the shooting that took place Wednesday in the Caledon area. Just after 12 a.m. on August 16, 2017, Caledon OPP officers responded to a shooting near Highway 10 and Old

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Caledon OPP Remind Cyclists of Safety Tips After Collision Between Bike And Car

Police are seizing the opportunity to remind cyclists of safe bicycle operation after a boy was sent to hospital with minor injuries following a collision with a car. Shortly before 5 p.m. on August 15, 2017, Caledon OPP were called

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Caledon OPP Lay Charges On Man Riding Stolen Motorcycle

A Caledon man is facing multiple charges after being pulled over by police while riding a stolen motorcycle. Just after 7 a.m. on Friday, August 11, 2017, a Caledon OPP officer noticed a green motorcycle with a stolen licence plate

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Caledon OPP Make Arrest In Connection With A Shooting

Caledon OPP have arrested two men after a shooting that has left a man in his 20’s in hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Just after midnight, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Police responded to the shooting in the area of

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Orangeville Police Investigate Early Morning Residential Break and Enter

Orangeville Police are investigating a break and enter that happened at a Chisholm Street home early Sunday morning. The victim reported leaving the home at 1 a.m. and returning around 5:30 a.m. to discover that someone had entered the home

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Town of Orangeville Encourages Citizens to Report Property Damage from Significant Rainfall Events

The Town of Orangeville experienced two significant rainfall events this summer. On June 23, 2017 the Town received 110 mm of rain in approximately three hours and on August 1, 2017, the Town received in excess of 80 mm of rain, with

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Orangeville Announces Canada 150 Art Legacy Program

The Town of Orangeville is launching a Canada 150 Legacy Art Program, thanks to funding support from the County of Dufferin. The Canada 150 Wall will be a community art project in the form of a large-scale mural that celebrates Canadian

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Man Arrested at Alliston Potato Festival After Assaulting Security with a Taser

A 23-year-old Aurora man is facing multiple charges after attacking a security officer at the Alliston Potato Festival with a taser gun in the early hours of Saturday morning. Shortly after 12 a.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017, Nottawasaga OPP

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Wellington County Man Takes Grocery Cart With Child In It At No Frills

Thankfully the child is safe and police believe is an isolated incident. Wellington County OPP say they got a complaint last week from a customer at the No Frills Store in Mount Forest. A customer was putting her child into

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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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