Category: Local News

Orangeville Police to Focus on Accessible Parking Enforcement

Orangeville Police will be focusing efforts on accessible parking enforcement for the month of April. Complaints of vehicles parked in designated accessible parking spaces without proper permits are a continuing concern throughout the community. Whether in municipal parking lots or

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Police Looking For Witnesses To Rollover Last Thursday

The OPP are looking for witnesses or people with information about a crash that happened last Thursday. Around 4:30pm, E.M.S. were called to a single vehicle crash on Wellington Road 50 between Trafalgar Road and Sixth Line in Erin. The

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Perth County OPP Charge Male from Orangeville with Impaired Driving

On Monday March 20, 2017, shortly before 2 a.m. Perth County OPP stopped a car on Blanchard Street in the Municipality of West Perth (Mitchell). The officer smelled the odor of an alcoholic beverage on the driver’s breath and saw

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Nominations open for annual Environmental Sustainability Awards

The Town of Orangeville has opened nominations for the 2017 Environmental Sustainability Awards, sponsored for the ninth year by the Orangeville Sustainability Action Team (OSAT). The Environmental Sustainability Awards are presented by Orangeville Council on an annual basis to recognize

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Nottawasaga OPP find Driver Impaired in a Drive-Thru

On Sunday March 26, 2017 at 11:43 p.m. a Nottawasaga OPP officer was on patrol in Alliston, when they noticed a vehicle in the drive-thru and an employee leaning out of the drive thru window, trying to get the drivers

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Update – Male located. Shelburne Police Need Your Help Locating a Missing Male

Good news from the Winnipeg Police Service that the male has been located. Previous story. On Saturday March 25th, the family of a 41-year-old man contacted Shelburne Police to report that they have not heard from, or seen him since

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Shelburne Police Make Arrest in Connection to a Theft of Jewelry from a Home

In early March, a Shelburne resident reported a theft to police of custom gold jewelry from his home.  The allegation was about $12,600 worth of jewelry that was stolen from the his home at the end of February. Shelburne Police

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Entertainment line-up announced for 2017 Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival

The entertainment line-up has been unveiled for the 2017 Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival. The festival will run from June 1-4 in downtown Orangeville. With their most successful year behind them, the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival board has announced

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Orangeville Transit System Information now Available on Google Maps

The Town of Orangeville has collaborated with Google to provide public transit information. The Town wants to improve your transit experience by providing one more way of accessing transit information online, via desktop computer or mobile device. Using the “directions”

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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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Freezing Rain Warning In Effect

Environment Canada has upgraded the special weather statements to freezing rain warnings now for areas north of Toronto. Here are the details: 

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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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