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Heat Warning And Air Quality Statement In Effect

HEAT WARNING and Special Air Quality Statement in effect! Sunshine and 33 today with 40 humidex. 31 for the high tomorrow and Tuesday and wet stuff on the way Wednesday.  Environment Canada says hot and humid conditions will continue early this

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Wellington OPP Need Your Help Locating A Missing Youth

Police are looking for 17-year-old Anthony (Tony) Schmitt of Drayton, Ontario. Schmitt  was last seen by family members on September 21, 2017 at around 4 p.m. when he left his home on a bicycle carrying a red bag. Schmitt is

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Disaster Relief Assistance Activated for Orangeville

The Province of Ontario has announced that it has activated its Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in flood-affected areas in Orangeville. Flooding and property damage resulted from two significant rainfall events in Orangeville this summer. On June 23, 2017, the Town received

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Open House For The New Transportation Master Plan In Caledon

Caledon residents are invited to attend a Public Information Centre to learn more about the Transportation Master Plan and the Transit Feasibility Study, and to have your voice heard. The Transportation Master Plan is almost complete. Find out how the

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Environment Canada Issues Heat Warning for Orangeville and Area

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning in effect for the following areas: Orangeville – Grand Valley – Southern Dufferin County Shelburne – Mansfield – Northern Dufferin County Innisfil – New Tecumseth – Angus Barrie – Collingwood – Orillia City

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Anti-Virus and CRA Scams Still Active in Wellington County

Wellington County OPP are reminding people to exercise caution when being solicited for money, following two reports of people being scammed in the area. On September 20, 2017 shortly before 7 p.m., OPP were contacted by a resident of Fergus

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Assault Charges Laid after Altercation in Fergus

A man and a woman are each facing assault charges after Police responded to a report of an altercation in Fergus in the early hours of Saturday morning. Just after 12:30 a.m. on September 16, 2017, Wellington County OPP were

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Teen Driver Charged with Drug Trafficking After Being Pulled Over for Speeding

An 18-year-old Grey Highlands woman is facing drug trafficking charges after police stopped her for speeding and smelled marijuana near Arthur, Sunday morning. Just before 10 a.m. on September 17, 2017, a Wellington County OPP officer stopped the woman for

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Theft From An ATM Has Wellington OPP Searching For Suspects

Wellington OPP is investigating a theft from an ATM that happened at 152 Main St, Town of Erin Police say on September 18, 2017 just after 1 a.m., three suspects entered the Royal Bank Branch at 152 Main Street, Erin

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UGDSB Releases 2016-17 EQAO Test Results for Literacy, Reading, Writing And Math

Results from the province’s 2016-17 Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) tests have been released for school boards across Ontario, including the Upper Grand District School Board. Grade 9 Math Secondary students in the UGDSB continue to exceed provincial standards

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Shelburne Resident Wins $100,000

Shelburne’s Lori Cracknell is “In The Money” after winning the $100,000 top prize with OLG’s Instant In The Money Multiplier. On her way home from work, Lori was day dreaming about winning $100,000. “I’m not even kidding. I really had

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EC Issues Special Weather Statement With Lots Of Rain Possible

Special weather statement in effect for: Shelburne – Mansfield – Northern Dufferin County Hanover – Dundalk – Southern Grey County Owen Sound – Blue Mountains – Northern Grey County Saugeen Shores – Kincardine – Southern Bruce County Barrie – Collingwood

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Monday Morning RIDE Spot Check Catches Impaired Driver With A Child In The Car

Caledon OPP say they set up a RIDE program on Monday morning at 8 am, at the intersection of Mountainview Road and Walker Road W when a vehicle entered the RIDE program and failed to stop for the stop sign

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Calling All Young Scientists for Everyday Science Mania at Orangeville Public Library

Have you ever wondered how rockets work? What about how coding and circuits work? Are you curious about how we can make cars safer to protect passengers, or how crickets store energy? It sounds like you might be curious about everyday science!

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Orangeville Receives Five Bloom Bronze Rating Achieved in National Communities in Bloom Competitions

The Communities in Bloom national results have been announced, and the Town of Orangeville has achieved a five-bloom bronze rating and a special mention for collaborative partnerships, as announced in Ottawa September 16 at the National Symposium and Awards Ceremonies. The

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