Category: Local News

Driver Leaves “Sorry” Note On Vehicle After Fail To Remain Collision

Orangeville Police are investigating a a fail to remain collision that happened Saturday afternoon in the parking lot at Winners, 59 Fourth Avenue. Around lunch time, a female parked her silver Toyota Corolla in the parking lot outside of Winners

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OPP Laid A Total 697 Charges During Operation Corridor

OPP Laid A Total 697 Charges During Operation Corridor   The OPP laid a total 697 charges against transport truck drivers and took 63 trucks out of service during the OPP’s Operation Corridor enforcement initiative on June 13 – 14,

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Safety Reminders Ahead Of Canada Day Celebrations

Fire and Emergency Services  encourages all residents to stay safe as they barbeque and set off fireworks this Canada Day.   “Before you fire up your barbeque, check the tank and hose for leaks, and make sure all debris is

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Orangeville Friends Plan To Give Back After Winning $20 Million Jackpot With Lotto 6/49

David Brown and Emanoil (Mike) Kopoulos of Orangeville are celebrating after winning $20,481,125.50 in the March 21, 2018 Lotto 6/49 draw. Mike, a metal recycler, checked the ticket following the draw. “I started screaming when I saw our numbers come

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Land Rover Vandalized In Caledon Has OPP Looking For Suspects

Caledon OPP responded to a report of a vehicle that was vandalized on Snellview Boulevard in the Anthem subdivision. Police say shortly before  11:25 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, 2018 three to four suspects vandalized a white 2014 Land Rover

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Mugger Steals IPhone From Elderly Female

An elderly female was walking in the area of Meadowcreek Road and Dougall Avenue on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:42 a.m.  when she was robbed of her iPhone. The victim was walking when she saw the suspect “rounding” her

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OPP Investigate Theft Of A Camper Trailer In Mulmur

On June 12, 2018 at 11:30 pm Dufferin OPP were called to a residence on Jeffery Drive in Mulmur for a report of a stolen camper trailer. Further investigation by police revealed that the trailer was stolen between June 11th

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Guelph Resident Wins $1 Million With Encore

Congratulations to Adelena Rose of Guelph for winning $1 million with Encore  in the June 2, 2018 Lottario draw. She matched all seven Encore numbers in exact order to win the $1 million prize. The winning ticket was purchased at

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Food Skills Take Centre Stage at the Taste Real Local Food Fest On June 24

Are you interested in learning how to make sausages, gather wild edibles or ferment vegetables? At the upcoming Taste Real Local Food Fest, visitors have the opportunity to reacquaint themselves with traditional food growing and preparation skills. Bread baking, composting,

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Orangeville Police Charge Two Men with Impaired Driving

Two men are facing impaired driving charges stemming from two separate incidents in Orangeville last week. The first occurred on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, when Orangeville Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. check on Third Street. A 20-year-old man from

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Overnight Fire Destroys Barn North Of Erin

On June 13, 2018 at 2:30 a.m. members of the Wellington County OPP  along with Town of Erin Fire & Emergency Services responded to a structure fire on Wellington Road 23, north of Erin.   It was reported that a

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Fatal Transport Truck Collisions Up 25 Percent Says OPP

The OPP is set to conduct a robust Commercial Motor Vehicle  enforcement campaign, with their latest traffic data fueling their resolve to reduce the number of transport truck-related deaths on Ontario roads.   As officers gear up for Operation Corridor

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Caledon’s Senior Of The Year Is Recognized

The Town of Caledon presented the Senior of the Year award to Ken Graydon at a ceremony at Town Hall on June 5, 2018. “Ken is someone I greatly admire,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “He is always a calm voice

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Bloomin Garden Showcase Underway in Orangeville

Let’s show off Orangeville’s gardens. The Town’s 2017 national 5-bloom win shows the passion and commitment of the community for all things green and flowering, so why not show it off by entering the Bloomin’ Garden Showcase? With 10 different

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TD Summer Reading Club Is Set To Go At The Orangeville Public Library

It’s time to register for the TD Summer Reading Club at the Orangeville Public Library. It only takes a few minutes to register in person or online through the library’s website. Studies show that kids who keep reading throughout the

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