This a crazy time for everyone and there are indeed many heroes. Not to take away from the heroes that are our first responders and health care workers, there’s another segment of our community that are also heroes – those small business people that are doing everything they can to stay open and provide customers…

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COVID-19 Pandemic – Business Lockdown – Who’s Open In Orangeville? The Town of Orangeville has not been left out of the horrible mess created by the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. The Province of Ontario has ordered non-essential businesses to shut down as a way to decrease exposure to the virus and “flatten the curve,” an expression…

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Canada Day 150 (2017) will be a special day in Orangeville, with several performances by the President’s Choice® SuperDogs at the Alder Street Recreation Centre. The President’s Choice® SuperDogs have been featured widely and have appeared on television networks throughout North America and will be a sure bet for some great entertainment for the entire…

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catfish near orangeville

Orangeville, being situated in what is often referred to as “The Headwaters” region, has many great fishing opportunities for the angler – both adults and children alike. With an abundance of rivers, streams, ponds and lakes in the area, many make Orangeville their hub when fishing in the area. With hotel, motel and bed &…

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altered native piano

…But Not Orangeville By-law Enforcement Who B-Flat On The Idea. Sometime in mid June, 2017, a tattoo shop in downtown Orangeville, The Altered Native, received a donation of piano. The management of the shop decided to place the piano on the sidewalk in front of their premises and invited anyone who wanted, to come and…

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Watch the above webcam showing traffic and pedestrians at the intersection of Broadway and First Street, in downtown Orangeville. If you watch for several minutes, you are likely to see some of the worse drivers in the world, carelessly blowing through red lights, making left turns and cutting off pedestrians, and other dangerous and risky…

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As you drive along Broadway toward Highway 10, you might notice a beautiful building located on the corner of Third Street and Broadway. Today, 63 Broadway is home to a restaurant and over the years, has been under a variety of different ownerships. When 63 Broadway was built about 1850, Orangeville was growing as a…

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the last waltz

The 15th annual Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival was held this past weekend and once again, was a marvelous success! Thousands attended the three-day event, many visitors even coming from other countries to take in the world-class musicians and artists. The weather was terrific for the most part, and while Sunday had showers forecast but…

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One of the awesome things about living in Orangeville, ON is the number of festivals and great events that go on in town, or just outside, especially during the summer months. One festival that has grown tremendously and now attracts visitors from all over the world is the Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival. I’ve never…

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If you are like me, and you have a regular route that you walk, you might tend to always walk on the same side of the street. Most of the time, the destinations I am heading to are on the north side of Broadway so I generally walk on that side. Often when we’re walking…

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