Electric vehicle charging station coming to downtown Orangeville

April 11, 2018

The Town of Orangeville will soon have an electric vehicle charging station in the downtown business district. Orangeville Council voted in favour of the purchase and installation of a dual electric vehicle charger in the municipal parking lot at 86 Broadway. Council will consider a by-law at a future meeting to establish fees for the… Read more »

Caledon launches “Celebrate Caledon”

April 11, 2018

From humble beginnings over 10 years ago the second weekend in June has grown to become “the weekend to be in Caledon.” Last year saw the launch of Cheers Caledon, a craft beer and cider festival that featured the best of home-grown producers such as Caledon Hills, Pommies and Spirit Tree. And Caledon Day was… Read more »

Community mourning passing of longtime Caledon Citizen editor Bill Rea

April 9, 2018

The Town of Caledon is mourning the death of longtime newspaper man, Bill Rea. “It is with great sadness to learn of the passing of Bill Rea, Editor of the Caledon Citizen, a journalistic pillar of this community,” Caledon Mayor Allan Thompson stated in a release Sunday evening (April 8). “For close to four decades… Read more »

Saying goodbye to the man who helped build Violet Hill

April 9, 2018

Baufeldt, James Robert (Jim)   We are deeply saddened to announce that Jim Baufeldt, beloved father, respected entrepreneur, master millworker and dear friend, passed away on the morning of April 4th, 2018, at his home surrounded by family, just as he had wished. He would have turned 82 on April 19th. Jim is survived by… Read more »

Reimagining Tourism feature article (In the Hills)

March 29, 2018

The Spring edition of In the Hills magazine features an in-depth article by Liz Beatty, entitled Reimagining Tourism: can sharing our way of life help sustain it? Beatty talks about the importance of tourism in place building and honouring the way of life in rural communities, both in Headwaters and around the world. Her article… Read more »

Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival announces performer line-up for 2018

March 29, 2018

On March 29, 2018, The Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival announced details about the 16th annual Festival taking place this year from June 1st to June 3rd in downtown Orangeville. Josh Leitch, President of the Festival Board of Directors, and Larry Kurtz, Festival Founder and Artistic Director, welcomed an enthusiastic crowd of Festival insiders and… Read more »

Nominate someone for the Caledon Walk of Fame

March 29, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 Walk of Fame are now open. The Caledon Walk of Fame was launched in 1999 to honour past and present Caledon residents. It honours distinguished Caledon residents past and present such as filmmaker Norman Jewison, authors Farley Mowat and Robertson Davies, hockey builder Conn Smythe, broadcaster Taylor ‘Hap’ Parnaby and Olympic… Read more »

Town of Orangeville releases new economic development strategy

March 29, 2018

Orangeville Council adopted a new Economic Development Strategy in March. The plan provides an overview of Orangeville based on the updated 2016 Census Canada data and sets out key economic development roles and actions to help move economic development forward over the next several years. Recommended actions were made across six focus areas that included… Read more »

2018 Caledon Mayor’s Business Breakfast

March 22, 2018

Friday, April 27th, 2018 | The Royal Ambassador Event Centre Join Mayor Allan Thompson and Council at Caledon’s premier business networking event. KEYNOTE Featuring: best-selling author and global leadership coach Dr. Lance Secretan, who will share insights and tips from his new book The Bellwether Effect The Mayor’s Business Breakfast offers the local business community… Read more »

Call for Artists for Utility Box Art Display Program

March 15, 2018

The Town of Orangeville has announced the Call for Artists for the 2018 Utility Box Art Display program.  The program is open to all artists who reside in Dufferin County and the submission deadline is May 11.  There are currently 8 utility boxes in this art collection at various locations throughout Orangeville.  The Town is… Read more »