Taking action for a better world
On Monday, April 15 the 1st Orono Guides collected food for the East Clarington Food Bank just in time for the Easter holiday.
School bus lands in ditch
No serious injuries were sustained by the Orono Public School students Friday morning when bus landed on its side in the ditch.
MPP: budget focuses on what matters most
David Piccini, MPP for Northumberland-Peterborough South, is pleased the Ontario progressive conservative’s first budget, delivered April 11 by Finance Minister Vic Fedeli, protects what matters most, and contains absolutely no new tax increases, while providing $26 billion over six years in relief for individuals, families, and businesses.
“KRACO” a family business - part 2
William Kraayvanger, Bill or Kraco as he is fondly known, has officially retired from a business he started 43 years ago in Orono. William has passed the reins of KRACO Carpentry and Construction to his son Rudy.
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Whatever the issue, community is the answer
On Thursday, April 11, I attended the Teeny Tiny Summit - Unlocking Community Development in Small Places, at the Orono Arena and Community Centre.
Keynote speaker Peter Kenyon was inspiring. For over 25 years, Kenyon has been helping communities spark their own ideas and invest in themselves to build a sustainable future.
This was very timely. Very shortly the Orono Economic Development Strategy will be finalized and delivered to the Orono Downtown Business Improvement.
Kenyon began with saying, “A healthy economy and healthy community must be on the same side of the coin. You can’t have one without the other. The greatest asset of any community, is simply people who care.” This is one asset our community has in abundance.
Read the complete editorial in this week's Issue.
Mar 22nd - BOAA Annual General Meeting, 12:00 p.m. at 26 Beech Ave, Bowmanville.
Mar 28th - Orono Horticultural Society, 7:00 p.m., at Orono United Church. Topic: Herbs. Speaker: Elaine Davidson. For more information call, Aimie: 905-983-5162.
Apr 1st - Clarington public planning meeting for the North Village secondary plan, 7 p.m. at the Municipal Administrative Center, Bowmanville
Apr 4 & 5th - 26th Annual Woodlot Conference and AGM in Cobourg at the Lions Community Centre. Visit www. ontariowoodlot.com for full details.
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