November 18, 2020

It’s beginning to look like Christmas. Caught on a windy Monday, members of the Orono Town Hall Board decorated the Christmas tree. Pictured on the ladder, Neil Foster, Perry Kirkbride, Geri Bailey wearing the Santa hat and Bev Donald.


Holiday Festival of Lights in Orono

Soper Creek Wildlife Res-cue is excited to announce its partnership with the Orono Agricultural Society to present their first annual Holiday Festival of Lights on December 11,12 and 13 from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. each day at the Orono Fair Grounds. Set up with be on Friday morning. Details to follow for those who participate.


Broadband dilemma

COVID-19 lockdowns have exposed the digital have-nots in rural areas. The current public health emergency has shown just how critical adequate and affordable broadband infrastructure is for communities – individuals trying to work, access health care and attempting to teach kids from home.


LTC workers from Glen Hill Marnwood take to the streets – again

Long-term care workers from Glen Hill Marnwood and regional and provincial CUPE reps rallied in Bowmanville on November 10, protesting mass lay-offs and other is-sues surrounding the closure of Marnwood. The transfer of bed licences and residents to Glen Hill Terrace in Whitby, is scheduled for late February 2021 when the new facility is completed.



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