Headline News – August 9, 2018

Let the music begin as HMF takes over the community

Written By MARNI WALSH Tune the instruments and rosin’ the bow – the Heritage Music Festival and 68th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship is finally here, and Shelburne is ready to play. Co-Chair of the Heritage Music Festival, Bobbi ...

Wade Mills to be acclaimed as Shelburne’s next mayor, talks plans with the Free Press

Written By MIKE PICKFORD The race to become Shelburne’s next mayor is already over. After incumbent Ken Bennington spectacularly withdrew his nomination papers back in ...

C.O.R.E Jamboree attended by many, “a profound success”

Written By MARNI WALSH Organizer Bill Duron says the Jim Cuddy Jamboree to raise funds for the community environmental protection group C.O.R. E. on August ...

Community News

Lots going on at the Shelburne Public Library

Written By ROSE DOTTEN Authors in the Hills of Mulmur: Sunday, August 19 from 1-4. Join us for the fourth annual Authors in the Hills ...

A tribute to Rev. Bruce Besley on the 43rd anniversary of HMF church service

Written By REV. GORD HORSLEY The Heritage Music festival in Shelburne is  upon us, the preparations for the event are complete, the town is in ...

Shelburne Legion News

Written By LESA PEAT It was another sad weekend at the Legion.  We had a Legion Service combined with the Branch 233 on Saturday for ...

Shelburne Public Library news

Written By Rose Dotten Holiday Hours Closed Saturday August 4 – Monday  August 6 inclusive We will re-open Tuesday, August 7 @ 10:00 am. Dufferin ...

Steve Bowles celebrating 20 years in Shelburne with Auto Centre Dufferin

Written By PETER RICHARDSON Entrepreneur, business leader, community leader, husband, father, grandfather and an outspoken citizen, Steve Bowles is well known on many fronts in ...

Sixth annual Pickin’ in the Park brings country music to town

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART There was a long list of performers waiting to take the stage during the annual Pickin’ in the Park event held ...

Fiddle Parade to take centre stage at next week’s Heritage Music Festival in Shelburne

Written By MARNI WALSH The Shelburne Fiddle Parade Committee says the annual event has been considered by many “the pièce de résistance” of the town’s ...

74 candidates running for 7 of 8 councils in Dufferin County

Written By MIKE PICKFORD The nomination deadline has come and gone for those in Dufferin County with political aspirations at the municipal level of government. ...

Christian Perspectives: Not fair!

The youth centre that I run is an official Electronic waste drop off site. It helps to raise money for our centre. Recently a couple ...

Shelburne Public Library news

Written By ROSE DOTTEN Dufferin Reads: One Book One County- Thursday, September, 20@6:00 pm – second seating by popular demand. Meet Bianca Marais, author of ...

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