Headline News – March 8, 2018

Shelburne Rotary celebrates 80th birthday in style

Written By Marni Walsh Local politicians and dignitaries filled the front row at Shelburne Rotary Club’s 80th anniversary celebrations April 12 at Grace Tipling Hall. Rotarian Bill Waite welcomed Rotary District Governor Kathi Dick, Assistant District Governor Ingrid Sproxton, and ...

Streams Community Hub awarded $10,000 provincial grant

Written By MARNI WALSH Andrew James Executive Director of Streams Community Hub in Shelburne says his organization is “grateful and excited” for the Ontario Arts ...

Dufferin’s director of community services takes provincial position

Written By JASEN OBERMEYER Keith Palmer, Dufferin County’s director of community services, is moving on to Ontario’s Ministry of Community and Social Services Branch, leaving ...

Multicultural Day aiming to bring people together

By Mike Pickford One of the fastest growing communities in all of Canada is set to celebrate its multi-culturalism this weekend with a brand new ...

Community News

Two feasts build solidarity and understanding

Written By Marni Walsh The ecumenical justice organization Dufferin KAIROS will host “A Feast of Gifts” on April 21st. A gathering aimed at community building ...

OPP reporting drug-related overdoses on the rise in Ontario

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is urging residents to be aware that using illicit drugs could result in a deadly outcome. This warning comes in ...

Multicultural Day aiming to bring people together

  Written By MIKE PICKFORD One of the fastest growing communities in all of Canada is set to celebrate its multi-culturalism this weekend with a ...

PCs to unite in fight against Wynne says MPP Sylvia Jones

By Mike Pickford Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones has vowed to work alongside new Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario leader Doug Ford ahead of this summer’s ...

Shelburne drivers warned – disobey and you will be forced to pay

By Marni Walsh On November 27 of last year, Shelburne Council passed By-law 71-2017 to install the no left turn sign at William and Main ...

2018 Central Counties Tourism Symposium a ‘Gathering for Growth’

By Marni Walsh Central Counties Tourism Symposiums began five years ago as a way to bring businesses and communities together to look at ways to ...

Council to investigate deteriorating sidewalks

By Peter Richardson Council heard a question from Kelly Semple on Monday, regarding the condition of certain sidewalks in town, that are presenting issues for ...

Don’t take a chance – OPP focusing this week on distracted drivers

By Brian Lockhart By now everyone knows that using a hand-held device while driving is both dangerous and illegal. Use common sense and put your ...

Holy Week offers up message of hope for local residents

By Marni Walsh “Out of hate can come love, out of despair can come forgiveness, and out of no where can come new possibilities.” – ...

Pneumonia claims Shelburne’s longest serving police chief

By Mike Pickford Carman Lemcke, Shelburne’s longest serving police chief and one of the longest serving across all of Canada, has passed away at the ...

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