Headline News – February 14, 2019

Coun. Kyle Fegan promises the ‘Incredible Hulk’ will make an appearance at Polar Plunge

Written By MARNI WALSH When Shelburne Police Constable Jeff McLean invited new councillors to take up the challenge of the Polar Plunge to raise funds for the Special Olympics, Kyle Fegan was eager to take the dive in a big ...

Shelburne Police Services Board elects new chair/deputy chair

Written By PETER RICHARDSON The Shelburne Police Services Board met on Feb. 7, to swear in it’s newest member, Mike Fazackerley and to elect a ...

Rules covering ‘snow days’ explained by UGDSB official

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART Snow days – the term conjures up an image of unplowed streets and enough snow on the ground that schools close ...

Community News

Happy Valentines Day from staff at the Shelburne Library

Written By ROSE DOTTEN Please note: In case of inclement weather when buses are cancelled, the library may be open but library programs will be ...

The Great Disconnect: the power of food to build community

Written By MARNI WALSH Next Thursday (Feb. 21), the Mono Mulmur Citizens’ Coalition (MC2) and the National Farmers’ Union will hold a presentation and discussion ...

Teachers, assistants rally against reported plan to cut funding

Written By MIKE BAKER A rumoured 4 percent cut to Ontario’s education budget would have “seriously long-lasting impacts” on students, according to many Dufferin County ...

Public budget meeting scheduled for Tuesday, tax levy increase at 2.91 percent

Written By PETER RICHARDSON Shelburne Treasurer Carey Holmes once again led the discussion on the municipality’s 2019 budget, which, at present time, is calling for ...

Centre Dufferin’s Co-op Corner

Student: Bailey Vander Veen Placement: Orangeville OSPCA This week Bailey Vander Veen from Centre Dufferin District High School shares a little bit about their experience ...

Shelburne Library News, local author coming to town

Written By ROSE DOTTEN Coffee, Conversations & Books featuring David Thwaites! We are just a couple of weeks away from hosting local author, David Thwaites ...

Shelburne Mayor Wade Mills declares Feb. 14 Cogenital Heart Defect awareness day

Written By PETER RICHARDSON February 14 has been declared Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day in Shelburne.  In what has become an annual event, Mayor Wade ...

Council discusses budget for first time, looking at 6.2 percent tax levy increase

Written By PETER RICHARDSON Shelburne Council gathered for its first budget meeting of the year on Monday (Feb. 4), with the Town’s elected officials fighting ...

Fun & Polar Plunge focus at Shelbrrrfest

Written By MARNI WALSH Monday, February 18th is scheduled as another fun at the Family Day events of Shelbrrrfest taking place at Fiddle Park between ...

Deputy Mayor Anderson pleased to see community embrace Black History Month

Written By MIKE BAKER The month of February is recognized as Black History Month across North America and Shelburne Deputy Mayor Steve Anderson feels “proud” ...

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