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Headline News – September 22, 2022

Dufferin OPP respond to house fire in Shelburne, no injuries reported

Dufferin OPP and Shelburne Fire Services attended a house fire in the Town of Shelburne earlier in the week. On Monday (Sept. 20) at approximately 4:30 a.m., Dufferin OPP and Shelburne Fire attended the scene of a house fire on ...

Shelburne Legion Br. 220 holds memorial for Queen Elizabeth II

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter It was a somber moment in time, as the Shelburne Legion Br. 220 held a memorial service ...

Primrose Elementary School facing serious water issues

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Parents of students at Primrose Elementary School are calling on the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) ...

Feature

Len Guchardi running for Shelburne council again following narrow loss

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Falling short of a spot on the last term of Shelburne Town Council by four votes, long-time ...

Sports

Shelburne Cricket Club hosts trophy weekend

Written By Brian Lockhart The Shelburne Cricket Club (SCC) has wrapped up its house league play for the season, but the Club continues to compete ...

Senior NDBL championship series down to one game

Written By Brian Lockhart The North Dufferin Baseball League championship is down to one game to determine this year’s Strother Cup champions after the New ...

North Dufferin Baseball League Senior champion series tied at two

Written By Brian Lockhart The New Lowell Knights and Bolton Brewers went into the weekend tied at one, in the best-of-seven North Dufferin Baseball League ...

New courts unveiled in Shelburne for tennis and pickleball

Written By Brian Lockhart Shelburne residents who enjoy racquet sports won’t have to travel as far to play their sport with the recent opening of ...

North Carruthers Division adds one team to Junior C schedule

Written By Brian Lockhart The start of the 2022 / 23 hockey season is fast approaching and teams are putting together the line-up for this ...

Shelburne Cricket Club hosts final championship game

Written By Brian Lockhart The Shelburne Cricket Club (SCC) season came down to a single championship game on Saturday (Sept. 3), when the Knights and ...

Basketball referees needed for games across the region

As the sport of basketball is growing at all levels across Ontario as well as the rest of the country, the need for referees to ...

SCC hosts final day of regular season cricket

The Shelburne Cricket Club held its last fundraising event of the season on Friday (Aug. 26), with a trophy soccer match between the Shelburne Cricket ...

Junior Cubs play a stellar year – but lose in final championship game

Written By Brian Lockhart The Mansfield Cubs had a stellar season going all the way to the North Dufferin Baseball League championship series. In the ...

Shelburne Cricket Club plays first women’s match

By Brian Lockhart One of the objectives of the Shelburne Cricket Club (SCC) for this season was to bring women back into the game of ...

Community News

Len Guchardi running for Shelburne council again following narrow loss

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Falling short of a spot on the last term of Shelburne Town Council by four votes, long-time ...

Council candidate hoping to bring balanced and diverse voices to the table

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Alethia O’Hara Stepheson is looking to bring balanced leadership to the council table with an opportunity for ...

UGDSB collecting data with new census

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Upper Grand District School Board is collecting data on their students through a new census aimed ...

‘Pride rally’ held in response to ‘freedom rally’ protests downtown

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Members of Shelburne’s LGBTQ+ community are speaking out against transphobic and homophobic rhetoric they say is being ...

Heidi’s Walk For Hope raises record $30,000 for Family Transition Place

 Written By Sam Odrowski In honour of victims of domestic violence, Heidi’s Walk for Hope returned to Orangeville in person on Sunday (Sept. 18) for ...

Dufferin Farm Tour returning to the region after two-year pause

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Have you ever wondered how the local farms in Dufferin County operated on a day-to-day basis? After ...

Lynda Buffet seeking re-election to Shelburne election this fall

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Shelburne Councillor, Lynda Buffett says she’ll be bringing a focus to recreational services, downtown revitalization, and housing ...

Kyle Fegan seeking re-election to council

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Incumbent Shelburne Councillor Kyle Fegan looks to continue on council for another term as he contends for ...

Dufferin County’s Ben Milone keeps his musical chops, even at university

Written By James Matthews Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Ben Milone has found a way to combine science and music. And the Dufferin Arts Council had ...

Melancthon candidates’ forum held to educate voters

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Melancthon resident laid out their biggest concerns to council candidates ahead of the upcoming municipal election during ...

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