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Headline News – August 6, 2020

Perm faded into history after promising start in mid 1850s

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART As far as pioneer settlements go, the village of Perm embodied the rugged determination of early settlers in Dufferin County. When Hugh Gallaugher arrived in Canada in 1832 with his wife and eventually seven children from ...

Shelburne housing market remains strong despite pandemic

Written By PAULA BROWN The number of houses up for sale on the market might be low in Shelburne, as sellers still deal with listing ...

Upper Grand District School Board meets to discuss September return to school

Written By PAULA BROWN School will be back in session full-time for elementary and high schools students in Dufferin County come September, and a report ...

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Shelburne Public Library News

Have us curate a selection of books today and try our curbside pickup! We are having great success and demand for our curbside pickup so ...

Local United Way chapter grants $120,000 to community groups

Written By MIKE BAKER United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin is providing $120,000 in grants to help support four vital community services and programs during the ...

Open Air Summer Vendors Market coming to Shelburne this Saturday

Written By PAULA BROWN After months of being postponed the Open Air Summer Vendors Market, an event organized and hosted by REACH 25:40 will happen ...

Human trafficking a continuous problem in Dufferin County

Written By ALYSSA PARKHILL Human trafficking has consistently been an issue not only in the nation’s biggest cities, but also in semi-rural regions like Caledon ...

Provincial government launches new commission into long-term care homes

Written By PAULA BROWN Premier Doug Ford announced the launching of the Ontario government’s independent commission into COVID-19 in long-term care homes on July 29. ...

Hospital reopens collection of clinics as part of recovery plan

Written By MIKE BAKER Headwaters Health Care Centre is continuing to gradually reopen services to the local community.  It was announced on Tuesday that the ...

Headwaters Arts moving ahead with its popular annual ‘Artful Revival’ event

Written By PAULA BROWN Headwaters Arts is issuing a province wide call for submissions to partake in their annual flagship event “Artful Revival” for the ...

No alcohol, no railway relegated small town Whittington to history

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART One thing is for sure, early residents of the region sure enjoyed a drink. In fact a law banning the sale ...

Local legions grappling with decision to open or stay closed

Written By PAULA BROWN While local businesses are continuing to reopen as much of Ontario moves into Phase 3 of the provincial economic reopening, local ...

Council approves $113,285 work plan for well testing in community

Written By PAULA BROWN Shelburne Town Council approved a work plan to complete necessary additional monitoring to two wells in town that will cost $113,285 ...

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