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Headline News – October 14, 2021

Deputy Mayor pens autobiography

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Shelburne Deputy Mayor Steve Anderson has added the title of author to his list of accomplishments after penning a self-published autobiography, Driven to Succeed.  More than a year in a half in ...

MoD launches new exhibit comparing historical events to present day

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter History can be repetitive, but how does it compare over time?  The Museum of Dufferin (MoD) has ...

Halloween events coming up in Shelburne

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Leaves are turning, days are getting darker, and Halloween is a little more than two week away.  ...

Sports

Cricket Club hoping to expand after successful inaugural season

Written By Brian Lockhart “Now we are official. Before we were just a bunch of guys playing cricket,” explained Ahsen Siddiqui, organizer of the Shelburne ...

Shelburne Muskies back on the ice for new Senior AA season

Written By Brian Lockhart It’s been a while since local residents have seen senior hockey, but the Shelburne Muskies are back on the ice for ...

Local high school holds Terry Fox run over four-day event

Written By Brian Lockhart Centre Dufferin District High School hosted its annual Terry Fox run over four days to raise money for cancer research. Hundreds ...

2021 NDBL senior championship won with a grand slam

Written By Brian Lockhart The North Dufferin Baseball League senior championship series between the Bolton Brewers and the New Lowell Knights ended in a spectacular ...

Man charged for illegal turkey hunting

The Ontario government would like to remind hunters that wild turkey hunting regulations such as firearms restrictions and the requirement for licences are in place ...

Shelburne Cricket Club plans more games to promote the sport

Written By Brian Lockhart The Shelburne Cricket Club is planning a few more games before the snow flies to promote their sport in the area. ...

Some high school sports will be allowed this fall

Written By Brian Lockhart Some high school athletes will be able to take part in inter-school athletics this year, however, some indoor sports will likely ...

North Dufferin Baseball League senior championship underway

Written By Brian Lockhart It may have been a short season, but the intensity in the North Dufferin Baseball League’s senior championship has not waned ...

Knights win inaugural season of Shelburne Cricket Club

By Brian Lockhart The Shelburne Knights claimed the inaugural season championship of the Shelburne Cricket Club with a win over the Shelburne Gladiators in the ...

North Dufferin League moves to championship series 

By Brian Lockhart  The North Dufferin Baseball League will be starting the senior division championships series this weekend after completing the second round of the ...

Community News

Shelburne Public Library shares weekly news

Our objective as your local library is always to provide you with the service you need during these times. Teen Scene Spooky season is upon ...

New executive director joins Dufferin Community Foundation

Written By PAULA BROWN LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER The Dufferin Community Foundation (DCF) has welcomed a new executive director – Michele Fisher.  “We’re really excited ...

Compass Run for Food reaches $65,000 target for fundraising

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Compass Run for Food, an annual initiative which raises money for local food support programs in Dufferin ...

Dufferin OPP investigating serious collision

Dufferin OPP officers are investigating a serious motor vehicle collision in Mono Township. On Oct. 2 the Dufferin OPP, Dufferin County EMS and Mulmur Rosemont ...

Local health unit participating in rapid antigen testing

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (WDG) Public Health is opting to participate in the province’s new rapid antigen testing program in ...

Developer tops up donations to help Child and Youth Mental Health

Written By Brian Lockhart Sobey’s, the parent company of Foodland Grocery Stores put out a challenge to Foodland management to raise funds in support of ...

Students share pros and cons of UGDSB’s Remote Elementary School

Written By AUGUST BETTINELI Special to the Free Press When the pandemic hit, schools shifted to a remote version of learning, and for around two ...

Dufferin County survey aims to study impacts of pandemic

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dufferin County is partnering with the University of Guelph and associate professor Dr. Leith Deacon on a ...

Shelburne Town Council disperses community grant funding

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Shelburne Town Council has approved the amount of funds that will be allocated for the 2022 community ...

Shelburne to implement Dufferin County’s vaccine policy for staff

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Town of Shelburne is moving forward in implementing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for staff after ...

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