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Headline News – March 4, 2021

Alethia O’Hara Stephenson creating a catalyst for change

Written By Jessica Laurenza Local Shelburne resident and mother of three, Alethia O’Hara Stephenson understands the importance of community inclusion and diversity and has used her platform to create change. Last summer, she founded the Dufferin County Canadian Black Association ...

Local marketing initiative #SupportTheBurne receives national recognition with award

Written By Jessica Laurenza COVID-19 has hurt local small businesses most severely, but the Town of Shelburne did not let the pandemic drag them down; ...

International Women’s Day more important than ever before

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter It’s a global day that celebrates the achievements of women, recognizes the state of gender equality, and ...

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Dufferin Middle school teacher launching children’s book representing black men

Written By Fatima Baig Adesewa Ona Laoye, a middle school teacher who lives in Dufferin County, recently authored a children’s book called “Men Like My ...

Galt Family Foundation provides $35,000 to Family Transition Place

Late last year, the Galt Family Foundation made a $35,000 donation in support of the essential programs and services offered by FTP. This substantial contribution ...

Shelburne Polar Plunge raises over $11,000 for Special Olympics

Written By Sam Odrowski The Shelburne Police Service (SPS) Polar Plunge generated over $11,000 this year for Special Olympics Ontario, with the majority of the ...

Dufferin–Caledon Green Party nominates candidate

Written By Sam Odrowski Orangeville restaurant owner, Laura Campbell recently announced she will again be running for the Dufferin–Caledon seat under the Green Party in ...

Nominate an Everyday Hero from UGDSB

The nomination period for the 2020-2021 Everyday Hero Awards is here. This year more than ever, we know that our school communities would not be ...

Headwaters Foundation generates over $17,000 through 50/50 draw

Written By Sam Odrowski The Headwaters Healthcare Foundation’s 50/50 draw wrapped up on March 1 and generated over $17,000.  The winner of the lottery was ...

Restaurants grapple with 10-person capacity under ‘red’ zone

Written By Jessica Laurenza Last month, the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph region moved to the “red-control” zone meaning restaurants are able to open indoor dining with a maximum ...

Shelburne Public Library shares news

As a member of the Shelburne Public Library you have access to over 30,000 items from our collection.  You can access any of these items ...

Judge in OPS trial gives their reasons for verdict

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Ontario Court judge who acquitted former Orangeville Police Service (OPS) officer Stephen Fisher, has provided the ...

Shelburne Public Library holds off on reopening doors to public

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter While public libraries across the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph region and the province begin reopening their doors to the public, ...

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