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Headline News – September 24, 2020

Alton resident teaches about dangers of the gypsy moth

Written By CONSTANCE SCRAFIELD Too often the introduction of a harmful invasive species is down to simple ignorance or carelessness.  Like Gypsy Moths: in 1869, Etienne Trouvalot, living near Boston, brought in European Gypsy Moths to start a silk business. ...

Shelburne students, staff reflect on life in post-Covid high school bubble

Written By PAULA BROWN LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER White boards lined up outside the doors designate grade, course, and classroom. Yellow taped lines are spaced ...

Ice to be installed at Centre Dufferin Recreation Complex after Thanksgiving

Written By PAULA BROWN LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Shelburne residents will soon be able to use the ice rink at the local arena, following a ...

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Headwaters hospital receives further provincial funding top-up

Written By ALYSSA PARKHILL LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER The provincial government is stepping up to plug a funding gap in hospitals across Ontario in the ...

Mark Tijssen officially resigns from Amaranth Council

Written By PAULA BROWN LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Amaranth Council is down one councillor and one vote after Coun. Mark Tijssen made his resignation from ...

Michelle Hanson trial moved to Guelph in 2021

Written By PAULA BROWN LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Michelle Hanson, the mother charged in the death of her three-year old son Kaden Young, will have ...

Shelburne Council, Fire Chief ask local drivers to pull over if they see green light

Written By PAULA BROWN LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER The Town of Shelburne is working to remind local residents, both old and new, that a green ...

Yet another local 1800s village that has been lost over time

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART Campania was a tiny village located in Amaranth Township settled between 1845 and 1865. The area was flat and arable. It ...

Shelburne Legion remaining closed during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Written By PAULA BROWN LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER With things remaining uncertain due to the lingering nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Shelburne Legion has ...

Popular Headwaters physicians receive prestigious award

Written By ALYSSA PARKHILL LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER A pair of local physicians from Headwaters Health Care Centre have been named as recipients of the ...

Former finance minister broke Elections Act during local visit

Written By MIKE BAKER Former federal finance minister Bill Morneau has been charged with breaking election rules following a visit to Dufferin-Caledon last year.  In ...

Shelburne Public Library News

Have you seen our first Community Reader yet?  We will be featuring a Community Reader for our Monday night Story Time every week! These Community ...

Dufferin County to officially recognize Indigenous history with land acknowledgment

Written By PAULA BROWN LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Growing up in Dufferin County in the 1980s, Debbie Sipkema, can remember being taught the history of ...

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