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Headline News – July 29, 2021

Federal Green Party candidate chosen for local riding

Written By Sam Odrowski Jenni Le Forestier has been nominated by the Dufferin–Caledon Green Party to run in the next federal election as their official candidate.  She currently works with several climate and environmental groups across the riding and has ...

Natasha Paterson golf tournament raises $8,000 for local charities

Written By Brian Lockhart The day dawned sunny and bright – and it was a good day for golf. The first Natasha Paterson Memorial Golf ...

Rhinestone Cowgirl lighting up Fiddle Park in August

Written By JESSICA LAURENZA  A southern drawl, glittery gowns, big hair and rhinestone boots. Rhinestone Cowgirl, otherwise known as Canadian Dolly Parton, is coming to ...

Sports

Mansfield Sr. Cubs baseball team rally’s in late innings for the win

Written By Brian Lockhart The boys of summer are back. The North Dufferin Baseball League is now playing its summer schedule even though it’s a ...

Cricket league gets underway with season tournament

Written By Brian Lockhart After hosting an exhibition of the sport last fall, the Shelburne Cricket Club is now ready to start playing regular games ...

Player Assist Program set to help hockey families in need of support

Written By Rob Belardi Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Ontario Minor Hockey Association has introduced a player-assist program for the first-time, helping families across Ontario ...

Girl’s hockey clubs stay on the ice through ‘red’ zone

While the move to the “Red” zone in the region has caused many hockey organizations to temporarily cancel all on-ice activity, many girls hockey clubs ...

Ski hills open back up, with restrictions, for winter fun

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART It only took a few days of colder weather for local ski hills to start producing enough snow to open at ...

Shelburne Minor Hockey suspends all games for time being

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART Shelburne Minor Hockey has temporarily suspended all games as a result of the region going into a Code Red imposed by ...

Ski hills opening soon with new rules in place

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART Winter on the slopes is going to be a little different this year. If you’re a skier or a snowboarder you ...

Hockey teaches important lessons to young players

If you spend a fair amount of time in hockey arenas as a player, parent, coach, or fan, you’ve probably seen young players arriving for ...

PJHL now looking at February start for regular season

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART Fans of Junior C hockey will have to wait for a couple more months before they will even have the possibility ...

Local racer has championship season

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART In only his second year racing GoKarts, Shelburne resident Ryder Hare has recorded his first championship season. Thirteen year-old Ryder won ...

Community News

Hydro line falls on Main Street

Written By Fatima Baig A hydro line went down on Main Street due to severe weather and high winds, which caused a small grass fire ...

The Shelburne Community Welcome resumes service as province reopens

Written By Fatima Baig The Shelburne Community Welcome is known for welcoming new residents to Shelburne. They provide gift baskets with small items and tokens ...

Frontline staff at Headwaters hospital hold rally

Written By Sam Odrowski Healthcare workers across Ontario, including those at Headwaters, represented by the SIEU Union, held a rally in front of the local ...

Mass vaccination clinics to close

As the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph region continues to make progress on its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, WDG Public Health is announcing the next phase of the local vaccination ...

Hamper Program Backpack Project helping kids get ready for school

Written By Brian Lockhart Getting kids ready for their back-to-school adventure can sometimes be a bit of a scramble in the weeks prior to the ...

Ribfest held in Amaranth over weekend succesful

Written By Sam Odrowski The Orangeville Rotary Club’s Drive-Thru Ribfest was a major success, serving nearly 1,000 vehicles through Friday (July 16) and Saturday (July ...

MoD Talk to feature Academy Award winning Indigenous artist

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Academy Award-winning Indigenous singer-song writer, Buffy Sainte-Marie is set to guest in an upcoming session of MoD ...

Shelburne and Orangeville drivers charged with impaired operation

Members of the Dufferin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are crediting concerned citizens for helping take two impaired drivers off the road in ...

Expansion project set for local following council approval

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Hyland Heights Elementary School has been approved to begin an expansion project to the existing school. Shelburne ...

Streams Community Hub summer camps underway

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Streams Community Hub’s creative arts summer camps are back up and running after the programs were cancelled ...

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