Headline News – September 28, 2017

No “trivial” pursuit, over $10,000 raised for Melodie

By Marni Walsh The community showed its continued love and support for Melodie Montgomery this past weekend raising $10,000 in one evening. The Trivia Night and Silent Auction organized by Karren Wallace, with Scott McConnell, Ruth Ann McConnell, Taylor Wallace, ...

Federal census highlights Shelburne’s growth

By Jasen Obermeyer Dufferin County’s population, recorded in 2016, is up from the 2011 census, with Shelburne seeing the biggest growth. The following numbers are ...

A soldier’s story: virtual records at DCMA

By Brian Lockhart They are names inscribed on memorials and cenotaphs around the county, but they are more than just letters etched into granite. Behind ...

Feature

Bruce Lemcke returns to policing roots in Dufferin County

By Mike Pickford With a rich familial history firmly entrenched in community policing, particularly in Dufferin County, Bruce Lemcke always had an inkling that he ...

Community News

‘Streams’ finishes behind the line, but ahead in hearts

By Marni Walsh On November 1st, Streams Community Hub finished just behind the line it needed to cross to place in the top five in ...

Sharpe Farm Supplies opens 2nd Shelburne store

By Marni Walsh When the opportunity to purchase Sawyers’ Feed Mill in Shelburne came up last year, Sharpe Farm Supplies decided “it was a good ...

St. Patrick Catholic finds sanctuary at Trinity United

By Marni Walsh In a time of shrinking congregations and aging buildings, common sense and financial necessity are literally, bringing churches together in one ‘house’ ...

Bonfire Night a blast at local fairgrounds

By Mike Pickford Not even icy-cold temperatures that dropped dangerously close to freezing were enough to deter approximately 400 area residents from celebrating Bonfire Night ...

Hospice Dufferin seeking new board members

By Mike Pickford With the organization experiencing one of the busiest periods of its 10-year history, Hospice Dufferin is putting out a call to the ...

Jones wants Wynne government to end college strike

By Mike Pickford As the Ontario college faculty strike stretches on into a fourth week, Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones has called on the Liberal government ...

Canadian Bath Bomb Company strikes gold at DBOT Business Excellence Awards

By Mike Pickford As she stood at the front of the room, grasping on to her shiny new award, Jackie Pritchard found herself literally lost ...

Bruce Lemcke returns to policing roots in Dufferin County

By Mike Pickford With a rich familial history firmly entrenched in community policing, particularly in Dufferin County, Bruce Lemcke always had an inkling that he ...

HHCC funded for 8 additional beds ahead of flu season

By Jasen Obermeyer Headwaters Health Care Centre has received provincial funding for eight additional beds, to help the hospital with wait times for patients during ...

Difficult summer for Dufferin County farmers

By Jasen Obermeyer “I can’t remember the last time it was like this,” is how Bob Johnson, owner of Mono Lea Farms, described this year’s ...

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