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Headline News – May 21, 2020

Shelburne Fire Chief Brad Lemaich resigns, takes new role in Tillsonburg

Written By PETER RICHARDSON Shelburne Fire Chief Brad Lemaich, began his firefighting career in 2003 in his hometown, Tillsonburg, Ontario. On June 8, he will be returning to the town where it all began as it’s new fire chief.  Brad ...

Scary times for local dojo, but they are not ready to quit

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART While businesses around the province wait for the green light to re-open, there’s a lot of pressure on small business owners ...

Shelburne Council establishes new ‘Blueprint for Recovery’ following COVID-19 pandemic

Written By PETER RICHARDSON Council met on Wednesday (May 13), in a Special Session, to discuss the COVID-19 ‘Blueprint for Recovery’, a high level document ...

Community News

Time, technology let County continue review despite pandemic restrictions

Written By JAMES MATTHEWS Consultants and Dufferin County staff have adapted to inconveniences wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic toward completing a Municipal Comprehensive Review started ...

Shelburne Fire Chief Brad Lemaich resigns, takes new role in Tillsonburg

Written By PETER RICHARDSON Shelburne Fire Chief Brad Lemaich, began his firefighting career in 2003 in his hometown, Tillsonburg, Ontario. On June 8, he will ...

County Council gets first look at cost of COVID-19 across Dufferin

Written By JAMES MATTHEWS It’s projected the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic could dig Dufferin County a nearly $1.5-million hole. The World Health Organization dubbed the COVID-19 ...

MPP Sylvia Jones expects ‘a new normal’ once COVID crisis concludes

Written By ALYSSA PARKHILL The Ontario government has officially begun the first stage of reopening the province, as of Tuesday (May 19).  This first stage ...

Virtual seminar provides comprehensive guide on how businesses plan to reopen

Written By PETER RICHARDSON On Tuesday May 5th, Mayor Wade Mills hosted the second Business to Business Virtual Seminar, this one centred on what local ...

Shelburne Library News

GREAT NEWS: Shelburne Public Library is the 2019 TD Summer Reading Club first place Award winner again! We are thrilled with the announcement by the ...

Council unanimously passes new development charge bylaws

Written By PETER RICHARDSON May 11 saw Town Council again meeting in a virtual format to discuss the affairs of the Town. Present were all ...

Mulmur family keeping active while keeping up with social distancing

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART There may be a current lull in outdoor adventure due to the cancellation or delay of many sports leagues and other ...

Shelburne Police Association supports Shepherd’s Cupboard food bank

The COVID-19 situation has been a challenging time for everyone, but for some residents in our community it has been beyond challenging – it has ...

Public Health supports Shelburne’s long-term health care facilities battle COVID-19

Written By MARNI WALSH Chuck Ferguson, Manager of Communications for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health told the Free Press this week that his organization has been working ...

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