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Headline News – February 15, 2024

Shelburne Fire Department receives new funding for equipment

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Shelburne and District Fire Department (SDFD) is looking to enhance their response capabilities after receiving funding for new equipment.  The local fire department announced in a press release on Feb. 6 ...

Five new welcome signs approved in Shelburne

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Town of Shelburne is looking to give visitors a renewed first impression of the community with ...

Breakfast for Non-Profit Appreciation Week coming to Monora Park

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A local committee of non-profit organizations is looking to recognize the efforts of workers within the sector ...

Town Council approves three new street names honouring past community leaders

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Shelburne Town Council has approved the naming of three new streets.  During their meeting on Monday (Feb. ...

Dufferin, Caledon, Headwaters Hospital put $150k towards physician recruitment

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Efforts to recruit new physicians in Dufferin and Caledon are underway as the Hills of Headwaters Collaborative ...

New nonprofit aims to connect Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Two Dufferin County residents have teamed up to introduce a new not-for-profit organization aimed at joining the ...

Dufferin County Council looks at ways to reduce service delivery costs, considers amalgamation

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dufferin County Council is opening up discussions and exploring ways to save money regarding service delivery. Dufferin ...

Renovations underway at Headwaters Health Care’s hemodialysis unit

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Patients receiving hemodialysis treatments at Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC) will be able to experience them in ...

Canicross event provides exercise to both canines and owners

Written By Brian Lockhart It was cold and snowy, but that didn’t stop pet lovers and their dogs from participating in the Snowy Paws Canicross ...

Council looks to calm traffi c after reviewing troubling data

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Shelburne Town Council is looking to slow the speed of traffic after receiving data concerning traffic flow ...

St. Paul’s Anglican Church to shut down at end of month after 150 years of serving the community

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter One of Shelburne’s founding churches is ending a more than 150-year-old chapter in history as they prepare ...

Sports

CDDHS senior and junior basketball teams make championship

Written By Brian Lockhart Centre Dufferin District High School will be well represented in the District 4 basketball championships this year as both the junior ...

CDDHS girls leading District 4 hockey standings

Written By Brian Lockhart The Centre Dufferin District High School Royals girl’s hockey team is now in first place in the District 4 standings after ...

PJHL North Carruthers Division team line-up to change this season

Written By Brian Lockhart The North Carruthers Division of the Provincial Junior Hockey League will see some big changes when teams return for the start ...

Wolves U18 AE looking forward to playoffs

Written By Brian Lockhart The Shelburne Wolves U18 AE team is looking forward to the playoffs as the regular season comes to an end. The ...

North Carruthers Division making big changes next season

Written By Brian Lockhart There will be significant changes in the North Carruthers Division of the Provincial Junior Hockey when teams return for the 2024-25 ...

Shelburne Minor Baseball gearing up for 2024 season

Written By Brian Lockhart The boys (and girls) of summer will be back on local diamonds playing baseball this year, and Shelburne Minor Baseball is ...

Shelburne Cricket Club elects 2024 executive members 

Written By Brian Lockhart The Shelburne Cricket Club held its presidential election in October 2023, adopting an online voting system. Ahsen Siddiqui was re-elected as ...

CDDHS Royals need first round win

Written By Brian Lockhart The Centre Dufferin District High School Royals boys’ hockey team will have to win their first opening-round game to advance into ...

Local teen named Athlete of the Month for Special Olympics Ontario

Written By Brian Lockhart Special Olympics Ontario has honoured local athlete Yazmine Wilson-Daponte as Athlete of the Month. Yazmine, who lives in Shelburne, has been ...

Wear the proper equipment when playing hockey: OMHA

Written By Brian Lockhart Hockey is an inherently dangerous sport. With sharp skates, a flying puck, and swinging sticks, there is always a risk of ...

Community News

Family Day Weekend in Duffein County

 Family Day takes place on Monday, February 19 this year. Here is what you need to know about Dufferin County services that day. Dufferin County’s ...

News from the Shelburne Library 

Tickets for our March Break events are now available! These programs are geared toward school-aged children, and always promise lots of fun. This year we ...

Winners of Dufferin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition announced

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Dufferin Film Festival has announced the winners of their inaugural Screenwriting Competition.  “We are thrilled to ...

Shelburne Library shares what’s new

The following information was submitted by the Shelburne Public Library. New Hours, implemented on Feb. 1 Thanks to all who took the time to respond ...

‘Bake’ a difference in vulnerable animals’ lives on Cupcake Day

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre is encouraging the community to “bake” a difference for ...

Local sewing group comforts those in need with handcrafted goods

Written By DANIELLE WILLIAMS For more than 10 years, a group called the Salvation Stitchers, run through the New Hope Community Church in Orangeville, has ...

Upper Grand schools take part in Winter Walk Month

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Strap up your boots, and pump your tires.  The Upper Grand District School Board is challenging students ...

Headwaters receives $1 million anonymous donation

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A patient at Headwaters Hospital has donated $1 million to the hospital’s charity organization, Headwaters Health Care ...

This year’s Explore Dufferin Guide opens for event submissions

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The County of Dufferin is inviting community groups, not-for-profits, small businesses, and other organizations in the area ...

Headwaters Hospital looking for new board members

Written By Zachary Roman Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dufferin-Caledon’s local hospital is looking for people to join its volunteer board of directors. On February 5, ...

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