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Robin works with archivist Alison Hird to document the Howard family heirlooms and papers in the dining room of her Caledon home. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Illuminating the Past: Personal History

Nov 20, 2018 | Kira Wronska Dorward | Arts

How private archivist Alison Hird’s work is helping one family reflect on their personal history – and preserve it for the future.

CSI: Natureworld The Case of Burying Beetle Bob

Nov 2, 2018 | Don Scallen | Blogs

A CSI probe into Bob’s disappearance has revealed damning evidence linking Sam to the incident!

Common milkweed seeds.

Seeds on the Move

Dec 5, 2018 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

A great many seeds tap into the mobility of birds and animals to spread themselves around.

Josh Sylvestre removes the hook from a northern pike before releasing it back into the chilly waters. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Ice Fishing on Island Lake

Nov 20, 2018 | Anthony Jenkins | Leisure

Going for the big one: At the ice fishing derby on Island Lake, the lucky ones win a prize – or at least go home with supper.

Traditionally Wound Back Where I Come From

The Year in Music: 2018

Nov 20, 2018 | Scott Bruyea | Arts

Our annual review of new recordings by local musicians.

25 Under 25

Meet the 25 Under 25

Nov 20, 2018 | In The Hills | 25 Under 25

Thanks to these 25 young people the future of Headwaters looks bright!

Lacrosse Leader: Jeff Henrick, 21, Orangeville. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Lacrosse Leader: Jeff Henrick

Nov 20, 2018 | Nicola Ross | 25 Under 25

Orangeville’s Jeff Henrick is junior at Ohio State University, where he plays the game he honed with the Northmen here at home.

Karate Kid: Daniel Mustapha, 18, Amaranth. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Karate Kid: Daniel Mustapha

Nov 20, 2018 | Jeff Rollings | 25 Under 25

Amaranth’s Daniel Mustapha is Canada’s 2018 national para champion in karate.

Autism Advocate: Jordyn Pallet, 15, Mono. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Autism Advocate: Jordyn Pallett

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt | 25 Under 25

Mono’s Jordyn Pallett writes an insightful blog about his life by pointing to letters on a transparent alphabet sheet.

Game Whiz: Coulter Baker, 24, Melancthon. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Game Whiz: Coulter Baker

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt | Arts

Melancthon’s Coulter Baker is a professional game designer – and Sheridan educator.

Running Star: Aysia Maurice, 14, Bolton. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Running Star: Aysia Maurice

Nov 20, 2018 | Nicola Ross | 25 Under 25

Bolton runner Aysia Maurice holds provincial records for the 2,000-metre and 1,500-metre steeplechase, and has placed in the top 10 nationally in both events.

Fit Fundraiser: Ryan Hann, 12, Orangeville. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Fit Fundraiser: Ryan Hann

Nov 20, 2018 | Jeff Rollings | 25 Under 25

Orangeville’s Ryan Hann swims 200 laps a day when raising money for the local food bank.

Golden Swimmer: Tess Routliffe, 20, Caledon. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Golden Swimmer: Tess Routliffe

Nov 20, 2018 | Jeff Rollings | 25 Under 25

Swimmer Tess Routliffe is training for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

Good Sport: Emma Holmes, 19, Melancthon. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Good Sport: Emma Holmes

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | 25 Under 25

Melancthon’s Emma Holmes is in her second year in the sports and recreation program at Lambton College in Sarnia.

Screen Standout: Shailyn Pierre-Dixon, 15, Caledon. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Screen Standout: Shailyn Pierre-Dixon

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | 25 Under 25

Caledon’s Shailyn Pierre-Dixon, 15, won a Canadian Screen Award for best supporting actress in the The Book of Negroes.

In Every Issue

Barry Young works on a pepper mill at a lathe in his Alton workshop. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Barry Young

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

This Alton woodturner’s Spinning Tree Co. pieces are as artful as they are utilitarian.

Mike Winter competing in the cycling portion of the 2011 Ironman UK. He won in his age category (65 to 69 years old). Courtesy Mike Winter.

Keeping Pace with Mike Winter

Nov 20, 2018 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Slowing down doesn’t have to mean giving up.

25 Under 25

Future Considerations

Nov 20, 2018 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

The mission of the museum, theatre and magazine is to tell and preserve our community’s stories – our history, our drama and our daily lives.

Field Notes for Winter 2018

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt | Field Notes

All-Day breakfast, Seven Fallen Feathers, an Orangeville classic is closing and what is more fun than a salad bar?

The walls of the Dufferin jail’s outdoor yard were built with an inward slant to prevent prisoners from scaling them. The slant can be seen in this exterior photo taken in 1986 after the jail was closed to be renovated to house municipal offices. De Ha Josef for the County of Dufferin.

Dufferin County’s Jail

Nov 20, 2018 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

With the notable exception of inmates charged with vagrancy (more on this later), the vast majority of time served at Dufferin County Jail was measured in days, weeks or a few months.

Always on The Globe menu, tea biscuits also sold at the general store. A bag of six is $4.50. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with The Globe Restaurant

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Cooking with...

The Globe’s tea biscuits carry more than a little Rosemont history.

Shop Local

Textile artist Heather Chapplain shows off the fabrics she collects for the one-of-a-kind pieces she makes in her Alton studio. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Meet the Maker: Heather Chapplain

Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

As this Alton textile artist leans into her quirky, one-of-a-kind designs, Hollywood comes calling.

Barry Young works on a pepper mill at a lathe in his Alton workshop. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Barry Young

Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

This Alton woodturner’s Spinning Tree Co. pieces are as artful as they are utilitarian.

Warm up your chesterfield or reading nook with this paisley pillow made from a hand-hooked rug by fibre artist Martina Lesar in her log cabin studio in the Caledon hills.

A Warm Fuzzy Feeling

Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

These distinctive wares may not be as easy to find as mass-produced goods, but we can assure you the wraps, hats and blankets are worth the hunt and will keep you warm this fall and many more to come.

Be Well

Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

A nutritious breakfast update, fresh feel-good teas and beauty products fit for a spa may be all you need to catch your breath and carry on with a smile.

Wintry Comfort Food

Mini Yorkshire Pudding stuffed with Braised Beef Short Ribs. Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling Jane Fellowes.

The Yorkshire Pudding Takes Centre Stage

Mar 20, 2017 | Tralee Pearce | Main Dishes

At Ray’s 3rd Generation Bistro Bakery in Alton, chef Jason Perkins strips Sunday dinner back to its Yorkshire pudding best.

Aria's lamb chops are served with sour cherry preserves. Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling Jane Fellowes.

Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Sour Cherry Preserves

Sep 16, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Main Dishes

Oh, and those leftover sour cherry preserves? Try with scones, pancakes or French toast.

Serve with basmati rice, warm naan bread, mango chutney, cucumber raita, or prepared lime pickle. Garnish with chopped candied ginger and chopped cilantro.

Lamb Curry

Aug 15, 2013 | In The Hills | Recipes

Lamb curry warms me twice, once as I’m cooking it and then again when I eat it.

Slow roasted loin of pork, servee with a robust kale and apple salad and house-made tomato salsa. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Spicy Roast Pork

Sep 11, 2015 | Cecily Ross | Recipes

Slow roasted loin of pork, served with a robust kale and apple salad and house-made tomato salsa.