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Evening grosbeaks feeding on sunflower seeds northeast of Shelburne

Boreal Birds

Jan 4, 2019 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

Over 300 species, totalling billions of birds rely on Canada’s boreal forest as breeding grounds, some boreal birds are migrating through Headwaters during the winter months.

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.

Little Green Frog

The Year in Books: 2018

Nov 20, 2018 | Tracey Fockler | Arts

Our annual review of new books by local authors & illustrators.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Rights Fighter: Jessica Mason, 21, Mono. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Rights Fighter: Jessica Mason

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt | 25 Under 25

Mono’s Jessica Mason is a Queen’s University gender studies student who also works with at-risk youth in Kingston.

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.

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.

Fashion Eye: Rowenna James, 17, Orangeville. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Fashion Eye: Rowenna James

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt | 25 Under 25

Orangeville’s Rowenna James channels her passion for art, painting and fashion into her one-of-a-kind upcycled denim pieces.

Laugh Machine: Michael McCreary, 22, Mono. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Laugh Machine: Michael McCreary

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt | 25 Under 25

Mono’s Michael McCreary uses his stand-up to shed light on what it’s like growing up and dealing with social situations as someone with Asperger’s.

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!

Wrestling Champ: Nicole French, 19, Albion. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Wrestling Champ: Nicole French

Nov 20, 2018 | Kira Wronska Dorward | 25 Under 25

Albion wrestler Nicole French has competed in Italy and Romania as part of Junior Team Canada.

Big Voice: Katherine Pound, 19, Erin. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Big Voice: Katherine Pound

Nov 20, 2018 | Kira Wronska Dorward | 25 Under 25

Erin’s Katherine Pound attends the Manhattan School of Music, pursuing a degree in classical voice performance.

In Every Issue

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.

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?

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.

Holiday Picks

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

Gifts and sips for the season.

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.

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.

Winter Activities

Lit trails at Monora Park add magic to a cross-country outing. Photo by Plbernier / Istockphoto.

Cross-country Skiing

Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Night skiing, lit trails at Monora Park add magic to a cross-country outing.

Joe Wilson, writer Anthony Jenkins and Peter Glass. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Geezer Hockey

Anthony Jenkins | Leisure

We play municipal seniors’ pickup hockey for the exercise, the banter, the camaraderie and the sheer joy of the game.

Barb Campbell (left) and Nicola Ross in snowshoes. Photo by Pete Paterson

Off-trail on Snowshoes

Nicola Ross | Good Sport

We’d warmed up with a short hike down to a kettle lake covered in untrodden snow. We couldn’t resist the temptation to make tracks, so we crossed the lake enjoying the silence and the warm sunshine.

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

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.

Wintry Comfort Food

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.

Add some fresh chopped cilantro just before serving. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Moroccan Lentil Stew

Nov 22, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Soups

Warm up to winter with chef Terry Doel’s Moroccan lentil stew.

Many home cooks are daunted by the idea of preparing a risotto, imagining it requires hours of standing over a hot stove stirring constantly.

Wild Mushroom Barley Risotto

Sep 11, 2014 | Cecily Ross | Main Dishes

Many home cooks are daunted by the idea of preparing a risotto, imagining it requires hours of standing over a hot stove stirring constantly.

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.