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Dyanne Rivers

Norman Jewison’s Local Connection

Mar 16, 2024

A Caledon farm was a touchstone for a Hollywood legend.

A “Snow Blockade” Wreaks Havoc

Nov 27, 2023

Almost 18 feet of snow fell in February 1904, bringing train travel to a halt and stranding hundreds of passengers north of Shelburne in the cold.

Mary Brett, Farmerette

Sep 8, 2023

As World War II raged in 1943, dozens of Shelburne High School students traded in their text books for farmer’s tools to support the war efforts, becoming ‘farmerettes’.

Swimming at Woodside Lodge

Jun 16, 2023

A snapshot from August 1938 captures the joy of cooling down in the Nottawasaga River on a hot summer’s day.

Paving Broadway, 1921

Mar 20, 2023

In our first installment of Back Story, we zoom in on the paving of Orangeville’s main street, Broadway, more than 100 years ago.