Caledon writer Ken Weber’s best-selling Five Minute Mysteries series is published in 22 languages. Ken wrote 103 Historic Hills columns for In The Hills over more than 25 years, capping his pen in 2022.
A famous railroad engineering design in Caledon Township became the site of a disaster on a September morning in 1907.
Here are some fun challenges to warm up the brain cells this winter! Crack some codes, think outside the circle and spot the misfit letters to solve these new puzzles.
Before rural mail delivery was established in the early 1900s, nearly every village and hamlet in these hills had a post office.
Try your hand at euchre, name some newborns and identify a dozen animals – plus a few extra brain teasers
A booming mecca of down-home entertainment once brought thousands of happy visitors to the heart of Mulmur Township.
Try riddles at the Alton Fair, meet Chester the cowboy and find seven sections.
Angry crowds, a mishandled ballot box, cries of voter suppression and a legal challenge rocked the election for Orangeville’s reeve in 1909.
The Inglewood fence, the answer is in the letters and rhyming outside the box.
Collecting calendars was once a seasonal ritual on main street.
The prevaricating robots, follow the arrows and what to name the kids.
Murder, Hollywood intrigue and heroic deaths are among the tales that lurk on tombstones in cemeteries from Bolton to Horning’s Mills.
In 1930, a series of strange physical disturbances led a family to abandon their farm in Mulmur Township. Was a spirit at work? A poltergeist? Was it real?
A mobile fish market, sock drawer and sweet seven anagram.
In less than two decades automobiles grew from curiosity to commonplace in these hills.
Marking time at the Jolly Morphology Club, a math journey with options and nouns from the outer edge.
Animus between Protestants and Catholics brewed among early settlers in Headwaters.
From the office window, riddling in Redickville and the prevaricating paddlers.
A century ago Alexander McLachlan was one of the best known citizens of these hills, widely admired, respected and praised for his poetry. Today hardly anyone has heard of him. How did this happen?