Caledon writer Ken Weber’s best-selling Five Minute Mysteries series is published in 22 languages. Ken is also the Historic Hills columnist and puzzle meister for this magazine and has a loyal following here in the hills.
Ken Weber’s regular feature, including Six More Buttons Needed! Chuck’s Bus. Silas Renarm. What Am I? Primrose Reunion. And the Almost Perfect Armoured Car Heist.
In the 1880s, prohibitionists took the fight for liquor control to the voting booths of the nation. In the hills, choosing “wet” or “dry” became such a hot button that neighbours and whole communities were pulled in different directions.
Ken Weber’s regular feature, including Orville’s Albion Octagon, Collector Coins at Rosemont, Adrian’s Leg Count, What am I?, The Case of the Stolen Documents and You’ve Got Ten Seconds!
When it came into service in 1867, built on land donated by the Village of Brampton, Peel County jail was a grim edifice modelled on England’s notorious Newgate Prison.
The Colbeck Hiddenhorns, The Case of the Kid and the Blue Pickup, On a Hill Near Hillsburgh and Who Was in Charge?
The Women’s Institute has been called the most effective women’s organization ever – with good reason. For over a century, the WI has been welcoming, educating, challenging, improving, supporting and “getting things done.”
In the early spring of 1967, the Stanley Cup playoffs…held the attention of hockey fans everywhere in these hills. Except in Bolton.
A dots and lines challenge, a phoney insurance claim and flying low over King Road.
Mono’s Sheldon Creek was the site of one of Ontario’s two longest-serving waterpowered mills.
Was it raining or clear yesterday?
The settlers of these hills had fled wars and tyranny and repressive class system to seek a new life in a new world, but they were unable to escape the dreaded shadow of contagious disease, especially its grip on their children.
How many coins were left in the bag?
A Modest pioneer, Clara Brett Martin, the daughter of a Mono Township pioneer family, became a pioneer of a different sort when she challenged the Law Society of Upper Canada to become the first woman lawyer in the British Empire.
Shelburne’s first-ever bank robbery began as a pretty scary affair, but in the hands of a bumbling stickup man it ended more like a gong show.
More from the attic, along the Grand River and at the Melancthon Limerick Contest.
William Perkins Bull was so filled with energy, intelligence and initiative that he not only recorded history, he made it!
“Why Die a Lingering Death of Direful Diabetes? Dodd’s Kidney Pills Cure It!”
Three puzzles to test if you are awake.