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Emily Dickson

Emily Dickson is a writer and editor living in Orangeville.

Kids Summer Camps 2024

Mar 16, 2024

Find all your favourite camps in the hills so your kids can have an amazing summer.

Food + Drink Spring 2024

Mar 16, 2024

Let someone else do the cooking, try a sweet treat from Japan, and indulge in some scrumptious Sunday fare

A Feast to Ring in the Year of the Dragon

Nov 27, 2023

Dumplings shaped like half moons start in a menu inspired by the tasty traditions – and midwinter optimism – of lunar new year celebrations.

Food + Drink Winter 2023

Nov 27, 2023

Holiday cookies, festive tipples and tasty local gifts make it easy to eat, drink and be merry this season.

Suzanne Lachance – Tax Trouper

Nov 22, 2023

This hardworking volunteer coordinates free tax clinics that help people navigate the challenges of tax season.

How to Find an Officiant for Your Big Day

Sep 8, 2023

Need someone to preside over your wedding nuptials? Here’s the info on finding an officiant to help you get legally wed.

Food + Drink Autumn 2023

Sep 8, 2023

As summer turns to fall, check out cool new mocktails, hot chili sauce, and savoury northern Indian street food.

In Pie We Crust – Three Apple Pie Recipes to Try

Sep 8, 2023

It’s apple season, and we have the scoop on transforming nature’s bounty into irresistible pies.

Caribbean Vibes In The Hills

Sep 8, 2023

Caribbean culture – from food to music and style – has made a home in Headwaters for newcomers from the Islands, their families and longtime residents alike.

A Cricket Club Grows in Shelburne

Jun 16, 2023

We live in the land of hockey and lacrosse, but cricket is the world’s second most popular sport after soccer – and it’s taking hold in Dufferin County.

From Pool to Pond

Jun 16, 2023

How a Mono nature lover transformed her swimming pool into a pond teeming with wildlife.

Kids’ Summer Camps 2023

Mar 20, 2023

The long, sunny days of summer are almost here! Check out our roundup of upcoming summer camps to help you choose some fun activities for your kids.

Tree Talk

Mar 20, 2023

No matter what your goal – adding shade and beauty to your property, attracting wildlife or fighting climate change – planting more trees is a good idea.

Sister Act: Malini and Hemani Singh

Nov 20, 2022

Recipients of the 2022 Community Arts Volunteer Award, Malini and Hemani were recognized for their dedication to promoting classical Indian dance, music and culture both at their school and in the community at large.

Unity in Diversity: Althea Alli

Nov 20, 2022

Shelburne resident Althea Alli is the driving force behind Shelburne’s multicultural events, and the Dufferin County Multicultural Festival.

Getting It Together

Sep 20, 2022

Why the obsession with organizing is growing and what we’re looking for under all that mess

Jigsaws and Routers and Drills, Oh My!

Sep 20, 2022

Theatre Orangeville’s technical director, Lisa Lahue, gets her hands dirty as she helps create the imagined worlds that enchant theatregoers.