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Michele Green

Michele Green is a freelance writer who lives near Belfountain.

Sarah Felschow shows off the joie de vivre. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Get Up and Dance!

Sep 11, 2014

The Dufferin Dance Network brings dance to people – and people to dance.

Soothing the Senses

Mar 31, 2013

Sensory gardens engage the senses and reduce stress. Textures, such as the soft, furry leaves of woolly lamb’s ear, encourage touching…

Myra Bennett

The Florence Nightingale of Newfoundland

Nov 21, 2011

Nurse Myra Bennett travelled by foot, horse, dogsled and boat, she provided isolated communities with their only source of medical assistance.

Shakespeare at The Alton Mill

The Bard Visits the Mill

Jun 16, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls…
Step right up to see the amazing, zany, dark, chaotic and upside-down farce: The Comedy of Errors.

Secret Gardens

Mar 24, 2011

From the street you’d never know it – but behind these two Orangeville homes are gardens of magical delight.

Stitches Across Time

Mar 24, 2011

Pat’s work will be included in an exhibition called Stitches Across Time at Dufferin County Museum and Archives this spring and summer.

Hallelujah! Handel’s Messiah comes to the hills

Nov 20, 2010

A registered Canadian charity, Achill Choral Society began as a community choir in 1982.

Abbeyfield House: Hearth and Home

Nov 20, 2010

It is no secret that the enjoyment of good food and good company creates lasting social and emotional benefits.

Ontario Gothic

Sep 13, 2010

A modest log cabin and a grand Victorian farmhouse merge history in Caledon, thanks to Helen and John Mason.

Dancing on the Edge

Jun 15, 2010

Michelle Grierson and Kerri-Ann Paradis Hutton use bold, contemporary dance to explore emotional and social boundaries. The result will be performed by a collective of young dancers this summer.

Peter Pan - Flora conch scene. Photo courtesy of Theatre Orangeville.

The Enchantment of Young Thespians

Mar 21, 2010

Each year Jane Ohland Cameron writes and directs and new play for aspiring young actors at Theatre Orangeville.

JANE HELIE & TAMMY CLARK

Jane Helie & Tammy Clark: Kind-Hearted Cat Herders

Nov 15, 2009

Local Heroes: Jane Helie & Tammy Clark have cared for a feral cat community over the past ten years.

Photography instructor Kathleen Rogers offers advice to Shannon Brown (left) and Samantha Moody. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Caledon Kids Get Creative

Sep 15, 2009

For more than 40 summers CACY has been introducing local kids to their artistic sides. The CACY Fine Arts Show, granddaddy of the local fall art shows, helps make it all possible.

Big Weather

Jun 18, 2009

Hold on to your hats! The weather, she-is-a-changing. Global warming is exacerbating Canada’s gloriously variable weather, adding a growing current of concern to our favourite topic of conversation. It’s been more than two decades since the “big tornado” hit these hills in 1985, but in recent years the incidence of smaller tornadoes, high winds and violent storms has escalated.

Plant Paradise: A Little Piece of Paradise

Mar 21, 2009

Two self-taught Caledon gardeners have created a kind of boutique garden centre, where the emphasis is on natural, organic, drought-hardy – and gorgeous.

African Connections

Nov 18, 2008

Those who have reached out to Africa tell a powerful story of hope amid despair.

Michele’s mother’s nutcracker collection. The tall Santa nutcracker is an interloper from Michele’s collection. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Christmas collections and recollections

Nov 18, 2008

It is difficult to know when enough is enough with a collection. But when it has taken over every available shelf, countertop and dresser, it could be time to re-evaluate.

Naomi Dyon ~ Feathered hat

Art by the country mile

Sep 15, 2008

The Hills of Erin Studio Tour has grown more sophisticated over the past 20 years, but it’s still the perfect excuse for a casual drive in the fall countryside.

In The Hills is an independent, locally owned print and online magazine that has earned its reputation as the best-read, best-loved magazine in Headwaters.

The magazine is delivered to more than 40,000 homes and farms throughout Caledon, Erin, Dufferin, Orangeville and Creemore – up to double the circulation of any other local publication. And it is available to visitors at local inns, restaurants, specialty retail stores and other tourist locations.