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Tony Reynolds

Tony Reynolds is a freelance writer who lives happily above Broadway in Orangeville.

A Permit Primer

Jun 14, 2024

So, you want to build an addition on your country property? Be prepared to become an expert in zoning and building permits – as well as the needs of your local conservation authority.

Let The Good Times Roll

Mar 16, 2024

As organizers, musicians and fans gear up for the 20th Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival in June, they reflect on the profound power of filling a small town with big sounds.

Portrait of the Art Therapist

Nov 27, 2023

Rapinder Kaur built a therapy practice around encouraging children, and adults, to listen to the wisdom of their inner artists.

Pat and Gary Vipond – A Lifetime of ‘Doing’

Nov 22, 2023

For these two active 87-year-olds, giving back to the community has been a lifetime commitment.

The War Heroes of Headwaters We Must Not Forget

Sep 8, 2023

A new exhibition at the Museum of Dufferin honours the history of service by veterans from Orangeville, Mono, Mulmur and more.

Caledon’s Biggest Thrift Store Thrives Thanks to This Secondhand Superhero

Sep 8, 2023

For Catherine Adair, Evolve Caledon’s tagline – Shift to Thrift – is a mission.

Seeing The Forest And The Trees

Jun 16, 2023

Field botanist Lisa Riederer painstakingly inventories trees, shrubs and groundcover plants for Credit Valley Conservation.

Healing Powers

Mar 20, 2023

“How could I not help those animals that don’t have a voice?”

Bring It On!

Nov 20, 2022

When the winter wind blows and the flakes fly, snowplow operator Bruce Crawford is ready to go to work.

No Strings Attached

Nov 29, 2021

Jane Ohland Cameron’s colourful Muppet-like puppets set loose the creative imagination of kids and adults with developmental disabilities.

A Community Steps Up: Orangeville Food Bank

Nov 24, 2020

When the pandemic caused a spike in need, executive director Heather Hayes and a small army of staff and volunteers worked overtime.

Keeping Food on our Tables: Grocery Workers

Nov 24, 2020

We salute the newly minted essential workers at Foodland in Caledon East and across our region for working overtime in the aisles for us.

Preserving Tradition

Sep 18, 2020

Our forebears knew how to put sunshine in a jar. You can too.

Pepper Jelly

Sep 18, 2020

This sweet and spicy pepper jelly is a perfect accompaniment to a cheese and charcuterie platter.

Moved by Music: Mary Balinov

Nov 22, 2019

This business owner helps people with disabilities express themselves through music at Tisho’s Music Academy in Bolton.

Art with Heart: Andrew and Juli-Anne James

Nov 22, 2019

The founders of Streams Community Hub in Shelburne believe every child deserves a chance to tap into their creative side.

Songs of a Lifetime: Leisa Way

Nov 20, 2018

In her new production, Across the Pond, singer Leisa Way steps up to the microphone to sing classics from The Beatles, Sting and Petula Clark.

Maple Syrup Traditions in Headwaters

Mar 26, 2018

Sugaring off is a time-honoured ritual in the hills.