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The Year in Books: 2020

Nov 24, 2020 | Tracey Fockler

Our annual review of new books by local authors and illustrators.

Candice and Rob MacPhee on their porch with sons Carter (left) and Finley. Photo by Nicole Lem.

The Front Steps Project Captures a Covid Moment

Nov 24, 2020 | Johanna Bernhardt

Nicole Lem began taking photos locally and was thrilled with the response from residents.

The Year in Music: 2020

Nov 24, 2020 | Scott Bruyea

Our annual review of new recordings by local musicians.

Sara May’s Homecoming

Nov 24, 2020 | Sara May

When the musician came back to Orangeville, she was skeptical about the small town she’d grown up in. What she discovered was a creative “dream space.”

Letters – Our Readers Write: Winter 2020

Nov 24, 2020 | Our Readers | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the Winter 2020 edition of In The Hills magazine.

On our cover: Christmas Holidays ~ by Mary Scattergood

Mary Scattergood

Nov 24, 2020 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

Mary’s winter canvases are set in snowy rural hills and dotted with folks skating on ponds, making snow angels and sugaring off.

Field Notes for Winter 2020

Nov 24, 2020 | Janice Quirt | Field Notes

What to hear, do, play this winter.

No Cause for Alarm

Nov 24, 2020 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

Given the choice between a Rolex watch and a 1948 Champion root pulper that weighs 500 pounds and needs sharpening, the burglar is more likely to take the watch.

Alexander McLachlan (1818–96) In 1890, this portrait was presented to McLachlan at a tribute dinner. In 1967, it was reportedly found in rubble behind the furnace at the Orangeville Public Library.

Alexander McLachlan: Our Forgotten Poet

Nov 24, 2020 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

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?

Cristina Repanovici works on a new piece in her Criopia studio in Caledon East. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Cristina Repanovici

Nov 24, 2020 | Johanna Bernhardt | Made in the Hills

How a designer found her groove in Caledon East by offering one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and sculptural clothing creations.

Local Buys: Winter 2020

Nov 24, 2020 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

What we’re shopping for this winter in Headwaters.

Autumn Contributors

Sep 18, 2020 | In The Hills | Contributors

Meet a few of the contributors who make this autumn 2020 issue of In The Hills a treasure – Don Scallen, Roberta Fracassi and Erin Woodley.

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