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Letters – Our Readers Write: Spring 2024

Mar 16, 2024 | Our Readers | Letters, Our Readers Write

Want to share your thoughts or insights about our stories? Drop us a line – we love to hear from our readers!

Field Notes for Spring 2024

Mar 16, 2024 | Johanna Bernhardt | Field Notes

Celebrate Caledon, volunteer on a farm and watch the life aquatic.

The Money Pit

Mar 16, 2024 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

Maintaning a home – especially a country home – is no easy feat for owners or their wallets.

Let The Good Times Roll

Mar 16, 2024 | Tony Reynolds | Arts

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.

Kids Summer Camps 2024

Mar 16, 2024 | Emily Dickson

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

An Affinity for Analog

Mar 16, 2024 | Janice Quirt

Steeped in digital culture, generation Z and millennials are hungry for vinyl records, processed film, paper journals and real books as the ultimate antidote to a screen-based world.

Teaching by Design

Mar 16, 2024 | Janice Quirt | A Day in the Life

Secondary school teacher Andrea Phillips brings design to life in an Orangeville classroom with 3D printers, design software and a passion for the built environment.

The Long Goodbye

Mar 16, 2024 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

As elderly parents enter the final season of their life, adult children face the challenges of caring for them, and preparing to say goodbye.

Riding the Medical Merry-Go-Round

Mar 16, 2024 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

In addition to rest, nutrition and exercise, medical and tune-up appointments are a necessity to keep aging bodies in good (enough) shape.

Meet a Community Elder: John Ferguson

Mar 16, 2024 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

John Ferguson first climbed the CN Tower’s 1,776 steps in 2018 when he was 85, and has repeated the challenge five times since.

March Break Camps 2024

Feb 13, 2024 | In The Hills

Get ready for outdoor fun, arts and crafts, sports and more with these March Break Camps and activities.

The Case for Kindness

Nov 27, 2023 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

After reflecting on 30 years of producing In The Hills, editor Signe Ball believes that what holds our community together is the willingness of people to care for other people.