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Valerie (left) and Shannon McGrady. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Inspired by Matthew: Valerie and Shannon McGrady

Nov 29, 2021 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

The mother-daughter duo advocated for Orangeville’s new Bravery Park – which honours all military personnel, including their late son and brother.

Jim Waddington. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Stand Tall: Jim Waddington

Nov 29, 2021 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Meet one of the driving forces behind Orangeville’s annual Celebrate Your Awesome event, a salute to pride and diversity in Dufferin County.

Phone Friends: TeleCheck Volunteers. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Phone Friends: TeleCheck Volunteers

Nov 29, 2021 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

We salute three longtime volunteers with TeleCheck, a free telephone check-in service for people older than 55 who are living in their own homes.

Gifts From The Heart

Nov 29, 2021 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

Amid the despair and struggle, there have been encouraging signs of the resilience of the human spirit.

Winter In The Hills 2021 Cover

Winter Contributors

Nov 29, 2021 | In The Hills | Contributors

Introducing three of the creative people – Tracey Fockler, Scott Bruyea and Tony Reynolds – behind the winter issue.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Winter 2021

Nov 29, 2021 | Our Readers | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the Winter 2021 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Elizabeth pours orange, blue and purple dye over a layer of snow covering a silk scarf. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Elizabeth Bryan

Nov 29, 2021 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

This Orangeville weaver expanded her repertoire by making an outdoor sport of dyeing silk scarves in the snow.

Local Buys: Winter 2021

Nov 29, 2021 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Cozy knits, chic home upgrades and handcrafted kid presents.

Call Me!

Nov 29, 2021 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

So many old phone numbers came rushing back to me when I was doing some cleaning recently and found a tiny leather address book.

Jack and Margaret Fleetwood moved to a retirement residence when Margaret’s health concerns curbed her independence. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Is Now the Right Time for Congregate Living?

Nov 29, 2021 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Driven by the huge baby boomer demographic, which is wealthier than any age cohort before them, the retirement community industry continues to innovate.

No Strings Attached

Nov 29, 2021 | Tony Reynolds | Arts

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

Carmel Hili has devoted his life to advocating for the homeless. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Carmel Hili

Nov 29, 2021 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Carmel is currently involved in helping to sponsor and settle families from Iraq, Syria and Pakistan.

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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.