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J.W. Kearns’ grandfather Walker Kearns (left) and great uncle Will Kearns at J. Kearns & Son general store at 189 Broadway in Orangeville, c.1919. Courtesy J.W. Kearns.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Autumn 2019

Sep 16, 2019 | Our Readers | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the Autumn 2019 edition of In The Hills magazine.

The Big Sleepover

Sep 16, 2019 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

Having a friend over, the excitement and anxiety of sharing your space, was such a thrill.

The Queen’s race horse hobby has reportedly netted her about $9.4 million. Wenn Rights Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo.

The Side Hustle

Sep 16, 2019 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

After retirement, your passion can be a new career.

Bill Hayes, whom the kids call “Mr. Bill,” at Alton Public School with students Faith (rear), Ruby (left) and Brooke. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Bill Hayes

Sep 16, 2019 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Bill Hayes spent his early childhood on a farm property that is now the Caledon Riding and Hunt Club on the Third Line (now Creditview Road).

The grand Victorian exterior of Sandy and Peter Reeves’ Hillsburgh farmhouse has changed little since it was built in 1876. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

At Home with Pond Side Pilates

Sep 16, 2019 | Tralee Pearce | At Home in the Hills

How a lush Hillsburgh property warms the souls of its English expat owners – and neighbours looking to get fit.

Keeping the General Store Alive in Headwaters

Jun 20, 2019 | Kira Wronska Dorward

Local shop owners lean on lattes and eggs Benedict, artisanal gifts and festive community events – even Airbnb suites – as they serve their communities.

Headwaters Health Care Centre CEO Stacey Daub has been working on patient service transitions for a decade: “Imagine if you could eliminate those transitions, if it truly was all within one system.” Photo by Pete Paterson.

Headwaters Health Care Centre Faces the Future

Jun 20, 2019 | Elaine Anselmi

In the face of the province’s restructuring of health care, our Headwaters hospital is poised to emerge as the kind of community hub Ontario needs.

Opinion

Let Them Drink Beer

Jun 20, 2019 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

Do real adults prefer beer over health care?

Moving On

Jun 20, 2019 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

How did I find myself here, again in the middle of boxes?

Anne Livingston was the first woman to receive the Brampton-Caledon Farmer of the Year Award. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Anne Livingston

Jun 20, 2019 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

When the family started Broadway Farm’s Market in 2002, Anne kept the books and did the baking for the shop.

Home is Where the Art is

Jun 20, 2019 | Tralee Pearce | At Home in the Hills

When entrepreneurs and artists Jocelyn Burke and James Webster renovated Jocelyn’s childhood home in Horning’s Mills, they laid the perfect groundwork for a well-curated life.

Eduardo Lafforgue enjoys a java at The Common Good Café and General Store in Belfountain. He cites the store and the heritage building it occupies as the kind of business that could effectively target the tourist trade even as it maintains its cozy rural character. Photo by Pete Paterson.

The Next Chapter at Headwaters Tourism

Mar 19, 2019 | Liz Beatty

Industry veteran Eduardo Lafforgue steps into the executive director role at Headwaters Tourism armed with a bold vision for the future.

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