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Heroes Among Us

Nov 15, 2009 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Once again this year, we profile ten exceptional “local heroes,” citizens whose extraordinary commitment and service make these hills a better place to live for all of us. We also offer our annual review of books and CDs by the writers, illustrators and musicians in our midst.

The School on the Hill: 125th Anniversary of ODSS

Sep 16, 2009 | LeslieGodfrey

As Orangeville District Secondary School celebrates its 125th anniversary, a teacher looks back fondly at the storied past of the region’s first high school.

Open Air Open Minds

Sep 16, 2009 | Liz Beatty | Back Issues

Learning comes naturally for students of Belfountain Public School’s eco-focused curriculum.

Marianne Breadner works with youth on matters of gender identity. With a masters degree in social work, she has been a driving force behind the promotion of diversity in Headwaters. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Dufferin’s Living Library

Sep 15, 2009 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

How You Walk The Line: An advance stroll through Dufferin’s Living Library

Rural Mail

Sep 9, 2009 | Online Editor | Web Extras

Canada Post has insisted many rural mailboxes be moved to new, often awkward locations. Tell us your story.

Shadowland: Mental Illness in Dufferin County

Jun 18, 2009 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

Mental illness is a lonely, often hidden disease – all the more so in Dufferin County where services are fractured and funding is, abysmally, the lowest in the province.

The Day the Avro Arrow Died

Mar 21, 2009 | Jeff Rollings | Heritage

It’s been 50 years since Black Friday, the day the Avro Arrow was cancelled – and economic disaster spread like wildfire through the hills.

Day of Reckoning: Caledon’s Rockfort Quarry

Mar 21, 2009 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues

Like oil, aggregate has become essential to modern life. But how much are we willing to sacrifice to get it? As the decade-long dispute over Caledon’s Rockfort quarry finally heads to the OMB, we’re about to find out.

Local Heroes 2008

Nov 18, 2008 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Local Heroes | Winter 2008

A tribute to the people who enrich our lives in Headwaters.

The Sisters Crandall

Nov 18, 2008 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Local Heroes | Winter 2008

Local Heroes: Sheilagh Crandall, Sarah Crandall Haney and Debbe Crandall.

Nancy Frater

Nov 18, 2008 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Local Heroes | Winter 2008

Local Hero: Nancy Frater, a woman who is clearly at the top of her game, this year Nancy became president of the Canadian Booksellers Association. “

Don MacIver

Nov 18, 2008 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Don MacIver is a living example of the adage “think globally, act locally.” By day, he’s a world-travelling Environment Canada scientist, expert in climatology, meteorology and biodiversity.

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