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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.

Winter Contributors

Nov 27, 2023 | In The Hills | Contributors

Meet three of the key members of the In The Hills team – Jim Stewart, Liz Beatty, and Elaine Li – who contributed to our winter issue.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Winter 2023

Nov 27, 2023 | 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!

Artist in Residence: CJ Shelton

Nov 27, 2023 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

As a student of mysticism and esoteric philosophy, artist CJ Shelton’s works reflect her love of the archetypal realm.

Field Notes for Winter 2023

Nov 27, 2023 | Johanna Bernhardt | Field Notes

Fire & Ice at the Alton Mill, The Nutcracker live on stage, and lots of holiday markets will keep you busy this winter.

We Need to Stay in Touch – But Can Community Newspapers Survive?

Nov 27, 2023 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

Veteran writer Dan Needles laments the loss of printed news while pondering the future of journalism.

Food + Drink Winter 2023

Nov 27, 2023 | Emily Dickson | Food + Drink

Holiday cookies, festive tipples and tasty local gifts make it easy to eat, drink and be merry this season.

Meet the Maker: Stephanie Casino Esguerra

Nov 27, 2023 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Meticulously applied lines of jet-black ink are a defining feature of the fanciful works of this Orangeville artist.

Local Buys: Winter 2023

Nov 27, 2023 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Cozy crochet blankets, handmade ornaments and lusty lumberjacks are just some of the unique items made by our local artisans this gift giving season.

Winter Preparedness for Rural Homes

Nov 27, 2023 | Alison McGill | Country Living 101

How to prep your home, car – and psyche – for winter storm season and its inevitable hydro outages.

Portrait of the Art Therapist

Nov 27, 2023 | Tony Reynolds | A Day in the Life

Rapinder Kaur built a therapy practice around encouraging children, and adults, to listen to the wisdom of their inner artists.

Hiking Island Lake Conservation area

Nov 27, 2023 | Nicola Ross | Take a Hike

Stroll on scenic boardwalks, lush forest trails and dams while spotting lots of local wildlife at Island Lake Conservation Area.