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Dr. Algie Delivers a Jolt

Mar 23, 2011 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

By the 1880s, poor sanitation had been identified as a major cause of disease and governments were taking action. Here in the hills, newly established health boards had a lot of catching up to do.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Spring 2011

Mar 23, 2011 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles | Spring 2011

In the Rafters at S.S. #15, Pile-up at Fraxa Junction, Foley’s Dozen, A Game of Rummoli, Running For Lunch and an In The Hills Mini Mystery by Ken Weber The…

Was Christmas ever ‘Old-Fashioned’?

Nov 20, 2010 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Christmas was once a simple season of carolling and school concerts, of neighbourly greetings and family visits, of tinkling bells and sleigh rides in gently falling snow, all blessedly free of commercial pressure. Well, maybe.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Winter 2010

Nov 20, 2010 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles | Winter 2010

Indoor/Outdoor Learning at Local Schools; What Day Is It? Measuring from A to M; Brooke’s Scary Ride.

When Local Government Ruled

Sep 13, 2010 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Before there were boards and commissions and tribunals and official plans, and before there were consultants and mission statements and surveys and regulations and codes, the local municipal council handled almost everything. And fast.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Autumn 2010

Sep 13, 2010 | Ken Weber | Autumn 2010 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles

Ken Weber’s regular feature, including Six More Buttons Needed! Chuck’s Bus. Silas Renarm. What Am I? Primrose Reunion. And the Almost Perfect Armoured Car Heist.

Prohibition pits “wet” vs “dry”

Jun 15, 2010 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

In the 1880s, prohibitionists took the fight for liquor control to the voting booths of the nation. In the hills, choosing “wet” or “dry” became such a hot button that neighbours and whole communities were pulled in different directions.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Summer 2010

Jun 15, 2010 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles | Summer 2010

Ken Weber’s regular feature, including Orville’s Albion Octagon, Collector Coins at Rosemont, Adrian’s Leg Count, What am I?, The Case of the Stolen Documents and You’ve Got Ten Seconds!

A Tale of a Jail

Mar 21, 2010 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

When it came into service in 1867, built on land donated by the Village of Brampton, Peel County jail was a grim edifice modelled on England’s notorious Newgate Prison.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Spring 2010

Mar 21, 2010 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles | Spring 2010

The Colbeck Hiddenhorns, The Case of the Kid and the Blue Pickup, On a Hill Near Hillsburgh and Who Was in Charge?

Women's Institute

Women’s Institute: For Home and Country

Nov 15, 2009 | Ken Weber | Heritage

The Women’s Institute has been called the most effective women’s organization ever – with good reason. For over a century, the WI has been welcoming, educating, challenging, improving, supporting and “getting things done.”

The Bolton Kinsmen

Nov 15, 2009 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

In the early spring of 1967, the Stanley Cup playoffs…held the attention of hockey fans everywhere in these hills. Except in Bolton.

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