Headliners - Aug. 25, 2016

Various concerts at Belfountain Music Festival
Last week saw a wide variety of concerts as part of the annual Belfountain Music Festival, presented by the Belfountain Heritage Society. Friday evening’s feature was a performance by the Glenellen String Quartet, which was joined by Tova Rosenberg (second from right). The Quartet, consists of Julia McFarlane and Amanda Lee on violins, Pamela Bettger on viola and Monica Fedrigo on cello.

Various concerts at Belfountain Music Festival

Fall maintenance going on at CCRW

For the first half of September, maintenance projects will temporarily impact facility use at the Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness in Bolton. The aquatics ...

Young Rider Orientation Day reinforces school bus safety for new students and their families

​A free Young Rider Orientation Day Aug. 27 will help new students feel more comfortable taking the school bus. This year, approximately 62,000 Peel District ...

Council wants briefing on Badlands accessibility

By Bill Rea Caledon’s Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) has serval items of input to offer regarding the Cheltenham Badlands, but Caledon councillors are not yet ...

Dufferin-Peel offers iFun Orientation Program for newcomer secondary students

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will hold an iFun Orientation Program today (Thursday) at six secondary schools in Mississauga and Brampton. The one-day school-based ...

Car and driver’s licence fees up next week

By Bill Rea Drivers and vehicle owners who have a birthday coming up can look forward to a present from the Provincial government, and it’s ...

PERFORMING FRIDAY AT CROSSCURRENTS

Thompson elected to AMO board of directors

At the annual conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), which took place last week in Toronto, Mayor Allan Thompson was re-elected to ...

Sports

Senior Brewers holding on against Reds in GTBL playoffs

By Jake Courtepatte The Bolton Brewers are looking to book a spot in the Greater Toronto Baseball League final weekend after tying the Thornhill Reds ...

Canadian show jumping team takes fourth, following jump-off for bronze

The Canadian Show Jumping Team finished fourth last week at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, following a jump-off for the bronze ...

Schomberg’s Lamaze returns to Olympic podium

By Jake Courtepatte After eight years, and with a different stallion, Eric Lamaze has recaptured the connection he shared with Hickstead in earning Olympic bronze with ...

Caledon Hills Racing — Off the line and on the podium

Caledon Hills Racing (CHR) is off to a brilliant start in their first season representing the local Headwaters region at Ontario Cup races, recreational events ...

Bethell Hospice hike continues in Bolton

By Jake Courtepatte The sun was shining in Bolton for part two of the annual Hike for Bethell Hospice recently, one week after hundreds gathered ...

King’s MacLennan bounces to second Olympic gold

By Jake Courtepatte Rosie MacLennan flipped, twisted, and jumped her way to a defence of her Olympic gold last Friday, something no person has ever ...

Brewers pick up second win in three games

By Jake Courtepatte The Bolton Brewers are making a late push to ensure they earn a spot in the Greater Toronto Baseball League playoffs. A ...

Senior Dodgers swept by Knights in first round of playoffs

By Jake Courtepatte The 2016 post-season came and went in a flash for the AA Bolton Dodgers. After sneaking into the playoffs in the eighth ...

Mathews plans record-breaking Moraine trek

By Mark Pavilons Completing a marathon is a lofty goal, and one that’s on many people’s bucket list. But a marathon a day, for an ...

Rugby sevens bronze medal winner a Caledon talent

By Jake Courtepatte A historic bronze medal win for the Canadian women’s rugby sevens team in Rio Monday was made all that much sweeter with ...

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Trailway section closed this week

A portion of the Caledon Trailway between Kennedy and St. Andrews Roads is closed this week for resurfacing. The work started Monday, and it’s anticipated ...

There was plenty of fun and variety

No WNV-positive mosquito pools found in Caledon

Peel Public health reports there were 11 mosquito pools that tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) the week ending Aug. 13, but none of ...

BACK TO SCHOOL BBQ
School is soon to resume, and members of North Peel Community Church in Sandhill marked the occasion Saturday by hosting a Back to School Barbecue. Sheldon Jones and Stephanie Gordon were busy with the cooking chores.
Photo by Bill Rea

BACK TO SCHOOL BBQ

Real women and real harmony adds up to real fun

Women who are ready to add a healthy new dimension to their lives might want to try singing. The Orangeville Chorus, Sweet Adelines International is ...

New sessions in Albion Hills Farming Club

The Kids Farming Club at Albion Hills Community Farm will be running a new set of sessions Saturday mornings from Sept. 10 to Oct. 29. ...

Vacation Bible School at Caven

Wildlife charity golf tournament

Procyon Wildlife will be holding their 2nd annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Nottawasauga Inn and Resort in Alliston. Registration fee ...

BOLTON RESIDENT WINS IN LOTTO MAX

EARLY-BIRD WINNER IN HOSPICE DRAW

Strike Poll

Do you think Sunday’s broadcast of the Academy Awards presentation was worth watching?