Headliners - July 30, 2015

Signs like this one will soon be marking Emil Kolb Parkway. Joining Kolb for Tuesday;s celebration were Brampton Councillor John Sprovieri, Caledon Councillor Rob Mezzapelli, Peel Regional Chair Frank Dale, Mayor Allan Thompson and Caledon Councillor Nick deBoer.
Photo by Bill Rea

Emil Kolb Parkway to open soon

By Bill Rea It’s been talked about for decades, but the final link in the Bolton bypass is about to open. The entire road itself is not slated to open until Aug. 10, but there was a celebration of its ...

Canada wins show jumping gold in Palgrave

There’s often not a great difference between gold and silver medals. In the case of the team show jumping competition at the Pan American Games, ...

Community Events

THURSDAY, JULY 30 The first concert in the Belfountain Music Festival will be at 8 p.m. at Melville White Church on Mississauga Road. It will ...

Canada misses out in medals for individual show jumping

There were a lot of hopes riding on Canada heading into Saturday’s individual show jumping event in the Pan American Games, but disappointment when the ...

Claims filed against Mayor Thompson and Councillor McClure

By Bill Rea It looks like some elected officials in Caledon are going to be brought into court on conflict of interest allegations. The Toronto ...

Second annual Light Up the Runway next week

Brampton Flight Centre (BFC) and Bethell Hospice Foundation will be hosting the second annual Light Up the Runway Walk to raise awareness and funds. It ...

Tales from the Road coming to Alton Mill

The Alton Mill Arts Centre will see a busload of storytellers, each armed with tales from their various journeys, come together for Culture Café’s Stories ...

Sports

Brewers split weekend with NDBL’s top team

By Jake Courtepatte The Bolton Brewers may be starting to hit their stride in the AAA Greater Toronto Baseball League, but it may be too ...

Dodgers entering playoffs on a high note

By Jake Courtepatte An up-and-down season has come to a successful end for the Bolton Dodgers, as they prepare for their first-ever post-season run. They ...

George’s seems unstoppable in IBHL round robins

George’s Arena Sports are continuing their winning ways in the post-season of the Inglewood Ball Hockey League (IBHL). They were on top of the scores ...

Brewers score big over Martingrove

By Jake Courtepatte A big fourth inning was all the Bolton Brewers needed to earn their second win in a row in the Greater Toronto ...

Played in Caledon Cougars’ organization — Local hoopster to represent Ontario at U17 National Championships

The old adage that the road to success is paved with unexpected twists, turns and occasional heartaches has proven true for local basketball star Mikaela ...

Dodgers preparing for first playoff appearance

By Jake Courtepatte For the first time in their four-year history, the senior Bolton Dodgers have booked their ticket to the North Dufferin Baseball League ...

Two nights to open the round robin in IBHL playoffs

After two evenings of round-robin, post-season play in the Inglewood Ball Hockey League (IBHL), George’s Arena Sports have picked up right where they left off ...

Canadian Dressage Team claims silver at Pan Am Games

Following a hard fought battle with the United States, the Canadian Dressage Team claimed the silver medal Sunday at the Pan American Games. Dressage competition ...

Canada’s Chris von Martels claims individual bronze medal

Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, Ontario, claimed the individual bronze medal in dressage freestyle competition held Tuesday at the OLG Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park ...

Brewers rally in seventh inning to best Hawks

By Jake Courtepatte Two-thirds of the way through the Greater Toronto Baseball League regular season, the Bolton Brewers showed some signs of promise last week ...

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African Children’s Choir coming next month

Faith Community Wesleyan Church on Highway 10 south of Orangeville will be the scene next month of a concert by the African Children’s Choir. The ...

Celebrating 65 years of Canada’s premier fiddle championship

The 65th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship will take place Aug. 5 to 9 in Shelburne. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Shelburne, the ...

LOTS TO SEE AND LEARN AT DELPHINIUM FESTIVAL

Members of the world famous Wallendas were performing on the high wire last week as the Shrine Circus Spectac! 2015 stopped in Caledon at the Brampton Fairgrounds. Romulus Cortes let the way, followed by Rick Wallenda, as they supported Sharlie Wallenda on this pyramid. All three got across safely.
Photos by Bill Rea

‘Traditional circus’ stops in Caledon

By Bill Rea The circus came to town last week, to the delight of many. The Brampton Fairgrounds in Caledon was one of the stops ...

Rosie MacLennan leads sweep in trampoline

By Jake Courtepatte Early last week, Rosie MacLennan wasn’t sure if she would be competing in the Pan Am Games. The 26-year-old from King City ...

Kathryn Robinson, Jessica Phoenix, Colleen Loach and Waylon Roberts won the team bronze for Canada in eventing.
Photo by Bill Rea

Canada takes individual silver and team bronze in eventing

Canadians were able to pick up some more equestrian medals Sunday at the Pan Am Games at the OLG Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, but ...

Marguerite and Gary Munro

Gary and Marguerite Munro mark 50 years

By Bill Rea It was a time to celebrate 50 years of marriage Sunday. Local couple Gary and Marguerite Munro were joined by family and ...

Meet Search and Rescue crew and tour the Griffon

Check out the Brampton Flying Club this Saturday (July 25) for a presentation on Search and Rescue in Canada. RCAF 424 Squadron, based in Trenton ...

Yoga in the Park at Terra Cotta

There will be a Yoga in the Park session this coming Sunday (July 26) at Terra Cotta Conservation Area. It will run from 11 a.m. ...

Osler celebrates the official implementation of Canadian Blood Services Cord Blood Bank

Canadian Blood Services recognized William Osler Health System recently week for its work in serving as a cord blood collection site during a celebration of ...

Strike Poll

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