Headliners - August 20, 2015

There was lots to see and do Friday night as Midnight Madness returned to Bolton for another year. There was a big crowd out for the annual evening festival, put on by the Bolton Business Improvement Area (BIA). The attractions included demonstrations by members of Bolton Taekwondo.

Midnight Madness hits Bolton for another year

Jones echoes concerns ORPP won’t help

By Bill Rea The move is on to make the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) a reality, but Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones is wondering who ...

Peel-Dufferin Plowing Match Sept. 3

The Peel-Dufferin Plowmen’s Association is busy preparing for its 90th annual Plowing Match. The match will be Sept. 3, hosted by the Metcalfe Family, at ...

Town looking at uses for Belfountain Hall

By Bill Rea There are a number of possibilities for Belfountain Community Hall, and the Town is working on them. Town council has approved spending ...

COMPETING AT THE EX

Thompson and McClure are under attack again

By Bill Rea The Toronto Star has lashed out at Mayor Allan Thompson and Councillor Gord McClure over conflict of interest allegations, and both still ...

Caledon Chamber joins call for transparency on Hydro One sale

By Bill Rea There are hopes there will be answers coming regarding the Province’s plan to sell off a portion of Hydro One. The Caledon ...

Tax benefits for small business owners to be discussed at SBEC

Could your small business benefit from accounting and tax deduction information? Caledon Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) at Caledon Community Services will be hosting a ...

Sweet Adelines calling all female singers

Do you like to sing? Those who have often wondered about the possibility of singing with others have the opportunity. The four Wednesdays after Labour ...

Community Events

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 “Has your life been affected by someone else’s drinking? Al-Anon Family Group is for you.” The Bolton group meets Thursdays at 8:30 ...

Sports

Hawks drop Brewers from playoffs

By Jake Courtepatte A blowout loss to the Newmarket Hawks in the final game of the Greater Toronto Baseball League regular season foreshadowed the Bolton ...

Bolton tennis player wins silver at Canadian senior championships

Some fabulous court play led a Bolton Tennis Club member to the silver medal at the Senior National Tennis Championships in Montreal last week. Gisela ...

Eric Lamaze mourns loss of mentor, Eddie Creed

Edmond “Eddie” Creed, mentor to 2008 Canadian Olympic Show Jumping Champion Eric Lamaze, died last Wednesday at the age of 94. Lamaze credited Mr. Creed ...

Bolton Brewers set to close out inaugural GTBL season

By Jake Courtepatte Bolton’s AAA baseball representatives may not have had the official inaugural season they were hoping for in the Greater Toronto Baseball League, ...

Dodgers ousted in first round of NDBL playoffs

By Jake Courtepatte Although the Bolton Dodgers earned their first taste of post-season action this North Dufferin Baseball League season, it was an early and ...

George’s takes championship title of IBHL

The Last week of IBHL action has finals set with Caledon Hills Cycling vs. George’s Arena Sports, with George’s claiming the 2015 title. August 4 ...

Canoe the Credit boosts youth corps

Credit Valley Conservation Foundation (CVCF) hosted its eighth annual Canoe the Credit event at the Mississauga Canoe Club in Port Credit recently. This year’s Corporate ...

Overhauled coaching staff ready for Golden Hawks season

By Jake Courtepatte With pre-season play set to kick off next month, the junior C Caledon Golden Hawks will be hitting the ice with a ...

Top Canadian — Andrew York finishes seventh at Pan Am Games

It’s been a busy year for Caledon’s Andrew Yorke. Twelve months ago, the former Humberview Secondary School student was the top Canadian, in fourth place ...

IBHL finals are tonight

George’s Arena Spots are looking really great heading into the final evening of post-season action in the Inglewood Ball Hockey League. The season is scheduled ...

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Town launches new online business directory

The Town of Caledon is excited about the newly updated online business directory, powered by YLM. The online business directory provides visitors, residents and businesses ...

West Nile Virus activity remains light in Peel

Mosquito surveillance continues in Peel Region, although there’s been very little West Nile Virus (WNV) activity reported. Peel Public Health released the latest WNV update last ...

Tilson opens election campaign office in Bolton

By Bill Rea The federal election is almost two months away, and Dufferin-Caledon’s Conservative incumbent David Tilson said things are warming up. He made the ...

Liberals commit major funding for veterans

After a decade of Stephen Harper’s neglect, Liberals promise they will make major new investments to give veterans the future they are owed if they ...

Grade 9 students prepare for their coming transition to high school

This week, many of Dufferin-Peel’s 7,300 Grade 9 students are preparing for their transition to high school by participating in the board’s Get Ready! for ...

Dufferin-Peel offers iFun Orientation Program for newcomer secondary school students

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will hold an iFun Orientation Program Sept. 2 at six secondary schools in Brampton and Mississauga. The one-day school-based ...

Peel social worker wins ETFO Social Activism Award

Kathryn Cummings, founder of The Elizabeth Fry Society’s Empowering Again Exploitation Program, has received the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) 2015 Social Activism Award. ...

DOGS GET BATHS IN FUNDRAISER

Lots to see and do at BizBaz

Claude Church hosts ReframeCourse.com

Claude Church is ideally located at the gateway to the Caledon hills and the Headwaters region. It is home to people who live, work and ...

Strike Poll

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