Headliners - April 17, 2014

TASTE OF AFRICA AT FUNDRAISER
King College School held their annual Taste of Africa fundraiser Saturday night at Caledon Woods Golf Club in support of its sister school in Kumba, Cameroon. The highlight of the evening was this performance by the African Dance Ensemble, with Selina Twum and Nina Soyfer performing, accompanied by Berth Smith, Abraham Abbey, Leonard Williams, Debbie Douglas and Dr. Isaac Akrong.
Photo by Bill Rea

TASTE OF AFRICA AT FUNDRAISER

Regional council updated on measles issue

By Bill Rea The recent cases of measles reported in Ontario, including Peel Region, is a cause for concern, but not alarm. That was the ...

Caledon Dufferin Victim Services recruiting

Caledon OPP is helping Caledon Dufferin Victim Services recruit volunteers. Volunteering with the agency offers a rewarding opportunity and one that some say is life changing. ...

Bill Whitbread remembered

By Bill Rea The Bolton area lost an institution Sunday. Bill Whitbread, the long-time editorial fixture with the Caledon Enterprise (formerly Bolton Enterprise), died unexpectedly ...

Second annual Gather Easter eggs in SouthFields Village

Caledon’s SouthFields Village is hosting its second annual SouthFields Village Egg Hunt this coming Saturday (April 19). It will run from 9 to 11 a.m. ...

Peel will be on holiday hours this weekend

Peel Region offices and non-emergency services will be closed for Good Friday (April 18). Some Regional offices will remain closed for Easter Monday (April 21). ...

Woman shares story of assault at Lifetree Café

How to pick up the pieces and go on with life after a crisis will be explored at the next session of Lifetree Café this ...

Airs tonight — Grounds Guys featured on W Network program

By Tabitha Wells It’s undeniable that a lot of great things have been coming out of Caledon and Dufferin. From renowned cuisine that brings people ...

Make memories with the Easter Bunny at Downey’s Farm

Make Easter 2014 a family adventure with a trip to Downey’s Farm Market, south of King Street, for Easterfest. Downey’s is thrilled to join the ...

Stay away from waterways as spring approaches

Following one of the coldest winters in recent memory, conservation authorities remind residents of the dangers near streams, rivers, ponds and lakes as spring gets ...

Community Events

THURSDAY, APRIL 17 Adjustments After Birth Postpartum Support Group meets at Caledon Parent-Child Centre, 150 Queen. St. South, Bolton from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. This ...

More News

With Easter fast approaching, the folks at Downey’s Farm Market are hosting their annual Easter Festival. It started last weekend was will continue over this coming weekend. The fun activities include the tricks of Steve Baker of Baker Magic Shows. He was accompanied by his rabbit Cinnamon, and Shilpa Patro of Toronto held her daughter Saahvee, 2, to make friends with Cinnamon.
Photos by Bill Rea

It’s Easter time at Downey’s

Region eyeing area of existing well for more supply

By Bill Rea Peel Region staff have concluded a new well will be needed to meet anticipated demand in the Caledon East area. And it ...

Hear about social media tools for business

Join Caledon Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) at Caledon Community Services (CCS) in Bolton April 24, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., for a special presentation from ...

Board considering its options after court ruling on religious instruction

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board is considering its options after a recent ruling by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The court, in a ...

Jim Flaherty recognized in Caledon

By Bill Rea Flags at Town of Caledon facilities were lowered to half-staff last week in honour of Jim Flaherty. Mr. Flaherty, Canada’s former finance ...

GARAGE SALE IN CALEDON EAST
In keeping with the season, there were plenty of bunnies in evidence Saturday’s garage sale, held by the local chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star at the Masonic Hall in Caledon East. Worthy Matron Mary Ann Lylloff (second from left) was assisted in holding the bunnies by Lynne Egan, Winnie Robb and Jim Findlay.
Photo by Bill Rea

GARAGE SALE IN CALEDON EAST

Breakaway actor and screenwriter Vinay Virmani visits Humberview

By Michael Esedafe, Grade 10 student Students of Humberview Secondary School experienced an amazing opportunity to watch the Canadian film, Breakaway and meet the lead ...

Peel Region’s spring street cleaning is set to start next week

Peel Region will begin the annual spring street cleaning the week of April 21 and finish around the end of June. Street cleaning removes the ...

Concert series presents Elizabeth Schumann

Caledon Chamber Concerts will present the final concert in the 2013-14 season next Saturday (April 26) at 8 p.m. The concert will feature pianist Elizabeth ...

Humberview’s Writing Centre will soon open for students

After almost a year of planning, the Writing Centre at Humberview Secondary School will officially open May 1 with a keynote address by noted Canadian ...

Sports

Caledon athletes in pre-season gridiron training — Football getting ready to move outdoors for spring session

By Brian Lockhart They’re tough, they’re fast, and they take a thumping and do it all over again on the next play. With the start ...

Subway Athletes of the Week — April 17, 2014

Routliffe represents the Dorado Stars Swim Club in the U.S.

Tess Routliffe has been swimming full throttle since the swim season began in September. The Dorado Stars swimmer qualified for Provincials in February and got ...

Price retires from rowing — Two-time Olympic medallist coxswain settles in Orangeville

By Brian Lockhart Two-time Olympic medallist Brian Price has officially announced his retirement from rowing and is settling down in Orangeville. Price competed with the ...

Provincial Junior C cup going to final series

By Brian Lockhart It has been a long road, and the two Ontario Junior C hockey teams still remaining will now play for the top ...

TNT football getting ready for season

The TNT Express football players are starting to get in shape for the 2014 season. As the Winter Skills Camp wound down, the rest of ...

Dorado Stars inspired by past and present athletes

The Dorado Stars swimmers had a unique opportunity recently to be inspired by a former Dorado swimmer and 2008 Olympian, Keith Beavers. Beavers spoke to ...

Bandits Junior C team hosting 2014 try-outs

By Brian Lockhart Junior C lacrosse will be getting under way next month with the Caledon Bandits currently working on putting together their roster for ...

Subway Athletes of the Week — April 10, 2014

ATOM CHAMPS CROWNED

911 News

Beware of the dangers of flooding as the snow melts

By Inspector Tim Melanson Detachment commander Caledon OPP Environment Canada is forecasting warmer weather and showers over the next couple of days and weeks. Due ...

Stunt driving charge laid

A 31-year-old woman from Glencairn is facing charges after Caledon OPP nabbed a speeder on Horseshoe Hill Road March 29. Police report an officer was conducting ...

FARMERS HEAR ABOUT RULES OF ROAD

Police asked all to be extra careful over March break week

OPP Central Region is reminding the public that the annual school March break is here. Chief Superintendent John Tod, regional commander of the OPP Central ...

Increased penalties for handheld devices

From the Desk of Inspector Tim Melanson, Caledon OPP No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a highway while holding or using a hand-held ...

SUV stolen in Alton

Caledon OPP are looking for whoever is responsible for the theft of a 2003 silver Mazda Tribute from a driveway on John Street in Alton. ...

Caledon OPP has new operation manager

Caledon OPP Staff Sergeant Michael Garant has some new responsibilities. Inspector Tim Melanson, detachment commander, has announced Garant has been promoted to the post of Operations ...

GARAGE FIRE

NO INJURIES IN MONDAY HOUSE FIRE

Police concerned about drivers who don’t adjust to conditions

Irresponsible motorists who put everyone at risk by failing to adjust their driving behaviour to account for sudden extreme weather conditions were once again responsible ...

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