Headliners - October 16, 2014

There was a small but pleased crowd out last week for the official unveiling of this sign on the Caledon Trailway on the west side of Highway 10, marking the location of what used to be known as Sligo Hill. Sligo Hill resident Helen Hamilton and Mayor Marolyn Morrison were on hand fo the unveiling.
Photo by Bill Rea

Sligo Hill remembered with sign

By Bill Rea A lot of people probably don’t know about a place called Sligo Hill in Caledon. It exists, it has a history, and a few minutes on the Caledon Trailway on the west side of Highway 10 should ...

Chamber Concert series begins new season

Caledon Chamber Concerts opens its 2014-2015 season Oct. 25 with a concert by the Western Collective. This ensemble comprises Sharon Wei on viola, Jana Starling ...

Community Events

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17 1st Bolton Scouts are holding an Electronics Drive over the weekend at the Bolton FairGrounds. It will run from 6 to 8 ...

Things not quiet on Canadian Tire front

By Bill Rea The foes of the massive Canadian Tire development in Bolton’s industrial area are still active, and are hoping to have a presence ...

Zombie Apocalypse at ‘Terror’ Cotta

Experience Halloween like never before. Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) dares everyone to come out to the Zombie Apocalypse at “Terror” Cotta Conservation Area’s Haunted Forest. ...

‘Souper’ Empty Bowls fundraiser tackles hunger one ladle at a time

Join in the soup line at the Alton Mill Arts Centre for the fifth annual Empty Bowls event. Food lovers, local artisans, restaurants and caterers ...

Halloween fun at CPCC

Have you been looking for some Halloween fun for the whole family to enjoy? Join Caledon Parent-Child Centre (CPCC) for their annual Halloween Family Fun ...

Pan Am Torch Relay will run through Caledon

The Town of Caledon will be one of more than 130 communities to take part in 41-day journey of the 2015 Pan Am Games Torch ...

More News

FOOD LITERACY COMES DOWN TO THE ‘CRUNCH’
Oct. 1 was Caledon Crunch Day, and Mayor Marolyn Morrison, Karen Hutchinson of Eat Local Caledon and a number of staff members at Town Hall celebrated the occasion by simultaneously biting into locally-grown apples. Hutchinson announced students at 18 Caledon schools were crunching into apples at the same time. She also said the effort was aimed at promoting food literacy and edible education in town.
Photo by Bill Rea

FOOD LITERACY COMES DOWN TO THE ‘CRUNCH’

Caledon Concert Band fall concert

Latin Celebration will be the theme of the fall Concert of the Caledon Concert Band, planned for Nov. 2. The concert, featuring the band and ...

Ann-Marie MacDonald coming to Orangeville

BookLore, in partnership with Theatre Orangeville presents the host of CBC’s Doc Zone, author, actor, playwright and broadcaster Ann-Marie MacDonald, who will read from her ...

50 years of outdoor education to be marked at Albion Hills

Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) celebrates 50 years of outdoor education at Albion Hills Field Centre, at Albion Hills Conservation Area, today (Thursday). The field ...

SUCCESSFUL FOOD DRIVE AT ST. MICHAEL
Members of the world’s issues class at St. Michael Catholic Secondary School in Bolton were showing off the results of their Thanksgiving food drive, which was declared the most successful one in the school’s history. More than 3,200 pounds of food were collected for the Exchange in Bolton.
Photo by Bill Rea

SUCCESSFUL FOOD DRIVE AT ST. MICHAEL

Hurricane Hazel still remembered after 60 years

By Bill Rea Hurricane Hazel devastated southern Ontario 60 years ago this week. Schomberg and the Holland Marsh area were particularly hard hit, not so ...

HAPPY 90TH
BIRTHDAY
Family and friends gathered recently to help Marianne Boettger mark her 90th birthday. She was born in Offenbach, Germany, Oct. 1, 1924. She is well-known in the Bolton area, having taught music to local youngsters for some 25 years.

HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY

BLESSING THE PETS

Caledon ESL participants receive awards

Two individuals, an instructor and a learner, from the  Language Instruction to Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program at Caledon Community Services (CCS) are the recipients ...

Associated Youth Services of Peel marks World Suicide Prevention Day

Associated Youth Services of Peel (AYSP) recently hosted Children and Youth Services Minister Tracy MacCharles to recognize World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide is the second ...

Sports

Golden Hawks comeback attempt thwarted by late game winner

By Jake Courtepatte After a busy schedule the week before, the Junior C Caledon Golden Hawks were left with only one game on the docket ...

DQ Athletes of the Week — October 16, 2014

Bolton Wanderers U16 girls win HEADS Cup

Congratulations to the Bolton Wanderers U16 Girls’ team. They ended their 2014 soccer season by winning the Hillsburgh Erin and District Soccer (HEADS) tournament. Over ...

Alton’s Bob Knuckey tops for his age in ironman

Bob Knuckey, 66, of Alton, captured the world championship in the male 65-69 age group at the 2014 Subaru Ironman 70.3 World Championship triathlon in ...

Caledon soccer season wraps up

The Caledon Soccer Club capped off the 2014 season with its annual Cup Day Tournament and barbecue Sept. 6 in Caledon East. It was a ...

High-scoring games in latest men’s hockey action

It still early days, but no one seems to be running away with the Caledon Senior Hockey League this season. The teams went into Sept. ...

Robert F Hall sports roundup

By Gabi Best To start the week off on a good note, the Bocce team travelled to St. Marcellinas for their annual fun day tournament. ...

Golden Hawks rebound from tough losses for two-game win streak

By Jake Courtepatte It’s often said that the measure of a man is not how he acts in times of success, but how he faces ...

DQ Athletes of the Week — October 9, 2014

Rose Ramsarran getting ready for big Taekwondo meet

By Bill Rea There was plenty of activity around Alloa Public School one recent Friday night. Friends and the community gathered for an event to ...

911 News

Police warn trespassers to stay off train tracks

Trespassing on railway property is both dangerous and against the law. Caledon OPP is pointing out that while railway property may appear to present convenient routes ...

Fire Prevention Week marked in Bolton

Couple facing several charges

Caledon OPP reports a 39-year-old Caledon woman is facing a number of charges stemming from an incident Oct. 3 a food store in Bolton. Police ...

Drinking, driving charge laid

A 37-year-old Caledon man was charged with having more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system Sept. 29 after Caledon OPP officers became ...

Motorcyclist charged with excessive speed

One man has been charged after Caledon OPP spotted two motorcycles going more than 200 km-h Sept. 26. Police report officers were on stationary patrol ...

Caledon man facing several charges

An 18-year-old Caledon resident is facing a lot of charges after a Sept. 16 incident on Airport Road. Caledon OPP reports officers spotted a white ...

Residents urged to mark Fire Prevention Week by testing smoke alarms

Caledon Fire and Emergency Services reminds all residents that working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this ...

Shed broken into

Remote control helicopters, batteries, chargers, transmitters and a Rigid Drill Kit were reported stolen after a shed on Heart Lake Road was broken into Sept. ...

Several charges after spot check

A 29-year-old man from Caledon is facing a number of charges after he came upon a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) spot check Sept. 11. Caledon ...

Traffic collision results in charges

A 27-year-old Brampton man is facing charges after a Sept. 18 traffic accident on Forks of the Credit Road. Caledon OPP reports they were called out ...

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