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Concerned Residents Coalition to Receive $15,000 from Town of Halton Hills

On Oct. 18, 2016, the Council of the Town of Halton Hills unanimously approved a donation of $15,000 to the Concerned Residents Coalition (CRC) in support of its case against James Dick Construction Ltd’s (JDCL) proposed Hidden Quarry. In making the motion, Mayor Rick Bonnette stated: “The CRC have done an awesome job in fundraising
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Georgetown’s 17th Annual Rock ‘n Roll Classics Car Show

By Chris Miller This wonderful event was held on Friday Aug. 26 in downtown Georgetown in glorious summer weather. There were some 250 classic cars filling the downtown streets. The Larry Melton Band entertained and created a fun atmosphere with playing old classic songs in tune with the event! It looked like there were thousands
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29 Classics Against Cancer

Written & photographed by Chris Miller. The 29th annual Classics Against Cancer event was held on June 19, 2016 in Georgetown’s Cedervale Park. It was a very warm, sunny day, however the heat did not deter the thousands of people who came from Halton Hills as well as out of town to view the hundreds
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Tasting in Halton Hills

All photos by Mike Davis. Organized by the Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Saputo, the annual Taste of the Hills, held Feb. 2 at The Club at North Halton, was very well attended, very crowded with people enjoying hot food, wine, beer and desserts. Around 200 Chamber members, local politicians including the
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Thriving Farm Business For Sale

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Holiday House Tour of Georgetown

The United Way of Halton Hills held its annual Holiday House Tour on Nov. 22. Tickets were $30 each, and let you take a self-guided tour of six Georgetown houses that had been decorated inside and out, for Christmas. In addition, the ticket price included a light lunch at Knox Presbyterian Church, where vendors offered
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Spring 2014: Our Annual Gardens Special

We’re very proud of our Spring 2014 issue. This is our largest ever, and at 64 pages, it has been my goal to grow to this size. Readers and our viewers now really have something to get their teeth into! Here is a peek at the four main feature articles in it. Half are dedicated
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Exterior Christmas Decorating Ideas from United Way of Halton Hills’ Tour

Looking for ideas to dress up the exterior of your home? Study the photos below. These six houses were part of this year’s United Way of Halton Hills’ Holiday House Tour. Photos by Mike Davis. What do you like about these houses? Do you have a favourite?  

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Niagara Escarpment Mural Artist Robert Johannsen

I just learned about the artist responsible for a huge mural depicting the Niagara Escarpment that has been on an exterior wall in downtown Georgetown for years. Robert Johannsen recently contacted me about an exhibition he’s having this month, and I took the opportunity to find out about this iconic mural. I asked Johannsen how
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Classics Against Cancer 26th Annual Car Show

Here’s a guest post written by Chris Miller, about a terrific event held in Georgetown: Way back in 1988 a group of local car enthusiasts began hosting this exciting event. Well-known local businessman Neil Young got together with fellow enthusiasts and volunteers with the local cancer society planned a classical concert and garden party but
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