The Shelburne Freelancer
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The Shelburne Freelancer

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 Dalton Electric, Shelburne BIA, Consign it Plus .Com, John's No Frills,
The Shelburne Transporter, Shelburne's Royal Canadian Legion, Google & YouTube.

The Shelburne Freelancer                 Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Click image above to visit The Town Of Shelburne's Website.

Click image above for photographic coverage of Dufferin County Museum & Archives' 2nd Annual 

Authors In The Hills Of Mulmur

Mystery and Mayhem 

Click image above for photographic coverage of the 1st Annual Natasha Paterson Memorial Classic Car Show 2016

Shelburne Soccer Club's Annual Gala Tournament 2016 Receives Helping Hand From
Trillium Ford's Drive 4UR Community Fundraising Event

Click on images above for photographic tournament coverage on our sports page.

Enbridge Gas Distribution 
Assists Mulmur–Melancthon Fire Department In Supporting Firefighter Training 
To The Tune Of $5000

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Week Thirteen & Still Going Strong! 

Click image above for photographic coverage of The Shelburne BIA Farmer's Market


& Live Art In Jack Downing Park

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Troupe-Adore's continuous Hard working efforts bring art to Shelburne's Main Street at Jack Downing Park in the form of Open Mike, Henna's, Face Painting, Featuring local artists and more. Troupe-Adore will be performing again this weekend, August 26th-28th. Support the Arts!

This is exactly what Shelburnites have been waiting for!


Click image (L) to visit our 

Shelburne Legion News Page 

To See Shelburne's Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 220 President, Lesa Peat's 

Weekly Update. 

The Shelburne Freelancer                  Monday, August 22, 2016

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The Shelburne Freelancer                 Thursday, August 18, 2016

Would You Like A Say In How Police Investigations Are Conducted In Schools? 

School Boards And Police Services Seek Input On Investigation Protocol

 Review 50 Page Draft Protocol

& Get Your Chance To Weigh In!

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Have You Sent Your DNA In For Analysis?

What Does Your DNA Reveal About You And More Importantly, What Does It Reveal To Others? 

Read Thought Provoking Editorial by Clicking on the image (L)


Restricted Water Ban Still In Effect! 

Click on image (L) to visit The Town Of Shelburne's Website Page for more updates.

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The Shelburne Freelancer                 Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Shelburne & District Fire Department Announces

County Wide Burn Ban Lifted

Click Image (L) to visit The Shelburne & District Fire Department Facebook Page.

Please be advise "That the Fire Ban has been lifted for all of Dufferin County 
"But we do advise extra caution during burning, there is a lot of dead dried out brush and the Fire Rating can raise very quickly Be-aware of the wind conditions. Thanks, " Fire Chief Jim Clayton of the
Mulmur/Melancthon Fire Department.

More videos added from Shelburne's Heritage Music Festival & Shelburne's 66th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship Weekend daily to The Shelburne Freelancer You Tube Channel. (Over 20 Video's Added)

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Find out about: 

+Shelburne Library Carnival Thursday, August 18

+Natasha Paterson Memorial Car Show

+Gala Soccer Tournament & 

Trillium Ford's Drive 4UR Community Event

See People You Know 

 During Week Twelve

 At The Shelburne BIA Farmer's Market

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New Take-Out Restaurant Now Open On Owen Sound St. 

Florence Tang, Simon Tang, Ricky Tang and Susan Tang are the owners of Tang's Kitchen, a new Take- Out Restaurant now open on Owen Sound St. Appropriately named "Tang's" the four Tangs are inviting Shelburne to give Tang's Kitchen a try and enjoy their full menu of choices. Welcome to the new business and all the best from the Shelburne Freelancer. 

The Shelburne Freelancer                Monday, August 15, 2016

Back To School September 6, 2016! Find Out More!

This message provided by Heather Loney, Communications and Community Engagement Officer,

Upper Grand District School Board

Back To School! 

Families Invited To Elementary School Registration Day

The first day of school is just around the corner – have you registered your child for school? The Upper Grand District School Board is inviting families to Elementary School Registration Day for the 2016-17 school year. 

On August 31, 2016, all elementary schools in the UGDSB will be open from 10 a.m. to -3 p.m. to welcome families, process student admission forms and ensure children are registered and ready to go for September. 

Parents and guardians are asked to register their child at their local school. To find out which school to attend, visit Click here for more information & Visit Out School News Page. See School Calendar!!

Shelburne's Royal Canadian Legion Branch 220  President, Lesa Peat & Weekly Update. Click on image (Above) to visit our Shelburne Legion News Page. 

Two Charged With Insurance Fraud & Two Charged With Drug Possession In Car Parked By Elementary School. Click on image above and visit our Police News Page.

Click on image above to visit Ford Trillium Lincoln Ltd.'s  Website.

The Shelburne Freelancer                Friday, August 12, 2016

Cobwebs & Caviar
147 Main St.W.

Click on images above to visit Cobwebs & Caviar Facebook Page, Website or call  519-306-3000  

It's Never Too Late 

To Start Planning 

For A Bright

 Financial Future. 

Linda Amour Grant,

 A Financial Friend

 Can Help 

Show You The Way! 

Located 2-118 Main Street Shelburne

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The Shelburne Freelancer          Thursday, August 11, 2016

(LtoR) Shelburne Councillor Walter Benotto Presenting the Town of Shelburne Portrait To The 66th Shelburne Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship Champion, Greg Henry And Winner Of $1,500! 

Click image (L) for more coverage of the Shelburne Heritage Music Festival & 66th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship 2016. 

Are Humane Societies Humane To People? 

Find Out What You Need To Know

 About Your Town or City Bylaws &

 How They Can Affect You!

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Click image (L) For Special Weekly Message From Shelburne's Royal Canadian Legion Branch 220 President, Lesa Peat.

This Week Peat Thanks Everyone Involved In Shelburne's Heritage Music Festival & 66th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship Weekend! 

The Shelburne Freelancer          Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Shelburne Police Proud To Report Statistics Over Heritage Long Weekend Reporting No Serious Incidents. 

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The Shelburne Freelancer                   Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Video Coverage Of the Shelburne Heritage Music Festival Now Available And There's More To Come! Keep Checking In! 

Click on image (L) and visit The Shelburne Freelancer's YouTube Channel. Subscribe! Just click, it's easy and it's free. Be sure to "like" the video. 


MONO,ON) - ‎ On Tuesday August 9, 2016 at 12:54 pm Dufferin OPP were dispatched to a two vehicle personal injury rollover collision on Highway 89 at Airport road in Town of Mono. Dufferin EMS and Rosemont Fire Department resp‎onded as well.
Preliminary investigation reveals a tractor trailer and car were involved in a rollover collision. One involved persons was extricated by Rosemont Fire Department.   Two persons have been transported to area hospital with non- life threatening injuries
The eastbound lanes of Highway 89 are blocked but westbound lanes of Highway 89 are down to one lane.
Police are continuing their investigation and no charges have been laid. Contact, OPP Media Relations Officer, Paul Nancekivell at (519)-943-3838 for more information. The above message provided by the OPP.

Happy 95th Belated Birthday Wishes To 

WWII Veteran 

Steve Chamula

The Shelburne Freelancer                     Monday, August 8, 2016

The Jim Cuddy Band's Performance Was HOT!HOT! HOT!

Click on image below of Jim Cuddy for full photographic coverage from

Thursday, August 4 - Sunday, August 7, 2016!

Shelburne Rotary Club Members have a lot to be proud of bringing the Shelburne Heritage Music Festival & 66th Canadian Old Time Fiddle Championship of 2016 to Shelburnites and to those who travelled from across Canada and the globe to compete and entertain.

Click on image (L) of Jim Cuddy of the Jim Cuddy Band for more coverage. Video coming soon featuring events from the weekend. 

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What Mono Can Offer You!

The Shelburne Freelancer                    Friday, August 5, 2016

The Leahy's, The Next Generation Fantastic Show To A Full Arena! 

What A Great Way To Kick Off The Start To Shelburne's Heritage Music Festival & 

66th Fiddle Championships!

Some Photographic coverage

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Be Sure To Check Out The Jim Cuddy Band Tonight, 8 p.m. at the C.D.R.C.  

Show Your Support &  More Bands Will Come!

Need Some Dinner ? Check Out What's Happening At The Shelburne Royal Canadian Legion!

Friday August the 5th we will be serving a Hot Beef Sandwich with potatoes and coleslaw for $10 from 4pm - 8pm.  At 8pm The Chipwood's Band will be performing in our Museum Room and The Dufferin County Line Band will be in the Warriors Hall.  We will be serving "Pub Fare" from 8pm - 12am with Hamburgers, Sausage on a Bun, Hot Dogs, French Fries and Onion Rings. Legion is located at : 
203 William St, Shelburne, ON L0N 1S0
Phone: (519) 925-3800

Shelburne Police Release

 2015 Crime Statistics

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Bell's Edge Farm is a new vendor to the Shelburne BIA Farmers Market and this vendor is all the way from Harriston, ON.

Click on the image left to find out all about their Free Ranger. You might be surprised! 

Also enjoy a variety of garlic products! 

Visit their website at, email at, or call 226-991-0083.

Bell's Edge Farm is located at 9492 Wellington Rd.6 RR#1, Harriston, Ontario.

Welcome To Shelburne & See You next Week!

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The Shelburne Freelancer                 Thursday, August 4, 2016

The Shelburne Freelancer's 

HEALTH WATCH With Shelburne Town Pharmacy

Owner, Pharmacist Sanjay Lekhi.

There's A Heat Warning Advisory In Effect! 

Are You Dehydrated? 

What you need to know about Electrolytes!

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Shelburne Heritage Music Festival & 66th Fiddle Championships promises to be everything it's always been and so much more. Starting the weekend of highlighted events off with the world renown Leahy's, The Next Generation, is a clear indication the weekend will be Fun! Fun ! Fun!
 And it all begins at 7p.m. August 4th at Shelburne's CDRC(Arena). 

Haven't Heard Of The Leahy's?

 What A Talented Family & It's an Honour To Have The Privilege To See Them Perform Live. Want to inspire your kids? See you tonight at 7p.m. at Shelburne's CDRC(Arena). 

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The Town Of Shelburne
 Makes Good On Promise
To Grieving Parents.

The Natasha Paterson Memorial Stone Signage 

Now Installed.

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The Shelburne BIA Farmer's Market 

Is Today! 

Each Thursday from 3 p.m. -7p.m. at the corner of First Avenue W. and Owen Sound St. 

Would you like to be added to The Shelburne Freelancer Weekly Update Email List? Email and I'll Ad you to the list!

Town Of Shelburne Issue Water Use Restrictions 

Hometown Heroes Initiative Featuring Hanging Banners on Main St.'s Light Posts &  A Message From Shelburne's Mayor, Ken Bennington.

" I am honoured to be a part of the Shelburne Hometown Heroes initiative.I have just returned from our inaugural kick-off meeting, a joint effort between the Town of Shelburne and the Royal Canadian Legion Br.220.

Our goal is to be ready for Remembrance Day 2016 and proudly display some of our very own "Hometown Heroes" from our downtown light posts.We would love to hear about your loved one's military service for our great nation, whether it be past or current, male or female, living or deceased. You can contact me or our committee to see how your family can sponsor a flag.

I will provide more details once they become available.

Shelburne proud!" 

Mayor Ken Bennington

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The Shelburne BIA Farmer's Market Every Thursday 

On The Corner of Owen Sound & First Avenue West

3 pm. to 7 p.m.

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Be Sure

 To Check Out Our

Events Classified Page!

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