December 2020 Archive

12 Ways of Giving provides help for local charities

It has been 280 days and counting since Ken and Bonnie Pratt began making some noise in support of health care workers during the COVIC-19 ...

St. Paul’s Glee wins first place in CBC Music Challenge

A talented group of Grade 6 and 7 students at St. Paul’s Catholic School in Alliston have won first place in the CBC Music Challenge ...

Our Town Food Bank relies on holiday donations

It’s the season for giving, and the Our Town Food Bank in Tottenham has received generous support from the community. Even though the holiday season ...

Lions Hamper program receives overwhelming response this season

We are indeed living in a generous community. The Alliston Lions Club annual Christmas Hamper program was again a big success as members of the ...

Up Your Life guide helps residents “navigate their way through life”

COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways. People are experiencing isolation, anxiety, depression and loneliness, and all manner of challenges that have only been ...

Province-wide lockdown set for Boxing Day: Schools to remain closed until January 11

A Province-wide lockdown set to begin on Boxing Day will last for at least 28 days in Southern Ontario, Premier Doug Ford announced on Monday. ...

Thousands of Christmas cards en route to Canadian soldiers thanks to community efforts

Dianne Harrison spends this time of year filling her car with precious cargo. They are often festively decorated with colourful wrapping paper. Some bear hand-written ...

Vince’s steps up online shopping experience with Instacart service

When the pandemic struck, Vince’s responded quickly with their own home delivery and store pickup services. This was well received by their customers – many ...

Children’s book helps kids understand pandemic

The pandemic has caused a lot of stress for everyone. While adults have found ways to cope, children are more vulnerable and have many questions. ...

Local business owner named semi-finalist in Total Mom Pitch

A local business owner has been named as one of the top 100 semi-finalist in the Total Mom Pitch presented by the Scotiabank Women Initiative. ...

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