One new case of COVID-19 was reported by the Grey Bruce Health unit Friday. The case was confirmed in West Grey and becomes the 15th active case now being managed by the health unit. Another 36 people are considered high-risk contacts. Numbers reported are current to midnight Thursday. There are two local people hospitalized in […]
Owen Sound will recognize the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Thursday as a statutory holiday. City hall and offices will be closed for the day, which the city says will give staff an opportunity to recognize, reflect on and commemorate the legacy of residential schools or participate in a community event. “The National […]
While Saugeen Ojibway Nation has settled its legal dispute with Saugeen Shores out of court, it has appealed parts of a multi-billion legal action which a judge this summer ruled only partly in its favour. Details of the settlement with Saugeen Shores, expected since both sides announced an agreement was near in July, are confidential, […]
The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority has ended a flood warning for parts of the watershed in Midwestern Ontario
Huron Perth Public Health added six cases of COVID-19 Friday,
Bruce County is working with a team from the University of Guelph to gain insight into the unique impacts of COVID-19 on residents in rural communities.
Owen Sound is again on the verge of selling to a developer its former 8th Street water reservoir property, which the city also sold four years ago but bought back due to a lack of development activity on the site. A numbered Ontario company has submitted an offer to buy the 1.4-acre property for $250,000 […]
A city councillor who has vowed to seek an exemption to a COVID-19 vaccine mandate is now planning to create his own organization to back up his beliefs. Political observers warn it may be a tough sell, but Ward 1 Coun. Michael van Holst said the group he’s launching will create the foundation for a […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $309,300 grant to the city of Erie, Pennsylvania, to keep litter and trash out of Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie provided by the Trash-Free Waters Grant under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Read the full story by WZTE-FM – UNION CITY, PA. Read the full story Tags:…
The Lake Superior Watershed Partnership and Land Conservancy, a nonprofit group based in Marquette, Michigan, received $122,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this year to remove marine debris from Upper Peninsula beaches and harbors. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Land
This year at least six algae blooms were reported on the western arm of Lake Superior, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The blooms of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are likely increasing in the lake due to warm surface water and ample sunlight. Read the full story by The Star Tribune….
During the Mackinac Policy Conference on Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and other officials offered up the Lake Michigan Electric Vehicle Circuit, a plan to add charging stations all along the shoreline. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Policy, Detroit, Daily News
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