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Conservation and Chatham-Kent officials have received numerous calls from residents concerned about spreading brown algae on the Thames River that looks similar to a fuel spill. Early indications suggest this algae is probably not of any concern in terms of toxin production. Read the full story by The Chatham Daily News. Read the full story…
The Ontario government has announced that it is providing free weekday daily vehicle permits for 115 provincial parks. The free day-use permits are available now and will continue Monday through Thursday until September 2. Typically, a daily vehicle fee for an Ontario provincial park would cost between $12 to $21. In a press release, the … Continued
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The 9th Line Kite Festival will take place Sept. 18 and 19 on a farm in Grey Highlands. Dave Meslin is organizing the first-time local event, which will be similar to the one he founded in 2010, Toronto Windfest, held on Woodbine Beach, the part-time Eugenia resident said Wednesday in an interview. The festival will […]
On Sept. 8, 1860, the PS Lady Elgin collided with the schooner Augusta, resulting in the deaths of more than 300 people, making it the deadliest shipwreck in the Great Lakes. Read the full story by WDIV-TV – Detroit, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with the region passing the 2,000-case mark for the pandemic. The new cases included three in West Grey, two each in Owen Sound and Grey Highlands, and one each in Arran-Elderslie, Chatsworth, South Bruce Peninsula and Georgian Bluffs. Grey-Bruce has now had […]