“Tremendous progress” is being made to restore and protect the Great Lakes from the impacts of toxic chemicals and the introduction of non-native invasive species. That’s according to the authors of a joint report issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Climate Change Canada on July 29. Lake Michigan was assessed as “fair” and “unchanging.” Read the full story by the Manistee News Advocate.
The Great Lakes Water Authority in Detroit announced that due to the continued high level of performance of its Water Resource Recovery Facility, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has terminated the Administrative Consent Order it imposed more than a decade ago due to frequent non-compliance of the utility’s National Pollutant Discharge…
Work to revitalize a “forgotten” area of Owen Sound’s downtown that had been planned for this year is being pushed to 2023. The city is reassessing the work and plans to re-tender Phase 2 of its Downtown River Precinct to upgrade the 900 block of 1st Avenue East after only one bid came in that […]
Barry’s Construction has city approval to start building a $17-million, five-storey rental apartment building at 530 28th St. W. Owen Sound’s planning department has issued a building permit for the 79-unit apartment building, which will include 12 accessible units with barrier-free washrooms and door operators. There will be one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Completion is […]
Londoner Michael Meagher is angry. So are thousands of people in Ontario who took the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot.
The wait is over! After two years Lucknow is happy to welcome you back home to the fields at Graceland from August 25- 27. Lucknow’s Music in the Fields, which was sorely missed for the last two summers due to the Pandemic, will be returning this summer with an exciting line-up featuring award winning musicians […]
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the completion of the restoration of the North Sandy Pond barrier bar. The project funds were awarded to the town of Sandy Creek, Oswego County, as part of the State’s Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative. The North Sandy Pond barrier bar is part of the largest barrier-pond…