Author: Kincardine News

Businesses to remain open as Downtown Dig gets underway

Construction equipment is on-scene and ground-breaking has begun at the intersection of Harbour and Queen streets in downtown Kincardine. “We know this project is going to make things hard,” said mayor Kenneth Craig. “That’s why municipal staff, the BIA, and chamber (of commerce) are working hard to make sure that everyone knows we’re open for […]

Fill a Cruiser in support of area food banks on April 1

On April 1, South Bruce OPP auxiliary officers will be hosting Fill a Cruiser events in southern Bruce County collecting non-perishable food items for area food banks. Auxiliary officers will be at the following locations: Kincardine Sobey’s from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Kincardine No Frills from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.  All donations collected […]

Kincardine students recognized for inclusive school design

Grade 3 students at Huron Heights Public School have big ideas on how to create a more inclusive learning space.  “I do believe this type of work is more important than anything else,” said teacher Alanna Boucher of her students’ enthusiasm for the inclusion of all. “We have more the same than we have different.” […]

Date announced for Kincardine’s Pride Parade  

Downtown construction isn’t putting a damper on plans for this year’s Pride Parade.  “We’ve worked collaboratively (with the Municipality of Kincardine) to come up with a solution,” explained Sandy Blackwood, vice-president and co-founder of Kincardine Pride. “Due to the construction on Queen Street, the parade has been rerouted.”  The parade, scheduled for June 24, is […]

Dozens compete for Golden Sock on World Down Syndrome Day

Community Living Kincardine & District celebrated the 85 unique businesses and associations who participated in the 2023 Lots of Socks Campaign, supporting World Down Syndrome Day, on March 21. After a community-wide vote was held on Facebook, OPP South Bruce Detachment was named this year’s recipient of the coveted Golden Sock award with 125 votes.  […]

Blinky’s Bash kicks off downtown revitalization project

Hundreds gathered in downtown Kincardine to celebrate Blinky’s Bash, the official kickoff of the Queen Street revitalization project. From 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on March 18, attendees took part in a variety of activities, including a rock climbing wall, games trailer, face painting, magic, balloon twists and story time at the library. A special […]

Bruce Avenue closed due to asphalt damage

The Municipality of Kincardine is initiating a phased plan for the repair of Bruce Avenue. According to the Municipality, a section of the road, from Highway 21 to Wieck Boulevard, has been damaged by extreme weather over the winter months.  “It’s been pretty crazy this season with snowstorms one day and mild weather with rain […]

CT scans now available at Kincardine hospital 

Kincardine hospital staff have performed the first CT scan at the location. On March 20, Beryl Davies received the test in her hometown marking the successful launch of the service at the hospital. “The Kincardine physicians are thrilled to have the CT scanner operational,” said Dr. Lisa Roth, South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) chief […]

Kincardine cruise nights replaced with single-day event

Kincardine’s summer cruise nights are shifting to a one-day event this year. “After missing two years because of the pandemic, the return of cruise nights to Kincardine in 2022 was exciting,” said Don Jones, volunteer organizer of the event. “With the amazing crowds last summer, we were a little heartbroken to hear the Downtown Dig […]

Tree planting event planned for Kincardine’s Savage Park 

A local not-for-profit is gearing up to take on the naturalization of Savage Park this spring. “We’re not going to get it all finished this year, but we’re hoping to bring back the bees and the birds,” said Doug McCallum, president of Kincardine Naturalization Projects (KNP), a local volunteer group set to hold a tree […]

Local environmentalists planning rally to protect farms, forests, wildlife

Earth Day is an annual global celebration that raises awareness of the importance of protecting our planet and its natural resources.  Since its inception in 1970, it has encouraged people to engage in conserving the environment. This year Earth Day falls on Saturday, April 22. In 2023, the environment needs more support and protection than […]

Waste diversion pilot project launching in Kincardine

The Municipality of Kincardine is launching a new food waste diversion pilot project through a collaboration with Food Cycle Science (FCS). The project will make available FoodCycler™ systems at a subsidized rate to up to 180 households within the community. “This technology reduces the amount of food waste we see in our landfill,” said Adam […]

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