Author: Kincardine News

Huron Fringe Field Naturalists learn about dark skies 

The wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the 45 members of the Huron Fringe Field Naturalists (HFFN) who came out Tuesday evening, Sept. 27, for a presentation on the importance of preserving dark skies.   Bluewater Astronomical Society (BWAS) president Devin Glew of Kincardine and Sue MacLaughlan of Hamilton made a compelling case for the […]

Election hopefuls navigate questions at all-candidates meeting in Kincardine

It was a full house when a panel of 17 municipal election candidates took questions at the Davidson Centre the night of Sept. 26. Hosted by the Kincardine and District Chamber of Commerce, questions for the all-candidates meeting were submitted by voters in advance with the “most asked” questions being presented during the event, which […]

Emergency department to close overnight in Kincardine

Due to a critical shortage of nurses, South Bruce Grey Health Centre is closing the Kincardine hospital emergency department (ED) overnight on Sept. 23. The closure will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until 7 a.m. on Sept. 24. All efforts to find staffing for the emergency department have been undertaken without success. Ambulance bypass […]

New inductees added to local Sports Wall of Fame

Kincardine is honouring 10 area athletes and supporters for their contributions to local sport. On Sept. 20, the 2022 Sports Wall of Fame induction ceremony was held at Bar Down, combining inductees from 2020 and 2021, as no ceremonies have been held since 2019 due to COVID-19 restrictions. “We again extend our congratulations to these […]

Plea issued for donations to the Tiverton Fall Fair

The Tiverton Fall Fair is in need of a boost.  On Sept. 17, a public plea was issued on the event’s Facebook page asking for donations, either monetary or in-kind. “This past year has been hard on all of us,” the post read. “Our sponsorship committee has had great difficulties collecting this year, as some […]

Tiverton Fall Fair offering fun-filled weekend despite funding hiccup

Despite financial challenges, the Tiverton Fall Fair is back with a full lineup this year. “Our fair is still going to go on,” said Rebecca Cowie, secretary of the Tiverton Agricultural Society. The agricultural society put out a call on Facebook for additional donations two weeks before the event, which had some in the community […]

For Our Youth members get into fall fair mode 

It was a beautiful sunny morning on Sept. 17 when the Ripley and District Horticultural Society (RDHS) youth club, For Our Youth (FOY), got together to prepare for participation in the Sept. 23 and 24 Ripley-Huron Fall Fair themed Scarecrows and Fence Rows. Flanked by tall cornstalks on either side of the laneway, one car […]

New prints up for grabs in support of Kincardine hospital

Kincardine’s hospital auxiliary is auctioning off a new print set at Sobey’s entitled “Triple Summer Coastal” by Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis.  This limited edition piece features three different prints — Fishing Vessels; Smiths Cove, Digby County; and Peggy’s Cove.  The print displayed at the Kincardine Hospital is entitled “Shimmering Water” by Group of […]

Nearly $25K raised through Kincardine Terry Fox Run

It’s a banner year for the local Terry Fox Run.   “Our fundraising total was twice as big as other years,” said Margaret Visser, member of the Kincardine Terry Fox Run committee. “We usually get $10,000 to $12,000.” According to Visser, the local event raised a total of $24,426 through online and in-person donations. Although […]

South Bruce 4-H Dairy Club wraps up final meeting of 2022

The South Bruce Dairy 4-H Club held its final meeting on Aug. 20 at the Teeswater Fall Fair. The members gathered at the Huron Bay Co-op to receive instructions for the photo scavenger hunt. Once on the fairgrounds, everyone split up into groups and began the hunt. Members had to find and photograph different attractions […]

Wine raffle raises nearly $5K for Kincardine hospital

The Wheel Barrow of Wine Raffle Committee met with Diane MacArthur, a director of the Community Health Care Foundation, at the hospital gift shop on Sept. 12 to present a cheque for $4,750 to the foundation. The committee of Nancy Potter, Bessie Farrell, Lynn Bradley and Janet Ritz thanked everyone who helped with the raffle. The […]

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