Author: Owen Sound Sun Times

Grey-Bruce reports 6 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday

The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported six cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the lowest the daily case count has been in a week. The new cases included four in Saugeen Shores and one each in Owen Sound and Southgate. The lower daily tally comes after Grey-Bruce experienced a surge in cases over the past week. […]

Owen Sound keeps fireworks, adds sirens in display of solidarity

Owen Sound’s Canada Day celebrations will now include a citywide sounding of emergency vehicle sirens followed by five minutes of silence or discussion of Indigenous issues before fireworks will be lit at dusk July 1. The introduction of this symbolic gesture comes in the wake of national grieving over discoveries of children’s bodies in gravesites […]

Community comes to aid of Chatsworth family impacted by tornado

The local community has rallied around a Chatsworth family whose homestead was devastated by a tornado that roared through the area south of Owen Sound late Saturday afternoon. By Monday afternoon, more than $66,000 had been raised on a GoFundMe campaign set up for Roxie and Brandon Zehr and their five children, while a community […]

Seasons Owen Sound resident recognized for artwork and quilting

Seasons Owen Sound resident Jean Kuglin was recently recognized as a Remarkable Resident for her skill in quilting. Kuglin has made more than 75 handmade quilts, one of which was featured in More of Our Canada magazine. In its ninth year, the Seasons Remarkable Residents program honours the lives of its residents and ensures their […]

Researchers and residents take stock of tornado damage near Chatsworth

The day after a twister touched down east of Chatsworth and heavy winds battered the small community of Walter’s Falls residents and researchers began to pick up the pieces. Environment Canada confirmed at least one tornado touched down east of Chatsworth late Saturday afternoon citing reports of damage and radar imaging. The Zehr family farm […]

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