The United Way Bruce Grey’s back to school backpack program has distributed over 30,000 back packs since it began 17 years ago.
Two major developments in the City of Owen Sound have moved closer to final approval.
CHATHAM – A 20-year-old Windsor man who shot and killed a young Blenheim man in April 2021 was slapped with a nine-year prison sentence by a Chatham judge Monday.
A Sarnia gym that refused to close during one of Ontario’s COVID-19 lockdowns has been slapped with a fine for flouting emergency rules that were in effect at the time, but a much smaller one than initially levied. Sharky’s Athletic Club co-owners Bill and Cindy Van Hoogenhuize told The Sarnia Observer in mid-March 2021 they’d […]
SARNIA – Before being whisked out of a Sarnia courtroom to start serving a five-year prison sentence for selling fentanyl, Alexander Bannon stepped up to the podium to say a few words. The 29-year-old Sarnia resident, who was caught in January 2021 with more than 47 grams of purple and green fentanyl powder worth nearly […]
After two straight virtual Terry Fox Runs the event is headed back to Harrison Park this year. The in-person run set for September 18 has a fundraising goal of $17,000. In 2020 and 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, public health measures aimed at reducing transmission of the virus prevented large gatherings and forced Terry Fox […]
Pillar Nonprofit Network officials are saying little about the departure of its chief executive after little more than one year in the top job. Mojdeh Cox has left the agency she’d been leading since April 2021 after taking over from Michelle Baldwin, who was at Pillar for 14 years. A memo was sent to some […]
Huron County’s Economic Development Team recently received a major economic award.
A report on the couples showed a 447 per cent increase in common-law unions between 1981 and 2021.
Bruce County has detailed what they’re calling “constructive” steps toward solving housing and homelessness issues in the county.
Fifty-nine Western University students were withdrawn from their courses and banned from campus due to COVID-19 vaccination violations, according to the recently released annual report on the code of student conduct. School officials investigated 1,349 student incidents related to noncompliance of its COVID-19 vaccination policy from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022, according to […]
At the final Regular Meeting of the Board for the 2021 – 2022 school year on June 21, Bluewater District School Board recognized students and staff who received provincial, national, and international awards this past year.
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