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Southampton couple to take the stage on Canada’s Got Talent

A husband and wife horse training duo from Southampton are hoping their animal act creates a buzz on the second season of Canada’s Got Talent. Jason and Bronwyn Irwin are one of 82 acts trying to earn the respect and admiration of the popular talent show’s panel of celebrity judges as well as its widespread […]

New Paisley bridge project is on time and on budget: county

A milestone was passed this week in the construction of a $10-million bridge that will span the Teeswater River in Paisley. Two large cranes, one on the north and one of the south sides of the bridge site, laid into place 23-foot reinforced concrete girders, 10 in all. The north crane placed five girders on […]

Bruce County must help builders develop more affordable homes: warden

Bruce County Warden Chris Peabody has some ideas of how to tackle the lack of housing that people can afford. A recent study of the housing affordability and supply gap in Bruce County uses census numbers to illustrate the widely known problem residents and county policymakers are facing. “Housing in Bruce County, particularly along the […]

When predicting the weather months ahead, might as well ask Willie

Farmers who asked questions at a weather seminar on the final day of Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week were hungry for news they could use. Andrew Pritchard, a senior meteorologist with global farm fertilizer, seed and crop protection product company Nutrien Ag Solutions, did his best to answer. But the weather forecaster was candid about the […]

Police clock Brantford driver at 144 km/h

Police charged a 30-year-old Brantford resident with stunt driving in Huron-Kinloss Sunday after noticing a speeding vehicle. South Bruce OPP said the vehicle was clocked at 144 kilometres per hour in an 80 km/h zone, along Bruce Road 86 at 3:24 p.m. That would be 64 kilometres per hour over the limit. The driver’s licence […]

Made in Bruce exhibit to explore history of innovation in region

When people talk about innovation it’s typically in reference to things like self-driving electric cars, robots that can deliver food and drones that can deliver packages. But innovation isn’t and never has been limited to Silicon Valley and futuristic sci-fi-inspired prototypes. Innovation is often born of necessity, and in Bruce County innovation has gone part […]

Walks for homeless in Owen Sound, Saugeen Shores, Kincardine

There will be Coldest Night of the Year walks in three Grey-Bruce communities to raise money to support local homeless people and the prevention of more homelessness. All walks will take place Feb. 25 in Owen Sound, Saugeen Shores and Kincardine, each with online registration and donation options, particularly for those who want to support […]

Peabody to focus Bruce County on affordable housing file as warden

Brockton Mayor Chris Peabody will serve as Bruce County’s warden after being elected during the inaugural council meeting Thursday at the Walkerton Administration Centre. He’ll serve a one-year term as warden. It’s Peabody’s first term as county warden. He was elected to Brockton’s municipal council in 2000 and served five terms as a councillor before […]

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