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OPP alleges collision with pedestrian ‘wasn’t an accident’

Orillia OPP charged a Huron-Kinloss man with aggravated assault and other offences after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Orillia Aug. 10. Scott Adamson, 30, of Huron-Kinloss Township is charged with dangerous operation causing bodily harm, fail to stop at an accident causing bodily harm, fail to comply with a probation order and […]

Ruck 2 Remember returns to the peninsula in support of veterans

Carrying at least 25 pounds on their backs, men and women “rucked” from starting points in Kincardine and Meaford to Wiarton over two days – – and that might be the easy part. The Ruck 2 Remember organizers said they kicked this year’s annual event on the peninsula “up to 11” to celebrate 10 years […]

Grey-Bruce wardens pitch local priorities at AMO conference

Grey County warden Brian Milne said he heard some of his colleagues liken the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference to speed dating. Delegations get 15 minutes with the provincial ministers to advocate for the local issues affecting their municipality or county at the AMO. At the three-day conference, the Grey County warden […]

Nurse turned veterinarian wins GBFW Award

A young vet who grew up on a swine farm outside of Seaforth is the winner of this year’s Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week award. The GBFW Committee recently announced Dr. Hannah Jansen as the winner of the annual $1,000 prize in conjunction with the University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College, recognizing new veterinarians in Grey-Bruce. […]

South Bruce OPP investigate fatal single-vehicle crash on Highway 21

South Bruce OPP are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision on Highway 21 between Saratoga Road and Concession 12 in the Township of Huron-Kinloss early Saturday morning. According to a police media release, officers responded to reports of a collision at 4:52 a.m. and responded to the scene with Bruce County EMS to find a single-passenger […]

Local delegation returns from trip to site of Finland’s DGR

A delegation including politicians and community members from Bruce County recently returned from a tour of the newly constructed deep geological repository (DGR) set to receive high-level nuclear waste in Finland beginning next year. The Onkalo spent nuclear fuel repository near the Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant in the Municipality of Eurajoki is expected to be […]

High speed internet coming to communities in Bruce County

Over 200 families, farms and businesses in Bruce County are about to get high-speed internet thanks to a nearly $1 million investment. On June 30, the governments of Canada and Ontario announced they’re investing more than $913,000 to bring reliable high-speed internet to 233 families, farms, and businesses in Bruce County. “Providing reliable internet access […]

Regional doctor recruitment touted by revived committee

With about one quarter of the city’s population without a family doctor, Saturday’s doctor appreciation day at Hibou Conservation Area aimed to thank doctors for their service as part of a grassroots group’s effort to attract physicians. Lunch and activities for kids were provided for the come-and-go gathering organized by the Owen Sound Grey-Bruce Physician […]

Bruce County-wide fire ban lifted but peninsula still restricted

The Bruce County fire chiefs have lifted a comprehensive fire ban but the Bruce Peninsula remains a provincial restricted fire zone, where all outdoor fires are prohibited except campfires in organized campgrounds, a news release from the county’s fire chiefs said. Otherwise, prohibited fires include campfires and recreational fires, open-air burning of any kind, including […]

Horticultural society hosts annual flower show

Members of the Kincardine and District Horticultural Society brought their best blooms to show in the society’s annual flower show, which was held at the Davidson Centre on June 5.  Entries were sorted into 26 categories which were divided into four classes: cut flowers, potted plants, collections and designs.  Many factors, including the season, local […]

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