Work continues to study safety options at Kincardine’s Station Beach

Data from sensors on land and in the water to study how to make Kincardine’s Station Beach safer will be analyzed this winter. This three-year “Smart Beach” pilot project is developing a real-time beach warning system to provide local water conditions, including rough surf and the presence of rip currents, to improve beach safety in […]

Municipality accepting Community Investment Grant applications

The Municipality of Kincardine is once again offering financial support to local non-profits through its Community Investment Grant (CIG) program. “The Kincardine (CIG program) has been consistently supportive of the work we do at Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey,” said Michelle Lamont, Women’s House community and fund development coordinator. “We appreciate their annual financial […]

Give input on the future of Kincardine’s waterfront

The Municipality of Kincardine is hosting a community workshop focused on its Waterfront Master Plan.  “Attendance at our August session was great. The community is passionate about our waterfront, so registration helps us know how many to expect,” says Director of Community Services Jayne Jagelewski. “The focus is on one and a half kilometers of […]

Huron Fringe Field Naturalists end busy October with advocacy

By Christine Roberts Environmental advocacy was the through line of the Oct. 25 meeting of the Huron Fringe Field Naturalists (HFFN). Inspired by the Bluewater Astronomical Society’s dark skies presentation in September, members are reaching out to the Municipality of Kincardine to voice concerns over proposed changes to the Kincardine downtown improvements with particular attention […]

Kincardine voters shake up council

Kincardine council is seeing a shakeup, with voters choosing a new mayor, new deputy-mayor and many new councillors. Kenneth Craig beat out current councillor Laura Haight for the mayor’s seat, with 59.3 per cent of the vote. Craig, a former dairy farmer and retired pastor at Kincardine Baptist Church, is not new to municipal politics, […]

halloween trickster continues to spook neighbourhood with elaborate displays

Halloween trickster continues to spook neighbourhood with elaborate displays 

It’s a horrifying scene. A demogorgon, à la cult favourite Stranger Things, with teeth gnashing and claws slashing has taken up residence at 413 Penetangore Row. “I’ve been doing this for the better part of 20 years,” explained Andy Leyden, the mastermind behind the chilling scenes that unnerve and entertain Kincardine trick-or-treaters year after year. […]

Shop Local campaign sees $70K worth of unspent BIA Bucks 

Tens of thousands of BIA Bucks purchased by the public to support local businesses during the pandemic have gone unused, according to organizers.  “We are extremely grateful for this support,” said Jana-Leigh Ibbitson, downtown development manager for Lakeside Downtown Kincardine BIA. “However, there are now $70,000 dollars worth of BIA Bucks that have been purchased […]

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