Emergency department at Chesley Hospital returning to 24-hour service

The emergency department at the Chesley Hospital is returning to 24-hour service seven days a week on June 15 despite staffing challenges the hospital organization expects to continue through the summer and into the fall months. At its most recent meeting, the South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) board of directors approved the resumption of […]

Crokinole report

May 18   Five tables of players enjoyed an evening of crokinole at the Chesley Fire Hall on Wednesday, May 18. Competition for the men was very close with Dan Hepburn coming out on top with 57, Neil Cook had 56 and Clare Kuepfer was third with 54. Neil topped the twenties with 39, Clare […]

EPCOR continues work on natural gas service in southern Bruce County

EPCOR is continuing a multiyear project to bring natural gas to communities in southern Bruce County. The company announced last week that construction was recommencing on the service in a number of communities, with work already starting in Inverhuron, Chesley and Point Clark, with Paisley and Lurgan Beach resuming in the coming weeks. Crews will […]

Bluewater announces new incoming superintendent

Long-time local secondary school administrator Melissa McEwen will assume the position of superintendent of education on Sept. 1, upon the retirement of Sheryl Elliott, the Bluewater District School Board announced this week. McEwen was a vice-principal at the former Chesley District High School and John Diefenbaker Secondary (now Senior) School, and a principal at Saugeen […]

Construction for natural gas service resumes in Bruce County

Construction to bring safe, affordable, and reliable natural gas to communities in Bruce County is recommencing. EPCOR, along with its construction partner, AECON, will be working throughout the construction season on the service network that will bring natural gas to customers who have signed up for service. Construction has already started in Inverhuron, Chesley and […]

Crokinole update

April 30   Members of the Scone Crokinole Club met on Saturday, April 30th at the Chesley Fire Hall.  A warm welcome was given to Kim Moore. Great to have new attendees. Scoring high for the men was Dan Hepburn with 58 points, Clare Kuepfer was second with 54 and George Ribey had 39 for […]

ER’s in Walkerton, Chesley to resume 24-hour service

Walkerton’s emergency department will resume 24-hour coverage May 9 and there’s a plan to expand Chesley’s emergency department to 24-hour service starting June 15. In addition, on May 9 the remaining four acute-care beds will be reopened in Chesley hospital, bringing the total to back eight, and it will return to having 10 alternative-care beds […]

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