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Funding to boost services, programs for businesses at Sydenham Campus

Grey County’s Sydenham Campus is getting an $845,000 funding boost from FedDev Ontario, which county officials say will help take the regional skills training, trades and innovation centre “to the next level.” The funding will be used to create a maker space and device lab with 3D printers and prototyping equipment at the centre, located […]

Saturday night’s tornado warnings prompt investigations Sunday

Despite conditions which favoured tornadoes along parts of the Lake Huron shoreline Saturday night, Environment and Climate Change Canada had no confirmed reports of any by Sunday afternoon. However, Northern Tornadoes Project investigators were to visit the Bayfield, Ont. area of Huron County Sunday, then go to the Thornbury area in eastern Grey County to […]

Push is on to get vaccination rates up by fall in Grey-Bruce

Dr. Ian Arra, the Grey-Bruce medical officer of health, continues to stress how the Delta variant is adding new urgency for people to get their COVID-19 shots. In remarks to Grey County council Thursday, he said 99 per cent of new cases in the first half of July were of the more contagious Delta variant, […]

Grey County answers ‘call to action’ amid opioid crisis

After a presentation on the nature of substance addiction and how more needs to be done to support sufferers, Grey County council agreed Thursday to look at what more the county could do. “What we’re receiving here is a call to action,” Warden Selwyn Hicks said. “I would hate for us to have this nice […]

Grey reducing some speed limits, looking at photo radar

Grey County council voted Thursday to reduce speed limits along Grey Road 17B, also known as the Drive-in Road at Springmount in Georgian Bluffs. Some use this route to bypass 10th Street and the Sunset Strip on their way to and from Highway 6. Road 17B sees 4,000 to 5,000 cars a day. Area residents […]

Grey County to look into Maple View purchase for housing

Grey County will look into the Maple View Long-Term Care home in Owen Sound as a site for affordable or sustainable housing. On Thursday, Grey County council directed staff to bring back a report to the county’s Affordable Housing Task Force about the facility at 1029 4th Ave. W. The home is one of two […]

Grey County won’t buy property beside Black pioneer cemetery

Grey County has decided to walk away from the purchase of a property adjacent to the Old Durham Road Black Pioneer Cemetery near Priceville. Grey County council passed a motion at its committee of the whole meeting Thursday directing staff to take no further action toward the purchase of the approximately 40 acres of land […]

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