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Police thank public for its patience as officers investigate death

Police said Friday that they continue to actively investigate the death of Sharif Rahman in Owen Sound in August. Grey Bruce OPP said in a release that the OPP and Owen Sound police have received many tips concerning the 44-year-old restaurateur’s death. “Both police services have made this investigation a priority and continue to dedicate […]

Grey County helping with conference to build momentum for hydrogen

Grey County will help organize a conference to build on momentum driven by a local hydrogen electrolyzer development and manufacturing company. Hydrogen Optimized, in Owen Sound’s industrial park, this month announced it received a $3.5 million federal economic development loan towards an $11 million fivefold expansion of its production capabilities through robot automation and to […]

Knight flight! Airport-themed VIP suite debuts for new OHL season

There’s a new high-flying seating option for London Knights fans to watch their OHL team play on home ice. The London International Airport has launched the YXU Flight Deck, a Boeing 737 replica-style private section, at downtown’s Budweiser Gardens. Fans enter the VIP suite through an aircraft door into an interior that has room for […]

Local Muslim group gets $200K to support counselling program

London’s Muslim Resource Centre is getting money from the federal government to support its counselling program as the trial of the man accused of killing four members of a local family reignites memories of the horrific violence. Kamal Khera, Canada’s Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, revealed the local agency was receiving $202,131 […]

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Dream Lottery’s dream home

The fall edition of the Dream Lottery officially kicked off Thursday, boasting three grand prize options including a Byron dream home, $1 million cash or two tiny homes and $750,000 cash. The twice-yearly fundraiser for London’s hospitals –London Health Sciences Centre, Children’s Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health Care London – has raised more than $57 […]

Grey hopes to add EV chargers for its fleet, staff and public

Grey County is seeking a $100,000 grant for 20 Level 2 electric vehicle chargers at its transportation depots and administration building, with the possibility of more elsewhere. These are medium-speed chargers intended to plug into cars, SUVs and pickups to recharge them overnight. The chargers will have the capability to meter the electricity used to […]

Broadband access continues to expand throughout Huron County

Investments in local broadband infrastructure are starting to prove fruitful as internet access throughout Huron County continues to expand. Huron County council received a report during its Sept. 20 council meeting that provided an overview of the state of broadband internet connectivity throughout the county. As of June 2023, hundreds of homes in Huron County […]

Grey County defers motion to buy football field for affordable housing

Grey County council deferred discussion Thursday of a motion to buy the former Meaford high school football field for affordable housing. The motion wasn’t dealt with in open session due to procedural concerns raised. Those concerns prompted council to go behind closed doors earlier than scheduled regarding the potential purchase and not much more was […]

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