South Bruce Peninsula

Bandshell planned for Bluewater Park in Wiarton

Plans are in the works to erect a bandshell at Bluewater Park in Wiarton. At its meeting on Aug. 2, South Bruce Peninsula council gave approval for the construction of the bandshell in an area of the park near an old fish cleaning hut now used as a storage shed just off William Street. The […]

Multisport race is gruelling but for these athletes, that’s OK

Spencer Summerfield made the gruelling Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race look like a walk in the park. Summerfield, 36, of London, won the run duathlon, which like all the races this year, started and finished in Wiarton’s picturesque bayside Bluewater Park Saturday. He was one of about 340 competitors either in the kids’ races, the paddle-bike-run […]

Emergency vehicles to regain Sauble Beach access this week

Five emergency vehicle access points at Sauble Beach are expected to reopen this week after being closed ahead of the Canada Day long weekend due to permit issues. According to a June 30 notice signed by South Bruce Peninsula CAO Bill Jones published to the town’s website, the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority informed the town […]

New permanent dog park in the works at Sauble Beach

Sauble Beach is getting a new permanent dog park. At its regularly scheduled meeting of council Tuesday, South Bruce Peninsula councillors approved a $17,257 contract with Owen Sound’s Ottewell Fencing to build a 250 by 150-foot fence beside the Sauble Beach Community Centre parking lot. In 2021, COVID-19 public health restrictions closed the Bannister Park […]

Phone data used to analyze Sauble Beach visitors over three-year period

According to cell phone data collected from Sauble Beach visitors over a three-year period, those who visit the lakeside town are often middle-aged Facebook users with six-figure incomes, pick-up trucks and traditional views on politics and religion. The Town of South Bruce Peninsula received the Sauble Beach Geofence Project report during a delegation from employees […]

Man and three area youths charged after stabbing in Georgian Bluffs

A 19-year-old male from South Bruce Peninsula and three youths have been charged by police following a stabbing on Grey Road 1 in Georgian Bluffs this past Friday evening. According to an Ontario Provincial Police media release, the OPP, Owen Sound Police and Grey County Paramedics responded to a report of a stabbing on Grey […]

South Bruce Peninsula presented with preliminary water system options

South Bruce Peninsula has been presented with some “horrifically big numbers” as it looks into how it increases capacity and continues to deliver water to users on five small municipal systems it operates. During its meeting on Tuesday, town council was presented with an update on an Amabel Water Master Servicing Study by R.J. Burnside […]

Lures N Lines Spring Trout Derby reels in fish

Fishing in the Lures N Lines Spring Trout Derby closed at noon Sunday with 125 anglers entering 125 fish. The 10-day derby took place in the waters around Wiarton, Owen Sound and Leith. It raised about $12,000, half awarded as cash prizes and half going towards work of the Bruce Peninsula Sportsmen’s Association fish hatchery. […]

Man concerned plovers might pass Sauble by this year

There’s still time for the endangered piping plovers to arrive and get busy at Sauble Beach, but one of their biggest allies is a little worried. Don Kennedy rises daily and checks the beach for the little winged travellers, and was surprised at the unmistakable sight of a one-footed visitor from Mexico, dubbed Nubbins, on […]

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