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Tornado warning for parts of Bruce County Saturday

Environment Canada issued the following tornado warning: Warnings 5:06 PM EDT Saturday 24 July 2021Tornado warning in effect for: Saugeen Shores – Kincardine – Southern Bruce County At 5:06 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm that is possibly producing a tornado. Damaging winds, large hail and locally intense rainfall are also […]

Grey-Bruce COVID update for Saturday

Grey-Bruce saw nine new cases of COVID-19 Saturday. Six confirmed cases were in Owen Sound, two were in Meaford and one was in West Grey, the Grey Bruce Health Unit’s daily situation report said. It reflects new cases in the 24 hours ended midnight Friday. Health unit staff are following 120 active cases of the […]

Symphony in the Barn presenting classical music on a working farm

Symphony in the Barn, where mostly urban classical music-lovers practically mingle with cows, pigs and chickens, is back in business starting Friday. All five Beethoven piano concertos and other music will be performed to in-person audiences in the open air, from a purpose built barn-like stage at this three-day event held at Glencolton Farm, near […]

Charges laid after driving draws complaints

A 19-year-old Scarborough driver faces stunt driving and dangerous driving charges after several traffic complaints were made to police. About 9:30 a.m. July 21, police responded to complaints that a car was passing aggressively and speeding on Highway 6 in Georgian Bluffs, a Grey Bruce OPP release said. Police say before stopping the car, it […]

Grey Highlands break-ins prompt police notification

Police are notifying the public after attending a number of break-ins to garages and outbuildings in Grey Highlands since May 1. Property has been stolen and in several instances a door and windows to these buildings were insecure, a Grey Bruce OPP news release said. Police ask the public to report suspicious behaviour. Police suggest […]

Bulk of active COVID cases are among youth in Grey-Bruce

Given current, active COVID cases in Grey-Bruce involve predominantly teens and young adults — and they’re spreading it to others — the health unit advises parents to talk to their kids. Of the 132 current, active cases, 76 are ages 10 to 29 years, and 95 per cent of them are not fully vaccinated, a […]

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, […]

Owen Sound begins forest restoration project

Owen Sound is planning to breathe new life into an old city forest. The city and Elmwood’s Lands & Forests Consulting began this week a three-step forest restoration trial project for a 2.9-acre area of escarpment land between St. George’s Park and Victoria Park, off 10th Street East. The project will involve removing ash trees […]

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