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Heartbreaker: OSDSS Wolves lose to J.F. Ross in CWOSSA championship

The Owen Sound District Wolves girls’ rugby team lost a heartbreaker in the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association triple-A championship Friday. Playing against their biggest regional rival in J.F. Ross, the Wolves fell 14-7 in the championship at Cambridge’s Jacob Hespeler. It was a revenge game for the J.F. Ross Royals, who fell to […]

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A push to legalize drug test strips, protect ‘harm reduction’ tactics in MI | Bridge Michigan

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The objective of both is harm reduction —  the idea of reducing risk by acknowledging that “just say no” isn’t always an effective tactic in the fight against opioids and other drugs. Related: The bill to provide more protection for staff and volunteers at syringe access programs

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Owen Sound Little Theatre, Kincardine Theatre Guild win WODL awards

A pair of local community theatre companies captured some hardware at the recent Western Ontario Drama League Festival. The Owen Sound Little Theatre’s production of Something Rotten! brought home three awards, while the Kincardine Theatre Guild’s Beauty and the Beast won two awards at the 2024 festival held in London on May 17 and 18. […]

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New teen-run bicycle repair shop grows from community support

Two teens are opening a youth-run bike repair shop in Meaford thanks to support from the Grey-Bruce OPP and community partners. The TLC Bicycle Shop is celebrating a grand opening at its Victoria Village location in Meaford on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Lucas Van Horn and Tyler White first became involved with repairing bicycles through […]

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Suspect holding weapon near school arrested twice in two days: Police

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Article content Woodstock police say they believe a suspect carrying a weapon arrested twice within two days near a downtown school was not targeting the school. Officers responded on Tuesday at around 9:15 a.m. to reports of a person waving their arms in the air and holding

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Several local track and field athletes qualify for OFSAA West regionals

John Diefenbaker’s Eli Bouius blew past the field in the junior boys’ 3000-metre race at the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association (CWOSSA) track and field championship at Kiwanis Field in Brantford this week. After winning the 1,500-metre race, Bouius cruised in the longer distance finishing first in 9:07.24, over 30 seconds faster than the […]

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Opinion | We must reinvent Michigan’s education system, starting with how it’s governed | Bridge Michigan

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As someone who has worked at multiple levels of Michigan’s public education system, including as a teacher, I know that we didn’t get here overnight. After decades of Band-aid fixes and a lack of investment in education, Michigan has fallen far behind most states — not due

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2024 Michigan elections: Dems claim ‘potential fraud’ in Mike Rogers signatures | Bridge Michigan

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Wednesday, May 22 Senate debate canceled as Rogers, Slotkin bow out A scheduled bipartisan U.S. Senate debate at the Mackinac Policy Conference has been canceled after top-polling candidates declined to participate, organizers announced Wednesday.  The top three polling candidates in each party were invited earlier this month