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Horticultural society marking Year of the Garden

The Lucknow Horticultural Society is honouring residents who maintain an attractive garden during this Canada-wide Year of the Garden. The sign stays about two weeks in one garden and then is moved to another one. All Lucknow residents are appreciative of the homeowners’ efforts to beautify our town. The first three gardens are those of […]

Chamber’s downtown improvements include attractive new benches

The Lucknow and District Chamber of Commerce is excited to showcase the new benches placed along Campbell Street in downtown Lucknow. The refurbishment and replacement of the old benches was funded by the Lucknow and District chamber. Smyth Welding, a chamber member, manufactured the 11 benches. The chamber at the same time paid for and […]

Huron-Kinloss working on parks master plan

Huron-Kinloss is preparing a parks and recreation master plan and township officials want to hear from more people about it. The plan is for  the parks and recreation needs of current and future residents by developing an understanding of what is working, where there might be gaps, and what the priorities are for the future. […]

Huron-Kinloss seeks feedback on proposed trailer rules

Huron-Kinloss council has asked staff to get more public feedback on a draft bylaw that would regulate trailers in residential areas in the municipality. There will be opportunities to provide feedback online and offline to ensure all resident who wish to submit feedback are able to do so, according to a news release from the […]

RWTO connect with colleagues at lunch meeting

A bright, sunny day in late June is the perfect time for retired teachers to celebrate their freedom and connect with colleagues. Accordingly, 14 members of the South Bruce Retired Women Teachers of Ontario/Organization des enseignantes retraitées de l’Ontario (RWTO/OERO) met in the enchanted gardens of vice president Frances Nixon June 22 with their lunches […]

Ripley and District Horticultural Society holds Flower Show and Plant Sale

Spring is a very busy time for the Ripley and District Horticultural Society (RDHS) with two major events close together and a great deal of work planting seasonal containers and public gardens. The annual flower show was held the afternoon of Wednesday, May 18th at the Ripley-Huron Community Centre. Flower Show Committee member Ann Finlayson […]

May 2022 For Our Youth report

The first 2022 in- person meeting of Ripley and District Horticultural Society “For Our Youth” club was jam- packed with activity. On Saturday May 14, 22 club members met at the home of leader Melody Smillie carrying their greenhouses and other entries for the May 18 Flower-Show. After singing the club song “All Things Bright […]

Lucknow Horticultural Society update

The Lucknow Horticultural Society hosted their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 17, at the Town Hall. The group enjoyed learning about hostas and other beautiful perennials that were brought in from Riverbend Gardens for viewing. Life Memberships were presented to Ruth Alton and Loreen Alton. President’s Award was presented to Gerald Mowbray for years of […]

Alice Munro Festival planning virtual and live events in 2022 with more powerful stories by celebrated Canadian authors

Since the beginning of time we’ve been communicating by telling stories. And even before humans learned to read and write stories were passed through generations to embed family values and to celebrate cultures. Inspired by one of the greatest story tellers of our time, Nobel Laureate for Literature and Wingham native, Alice Munro, a Festival […]

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