A teenaged cancer survivor from Georgian Bluffs is taking on a new challenge in his fourth year of raising funds for cancer research. After completing half-marathons in 2020 and 2022 and a full marathon in 2021, Jesse Walker of Balmy Beach is preparing to tackle an Olympic triathlon – 1.5-kilometre swim, 40-km bike and 10-km […]
A Maine Coon named Pulla is Owen Sound’s largest cat. The honour was made official at the 169th Sydenham Fall Fair Thursday morning. The oldest still-running school-based agricultural fall fair survived volunteer fatigue and a global pandemic to make its triumphant return at East Ridge Community School and Sydenham Campus. So it’s only fair spectators […]
The design was approved by council this week.
Members of the Ripley and District Horticultural Society (RDHS) were happy to welcome organic farmer, businesswoman, and fellow member Heather Newman as guest speaker during the April 19 meeting. The For Our Youth (FOY) group leader is the 2023 Ontario Horticultural Society (OHA) Youth Leader Award winner. In her introduction, Dianne Simpson read the nomination […]
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The principal of a London secondary school is determined to fill 150 hampers for the holidays, after greedy thieves stole food and baked goods meant to help those in need. Renee Shave, principal of B. Davison secondary school, said culinary students had been making banana bread and cookies over the last six weeks for the […]