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Sims: Holder being too nice with Ford as third wave hammers London region

Please, Mayor Ed Holder, tell me you were sprinkling a little sugar on your description of the conversation you had this week with Premier Doug Ford. London’s mayor said at Thursday’s pandemic media briefing that he spoke to Ford earlier this week after London and Middlesex County were practically snubbed in the expansion of the […]

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South Kinloss Presbyterian Church looking back and looking forward

The first Presbyterian Church in the Lucknow community was South Kinloss, which was built in 1856 on the east side of Bruce County Road about a mile and a half north of Lucknow. Murdoch MacKenzie heard that someone was planning to buy the land on Conc. 2 in order to build a tavern where the […]

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Coastal Coffee sets up shop in old Ashfield Presbyterian Church

A historic landmark in Ashfield has recently been given a second chance at life and is once again home to laughter and conversation, this time in the form of a coffee shop and roastery. Ashfield Presbyterian Church closed its doors in 2018 after 170 years of worship, and sat vacant until Coastal Coffee Company set […]

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COVID: health unit fires up Hockey Hub, 18 new cases reported Thursday

The Grey Bruce Health Unit believes it currently holds the national record for most vaccines administered at one mass immunization centre over the course of a single day. There were 3,498 COVID-19 vaccines administered at the “Hockey Hub” mass immunization centre in Hanover Wednesday. On average, 350 people were vaccinated per hour from 8:30 a.m. […]

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Kincardine mayor’s resignation a surprise to fellow councillors

Kincardine’s mayor is stepping down after nearly three decades in local municipal politics. Anne Eadie announced her resignation during a virtual meeting of council Wednesday evening by reading a prepared letter addressed to residents, fellow council members and municipal staff. “My season as mayor is coming to an end,” Eadie said. “My wish for the […]

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COVID-19 outbreak at Owen Sound hospital now over

The first COVID-19 outbreak in a Grey-Bruce hospital is now over, according to Grey Bruce Health Services CEO Gary Sims. “Some hospitals have outbreaks for months. We were lucky to have it go for, I think, just over a few weeks. Staff did an amazing job,” Sims said. Dr. Ian Arra, Grey-Bruce’s medical officer of […]

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City asking people to report ‘We Buy Houses’ signs

Owen Sound is seeking the public’s help to clear the city of unauthorized “We Buy Houses” signs. The signs – some are white with black lettering, while others are white with red lettering or bright yellow with black lettering – include different out-of-town phone numbers. But city hall is urging people who spot one to […]

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Vaccine rollout continues, variants raise concern

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout ramps up across the province, Huron Perth Public Health vaccinated individuals throughout the Easter weekend, passing the mark of 25,000 individual persons receiving the vaccine. This is up from the 19,475 inoculations reported to have been administered in the region as of April 1. On April 7, the health unit […]