Out and About May 2 to June 30, 2009

Out and About Saugeen Times


June 29, 2009


A cool place on a hot day ... by Peter Little


June 25, 2009

Lightning Bolt by Carol Walberg Click for larger

June 22, 2009

Five Foxes photographed on the north shore over the Saugeen and submitted by Bob Cartwright at the request of Fran Plante

June 17, 2009

Ernie Duff and Rebecca Binnendyk sharing a moment before the concert in Chesley. (Peter Little)


June 14, 2009

On the Saugeen near Paisley by Bob Cartwright


June 12, 2009


A study in concentration: One of the new Tour Boat Captains, Carol Walberg is captured at the wheel of the tour boat Peerless.  Photo by Larry LePage


June 11, 2009

The residents on the north side of the river are going to come out in  large numbers for the public meeting regarding sewers on that side of the river.  It will be an interesting meeting.  See the Event Planner for June 17


June 10, 2009


Chanel guarding the bird feeder For Sale -- One Useless Guard Cat by Bob Cartwright


June 8, 2009

A Newfoundland reader sends a photo of the Mouse's Hole, a famous tourist attraction


June 4, 2009

John Weichel submits this 'gaggle' of Tent Caterpillars.  They are infesting many trees north of the  Saugeen.  This colony seems bent on some work of art that does not please the average home owner


June 2, 2009

Construction continues at the new Clean Water Centre in Walkerton


May 31, 2009

Some of the sailboats went into the water on Saturday.  In the foreground is 'Lighthouse Bill's" famous work boat that looks like a mini landing craft.  It's equiped with a Big Honda outboard.  It has a handy winch and is made of steel and not aluminum.  It's perfect for getting in close to Chantry Island

May 27, 2009

Demolition clean-up continues in Southampton at the new Rexall PharmaPlus location on Hwy. 21 at the south entrance to the town.


May 23, 2009

Detour in Paisley due to bridge repair


May 23, 2009

Women's House 2nd stage housing construction in Port Elgin continues


May 20, 2009

Yellow Sunset as the sun moves north for it's meeting with June 21st


May 17, 2009

Sky Saturday Night Gail Schuett

May 15, 2009

Construction of Women's House of Bruce County 2nd Stage Housing in Port Elgin is moving ahead quickly.


May 10, 2009

Work is beginning on the new Rexall PharmaPlus in Southampton. All the trees were removed yesterday.


May 10, 2009


Out and About Propeller Club BBQ 


May 9, 2009

An unusual sky Friday night off Southampton's shore


May 8, 2009

Big Changes underway at Bud Rier's Chevrolet in Paisley


May 6, 2009

Goats gambol in the fields near Tara


May 2, 2009

Crew Training on May 2 for Chantry Island Tours by Larry LePage


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June 30, 2009

The Apprentice by Larry LePage

Jamie LePage, an aspiring chef, is taught how to make his Great, Great Grandmotherís ( Gaugie McPhail) tea biscuits by his Great Grandmother Laura (Toots) Macaulay.

June 25, 2009

Winter Road Conditions in June

Wasaga Beach and Stayner/Elmvale area sign submitted by Brian Cole

June 17, 2009

Members of audience lining up to share memories with, and express best wishes to Ernie Duff after the tribute concert.  His family expressed their gratitude to audience for their attendance. (Peter Little)

June 14, 2009

Campers near the Saugeen by Bob Cartwright

June 13, 2009

All eyes are directed toward the lakes at sunset

June 11, 2009

The Chantry Island Tours have been delayed this year due to repair work being done on the Tower.  The Tour Base is still open for business and tours will resume in early July

June 8, 2009

Spring brings rebirth with new babies

June 8, 2009

What used to be the norm ... an old-fashioned lane party in Southampton

June 6, 2009

John Weichel submits a greedy chipmunk with 3 peanuts and more coming

June 2, 2009

Armen's Cafe had a guest from BC today.  Armen put out special food and asked all the 'usual suspects' to partake.  Some of the best food in the area is served at lunch on High  Street in Southampton

May 31, 2009

The Tour Base and Gift Shop is open for business for another season at the Southampton Harbour

May 27 2009


Lots of work by the Marine Heritage Society volunteers as they clean  up severe storm damage at Chantry Island.  The water and waves must have been terrific and had a direction from the southeast as they lifted shore based wooden walkways and hurled them off their moorings.


The Garden Sale in the Boat House over the weekend in Southampton netted almost $1000 for Propeller Club Projects


May 23, 2009

Bud Rier's Chevrolet is undergoing a facelift

May 18, 2009

Southampton United Church has elected a new board

Back (L) Caroline Day, Ian Rutherford, Reverend Keith Reynolds, Brenda Sharpe & Marg Funston
Front( L) New Chair, Duncan McCallum, Karen Plaskett, Mary Ellen LePage & Ken Harlock

May 15, 2009

Going, Going, Going, Going, Gone


May 10, 2009

'Independent Rose' the deli person at Legault's in Port Elgin brings fun to work - here she's all decked out for Mother's Day

May 9, 2009

Out and About It's boat time again!

May 7, 2009

Lynda Cain, on behalf of Ontario Power Generation (OPG), presents a cheque for $10,000 to Bruce County Warden, Bill Goetz. The money has been designated as Museum funds.


May 6, 2009

Reflection by Cindy Cartwright

Cindy mentions that hummingbird feeders should be out now and we are looking for hummingbird reports at


May 3, 2009

Line painting in Southampton May 3, 2009

May 2, 2009

The Crew training for Chantry Island Tours includes practice with nautical knots by Larry Lepage



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