UPDATE: Southampton Rankin Street fire

On February 5, 2023, at 2:04 pm, 23 members of the Saugeen Shores Fire department responded to a structure fire at 145 Rankin St., Unit...

Many events set for Spring at Bruce County Museum

Greetings! We might still be in the depths of the February freeze here in Bruce County (BRR!), but we're already dreaming of warmer spring days...

Saugeen Shores Police Service impacted by community growth

Saugeen Shores is set to head into round two of budget talks today, February 7th (2023). Day one of the budget discussions included Saugeen Shores...

Break and enter at Kincardine Airport – suspect in custody

The South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a break, enter, and mischief to the Kincardine Airport with damage estimates of approximately $100,000. On...

Public invited to hear special guest speaker – Ontario Champion Birder Kiah Jasper

Kiah Jasper is Ontario’s new Champion Birder, having set the record for spotting the most species of birds in the province in one year. Living...

Southampton structure fire dealt with quickly

Saugeen Shores Fire, Police and EMS services quickly responded to a structure fire on Sunday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m. in Southampton. Saugeen Shores Police...

Bruce County Museum – Saturday event CANCELLED

Tomorrow, January 4th, Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre will be hosting a special presentation in recognition of Black History Month: Erasing Erasure. Local historian...

Donations to CFUW support local Women’s Shelters

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Southport provided support to three local women’s shelters as a result of donations given at the December...

Kitchener female charged with manslaughter and trafficking of a controlled substance

In 2021, members of the Saugeen Shores Police Service attended to a residence in Saugeen Shores for a fatal overdose investigation. On Tuesday, January 31st...

Port Elgin Legion Branch 340: Newsletter – February, 2023

After a hectic Christmas season January is usually a fairly quiet month; but this year we have been quite busy all month. There seems...

Wiarton Willie makes 2023 prediction – an early Spring!

For the second consecutive year, Wiarton Willie made his prognostication at precisely 8:07 a.m. and, not seeing his shadow, predicted ... an early Spring! Newly...

Council deliberations then (1907) and now (2023)

THE BEACON SOUTHAMPTON, ONT., THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 1907 First meeting of 1907 Town Council The new council was duly installed into office on Monday last at 11...

Saugeen Shores Fire Chief presents 2023 budget to Council

Approximately six months ago, July 2022, Saugeen Shores appointed Ed Melanson as the Director of Fire Services/Fire Chief, and Rob Atkinson as the Deputy...