United Way of Bruce Grey concerned over climbing Backpack Applications

United Way Bruce Grey says that requests for backpacks for the upcoming school year has risen 16% from 2017, going from 1326 to 1534. “I...

Where kids can experience wild ‘critters’

Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre will be alive with nature's critters once again on Monday (Civic Day), August 6th when 'Speaking of Wildlife'...

Reader says “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”

To the Editor: Follow-up to letter on Sex-Ed “I was wrong and you were right”. Ask any married couple and they will undoubtedly tell you that...

Artistic Director of Summer Music retires after 26 years

Summer Music Camp 2018 came to an end on Friday (July 27th) with the final Grand Finale concert.  This year's camp venue was hosted by...

No Sound of Music

For the first time, there is no summer Sound of Music in Southampton. 'Summer Music', the annual music education experience that filled Southampton's local G....

Grandmother disappointed with governments retreat on sex-ed

Open letter to: Douglas Ford, Premier of Ontario/Lisa Thompson, Ontario Minister of Education As a mother and grandmother, I must express my great disappointment and utter...

All Aboard for the Bruce County Museum Railway

  The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre is excited to announce the opening of a new addition to the permanent galleries with the “Riding...

2018 SDSS Graduation Class

The 2018 Grade 12 graduates carried on the long-standing tradition of 'formal wear' photos on Port Elgin Beach on June 27th. Family and friends gathered...

Last day for Dan Russell as G. C. Huston Principal

It was a momentous and emotional time for everyone who attended the last day of school on June 28th, as local principal, Dan Russell,...

SDSS trades program partners with local business

Coulter Parkette on Green Street in Port Elgin is beginning to take shape with the pavilion now completed. "Our students did a great job," says...

The two communities that work at being connected

On the shore of Lake Huron in Bruce County, two communities are working together to become more connected - Saugeen First Nation and Southampton,...

SDSS Trades students learn through hands-on

Saugeen District Secondary School (SDSS)teacher Bud Halpin is continually looking for projects for his students so that they can develop hands-on skills in the...

3rd Annual Ontario National Archery in Schools Championships

Saugeen District Secondary School (SDSS) in Port Elgin has another championship thanks to its Archery students. Four of the students placed in the top five...

CFUW impacts the community in a positive way

The mandate of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) is to improve the status of women and girls; promote quality public education, advance...