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...

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...

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...

World Hijab Day – Wearing the Hijab should be about conviction, not coercion

World Hijab Day by Farah Ahmad Wearing hijab, a head covering worn by many Muslim women, has lately caught the public’s attention with intense headlines. In 2013,...

2023 Tankard and Scotties come to a successful end

The Port Elgin Chrysler 23 Ontario Tankard and Scotties presented by Bruce Power was nothing short of phenomenal from many standpoints. Sunday's Scotties Final between...

Catch the Ace for Hospice returns in February 2023!

The Kincardine Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, Huron Shores Hospice and the Tiverton & District Lions are joining forces to offer a bigger...

CFUW presents an annual donation to Bruce County Museum

    Each year, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) makes a donation to the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre in Southampton. “The Bruce County...

It’s time to celebrate the bard Robbie Burns

Bruce County is a region filled with Scottish heritage and, here as in other parts of the world, Robbie (Rabbie) Burns, Scotland’s favourite son,...

Once Upon a Time: Wiarton Women on Strike

In Bruce County’s pioneer days women were restricted to traditional jobs, like homemaking and teaching (but only if unmarried). By the 1880s work options were...

It’s time to rock on in Port Elgin as the Tankard/Scotties begin

It's time to rock on in Port Elgin as a week of world-class curling begins with the start of the 2023 Tankard/Scotties Provincial championships...

Tara Curling Club celebrates 75 years

A full slate of curlers and spectators descended on the Tara Curling Club on Saturday (Jan. 21/23) to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the...