A well-deserved Heritage award to a recipient passionate about the past

It would be difficult to find anyone who is more passionate about history, particularly local history, than William (Bill) Streeter of Southampton and, at...

We shall Remember Them: The Women Who Went to War

  From two presentations given by Bill Streeter to the Port Elgin Men's Probus Club and the Chantry Centre of Southampton As we head toward Remembrance...

G. C. Huston youth to have art displayed in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario

In October, nine G. C. Huston Public School students had their art submitted by Vice-Principal Patricia Holm and Anishaabemowin teacher, Marilyn Root, for possible...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “REMEMBERING”

Without warning, the cannon suddenly blasted with an ear-throbbing roar behind the assembled crowd. Some turned abruptly to see a wisp of smoke still...

Southampton Remembrance Day to host Canadian Forces in salute

On Remembrance Day, November 11, 2018 in Southampton, 100 soldiers of ‘C’ Company from Canadian Forces Base (4CDTC) in Meaford, ON signified the 100...

Santa to stop in Port Elgin after all

The Port Elgin BIA, in cooperation with Port Elgin Pumpkinfest and the Port Elgin Rotary Club, announced the Port Elgin Santa Claus Parade will run...

Chantry Centre seniors enjoy ancient Chinese tile game

The Chinese tile game Mahjong, that dates back to the mid-1800s, and perhaps before, has come to Southampton.  The Chantry Centre has a large...

Huron Shores Hospice gets major financial boost

Huron Shores Hospice received a major financial boost when Southampton Rotary Club presented a cheque for $40,250 on Wednesday, November 6th (2019).        ...

Mission Zimbabwe Harvest Dinner & Auction far exceeds expectations

The Mission Zimbabwe Project’s Harvest Dinner and Auction was held on Saturday, November 2nd  at Cedar Rail Camp near Chesley where 220 people attended...

Through the portal of time – Southampton

Part One of a three-part series by Larry McIntosh For thousands of years the area around the Saugeen River was a fertile valley favourable to...

Annual Saugeen Shores Heritage Conservation Award

Mr. G. William 'Bill' Streeter has been selected as this year's recipient of the Saugeen Shores Heritage Conservation Award, sponsored by the Saugeen Shores...

Grannies’ first Angel Tea a sold-out fundraiser

On Saturday, November 2nd, the Grannies of Saugeen Shores held their first 'Angel Tea' in support of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign begun by Canadian...

We Shall Remember Them – Laird Redford Beresford

Laird Redford Beresford Laird was born in Southampton on October 3, 1918. His parents, John and Winnifred, had 13 children; six boys and seven girls. The...

Lest we Forget – what the Poppy Fund means

Maintaining the tradition of Remembrance is a sacred trust and the Legion's most important role. Legion Remembrance programs commemorate all service men and women...