December events at Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

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The Poetry Corner

Back by popular demand, we have decided to revive 'The Poetry Corner' on Sundays.  Most poems will try to be uplifting and, if our...

South Bruce Peninsula found guilty of destroying endangered species’ habitat

The Town of South Bruce Peninsula has been found guilty of destroying the endangered Piping Plover habitat on two occasions that put their survival...

Needle Arts at Chantry Centre

Have you ever wanted to learn a 'needle art' skill?  From knitting to crewel work and rug-hooking, Chantry Centre 50+ is offering the chance...

Once Upon a Time: ‘Party Place’ of a bygone era

As our Counties move cautiously into Stage Three of recovery from COVID, it is interesting to remember a long-ago era when social distancing was...

The 100 year mistake for Southampton

To the Editor: I decided to write this letter after reading Diane Huber’s excellent overview of where we are relative to a very small group...

40th Annual Terry Fox Run – the legacy lives on – September 20th (2020)

Tomorrow, September 20th, is the annual Terry Fox Run and this year it is definitely different. There are no organized runs this year but that...

Senior Games come to an end for another year

The Saugeen Shores Senior Games wound up on Friday, May 17th, with the annual luncheon and presentation of prizes. The final celebration was held at...

Add your voice to the Bruce County Museum’s future plans

While everyone is in isolation, the work of the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre (BCM&CC) continues in anticipation of the day when it...

Little Tracks makes a debut at local Care Centre

Free Grass cutting was made possible as the Little Tracks Petting Zoo made its debut at the Southampton Care Centre on a sunny June...

Once Upon a Time: Port Elgin’s Railway Station – Conclusion

Let's conclude our train ride with John D. Thompson, who wrote about his memories of local train service back in the 1950s. "On one memorable...

Mowbray’s Canadian Tire – a family that gives back to the community

A family owned-and-operated business, Mowbray's Canadian Tire in Port Elgin has become an integral part of the community since they first opened their store...

Grandparents and grandchildren – sometimes one or the other is missing

Are you a grandparent whose grandchildren are either grown or live far away? Are you a parent with young children who have no grandparent...

We Shall Remember Them – William Henry Scott

William Henry Scott was born April 3, 1867 in Southampton and was the second oldest son of Dr. William Sumner Scott and Catherine Ann....