Marine Heritage Festival: Year two saw several changes

2012 Year two of the Marine Heritage Festival in Southampton saw several changes (For 1st annual Marine Heritage Festival history, CLICK HERE ). The 2nd annual...

Port Elgin Legion Branch 340 – January, 2019

Port Elgin Legion Branch 340 had a busy and eventful 2018 and it looks as though 2019 is shaping up for more of the...

We shall remember them – Clarence Gordon Eagles

Clarence Gordon Eagles Clarence Gordon Eagles was known as Gordon with the nickname BUBS. He was born in Southampton on August 3, 1921, another son...

The unique story of Charles Crosswell

The story of Charles Henry Crosswell may be the most unique of any of the more than 1,200 Bruce County Volunteers that joined the 160th Bruce...

Through the portal of time – Saugeen Township

Part 3 of the three-part series by Larry McIntosh  The land of Saugeen Shores is a fertile valley covered in mixed hard wood with maple,...

Once Upon a Time: ‘Bells’

"Bells" Gordon Hepburn, along with his wife, Olive, was curator of the Bruce County Museum for many years. This is his memory of some lost...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “ONLY A GREETER?”

Working as a Wal Mart greeter doesn’t score very highly when our world ranks its list of prestigious vocations. Using society’s same value system,...

Fall Fair Time in rural Ontario – Desboro celebrates 161 years

Fair Fever - Catch the Fun! How the Desboro Agricultural Society manages to fit in all the activities, entertainment, competitions from cattle to baking and...

‘Going Back to the Way it Was’ is not a solution for a cycling...

An Open letter to Mayor and Council: Dear Mayor and Council: May 19, 2020 Saugeen Shores puts safety first—especially concerning its most vulnerable citizens—children, seniors and...

Eat Local Grey Bruce Co-op celebrates third anniversary

In its third year of operation, Eat Local Grey Bruce (ELGB) President Greg Stewart and Treasurer Katherine Ngui presented a break-even financial report for 2018 at...

Protest held over proposed beach development in Port Elgin

There was no doubt at Monday night's Saugeen Shores Council meeting (Nov. 25/19) that there are people who are angry over the proposed revitalization...

Santa parade spectators not deterred by rain

It was an unusual year weather-wise for the Santa parade in Port Elgin on Saturday, November 24th, with fairly warm temperatures and rain instead...

A direct Krug descendant urges County Council to “stay the course”

August, 28, 2019 To: Murray Clark, Acting CAO, Bruce County From: Diane Huber Dear Mr. Clark, I hope you will provide each member of County Council with...

‘There at the Beginning’ – A look back: Part 1

Long before settlers arrived to the area, Southampton was an important fur trading area. In 1818, Pierre Piche arrived at the mouth of the Saugeen...