Local resident becomes a Red Cross volunteer

Local Southampton resident, John Willetts, recently returned from a Red Cross mission to Kashechewan First Nation in northern Ontario. Willetts comes from a family of...

Spring sweetness put on hold as Maple weekend is cancelled

The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (OMSPA) is disappointed to announce that Maple Weekend has been cancelled for 2021. The event, which takes place...

November 11, 2020: Remembrance Day with a difference

On Wednesday, 11 November, 2020, The Royal Canadian Legion, Port Elgin Branch 340, will be holding a PRIVATE SERVICE at Cenotaph Park. This year, in...

Community Foundation Grey Bruce Invites Grant Applications

Community Foundation Grey Bruce invites charities and non-profit organizations across Grey and Bruce counties to submit grant applications before the fall deadline of September...

Habitat for Humanity housing projects continues at SON

Construction continues on seven new houses at Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON).  The Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce project began in May (2022) for member...

Singing Prayer Bowls – a new perspective into a different culture

The sounds ring true like bells but the origins of the singing bowl remain undetermined today. According to ancient culture, they are one of the...

Ground-breaking ceremony at Saugeen First Nation for new Habitat homes

  On June 23rd, a Ground Breaking Ceremony was held marking the official start of construction of five new single dwelling homes by Habitat for...

Cham-bettes Christmas Home Tour 2023: The Bartnicki Home

#6 Odette and Andrew Bartnicki 124 Trillium Drive   This beautiful home on Trillium Drive features a spacious open concept kitchen-dining-living room.  The living room features a...

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...

The Outdoor Sport for all ages – lawn bowls seeing a revival in Southampton

While lawn bowls has long been popular in Saugeen Shores, beginning in Port Elgin where the Cenotaph is now located, it has always been...

Local resident recognized for a lifetime of making a difference

Every year the Southampton Care Centre, along with all Jarlette Health Services homes across the province, celebrate the lifetime contributions of their residents.  This...

We Shall Remember Them – banner project continues

Shortly after Thanksgiving, for our third year, Commemorative Banners honouring the fallen soldiers from past wars were hung on the decorative light posts in...

Mother Nature and Lake Huron – relentless partners

High winds and a rolling Lake Huron caused waves to breach several walls and shoreline on Tuesday, April 21st.  Along with snow flurries, it...

Santa’s stop in Southampton a big hit as hundreds turn out

Mother Nature brought her best for Santa's parade presented by the Rotary Club of Saugeen Shores in Southampton on Friday, December 2nd, with no...