Marine Heritage Society looking forward to 2021

Despite COVID-19 times, the Marine Heritage Society (MHS) Committee met at its September meeting at the Southampton firehall while following health protocols. With a positive...

War Memories – a legacy

When it comes to war memories, there are those veterans who hold a propensity for detail. Kenneth Douglas Lein was one of those. Lein, at 5ft.11in...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – ‚ÄúTHE HALLOWEEN GRINCH‚ÄĚ

This dark and gloomy night always evokes bittersweet childhood memories of past Halloweens. Those were the days when I was not relegated to my...

A Family whose ties run deep in Grey and Bruce

The Board of Directors of the Community Waterfront Heritage Centre (formerly the CNR Railway Station) has decided that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

‘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‚ÄĒespecially concerning its most vulnerable citizens‚ÄĒchildren, seniors and...

‘Stewards of the Land’ a hands-on opportunity to learn Indigenous culture

Grade 7 students of the Bruce-Grey Catholic District had the opportunity to learn about Indigenous peoples and their culture in a natural outdoor setting...

Southampton Town Hall – how the tower bell came to be

Southampton was incorporated as a town in 1904 with a population of slightly over 2400. A month later, a movement began to building a town...

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...

Federal Government announces investment in Port Elgin Breakwater

  The Port Elgin breakwater will be rebuilt beginning this fall thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada. The Ministry of Fisheries and...

Rainbow Crosswalk officially opened and recognized as a symbol of hope

Deputy Mayor and Saugeen District Senior School (SDSS) teacher, Don Matheson cut the ribbon on Thursday morning, September 3rd, to officially open and recognize...

The Poetry Corner – The House by the Side of the Road

The House by the Side of the Road by Sam Walter Foss (1858-1911) There are hermit souls that live withdrawn In the peace of their self-content; There are souls,...

An alternative design for Port Elgin Beach presented to Council

'The Beach Preservers' is a local group of Port Elgin residents that has arrived at an alternative design for the proposed Cedar Crescent Village...

Visit for your Passport to Fun & Prizes!

This summer, the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre is your passport to fun and prizes! With many exhibits to explore and a variety of...

Get together for Nellie Perry at the Quinnell family farm on Puslinch Lake

Long time Southampton resident Nellie Perry will be celebrating her 100th birthday later this year. For many years she has been active in the Saugeen...