Stop and smell … the flowers!

Summer is fleetingly swift, so before it ends ... stop and smell the flowers!  

Temporary Total Watering Ban in Saugeen Shores

With high temperatures and a lack of rain, the Town of Saugeen Shores is implementing a temporary watering ban for lawn/garden watering, pool filling,...

Chantry Island becomes a ‘Friend of Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores’

Chantry Island has now added one more unique attraction, Butterfly Pod S-10 and has become a 'Friend of Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores' (BGOSS). A...

Local Horticultural Society gets everyone in the mood for Spring

It may not seem like Spring yet but Southport Horticultural Society is holding its first meeting of the season on Tuesday, April 17th,  to...

SDSS Greenhouse students are out in the community

Before the end of the school year, Saugeen District Secondary School (SDSS) greenhouse students are out in the community helping to beautify various facilities. On...

SDSS horticulture program is more than growing plants

The horticultural program, 'Young Growers', at Saugeen District Saugeen School (SDSS) is about more than growing plants. It is about growing positive attitudes of students...

Ontario Horticultural Association greets SPRING!

After a tempestuous start to spring which included high winds and widespread power outages just the day before, a sunny, warm day was specially...

Hookers celebrate 28 years in Southampton

For 28 years, hookers have traveled to Southampton for a weekend of hooking ... rug hooking at Chantry 55+ Centre. More than 50 women have...

Saugeen Shores Monarchs recovered in Mexico

2018 was an amazing year for Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores (BGOSS) as they tagged 893 Monarchs. To top it off, 'Monarch Watch', from the...

NEW Video – A large visitor peruses local Southampton neighbourhood

There was excitement in a Southampton neighbourhood when it had a large visitor of the furry kind yesterday, Monday afternoon (March 23rd). https://www.facebook.com/44Nmedia/videos/219988535871675/   A black bear...

Funding for Fall fairs due to COVID cancellations

Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker is pleased the government is providing financial support to local agricultural societies to help them get through COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Volunteers look to the future with optimism as Green Boutique closes

In December 2019, almost one year to date, the Green Boutique opened at Southampton United Church. The concept was multi-purpose - to reduce our carbon...

Pumpkinfest brings home major awards

Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) has announced the 2019 FEO Achievement Award winners that showcase various elements of festivals or events that have stood out...

Homemade read-to-bake for Church fundraiser

Is there anything better than the smell of homemade apple pie baking in the oven? Now, you can have the same thing in your home...