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...

Tagging a butterfly is a delicate and exciting experience

Kidz Zone, the summer program at the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre, had a treat in store on Tuesday (Aug. 28) when the...

Cham-bettes Christmas Tour of Homes 2018

#5 ‐ THE LODGE 271 Bay Street, Southampton This custom built 2500 square foot Scandinavian white pine log home, ‘The Lodge’ is owned by Susan Arthur. The...

Local Tim Hortons 3rd in Canada for new signage

If you've been through the drive-thrus at Tim Hortons in Port Elgin and Southampton recently, you may have noticed a big difference in signage. The...

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...

Cham-bettes Christmas Tour of Homes 2018

#6 ‐ WINDWARD 57 Huron Street North, Southampton 57 Huron Street North, known as ‘Windward’ and ‘Ardmor’ before that, was built in 1885 by Captain Angus MacAuley,...

New Saugeen First Nation housing development a leader in design

Six families of Saugeen First Nation will be moving into new homes at the end of September. The first phase of the housing development was...

Cham-bettes Christmas Home Tour 2018 – ‘After-tour Mingling’ on Friday Evening

JOIN US FOR ‘AFTER‐TOUR MINGLING’ ON FRIDAY EVENING The proprietors of the Wismer House & Outlaw Brew Co. look forward to welcoming you to their pubs! THE...