A Country Visitor – it’s Turtle time of year

This is the time of year when turtles come onto land specifically to lay their eggs and we recently received a photo of a...

Spring ‘Green-up week’ in Saugeen Shores comes to a close

They raked, they filled bags with debris, wood and, in general, garbage. Port Elgin 'Beach Preservers' continued with the community 'Green Up' project carried out...

Annual Summer Port Elgin Beach Market cancelled

In a recent media release, the Port Elgin Beach Market Committee and Port Elgin Pumpkinfest Team have made the challenging decision to cancel the...

Kincardine Pride Parade going virtual

For decades, Pride events have taken place across the country. For Kincardine Pride President, Fort Papalia, “This Pride season will be no different, Kincardine...

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...

Bruce County offers $100,000 grants to support tourism businesses

On May 12th, Bruce County Council endorsed a $1.75 million investment in grants and loans to support local businesses over the next two years....

Local business: Wismer House copes through COVID

Local businesses in Saugeen Shores and beyond in Bruce and Grey counties have been struggling during COVID-19 but have been looking forward to getting...

A unique North American world class site – Part 2

One of the largest and most exciting stone re-building projects ever undertaken in North America is currently underway at Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) in...

“We are still here” says Square Deal Neil’s

LARGE enough to serve you, SMALL enough to care Serving Bruce and Grey Counties Since 1948 Many businesses have had to adapt their services during this...

‘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...

Colourful surgical scrub caps bring smiles to health care workers

Volunteers throughout Southampton and area continue to make and distribute colourful surgical scrub caps to hospitals, care centres and retirement homes throughout the region. Most...

Canadian Tire now open and ready for Spring

Just in time for Mother's Day, Mowbray's Canadian Tire greenhouse in Port Elgin is now open and filled with perennials, trees, shrubs and annuals,...

Chantry Island Cham-bettes celebrate two ‘drive-by’ birthdays

The drive-by 'birthday party' in this time of isolation has become a popular way to show those celebrating a birthday that they are remembered. The...

Mother Nature – powerful and beautiful

Mother Nature has been out 'n' about along the shore of Lake Huron of late. Her strength has created havoc along the multi-use trail between...