Reader says “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”

To the Editor: Follow-up to letter on Sex-Ed “I was wrong and you were right”. Ask any married couple and they will undoubtedly tell you that...

Paisley ideal for senior living

Tammie McFarlane and Rob Scapin have returned from living in Australia and have relocated to Paisley. Why Paisley? The couple returned to Canada primarily to be...

Residents voice concerns and raise petition

To the Editor: On August 20th, a second hearing will be held at Town Council to decide if the new Unifor parking lot will be...

Kudos … and Nots! by ‘The Stix Man’

“ALL ABOARD” Say “HELLO” in Port Elgin, Saugeen Shores Great place to live & smile KUDOS Don’t worry Southampton, I know how great it is to live there...

Service a key – when you need it

There are times when service absolutely a key. One of those times took place just before the weekend when my hot-water tank decided it had...

Sauble officials lack expertise in beach management says reader

The Strategic “Plan” for the Town of South Bruce Peninsula states that “The protection and management of the Town`s unique natural heritage and environment...

A Senior Moment – “LOOK AT ME!”

“Grandpa, Look at me put my head under water.” “Grandma, watch what I can do on my rope swing” “Grandpa, come and see me hit the...

The Tipping Point … Living in an App Store

Over the past few days, I’ve had the opportunity to spend 24/7 with a high technology company and one of its leaders.   Even though...

Procedural By-law against Charter of Rights says reader

Council has successfully preserved its destruction of Democracy in Saugeen Shores. Procedural rule 14.11 provides:     “A delegation, once heard, shall not be entitled to be...

Readers positive over new ‘look’

Well, here we are - exactly one week since our newly designed sites were launched. Like starting any new project, the re-design of our publications...

Education Minister praises Indigenous students’ presentation on Residential Schools then axes new curriculum

On Sunday last (July 8th), my partner and I were attending a Truth and Reconciliation Dinner at a church in Southampton. We found ourselves...

Grandmother disappointed with governments retreat on sex-ed

Open letter to: Douglas Ford, Premier of Ontario/Lisa Thompson, Ontario Minister of Education As a mother and grandmother, I must express my great disappointment and utter...

“You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone”

Dear Editor: What a shame! In the name of progress, we are losing a bit more of our green space and natural ecological habitat! This...

Expert weighs in on reader’s question

To the Editor: I think this is a Monarch Caterpillar, but could anyone tell me what the other things are on the same Milkweed plant? Monarch...