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...

Here we go again – what is wrong with some people?

Here we go again!  More vandalism damage.  What is wrong with some people? Helliwell soccer fields, a major centre for youngsters' soccer in Southampton, has...

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...

Op-Ed by MP Larry Miller: No leaders have been perfect

Dear Editor, Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: “We are not the makers of history, we are made by history.”Perhaps now, more than ever, these...

Local Paralympian positive in spite of setbacks

Local Bruce County Paralympian, Josh Cassidy, has always maintained that "Adversity makes you better" but sometimes when you come up against a bureaucracy, it...

Serendipity – a strange thing

Serendipity is a strange thing and the word itself has been deemed one of the 10 most difficult English words to translate. It can mean...

Saugeen Shores all-candidates meeting: Segment 1

To even begin to break down a three-hour public meeting that is a question-and-answer (Q&A) is daunting.  However, we are going to attempt to...

Journalism rules that should never be overlooked

There are a few rules in journalism that should never be overlooked. For instance, always report objectively and do not opine; do not join organizations...

‘I can’t tell you’ says Crime Stoppers

Recently the disappearance and search for Lisa Maas was in the local media again. Firstly, let me thank Nick Oldrieve and Matthew Nopper along...

Prosperity brings its own challenges

Talking with many retailers, from Saugeen Shores to Kincardine and the more fringe rural communities, finding employees is becoming a very serious problem. The region...

Principal Dan Russell leaves a legacy

With only four years until retirement, Russell is moving on to Alexandra Community School in Owen Sound, which is near his home. It will however,...

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...

Good old-fashioned service when you need it

When it comes to customer service, Steve and Becca at Black Sheep Customz - "Your Old School Garage" in Port Elgin, could give lessons. I've...

Community Matters: Bruce Power, OPG working together to achieve success

   With refurbishment and life-extension plans for the Bruce Power and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) nuclear reactors well underway, the two companies have focused on...