Readers return from Portugal – in day four of self-isolation

To the Editor: Sandy, Thank you so much for continuing to publish our local news. You cannot know how important it is to us when...

Home is where YOUR doctor is, says Vice-Deputy Mayor

To the Editor: Town of Saugeen Shores Mayor Luke Charbonneau, this week declared a state of Emergency for our community. I commend Mayor Charbonneau for...

Beauty of nature and joy of music important during time of stress

Letter to the Editor: Yesterday, my wife Kathy, suggested that I go outside and play happy music on my trombone.  At noon today I started this...

Beach work continues despite anxious times

To the Editor: Despite the Worries of the CoVid19 Virus, the work at Port Elgin beach continues. Concern #1 The clearing of the mini-putt and train station...

Readers take advantage of local shop from home self-isolation

To the Editor: We have recently returned early from Florida. We have made use of the offer that Southampton Foodland has going for the month of...

Ward system of government doomed to fall says reader

To the Editor: Tomorrow, March 9th, Councillors are anticipated to all vote with the CAO's recommendation to “trust the good judgement of Staff” on the...

Whose Rule of Law? asks reader

To the Editor: Battle lines are drawn, again, between First Nations and Canadians. On one side the police; on the other First Nations’ protestors. On...

Remembering an old friend

To the Editor: Tom (Stewart) and I were born the same year and we both grew up on Morpeth Street in Southampton. When he left school,...

Ontario has a revenue problem says reader

To the Editor: We’re Being Conned So … Doug Ford and his minions (that includes you, Bill Walker) have resorted to dissing teachers.  Walker says "teachers’...

Plant some trees for the future says reader

Dear Editor, There have been some opinions in the news lately about the negative impacts of tree planting, but let's apply some critical thinking. In Bruce...

Many communities placing moratoriums on beach development adds reader

To the Editor: I strongly support the upcoming survey and collaborative sessions on Community Safety in Saugeen Shores.  Much has changed in Port Elgin in...

Waterfront more fragile than we realize says reader

To the Editor: Yesterday, January 30th, my husband and I walked the Port Elgin beach. There wasn't much there. Continued high lake levels have kept the...

List of communities putting beach developments on hold is growing says reader

Dear Editor: Despite repeated public pleas to scale down and maintain distance from the water’s edge, plans for the Cedar Crescent Village (CCV) have changed...

Beach Preservers reaching out to community

To the Editor: The Port Elgin Beach Preservers are sending out a mailer to every citizen in Saugeen Shores this week, prior to the January...