Beach train raises concerns

To the Editor: This letter is exactly right. The train is a huge part of Port Elgin. My family has been  in the town for 57 years and...

Losing local train is losing the last attraction for families says reader

To the Editor: It’s interesting that this is the second Town Council that this business guy has claimed wouldn’t work with him, there is now...

Train to be gone in short order says reader

Despite the endless rhetoric from town administrators and some councilors that the Train is here to stay, the truth is quite the opposite. The...

A Senior Moment: ‘The Other Kennedy’

June 5th will mark the 50th anniversary of the violent death of Bobby Kennedy, a presidential candidate felled by Sirhan Sirhan’s bullet at the...

Anyone lost a racing pigeon?

To the Editor: Have we had any racing pigeons reported in Saugeen Shores? This one joined Gail and I for dinner last night on the deck:...

Kudos to Saugeen Shores Police

To the Editor; During the long weekend, I got to appreciate our police force in a different way. During the Sunday river raft race, our officers...

Same old thing, different party

To the Editor: Re:  Miller Op-Ed It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the Liberals would change rules regarding elections, seeing as back in 2011 Mr. Miller’s Conservatives under...

A Senior Moment: ‘Who Am I?’

Earlier this month I found myself back in high school. It was just after Mental Health Week in Ontario and I had been invited...

Elections and democracy

Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of Canadian democracy. I write to you today as I have some very serious concerns with new legislation...

Volunteer help with conservation program of fish

To the Editor: The Port Elgin Salmon Hatchery is empty once again after +/- 90,000 Salmon were released into Lake Huron tributaries last week. The volunteer...

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,...

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...

Crime doesn’t pay – but Crime Stoppers does … but for how long?

Crime Stoppers is a civilian community organization devised to acquire information that assists law enforcement agencies in the resolution of crime. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards...