A Heartfelt ‘Thanks’ to the United Way of Bruce Grey

To the Editor: As the new school year gets underway, Bluewater District School Board would like to express our thanks and deepest appreciation to the...

A Senior Moment – “SPEAKING THE TRUTH IN LOVE”

Most regular churchgoers have a favorite Bible story or verse. Obvious choices include the poignant drama surrounding the birth of Jesus in that Bethlehem...

Kudos … and Nots! by ‘The Stix Man’

“A GEM” A Gem in the middle of the town Fairy (Little) Lake in Beautiful Southampton, Saugeen Shores KUDOS It was a rainy, misty, humid morning but we...

A Senior Moment – “A Hand Out or a Hand Up?”

John was 14 years old, had lived all his young life in subsidized “Ontario Housing,” with the family’s basic needs provided since his birth...

Trump and … Bruce County

I met a resident on High Street in Southampton recently. He is a reader of the Saugeen Times. He asked me if I had...

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...

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...

A SENIOR MOMENT – “FAREWELL TO WELFARE?”

On July 31, the Ontario Government announced it would be scrapping the Guaranteed Basic Income program (G.B.I) which had been implemented on a trial...

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...