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Whitmer and Nessel expected to fight Line 5 tunnel agreement - Michigan’s new governor and attorney general are expected to try to undo state... - Nov 12
Climate change and its impact on Lake Superior fishing - When it comes to addressing climate change and fisheries, including on Lake... - Nov 12
‘The Death And Life Of The Great Lakes’: Precious resources in peril - The Great Lakes constitute 20 percent of the globe’s fresh water. They provide... - Nov 12
Why the ‘White Hurricane’ of November 1913 was the Great Lakes’ worst disaster i - The Great Storm of 1913 was easily the Great Lakes region’s largest natural... - Nov 12
Edmund Fitzgerald commemorated on 43rd anniversary - Bundled in warm clothes during Minnesota’s first freezing weekend, hundreds of... - Nov 12
Mackinac tunnel moves despite opposition from Whitmer, Nessel - A decision on whether the Mackinac Bridge Authority oversees Enbridge’s... - Nov 12

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Flurries to fly this week - Londoners will want to have their winter woolies ready as a little bit of snow... - Nov 12
Poor response to Huron County wind turbine health study - The Huron County Health Unit’s study of any relationship between wind turbines... - Nov 12
Douglas Rain, founding member of the Stratford Festival, dies - A founding member of the world-famous Stratford Festival has passed away. Actor... - Nov 11

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5 benefits of installing a smart thermostat in your home or cottage - Smart thermostats are more popular than ever, and we can understand why. Not... - Nov 12
How much is a clean lake worth to you? - Who could put a price on clean water, right? In fact, many studies have tried... - Nov 12

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IF YE BREAK FAITH: Names of the London-area fallen live for evermore at Menin Ga - YPRES, Belgium – In a small, shaded park across from St. Martin’s Cathedral,... - Nov 11

Bruce Beach News

MILNE, Jean Cairns (née Aitken) - 77 Camerson Lane

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Jean Cairns Milne (née Aitken) of Kincardine, passed away at the Southampton Care Centre, on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late John Alexander “Sandy” Milne (1986).

Cherished mother of Cathy Milne of Kincardine and David Milne (Gloria Jean Nagy) of Ottawa.

Loving grandmother of Melanie and Margaret.

Leaf Pickup

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 00:00 to 16:15

November 6th-Ripley and Lakeshore area

The annual leaf pick up will occur Monday November 5th in the community of Lucknow, and Tuesday November 6th in the community of Ripley and along the Lakeshore.

Please have your leaves bagged in paper bags, and at the curb by 7:00 a.m.  Bags must not exceed the maximum weight of 11 kg (25 lbs), and the collection is restricted to leaves only.

Leaves and brush may be disposed of at the Huron Landfill site free-of-charge, year-round.

Alexander, Ann Webster - Cottage 128

Monday, October 22, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Ann on October 22, 2018 at 87 years of age. Predeceased by her beloved husband William (1959). Cherished mother of Jeanne & Brian Stocks, John & Karen, and Tim (2016) & Sandi. Adored “Gram” of Kristi Fortin, Brad & Brittany Stocks, Lauren & Ken Alexander, Kerri & Dwayne Lachance, Jarrett Alexander, William Alexander, and BethAnn Alexander. Special “G-Gram” of Liam, Ella, Kennedy, Carswell, Cohen, and Evie. 

Emergency Notice - Voting Period Had Been Extended

The Township of Huron-Kinloss Voting Period has been extended 1 full day until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.


Township of Huron-Kinloss

As of approximately 5:45 p.m. tonight, due to the technical difficulties experienced by Dominion Voting System the electors of the Township of Huron-Kinloss have experienced delays in internet and telephone voting. Large time delays were being experienced on both the telephone and internet methods of election.

BBCA BBQ Sold out

Fellow Beachers, thanks to Donna Tiernan and Heather McGregor Brown and their ticket sales ability we have another sold out BBQ. There will be 511 people at this year's version of our annual affair.

We've come a long way from the days of dragging BBQs to the club house and the Dads flipping burgers and hot dogs while the families sat on blankets and socialized with neighbours.

See everyone on Saturday,

Brian MacEachern

Bruce Beach BBQ

Baseball at Bruce Beach

Baseball Batter For those who were at the season opener last weekend you witnessed Bruce Beach baseball at its best.   Imagine if you will Mike Buchanan on the mound pitching for the game.  Bottom of the 9th (or whatever inning Gerry says it is).  The score is 14 to 11.  The bases are getting fuller but somehow the game is lost as the opposition just can’t sustain any traction.  We all retire for a well-deserved beer or two.  Just another day in paradise known as Bruce Beach. 

 

Lake Huron e-news Announcement - July 2016

The Coastal Centre Welcomes New Executive Director

The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Matthew Hoy joined the Coastal Centre team on July 4, 2016 as the new Executive Director.

Matt Hoy
Matthew (Matt) Hoy, Executive Director

Matt is a long term resident of Goderich and is deeply committed to both his community and the Lake Huron shoreline.  Matt has had a successful career within the financial industry, however has decided to change his vocation and focus his efforts to benefit both the Lake Huron coastline and the environment. He firmly believes the strength of communities along Ontario’s southeast shoreline lies in the health of our Great Lake.

Junior Baseball Volunteers Needed

Good Morning Bruce Beachers, 
  
After a couple of great weekends at Bruce Beach many will be trying to figure out how to spend an extra week at the cottage this summer. 

What could be better than spending some extra time with your kids by volunteering to help with Junior Baseball. 
  
The activity takes place from 9.30 am to 10.30 am Monday through Friday every week during July and August.  The first day this year will be July 4th.

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Souvenir History of Bruce Beach

FOR well over forty years the Summer Resort known as Bruce Beach on Lake Huron’s friendly shore has been the holiday rendezvous for health-seekers, pleasure-seekers and tor those who were just tired. From a very modest beginning the popularity and the population have grown by leaps and bounds. The need of having some sort of historical souvenir which would preserve the happy annals of the Beach had been keenly felt for a long time. It was not, however, until the year 1915 that the meeting of this need took concrete form.

A History of Bruce Beach

Shortly after the Bruce Beach Historical Society was formed in the Fall of 1981, I was having lunch with a friend. When asked why I had given up curling that year, one of the two or three reasons I mentioned was my interest in publishing history of Bruce Beach, where my family had been spending their summers for more than sixty years. "How fortunate you are to have such roots", replied my friend.

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Important Dates

Garbage Pickup - Tue Nov 13 (All day)
Blue Box Pickup - Thu Nov 22 (All day)
Thanksgiving (US) - Thu Nov 22 (All day)
Christmas Day - Tue Dec 25 (All day)
New Years Day - Tue Jan 1 (All day)

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