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Jul 04 2022, 12:18pm EDT

The municipality of Kincardine is looking for residents who want to be more involved in the community to join the Business Improvement Area (BIA) committee. 

To be considered for this position, eligible candidates will be assessed, and must be the property owner who pays the BIA levy, or their nominee. 

In the application, you must specify if you are the property owner who pays the BIA levy or a nominee of that person/corporation.

If you are a nominee of the property owner, please provide a letter from the corporation stating that you are a nominee.

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Jul 04 2022, 5:39am EDT

Three local conservation Authorities have teamed up with community partners to produce a series of four videos to help people better understand shoreline activity.

The videos provide information on four themes; shoreline processes, living with erosion, what you need to know before planning to build along the shoreline and what you need to know before buying property along the shoreline.

Ashley Richards is the Communications Coordinator with the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority.

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Jul 04 2022, 5:00am EDT

The Town of Goderich is still mulling over what to do about short term rentals.

Goderich Mayor John Grace says council is still considering how a bylaw will address concerns regarding short term rentals in the town.

“It’s all about creating a balance when it comes to short term rentals and that doesn’t mean we’re going to be anything like Grand Bend or Bayfield or Port Elgin, but balanced and determined by Goderich, for Goderich. So it’s got to be a made-in-Goderich program,” said Grace.

The Kincardine Independent

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Jun 28 2022, 2:46pm EDT
2022 Scottish Festival Events Schedule FRIDAY July 1st Opening Ceremonies 7 p.m. Pub Ten 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. Concerts: 7:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.     The Thogs 7:30    Madison Violet 8:30    Screaming Orphans 9:30    Boiler Beach 10:30     DJ Joseph J 11:30 Fireworks at Dusk (at the beach, weather dependent) SATURDAY July 2nd Solo Piping Competition 8 a.m. – noon Piobairechd Competition 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (KUC) Highland Dance Competition 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tea Room 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (KUC) Heavy Events Competition 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Robinson Park on Russell St.) Clan Avenue 9 a.m. – 4:30 -p.m.

Lucknow Sentinel

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May 27 2022, 1:00pm EDT
On this stormy Thursday night, I have saved my hardest article for last… It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye to my dedicated readers of the Lucknow Sentinel and Kincardine News. I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know each and everyone of you in the past three years. I have loved growing […]
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May 26 2022, 9:39pm EDT
“I’m blessed that my congregation is still putting up with me,” says Norma Raynard, as she reminisces about her 45 years as organist at the Lucknow Presbyterian Church (LPC). Read More
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May 26 2022, 9:21pm EDT
30-DAY LICENSE SUSPENSION AND 14-DAY VEHICLE IMPOUNDMENT FOR STUNT DRIVER   On May 22, 2022, at 8:01 p.m., a South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on patrol along Bruce County Road 86, in Kinloss Township, noticed a vehicle moving at a high rate of speed. The vehicle’s speed was displayed on radar at 136 km/h […]

Kincardine News

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Jun 30 2022, 9:28am EDT
The streets were lined and the crowds were out for Kincardine Pride 2022. The return of the event on June 25 was welcome to the community’s usual lineup of summer events, though the social importance of this one stands out in post-pandemic Ontario. “We’re still the only Pride Parade in Bruce County and the whole […]
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Jun 30 2022, 9:13am EDT
The South Bruce 4-H Dairy Club held its third meeting on June 25 and toured two local dairy operations. Read More
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May 26 2022, 11:34pm EDT
Summer is fast approaching, and for Lake Huron beaches that means residents and visitors arriving to enjoy some sand, swimming and sun. But the joys of a day at the beach can also come with risks: quick underwater rip currents that can put unsuspecting swimmers into danger. Read More

Great Lakes Commission

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Jul 01 2022, 11:52am EDT

A recent study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that only about half the people in the Great Lakes states are aware of fish consumption advisories and around five million people exceed the recommended fish intake. Read the full story by Great Lakes Echo.

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Jul 01 2022, 11:50am EDT

With more than 12.8 million tons of recyclable plastic packaging materials landfilled every year, cleaning up and ending that waste and litter from entering the Great Lakes watershed is the top priority of a Council of the Great Lakes Region initiative. Read the full story by the Welland Tribune.

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Jul 01 2022, 11:46am EDT

A public meeting will be held in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula town of Lake Linden Tuesday, July 12 to present plans for removing vast amounts of crushed copper mining ore that’s slowly swallowing a stretch of Lake Superior coastline. Read the full story by MLive.

London Free Press

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Jun 29 2022, 6:52pm EDT
A London doctor who researched the long-term health consequences of Canada's worst-ever E. coli contamination – in Walkerton, in 2000 – is among the dozens of performers, athletes, advocates and experts newly named to Canada’s highest civilian honour. Read More
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Jun 28 2022, 6:46pm EDT
London researchers are uncovering a potential culprit behind long COVID symptoms, using lung imaging to analyze microscopic abnormalities that may trigger its lingering effects. Read More
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Jun 24 2022, 3:15pm EDT
Two Southwestern Ontario MPPs are returning to their ministerial posts as Premier Doug Ford announced his 30-person cabinet Friday morning. Read More

Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation

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Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 15:09

There's Snow Place like Lake Huron

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 00:00

April was another busy month for LHCCC staff, gearing up for the action-packed summer ahead. Just like many of you, we are loving the warmer spring weather and soaking up some sun during our lunch hour walks along the Goderich Beach.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 00:00

Welcome to April's edition of the LHCCC Newsletter! Spring has “sort of sprung”? Mother nature is trying her best to bring back our summer weather, and I am sure many of you are contemplating your returns to your cottages and planning your summer vacation.