Increases in farm land taxes and worries over changes in the Natural Heritage Plan for Huron County were the among the issues discussed at the Huron County Federation of Agriculture (HCFA) Local Politicians Forum held Feb. 23 at the Clinton Legion.
The Ontario Business Improvement Area Association (OBIAA) recognized the Brussels Four Barn with the Bricks and Mortar Award at the 2018 National Business Improvement Area Conference in Collingwood earlier this week.
The Festival of Thrones, the follow-up to Transfigured Town Inc. s Festival of Wizardry last fall, has had to be rescheduled from its early June date at Blyth Cowbell Brewing Company. When it will be rescheduled will be determined at a later date.
Huron Feeding Systems is marking its 40th year in business this year. The family-owned company started in the Seili family s garage 40 years ago, and, just like the feed-bin industry it s a part of, a lot has changed over the past 40 years.
Now into its 43rd year, the Blyth Festival Art Gallery will continue its mandate of presenting quality art work to the Huron County community as well as to visiting theatre-goers through its schedule of exhibitions for 2018.
The Blyth Cowbell Brewing Company-sponsored cycling team raised $8,250 for the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada on Saturday thanks to 16 members cycling in place on their trainers for eight hours in the brewery s Threshers Hall on Saturday.
The Blyth Brussels Atom Rep Crusaders brought home the Western Ontario Athletics Aassociation (WOAA) championship last Thursday, besting Goderich 3-2 in overtime to take their series against the Sailors two games to one.
The North Huron Heat Seekers, comprised of members of the Blyth and Wingham Firefighters Associations, faced off against the Huron OPP Ice Hogs at the Blyth and District Community Centre on Saturday as part of a fundraiser for Victim Services
Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) students from four area secondary schools visited Blyth Cowbell Brewing Company on March 22 and March 26 to learn about the advancements that went into constructing the company s facility on the south end of Blyth.
The Brussels Curling Club held its awards and social evening on Friday night at the Brussels, Morris and Grey Community Centre in the upstairs meeting room. The group of over 30 gathered for a social time before enjoying a delicious potluck meal...
Central Huron s tax rate will not be increasing for the sixth year in a row, despite a multi-million-dollar increase in year-over-year spending. It has decreased for the last five years and is breaking even in the 2018 budget.
Illusionist Lucas Wilson and his assistant Kelly DeFilla were in Wingham on Saturday for a pair of shows thanks to the Wingham Knights of Columbus. They played to a standing room-only crowd of young people and their parents in the afternoon
The committee behind last September s International Plowing Match (IPM) held its final all-chairs meeting last week and whether it was attendance figures, banding together in the face of adversity or donating money to local charities
He was wandering outside New Orleans pizza in Clinton when pizzeria owner, Judith Damsma, saw him. He had put his boots and a pair of socks on a picnic table and was walking around the parking lot wearing a rather worn pair of socks.
Huron County has 31 employees on its Sunshine List for 2017, which outlines the salaries of public employees who made over $100,000 throughout the year. This is up just one person from the 30 employees on the county s list in 2016.
While flood waters across the province may have claimed one life and caused significant damage to infrastructure, northern Huron County has escaped the worst of the damage, despite extremely high volumes of water moving through the area.
Thanks to inches of rain, warmer temperatures and a lot of foot traffic over the course of the day, the Blyth Lions Club s annual snow volleyball tournament quickly descended into an event of muddy proportions.
The Emergency Services Training Centre (ESTC) has been left in a bad situation after staff turnover at the site damaged its reputation according to Fire Department of North Huron (FDNH) Deputy-Chief Chad Kregar.
Stuart Hughes was the recipient of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) best actor award over the weekend for his work as Angus in The Drawer Boy, which was filmed in Huron County last year.
The Majestic Women s Institute (WI) in Brussels marked the recent passing of WI Day on Feb. 19 by donating to the Books, Blankets and Bears project and handing over a large number of mostly handmade stuffed animals, blankets and other toys
Bryan Morton is passionate about old barns. In fact, according to family lore, he was almost born in one. More than half a century later, Bryan is combining his love of agricultural history and a desire to give back to his community by building Four Winds
As is her annual tradition, Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson recently handed out her Remarkable Citizen awards at a special event in Teeswater. Several locals were honoured for their contributions to their communities.
Long-time Blyth Fire Chief Paul Josling will be honoured this May by the Dave Mounsey Memorial Fund, an organization with which he had been intimately involved since its inception until the time of his death.
In response to the announcement that the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) Branch will close later this year, a group of concerned citizens has started a petition urging the corporation to change its mind.
With feedback from community stakeholders, Natural Interest, a fledgling company hoping to provide investment solutions for sustainable farming in Ontario, has some momentum behind it after a special event held in Blyth last week.
Within the next few weeks, Household Games will release Way of the Passive Fist on all major game platforms. It has been a labour of love for the team, which includes Blyth native Orie Falconer who designed the game s music and sound effects.
Brussels-area resident Elaine Armstrong was named the Citizen of the Year recipient for Brussels in 2017. She received her commemorative plaque on Sunday during a service at Melville Presbyterian Church in Brussels
For Cinnamon Jim, right, and his wife Lois, not shown, the end of their business, Cinnamon Jim s, came not with a whimper but with as much beautiful music, merrymaking and well-wishing as could be mustered on Dec. 30
Order has been restored and Fire Department of North Huron (FDNH) personnel are back on the job after a tumultuous five days and a special meeting of North Huron Council Monday night at the Emergency Services Training Centre.
The Fire Department of North Huron is in a major state of flux after last night s staff meeting, which saw Deputy-Chiefs Matt Townsend and Chad Kregar and eight captains resign and the rest of the department walk out.
After a successful campaign to bring Princess Margriet of the Netherlands to Huron County, the men behind Dutch Canadians Remember as One are looking to bring our cenotaphs into the new technological age.