While North Huron Council has oficially decided to go with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to provide service in Wingham, it s still possible it won t happen, which is making planning difficult for the municipality s police services board.
Despite the unbearable heat over the weekend, organizer Grace Vanden Heuvel says the first-ever Canada Rides G2G (Goderich-to-Guelph Rail Trail) challenge tour was a success and will only continue to grow.
The New Canadian Curling Club, the Blyth Festival s lead show this season, wrestles with these questions in a rather existential manner, forcing the most Canadian among us to revisit our own definitions and ask ourselves how Canadian we are.
Just several years after first tackling the sport, F.E. Madill Secondary School student Ryan Jacklin will be representing Canada in the hammer throw at the Jamaican U18 Invitational later this month in Kingston, Jamaica.
After 42 years of loyal involvement, Gord Baxter, the long-time treasurer of the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation, is set to retire from the Board of Directors on June 19. Gord has given thousands of hours of volunteer time
The Blyth Legion held its annual decoration service at Blyth Union Cemetery on Sunday. Members of the local Branch paraded the colours into the cemetery on the sunny, windy day and then the service was conducted by Ernest Dow of Huron Chapel
At first glance, you see a complex image of a natural scene. Is it an oil painting, acrylic or watercolour? On closer examination the viewer is surprised to find that every element of the extraordinary piece before them is made up...
Saturday was reserved for the annual Brussels Ball Day in the village with several games played at the Brussels Optimist Ballpark over the course of the day, culminating in a contest between the Brussels Tigers and the Wingham Hitmen
An Accessibility Advisory Committee is required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) legislation in cities, counties or townships where the resident population is greater than 10,000.
Lisa Harper is entering her fifth season as the Audience Services Manager at the Blyth Festival and the Blyth resident who grew up in Huron and Bruce Counties says she really feels like the village and the theatre are where she is meant to be.
Five nonagenarians who attended Grade 1 together at USS #3 near Molesworth gathered for their semi-annual meeting last Friday in Brussels, sharing stories of their lives, their descendants, their neighbours and reminiscing about the past.
Shayna Hunking, left, and Elianne Kruegar sang a duet as part of the The Village Café Talent Show last Friday evening at the Londesborough Community Hall. They were among a number of acts who performed that night
Convicted fraudster Arlan Galbraith is the main character of The Pigeon King play that premiered at the Blyth Festival last season. However, as the theatre prepares for a remount of the hit play, the actor who plays Galbraith says...
Last week, The Hullett Central Public School Advisory Council s (SAC) carnival fundraiser raised a total of $14,500, which will help install new playground equipment at the school by the end of this month.
Community Futures Huron, formerly the Huron Business Development Corporation, has undergone a few changes recently, including its name and location, but it continues to serve Huron County business ventures in the same way it has for 25 years.
The collective group of playwrights behind this year s world Blyth Festival premiere Wing Night at the Boot, recently finished their second week of research into the production and are finding plenty of inspiration for the play.
The Brussels Farmers Market will be moved into the Four Winds Barn this year and will run from May 18 to Oct. 5. A vendors meeting was held at the Four Winds Barn on Wednesday, April 18 to outline the changes to the market for the 2018 season.
The Blyth Festival Singers took to the Memorial Hall stage on Sunday for their spring offering, May There Always Be Sunshine . The concert, perhaps ironically, was postponed on April 14 due to a massive ice storm that shut down much of Huron County.
Some last-minute changes have drastically increased spending in the North Huron budget, set to be presented at North Huron s May 7 meeting. The proposed changes will result in approximately 18 per cent more spending in 2018 than 2017...
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.
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.
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 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 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...
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.