Monday, May 23, 2022

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Virtual Applause for the Georgian Bay Symphony

By Jen Burak A big congratulations to everyone involved in supporting the music of the GBS! On Sunday, May 1, the Owen Sound Arts and...

On My Bookshelf: The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

Review by Beth Ryan Aitken Have you ever considered assuming a new identity? Perhaps thought, “I’d be more successful if I were a different ethnicity....

Where Will Meaford Service Providers, PSWs, & Workers Live?

By Peggy McIntosh, on behalf of the Meaford Chamber of Commerce In February 2022, the Meaford Chamber of Commerce sent out a survey to...

Craig Gallery Celebrates Meaford Artists

by Jen Burak There is a new show in town, at the Craig Gallery. A veritable feast for the eyes and food for the soul....

The Old Oak at Leith Church Cemetery

By Charles Killin and Helen Solmes In last week’s issue of The Meaford Independent, Helen Solmes and I described our trek through the municipality in...

Cemetery Tour In Search Of Carbon Sequestering Giants: Part I

By Helen Solmes and Charles Killin A cold winter day in March seemed like an odd time to be out driving the back roads of...

On My Bookshelf: Welcome to Holly Cottage by Norma Collis

Review by Beth Ryan Aitken Every now and then, here at The Meaford Independent, we are sent a book from a local author to consider...

On My Bookshelf: Going There By Katie Couric

Review by Beth Ryan Aitken I love a good memoir. A chance to glimpse into the world of someone who has faced challenges or overcome...

Who Was Peter Francis?

Dating back to the late 1990s, the Meaford Chamber of Commerce has presented their annual Community Awards, recognizing outstanding local businesses and citizens for...

Beth’s Book Reviews: State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny

Review by Beth Ryan Aitken I must admit off the top here that I am a big fan of author Louise Penny and her multi-award-winning...

Meaford the Setting For Local Author’s Debut Novel

Former Meaford resident, Georgian Bay Community School teacher and a contributor to The Meaford Independent, Kendra Slee chose Meaford as the setting for her...

Hallelujah…The Symphony Is LIVE Again

The Georgian Bay Symphony, fondly referred to as the GBS, is back performing live. This classical music gem sparkles right here in Grey Bruce...

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