Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Helen Solmes

108 Posts

Saying Goodbye – DQ Franchise Owner Reflects on More Than Four Decades

Dairy Queen has been part of Shirley Keaveney’s life for more than 43 years. Understandably, it will take time for her to adjust to...

New School Misses Mark on Accessibility

The new Georgian Bay Community School (GBCS) that is scheduled to open in September falls short of being fully accessible to people with disabilities,...

Farmers’ Market ‘Doing Things Differently’ This Season

Rather than cancel the ever-popular Meaford Farmers’ Market (MFM) this year, the market board of directors has opted to “do things differently”, according to...

Tree Trust Helps to Extend Life of Century Old Sugar Maple

The life span of a century-old sugar maple in Meaford’s Lakeview Cemetery has been extended by possibly 200 years thanks to funds raised by...

Welcome to Torben’s Castle

Each year the students graduating from the Developmental Learning Secondary program at Georgian Bay Community School (GBCS) are asked to choose a theme for...

Local Realtor Embarking on 100 Kilometre Mountain Trek in Support of Women’s Shelters & Education Programs

Local realtor Bronwen Perry has put her heart into every step she has taken in support of women’s issues involving violence and abuse. In...

Community Gardens Provide Fresh Produce For Food Bank

Summer student Ashleigh Walker is tackling her job with the Meaford Food Bank with the confidence and experience that she gained from her two...

Saying Goodbye to SVE

The closing ceremonies of the St. Vincent Euphrasia Elementary School (SVE) on Friday, May 14, was both a bittersweet farewell to a 51-year-old institution...

New Downtown Business a Plastic-Free Mission

Meaford’s newest downtown business promises to deliver an assortment of Canadian-made, environmentally-friendly personal and home care products that are free of toxins. The Meaford Refillery...

New Organizer For Meaford’s Terry Fox Run

Organizers of the annual Terry Fox Run in Meaford, Andy and Sandy Harrington, have passed the torch to a new lead organizer, Jennifer Speer. “We've...

More Than Just a Meal

The benefits of the Meals on Wheels program are emotional and psychological, as well as physical, according to Home and Community Support Services of...

Too Far Back in the Bush, The Story of Meaford Knights’ Hockey Team and their 1957-58 Championship Season

One of Meaford’s most notable moments in hockey history is being retold by sports enthusiast Brad Wilcox, who grew up in awe of the...

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