Thursday, January 21, 2021

Helen Solmes

96 Posts

MHCF Funds Local Artists at Knights’ Hockey Home Games

The Meaford Hall and Culture Foundation (MHCF) presented a cheque for $1,050 to the Knights of Meaford hockey team, to be used as honoraria...

Challenging Season For Local Apple Growers

Local apple growers are more than half-way through this year’s harvesting. Fresh apple crops are reported to be light and orchards that were hit...

Meaford Resident Accepts Award During Canadian Stroke Congress

Mary Solomon can’t help but wonder just how much better the quality of life would have been for her father following his stroke in...

Walk a Trail to the Past With John Muir

More than 20 years have passed since the Canadian Friends of John Muir confirmed the location where the great conservationist and founder of the...

10 Ways to Get The Most Out of Scarecrow Season

Hundreds of scarecrows invaded Meaford during the first week of September. Their delightfully whimsical faces have transformed the downtown area, the entrances to town,...

Meaford’s 162nd Fall Fair a Labour of Love

There are as many good reasons for agriculturalists like Jim Bickell to judge during local fall fairs as there are for participants to enter...

Blue Dolphin Pool Celebrates 50 Years

For 50 years Meaford’s Blue Dolphin Pool has taken the chill out of swimming by offering an alternative to the cold waters of South...

Young Singer Looking Forward to Performance at Meaford Hall

Thirteen year old Barrett Moore is open to any and all opportunities to sing in front of live audiences and learn from other performing...

Kids Learn Realities of Firefighting at Junior Firefighters Day Camp

If Chandler Lambe and Meridyth French could pick and choose what tasks they might be called on to perform as firefighters, they would sign...

Organizers Busy Preparing For This Year’s Scarecrow Invasion

The saying ‘If you want something done, ask a busy person’ rings true for Marilyn Morris, who marvels at how hundreds of Meaford volunteers...

Telling the Story of Agriculture Today in Pictures

Agriculture Today: A Portrait of Family Farms in Ontario is a pictorial and descriptive account of farm practices in Ontario, a self-published collaboration that...

Summer Day Camp Fun!

Summer camp leaders Erica Plater, Sarah Almond, and Connor Long have served up just the right mix of activities - some slimy, some scrumptious...

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The Municipality of Meaford has announced Courtney Allen as the new Chief of the Meaford Fire Department. Allen comes to Meaford from the City of...

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OPP Enforcement Under The Stay-At-Home Order

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