Saturday, May 21, 2022

Community News

Green is the New Grey

Grey County has a new Climate Change Action Plan. In addition to adopting the plan titled Going Green in Grey, Grey Council also declared...

Scheduled Power Outage on May 1

Hydro One is advising residents in the Municipality of Meaford of a scheduled power outage on Sunday, May 1 from 7 a.m. to 10...

Test Your Well Water This Spring

With the arrival of warmer temperatures, the Grey Bruce Health Unit is encouraging residents on private drinking water systems to get their water tested. Spring...

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...

The Pet Expert: Micro-stores on the Forefront of Pet Industry Growth

The pet industry is a pretty remarkable entity. Consider the fact that during times of economic instability, recession, and even a global pandemic, the...

Meaford Youth Wins Top Honours With Remembrance Day Poster

Seven-year-old Emerson Wren won top honours in both the local and district Royal Canadian Legion 2021 Remembrance Day poster contest in the black and...

Earth Day Celebrations Approaching

The year was 1970 when Earth Day celebrations began. Today, over one billion individuals gather every year in one hundred and ninety countries to...

GBHU Receives Limited Supply of Novavax Vaccine

The Grey Bruce Health Unit announced last week that it has received a limited number of doses of the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, which provides...

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...

The Pet Expert: Pet Industry Fighting Back Against Plastic Waste

The global pet industry produces millions of tons of plastic every year. In fact, in the USA alone, an estimated 300 million pounds of...