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Editorial

Join Baggy For This Weekend's Community-Wide Spring Clean-up

StephenVance 270Mother Nature didn't cooperate for the 10th Annual Memorial Park Earth Week Clean-up. While last Sunday was a bright and sunny day, snowfall and rain on Friday and Saturday made venturing into the park with its soft, soggy ground a less than great idea, so this weekend, we will try again along with the rest of the community for this Saturday's big Spring Clean-up organized by the Meaford Rotary Club.


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If Earth Week Efforts Are to Mean Anything Corporations Need to Put the Cause Before Profits

StephenVance 270For those who have a love for this planet and a desire to ensure that the conditions remain such that human life (along with all other life forms) can continue to thrive, Earth Day, and these days Earth Week, have become somewhat of a call to arms, but for many corporations, the very corporations who have a large helping hand in creating pollution, Earth Week has become just another event from which to profit.


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10th Annual Earth Week Memorial Park Clean-up Approaching

StephenVance 270After a long chilly winter, it's been nice to see some occasional bursts of sunshine and slowly rising temperatures in recent weeks. Now that April has arrived, most of the snow is gone (or was until this past weekend), the birds are chirping, and the first dashes of colourful spring blooms have begun to show themselves – and that means it's time for the annual Memorial Park Earth Week clean-up, hosted by the Friends of Memorial Park and The Meaford Independent.


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Get Ready For a Summer of Traffic Frustration (But it Won't Last Forever)

StephenVance 270The signs were posted this week alerting motorists to the pending rehabilitation of the Sykes Street bridge, which will get underway in just a few weeks. While the municipality is forking over the extra cash to ensure that one lane of the bridge remains open during the anticipated 20 weeks of the project, we will no doubt see congestion and frustration. But fear not, it won't last forever.


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