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Editorial

How Lost We Are When the Power Goes Out

StephenVance 270As far as Victoria Day long weekends go, the one we just experienced was certainly on the chilly side compared to many years, and though we did see some sunshine, it was mixed with overcast skies and periods of rain. In Meaford, the long weekend was capped off with a power outage which got me thinking how lost we are these days when the lights go out.


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Council Wise to Reconsider Use of Unexpected Grant Funding

StephenVance 270When council rejected staff recommendations for the use of $642,000 in unexpected grant funding from the province in favour of using the money to fund two infrastructure projects I understood what council was trying to do, but I was disappointed that they had passed on an opportunity to use the money for some important stuff that people don't generally like to see their tax dollars going toward. That council has changed course I think will be very beneficial in the long run.


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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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