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Reader Wonders Why Public Meeting For Leith Beach Proposal Was Held


At the council meeting on Monday, June 10, a comment by a local resident and past owner of the Leith Beach property in question bears repeating: Why are we having this meeting? If the municipal park in question were Fred Raper park in the town of Meaford, the process would never have got to this point.

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Reader Would be Thankful For a Tar & Chip Road Surface


I’m glad the vote to asphalt Concession A was recorded. Now I’ll know who not to vote for next time around. Those five councillors should be ashamed of themselves for going against established guidelines and staff recommendations.

Hell, I’d be thankful for tar and chip versus the pothole strewn gravel road I live on.

David Rose, Meaford

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The Future of Memorial Park


It’s over forty years now since our family immigrated from the Netherlands to Meaford.

It was in the spring and so it was not long before we discovered the striking beauty of the beach at Memorial Park. Since those early years, three generations of our family has and continues to build fond memories there; swimming to the Two Sisters, making sand castles, lying in the hot sun, collecting coloured beach-glass, and barbecuing burgers on the beach. Every year and all summer. And we have watched many other families from our community do the same.

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