Community News

TMI Wins First OCNA Award

awardphoto225Each year the Ontario Community Newspaper Association (OCNA) hosts an awards gala for its more than 300 member newspapers, and this year The Meaford Independent earned its very first OCNA Better Newspapers Premier award.

The Independent received a first place award in the Community Service category for our Municipal Election Guide issue (September 26, 2014). The OCNA Better Newspapers awards were presented on Friday May 22, at the Sheraton Centre hotel in Toronto.

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No Major Issues on Roadways Over Long-Weekend For Grey OPP

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Although it was a busy long weekend for Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with 138 calls for service between 12 noon on Friday, May 15, and midnight Tuesday, May 19, there were no major issues on the roadways in their jurisdiction.

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Net Shed Opens For Season


The Net Shed at the corner of Bayfield and Collingwood Streets was once a fishing net fabrication, repair, and drying facility. Today it is a popular destination for bookworms on the hunt for gently used reading material for those lazy summer afternoons.

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Seniors' Fair Returns June 3

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To celebrate Seniors month, the 8th annual United Way Bruce Grey Seniors’ Fair will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 from 10 am - 3 pm at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre in Owen Sound.

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