Meaford Council News

Policing Decision on Horizon

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At their September 8 meeting, Meaford's council was presented with a report from consultants hired to assess the police services options available to the municipality after a proposal from the Owen Sound Police Service, and as a new billing model for the Ontario Provincial Police is being rolled out.

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55+ Friendship Club to Host Candidate Meetings

mfd ballot box2014Meaford's 55+ Friendship Club has been in existence for 20 years. They meet weekly from September to June at the Community Centre from 2:00 pm until about 4:00 pm.

The club has games days, parties, trips both long and short, and speakers of interest. They have also always invited all candidates for office at every level to attend their meetings as a group so that their members can get to know them better, and as such make an informed decision when voting.

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Home Horizon Establishes Meaford Office

home horizonElaine didn't live on the street. For the first three weeks, she slept on a friend's couch, and her daughter used a sleeping bag on the floor. Each morning, she rolled it up and tucked it behind the couch, setting her teddy bear on top. When Elaine's friend gently told her she needed her space back, Elaine called an old work mate and asked if she could visit for a few days. When her welcome there wore out – as she knew it would eventually – she didn't know what to do.

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Municipality Has First Look at New OPP Billing Model

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Last week the Ontario Provincial Police unveiled their long-awaited new billing model, and the Municipality of Meaford has offered their thoughts on the revised billing plan, and they appear to be less than impressed.

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