Be Aware of the Prize Pitch Scam

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Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding residents to be aware of a scam known as the “prize pitch”.  On Wednesday, January 28, a resident in the Municipality of Meaford received a phone call from an unknown caller stating she had won $500,000 in a Reader’s Digest contest for senior citizens.  When she told the caller that she hadn’t entered any contest, she was told that her name was submitted to Reader’s Digest on behalf of Wal-Mart.

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United Way of Bruce Grey – 2015 Utility Assistance Report

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December 2013 gave us an indication that 2014 was going to be an exceptional year for the United Way's Utility Assistance Program.  We saw a doubling of propane prices, rising from a low of 55 cents per litre to a high of $1.29 per litre.  Propane shortages were reported across the province.

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Two GBSS Students Charged With Drug Offences

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Two students attending Georgian Bay Secondary School in Meaford face drug related charges following an investigation by Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) on Thursday, January 22, 2015.

Grey County OPP was called to investigate after a teacher had observed what appeared to be a drug transaction between the two students within the school.

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