Blended Rate Increase Like the Weather – Sub-Zero

council chamber333Meaford's council approved the first budget of their four-year term on Monday, March 2, and while the rate increase on the municipal portion of property tax bills will be 1.32 percent, once the county and school board are included the overall blended-rate increase for Meaford ratepayers will be just 0.08 percent.

For the average Meaford home, the overall property tax increase will amount to roughly $12.75 for the year according to Treasurer Darcy Chapman.

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MPP Walker Wants Provincial Law Updated for Off-Road Enthusiasts

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Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker welcomes the passing of a bill to update the Highway Traffic Actby including new classes of all-terrain vehicles. The bill, also known as the Utility Task and All-Terrain Vehicles Act, will now go to committee for public comment.

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New Democrats Nominate David Mclaren in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound

ndp2015nomLast week New Democrats in the federal riding of Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound packed a meeting room in Owen Sound and nominated David McLaren to be their candidate in the upcoming election.

David has demonstrated a clear understanding of the issues facing the people in his riding and is an excellent addition to our team as we fight to replace Stephen Harper’s Conservatives,” said NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.

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Barrie Man Facing Impaired Driving Charges

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On Thursday, February 19, 2015 at approximately 2:42 p.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a 2006 Honda vehicle at Hwy. 26 and Concession 10 in the Municipality of Meaford after the officer observed the vehicle being driven erratically on Concession 10.

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