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Does Meaford Need a New Name?

mfd ops ctrMeaford Councillor Lynda Stephens gave notice to her fellow council members that she intends to bring forward a motion at a future meeting which will seek the inclusion of a question on the upcoming municipal election ballot to change the name of Meaford.

This municipality, when it first came into existence, was called Georgian Highlands. I've heard for years and years now how some people think it's divisive (using the name Meaford) because it's the town name and people don't feel a part of it,” Stephens told council at the February 18 meeting.


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Loud Music Leads to Arrest

OPPLogoOn Thursday, February 13, 2014 at approximately 11:50 p.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a Meaford man for mischief after he refused to turn his music volume down, despite several warnings from police.

Police attended an apartment complex on Parker Street in urban Meaford on three separate occasions after receiving complaints from residents regarding the on-going noise.  The tenant was found to have been drinking and was belligerent to police and other residents.


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Chamber “Fighting Back”

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After a council decision to terminate a tourism visitor services contract that was due to run until the end of this year, Meaford's Chamber of Commerce has gone on the offensive to inform the public and to refute inaccuracies that have circulated around town in recent weeks.


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