Ontario Launches $30 Billion Infrastructure Funding Program

queenspark270Ontario’s government is working to make the province’s roads safer, commutes easier and communities healthier. Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton announced new infrastructure funding that will help create and protect good jobs across the province.

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The Pet Expert: Proper Habitats For Betta Fish

betta fish habitat270Betta fish are beautiful and fascinating little creatures. The infamous Siamese Fighting Fish are sought after the world over for their striking colours and elaborate fins, making them the second most popular pet fish to goldfish in North America.

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Retired Head Scarecrow Honoured at Council

morris council honour270Earlier this year, Marilyn Morris announced that she was retiring from her position as Head Scarecrow, the organizer-in-chief of Meaford's annual Scarecrow Invasion & Family Festival. Morris had served as Head Scarecrow for 20 years, and at the March 11 council meeting, Morris was honoured by the mayor and council.

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Impaired Driver Arrested

opp logo270At approximately 8:42 p.m., on March 5, while responding to a disturbance call at an apartment complex on Victoria Street in the Municipality of Meaford, Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) noticed a vehicle being driven erratically around the parking lot. At one point, the vehicle drove towards the police cruisers, nearly striking one of the officers who was standing near the cruiser.

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