Local News & Weather Forecast

Updated April 17, 2014 5:00 AM

OPP EASTER LONG WEEKEND SEATBELT BLITZ

With the Easter long weekend here, OPP are getting set to increase their patrols across the province.
Police say they will be watching closely to ensure you and your passengers are wearing seatbelts while travelling this long weekend.
South Bruce OPP say they will be focusing their efforts on occupant restraint systems including child restraints.

click here for more...

TICKETS ON SALE FOR KINCARDINE SCOTTISH FESTIVAL 2014

They are getting the bagpipes tuned up and the kilts being taken out of the closet as the tickets are on sale for this years Kincardine Scottish Festival.

The chairperson for 2014 is Marion Fink and she tells myFM that this festival attracts several thousand people to the town every year.myFM once again is a sponsor.

click here for more

NO ELECTRONIC VOTING IN SAUGEEN SHORES

Saugeen Shores will not be introducing electronic voting for municipal elections just yet.

Council voted not to change to the electronic system and instead keep the mail in ballot method in place, one of the 

reasons given for the decision was the online scam known as the heartbleed bug.

click here for more

FLOODING IN WALKERTON

Flooding has lead to several road closures in Walkerton.

South Bruce OPP say the heavy rainfall that began yesterday and is expected to continue today has contributed to the Saugeen River cresting its banks and flooding streets in the town.

The affected streets are Colborne Street, Catherine Street, Jackson Street North, Peter Street, Yonge Street North and the Hartley House parking lot.

click here for more

RON CORISTINE RESIGNS FROM KINCARDINE COUNCIL

After looking over his options now that he has been hired on as the new Executive Director of the Penetangore Regional Economic
Development Corporation, Ron Coristine says resigning his spot on Kincardine Council is the best way forward.
Coristine announced his resignation during the council meeting last night

click here for more

BRUCE POWER HAPPY WITH IPSOS REID POLL RESULTS

A new poll done by Ipsos Reid finds that a majority of those surveyed support the direction that Bruce Power is headed in. The poll found that 83 per cent of the 500 local residents surveyed support the companies planned refurbishment of Bruce Power 

click here for more

BRUCE POWER TO HAVE BUS TOURS ON THE SITE THIS SUMMER

You will soon be able to take a bus tour of the world's largest operating nuclear site.
Bruce Power has announced that they will be offering bus tours this July and August, the tours will include a view of Douglas Point.

click here for more

 

THREE DAY WEATHER FORECAST as of 5:00 AM EDT 16 APRIL 2014

TODAY - Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h this morning. High 11. UV index 6 or high.

TONIGHT -  Mainly cloudy. A few showers beginning overnight. Wind south 30 km/h. Low plus 4.

TOMORROW - A few showers ending in the afternoon then clearing. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h late in the afternoon. High 8.

 

Tags: