Friday 3 July 2015 - 11:28 pm

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Parking Issues in Downtown Kincardine
07/3/2015
Councillor Andrew White says on-street parking spaces downtown are being abused.
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KINCARDINE TO GET A NEW LEACHATE TREATMENT PLANT
7/3/2015
The Town of Kincardine will spend almost 2 million 240 thousand dollars for a new Leachate Treatment Plant at the Kincardine Waste Management Centre. Chief Administrative Officer Murray Clarke says Wellington Construction has been approved to do the job, and construction will begin next month.
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KINCARDINE SCOTTISH FESTIVAL STARTS OFF WITH A SCOTCH TASTING EVENT
7/2/2015
The Companions of the Quaich are partnering with the Kincardine Scottish Fesitval for a Scotch Tasting at 6pm sharp in Victoria Park on opening night which is tomorrow night. Charlie Boudreau gives myFM News a list of the ones you will be tasting in Kincardine.
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Emeral Ash Borer In Kincardine
07/2/2015
Town Officials confirm the invasive species has arrived in Kincardine.
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Old Tyme Maple Syrup Festival to End
07/2/2015
Saugeen Valley Conservation Foundation voted to discontinue festival, but not until September.
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Chi Cheemaun Set To Sail Again
07/1/2015
Chi Cheemaun sailing cancelled Tuesday night, Wednesday but set to resume.
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50,000 Bees Found in Home
07/1/2015
Elmwood beekeeper helps remove 50,000 bees and 45 kilos of honey from home.
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NEW DETACHMENT COMMANDER FOR THE SOUTH BRUCE OPP
6/30/2015
The South Bruce OPP has a new Detachment Commander as Dana Earley met the media this morning in Kincardine. She was asked about how it feels to be a full time commander after a series of part time ones at the detachment. Earley's main focus is on community interaction with the police.
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SOUTH BRUCE OPP RECEIVE INFORMATION ON WESTJET BOMB THREAT
6/29/2015
On Saturday morning the South Bruce Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police received information about an alleged explosive device that had been placed on WestJet flight 391 traveling from Halifax to Edmonton. The plane was diverted to Saskatoon John G.
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Local Students Mark High on French Exams
06/28/2015
Bluewater student performance is being hailed as an overwhelming success.
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Plant Growth at Fairy Lake in Southhampton 
06/28/2015
Town officials hope the plant/algae growth at Fairy Lake will recede by July.
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HURON BRUCE NDP PICKS JOURNALIST
6/26/2015
The Huron Bruce NDP has its candidate. 34 year-old Gerard Creces of Zurich defeated Kincardine's Jan Johnstone Thursday at a packed nomination meeting at the McKay Centre auditorium in Goderich.
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No Tourist Centre for Tourist Town 
06/26/2015
Sauble Beach Chamber of Commerce close up tourism information booth for first time in decades.
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Burying Nuclear Waste Discussion
06/26/2015
Former Canadian Environmental Law Association Lawyer will be taking questions about DGR's.
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GODERICH AIR SHOW A HUGE SUCCESS
6/25/2015
As myFM's Rick Stow tells us, a huge crowd applauded the 2015 Air Show in Canada's Prettiest Town.
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OPP SAYS SCHOOL IS ALMOST OUT FOR THE SUMMER DRIVE SAFELY
6/25/2015
The OPP are asking drivers to take additional caution while driving through town and neighbourhoods now that summer break is almost here. Sargeant Jason Cartwright says it can be a dangerous time for kids out playing or riding their bikes.
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GAS PRICES TO STAY IN LINE THIS SUMMER ALONG THE SHORELINE
6/24/2015
A Senior Petroleum Analyst with Gasbuddy.com doesn't think gas prices will sky rocket at the pumps like we've seen in previous summers.
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Miller Changes Tune on Debates
06/24/2015
Conservative MP Larry Miller now says he will take part in at least two debates.
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OPP LAUNCH A WEEK LONG CANADA DAY SAFE DRIVING BLITZ
6/24/2015
With Canada Day in the middle of the week this year, many are planning a super long weekend either this weekend or next. As is the norm with any long weekend during the summer months, the OPP are gearing up for a big blitz, this time focussing on aggressive drivers.
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KINCARDINE BUSINESSMAN HAS A VISION FOR A VIEWING TOWER AT THE ARTS CENTRE
6/22/2015
A local businessman made a presentation to Kincardine council for his vision for a viewing tower and addition to the Centre for the Arts building on Queen Street. Bryan Walden says that the area needs something fresh and new to attract additional visitors.
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FIRST-EVER PIPING IN THE TARTAN PARADE
6/20/2015
For a Town used to pipers and parades, a brand new event had bagpipes echoing through Lakeside Kincardine-- as the first ever Piping In The Tartan Parade took place Saturday morning at 10AM. Darrell Perry tells myFM News he's hoping the ceremony will be the first of many.
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SOUTH BRUCE OPP REPORT INCREASE IN DEER-VEHICLE COLLISIONS
6/19/2015
In the first ten days of the month, South Bruce OPP report ten collisions between motor vehicles and deer. Constable Kevin Martin says if you've seen one deer cross the road in front of you, slow down, there will be others following.
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Bluewater Board Cuts EA Positions
06/17/2015
49 Educational Assistants are out of work as the Bluewater Board passes its budget.
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Catholic Board Wants to Expand
06/17/2015
The Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board has applied for two capital plans.
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Stellar Home Sales Continue 
06/12/2015
May was another strong month for home sales in Grey Bruce, rising 11.2 per cent.
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MURRAY CLARKE WANTS TO TRADE ONE HAT FOR ANOTHER
6/12/2015
Kincardine's Chief Administrative Officer Murray Clarke wants to trade one hat for another. The CAO has been doubling up as Director of Public Works.
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New Apartments in Kincardine
06/11/2015
Work will start in July on new 31 unit apartment complex after site plan approval.
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BRUCE POWER BUS TOURS ARE BACK FOR 2015 WITH AN ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM
6/11/2015
Anyone curious to see how the Bruce nuclear plant operates will be able to get another chance this summer when the typically off-limits site opens to the public. Bruce Power says it will be running guided bus tours of the site on near Tiverton after an amazing inital tour program last year.
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NEW INSPECTOR COMING TO THE SOUTH BRUCE OPP DETACHMENT
6/11/2015
The South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police Detachment is getting a new Inspector. Kincardine Councillor Laura Haight, who sits on the municipality's Police Services Board, tells myFM News that Dana Earley will replace the acting Inspector-Detachment Commander Mike Beatty in the role.
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KINCARDINE GETTING READY FOR A SATURDAY NIGHT TRADITION
6/11/2015
During Kincardine's Scottish Pipe Band Saturday Night Parades a lot of work goes on behind the scenes. Proper signage and barricades have to be posted and taken down for eleven weeks during the summer. Mayor Anne Eadie says the Municipality found the workers willing to do so in 2014.
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Bear Roaming Port Elgin
06/9/2015
Police say a black bear has been spotted twice Tuesday near CAW Road.
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Getting Out of Garbage Business
06/9/2015
Saugeen Shores will no longer collect garbage, to sign deal with BASWR.
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640 THOUSAND DOLLAR PRICE TAG TO GIVE THE KINCARDINE LIGHTHOUSE A FACELIFT
6/8/2015
Kincardine will have one of the bigger requests for Canada's 150th Birthday Community Infrastructure Program. The Federal government has allocated 150 million dollars nationwide. 44 million dollars of that is for projects in Southern Ontario.
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2015 ONTARIO VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS FOR GREY-BRUCE HANDED OUT TONIGHT
6/8/2015
It's a twelve page list, with about 225 names on it-- and most of those, along with friends and family with gather tonight in Owen Sound for the presentation of Ontario's 2015 Volunteer Service Awards for Grey Bruce.
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KNOW WHO TO CALL WHEN
6/8/2015
With recent bear sightings both at Inverhuron and the south end of Kincardine, the OPP are advising caution, not panic. South Bruce Detachment Information Officer Constable Kevin Martin says this season is no different from any other late Spring, bears get hungry.
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639 THOUSAND DOLLAR OPERATING DEFECIT FOR MUNICIPALITY OF KINCARDINE
6/4/2015
The Municipality of Kincardine's books have been audited for 2014. The firm KPMG LLP now has the job, and couldn't help but notice a 639 thousand dollar operating deficit.
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DGR Decision Delayed
06/4/2015
CNSC says public comments for DGR will be accepted until September 1st.
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Bruce Telecom Budget Doubles
06/4/2015
Bruce Telecom receives Council blessing to double capital budget for 2015.
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