Tuesday 4 August 2015 - 12:48 am

Local News

 
Possible Tornado Sightings 
08/3/2015

Listeners report possible twisters near Southgate, Kincardine, Goderich, Teviotdale.
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Drowning at Kincardine Beach
08/3/2015
OPP say 16 year old teen presumed drowned at Station Beach on Sunday.
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Boil Water Advisory Lifted
07/30/2015
Lab confirms no contamination entered the municipal water system this week. 
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Wind Power Dwarfed By Nuclear
07/30/2015
StatsCan releases power figures, with wind still paling in generation numbers.
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Kincardine day away program slated to close
29/07/2015
A program that has long provided respite to family caregivers of individuals who are elderly, have dementia or physical disabilities is slated to close.
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Scientists continue hunt for evidence of early civilization on Lake Huron
29/07/2015
American researchers will return to Amberley next month to continue groundbreaking underwater archeological work that has uncovered evidence of early civilization.
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DGR court challenge put on hold until new year
29/07/2015
A request for a judicial review of the recommendation from an independent panel for the federal government to approve OPG’s plan to bury low and intermediate level waste has been put on hold until next year.
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New Bike Corridor in Port Elgin
07/29/2015
Market Street & portions of River & Hilker will soon have "Share the Road" signs.
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Boil Order in Kincardine
07/28/2015
Water service restored, but some residents have to boil their water.
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Butt Free Beaches on Lake Huron
07/25/2015
Conservation group erects signage to avoid butting out on Lake Huron Beaches.
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FARM TO TABLE LIFESTYLE POPULAR
7/25/2015
The busy summer season continues at the Kincardine Farmers Market. Janice McKean tells myFM News every week more and more people are discovering the farm to table lifestyle promoted at the market.
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K-2 WIND FARM PAYING OFF FOR A-C-W TOWNSHIP north of Goderich
7/22/2015
They've only been up and running since June, but already the 170 wind turbines of the K2 development in Ashfield Colborne Wawanosh are paying off big time for the Township.
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UPDATE FROM GODERICH COUNCIL ON FANSHAWE COLLEGE COMING TO TOWN
7/20/2015
The Town of Goderich has been acting as a go-between in brokering a deal to bring Fanshawe College to Goderich. The London-based educational institution is interested in operating a classroom and satellite instruction site from the redeveloped Kingston Block on Courthouse Square.
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MAMA MIA COMING TO HURON COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE IN GRAND BEND
7/20/2015
The Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend will be one of four Drayton Entertainment venues putting on the acclaimed Mama Mia in 2016. Steve Roth , Executive Producer for Drayton, like you and I, finds it hard to believe.
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New Macs Gas Bar Development in Port Elgin  
07/20/2015
Council to approve new Macs store, southwest corner of Ivings & Goderich intersection.
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Doctor Staying in Southampton
07/18/2015
Dr. Steve MacKinnon will remain at the Southampton hospital until July of 2016.
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CANDIDATE MAKES NAME FOR HIMSELF IN BRUCE COUNTY
7/17/2015
The federal election is officially slated for October 19th. Last month the NDP chose former newspaper reporter and editor Gerard Creces to compete. Better-known in Huron, Creces is introducing himself to voters in Bruce, and recently dropped by myFM Studios.
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CANNING SEASON IS HERE
7/17/2015
So far this summer the weather has been close to perfect for the Kincardine Farmers Market. Janice McKean tells myFM News that this weekend is the start of canning season for 2015. The market is open from 9 am til 12 noon at Connaught Park on Broadway just west of Queen Street.
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Breastfeeding in spotlight on Bayshore Broadcasting
07/17/2015
Dr. Hazel Lynn defends a woman's right to feed a baby in public.
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TALE OF A TOWN SHARES ITS STORY
7/16/2015
A federally-sponsored project spent a week centrally parked in downtown Kincardine. The Tale of A Town Interview team gathered stories from residents on their memories and impressions of Queen Street from its venue outside the Arts Centre.
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SERVING PATRONS FROM A NEW LOCATION
7/15/2015
It took a long time but the new Beach Street Station restaurant is now open in Goderich. The old CPR station was moved down to the beach and Mayor Kevin Morrison tells myFM News that he has nothing but praise for the owners.
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HABITAT IN SAUGEEN SHORES
7/15/2015
Habitat for Humanity made a presentation to Saugeen Shores Council on Monday night and Executive Director Greg Fryer said he came to the council chambers with a request for a donation of land so they can build two more homes for needy families in Port Elgin.
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POOL TURNS 40 WITH A SPLASH
7/15/2015
While Saugeen Shores residents dream of their proposed 11.5 million dollar swimming pool at the Port Elgin Plex, the existing Centennial Pool is celebrating a milestone this week. It's the facility's 40th birthday, and there are daily events planned.
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APPARENT 7 MILLION $ ROADS AND BRIDGES INFRASTRUCTURE DEFICIT IN KINCARDINE
7/13/2015
A Treasurer's report on the apparent 7 million dollar roads and bridges Infrastructure Deficit in the Municipality has polarized Kincardine Council. Councillor Laura Haight says it's high time we started socking away some cash to keep these shared amenities in good order.
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LOCKERBY DAM REMOVAL PROJECT TO START SOON
7/13/2015
Taking out the ancient Lockerby Dam near Paisley will be a two-task operation. Jo-Anne Harbinson of the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority tells myFM News the job will get underway soon. The north side of the dam will be next to come down.
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LOOKING FOR UPGRADES TO THE WHITNEY CRAWFORD CENTRE IN TIVERTON
7/10/2015
While a dollar-figure for the new Whitney Crawford Community Centre in Tiverton has yet to be discussed, Kincardine Council is contributing five thousand dollars to the group advocating it be built.
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KINCARDINE DAVIDSON CENTRE TO GET A NEW ROOF
7/10/2015 5:37:22 AM
The Davidson Centre's arena is finally getting its new roof. Kincardine Council has approved Keller Roofing and Sheet Metal for the 406 thousand dollar job. Councillor Andrew White tells myFM News that the tender price includes an additional roofing job.
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NEW CANADA POST OFFICE COMING TO SHOPPERS DRUG MART IN KINCARDINE
7/10/2015 5:13:43 AM
Big changes are coming to Canada Post Pacel Pickup and Drop Off in Kincardine. Spokesperson John Cains say starting July 31st, residents who receive their mail through community mail boxes will have to collect any parcel too big to fit in their box at a new location at Shoppers Drug Mart.
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SUMMERFEST 2015 IS UNDERWAY IN GODERICH
7/9/2015 5:45:46 AM
Summerfest 2015 is underway in Goderich. Mayor Kevin Morrison tells myFM News what is on tap for Friday heading into what is expected to be a very very busy weekend. The festival wraps up on Sunday and they expect several thousand visitors to Canada's Prettiest Town on the weekend.
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Controversial Project Dies in Inverhuron
07/9/2015
Council gives up on getting Building Canada Fund money for $9 million dollar project.
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