The body of a missing swimmer has been found by the Huron County OPP. The man, a 39-year-old from Missisauga, went missing Sunday at the mouth of the Nine Mile River on Lake Huron. He had headed into the water to rescuse his seven-year-old son who was caught in an undertow. Police located the man’s […]
A few people are without their cars this morning. The Stratford Police had a R.I.D.E. program set up last night. Officers checked over 600 vehicles. Three were taken off the road due to safety issues and one person was arrested for impaired driving.
The Stratford Cullitons and the St. Marys Lincolns both play preseason home games tonight. The Lincolns take on Lambton Shores and the Cullitons welcome the London Nationals to the Allman Arena.
Police are investigating a theft in Listowel. The Perth County OPP says a garage on Nichol Avenue North had tools stolen from it. It happened sometime between August 18th and August 25th. The garage had been left unlocked. If you know anything about this theft you’re asked to call the Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 […]
The Stratford-Perth YMCA is thanking a Stratford business for a big donation. RBC Dominion Securities raised $8,800 for the Strong Kids campaign. Rob Bryan, the Vice President and Branch Manager, recently co-organized a golf tournament in Ancaster. The money raised was split between the Stratford-Perth YMCA and the Boys & Girls Club of Brantford.
A Kirkton dairy farm and a livestock truck driver have been fined for violating Ontario’s animal welfare laws. According to an OMAFRA release yesterday Concrete Holsteins pleaded guilty to one count of failing to promptly euthanize a fallen animal in a humane manner. Back in March the driver pleaded guilty to one count of moving […]
Nine more Avon Maitland schools will begin full-day Kindergarten on Tuesday. That includes Anne Hathaway and Bedford Public Schools here in Stratford. Jennifer Brodhagen with the school board says the kids learn through play: She stresses that the program is all about focusing on your child’s early development: Brodhagen adds they have ways to keep […]
The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is looking for patient and family advisors. The organization is developing a framework aimed at creating what it calls an “excellent patient experience”. Potential advisors should have experienced care in any of the Alliance hospitals in the past two years. If you’re interested in becoming an advisor you can call […]
The Snowbirds are coming to Stratford. They’ll be putting on a show at the Stratford Airport on September 10th. The United Way Perth-Huron, the Stratford Fire and Police Associations and the City are all teaming up to host this fundraiser. The money raised will be divided between the United Way and the Police and Fire […]
Police are investigating a break and enter in Zorra Township. The Oxford County OPP says it happened during daytime hours on August 22nd. A home on Road 66 near the 31st Line had about $10,000 of electronics and jewellery stolen from it. Police say a metallic blue GMC pickup truck was spotted in the area. […]