The Perth County OPP is offering some back-to-school safety tips. Parents are reminded to teach their children to use sidewalks whenever possible and always cross at intersections. Looking both ways before crossing the road is also of the utmost importance. Drivers are reminded that disobeying a crossing guard or a school bus with flashing red […]
A Stratford woman has been charged following a crash that sent five people to the hospital. According to the London Free Press it happened just after 7:00 p.m. yesterday south of St. Thomas. A car hit the passenger side of an SUV. The 19-year-old driving the car faces a careless driving charge.
A St. Marys man has lost his licence and his car after getting pulled over by the OPP. Police say they stopped the man in the Stone Town yesterday afternoon just after 2:30 p.m. The 21-year-old failed two breath tests and was charged accordingly.
There’s going to be a planned power outage in Milverton Sunday morning. Hydro One will be cutting the juice from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The power down is needed for equipment upgrades and maintenance .
Randy Pettapiece will be taking the Ice Bucket Challenge. The Perth-Wellington MPP won’t be doused with ice cold water just once though. Pettapiece will be making four stops across the riding to take the challenge. Here is a list of the appearances: -Monkton, Tuesday, August 26 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Elma-Logan Recreation Complex, 200 Nelson […]
Stratford Mayor Dan Mathieson did the ice bucket challenge yesterday on the front steps of City Hall. Eddie Matthews did it this morning. The fundraiser for ALS has gone viral on social media and the results have been huge. Tammy Moore is the CEO of the ALS Society of Canada. She says the ice bucket […]
Over fifty people showed up last night for a public meeting on bed closures in the Huron Perth Health Care Alliance. The topic of discussion drew emotional responses at times as people spoke about how they believe the changes are going to impact them and their families. The HPHA plans to close 17 beds by […]
A traffic stop in Stratford has led to charges for one man. Police say officers spotted the 52-year-old Stratford resident just after 9:30 p.m. last night. He was pulled over and it was determined he’d been drinking. The man has been charged accordingly. He’s lost his licence for 90 days and vehicle for seven.
Sewer work will close another road in Stratford tomorrow. Portia Boulevard from Arden Park to Verona Park will be open to local traffic only. The closure should last for just one day.
A Brockton man is facing charges after a crash near Teviotdale. The Perth County OPP says officers were called to the scene yesterday afternoon on Perth Road 140. An SUV had hit a combine from behind. Both drivers were hurt and were taken to hospital. The 29-year-old driving the SUV has been charged with careless […]