Perth County OPP officers were on the lookout for the “Big 4” of bad driving habits over the long weekend. The “Big 4” are not wearing a seatbelt, speeding, and impaired and distracted driving. Police say they charged two impaired drivers, 65 speeders, 25 seatbelt violators and one distracted driver. The OPP will continue to […]
Conestoga College’s Stratford Campus is holding an open house tomorrow. Kim Moore with the college tells us about this year’s special theme: The open house runs from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The campus can be found at 130 Youngs Street; all are welcome to attend.
It’s Household Hazardous Waste Week in Stratford. This is one of the few times during the year that the landfill will accept this kind of waste. Items that qualify as household hazardous waste are usually labelled as corrosive, explosive, poisonous or flammable. PCBs, commercial, infectious and radioactive wastes will not be taken. You can find […]
Today is Earth Day. To mark the occasion there’s going to be a cleanup on the Avon River. Target employees will gather on the south side of the river in Lower Queen’s Park. The group will be cleaning up the area from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The cleanup will carry on this Saturday from […]
It’s never too early to start planning your financial future. That’s the message from Frank Marsden, branch manager for Your Neighborhood Credit Union in Stratford. Marsden also says there are better options than just a savings account: Marsden tells us about a couple of the options available to help secure your financial future: You can […]
The Perth County OPP is asking for your help in finding a suspicious man. Police say he was last seen just east of Sebringville. Officers are searching for the man in the town with the help of the canine unit. He’s wearing dark clothing. You’re being asked to not pick up hitchhikers in the Sebringville […]
This is your last chance to get a rain barrel from Crime Stoppers. The annual fundraiser is wrapping up this week with delivery day set for Saturday. All the proceeds raised will support the organizations efforts in the community. Prices begin at $50 per barrel. For more information, call Al Penn at 519-527-1353, email [email protected] […]
Police are investigating a break and enter at Wallace Public School in Gowanstown. The Perth County OPP says sometime between April 13th and 14th someone got into the school and stole a variety of electronics. If you have any information about this incident you’re asked to call the Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime […]
A Huron Perth Health Care Alliance program is getting some good exposure. The organization’s Unit Action Councils were recently highlighted by the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement. Dianne Gaffney is the Corporate Lead for Professional Practice at the HPHA. She gives us the rundown on what the UAC’s are: The councils have led to a […]
Joey Hishon could be heading to the NHL playoffs. The Colorado Avalanche called the Stratford-born player up Sunday, along with six others, from the AHL. This marks Hishon’s first appearance on the Avalanche roster.