The United Way Perth-Huron has announced its 2014 campaign co-chairs. Stratford Police Chief John Bates will represent Perth County. Wayne Smith will be representing Huron County for a second term. Last year’s campaign raised $1,133,000. This year’s goal will be announced at the Annual Kick-Off Luncheon on September 19th at the Kiwanis Centre in Stratford. […]
Drivers take note; two road closures in Stratford that started today will be in place until next month. The intersection of McManus Road and Vivian Line will be shut down until October 24th. So will the intersection of Vivian and Mornington Street. Temporary access to McManus is being installed and access to Vivian is from […]
The Toronto Blue Jays are looking to keep their slim playoff hopes alive tonight. They take on the Rays in Tampa Bay for the first of a three game set. 1240 CJCS will have live coverage of the game starting at 7:00 p.m.
It’s the first day of the new school year. That means all kinds of traffic issues when the kids get out later today. Inspector Sam Theocharis with the Stratford Police says drivers need to keep that mind: Today also marks the rollout of the final phase of the Ontario government’s full day Kindergarten plan.
Justin Bieber is facing charges after a visit to Perth County. The OPP says officers were called to a crash on Line 40 east of Road 106 Friday afternoon. It involved an ATV and a minivan. After the collision Bieber and someone in the minivan got into an altercation. The 20-year-old Bieber has been charged […]
The Stratford/Perth County ACO has announced the panelists for its upcoming meeting on the future of the Cooper Site. It includes well known Stratford residents with a long time interest and connection to the site. Dean Robinson, Thor Dingman, Michael Wilson, Catherine Nasmith and Alex Speigel will be taking part in the discussion followed by […]
It’s that time of the year again. The Stratford Garlic Festival hits the city this weekend. This year’s event features, among other things, celebrity chef appearances, garlic braiding, and the popular Black Box Competition. Mayor Dan Mathieson will square off against Gary West in the Black Box Competition. The Garlic Festival is happening at the […]
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.