The Perth County OPP is crediting a helmet with saving a child’s life in Mitchell. Officers were called to an accident at the intersection of St. Andrew and Montreal Streets just before 2:30 p.m. yesterday. A minivan had hit a seven-year-old on a bicycle that hadn’t stopped at a stop sign. The boy was taken […]
The Stratford Cullitons will be on the greens instead of the ice on Monday. It’s the organization’s 3rd Annual Invitational Golf Classic Tournament. The tournament had been originally scheduled for the 7th, but it was rained out. It’s happening at the Stratford Country Club at 1:00 p.m. Anyone interested in playing can stop by the […]
The OPP has launched a citizen self-reporting system. Detachments throughout the province, including Perth and Huron County, have started using it. You can use the website to report certain crimes, such as thefts under $5,000 and damage to property under $5,000. It’s not meant to be used in emergency situations though. You can find the […]
Green Arc Tire has provided an update on the delay in getting its doors opened. The St. Marys-based company says they’re still waiting for the Ministry of the Environment’s approval. Company spokesperson Danna O’Brien says it’s simply a matter of process: She adds a recent meeting went well: O’Brien added that CEO Mike DiCenzo’s unpaid […]
Six people are behind bars today after raids by the Stratford Police. They come after a two month investigation into drug trafficking named “Project MIG”. Officers conducted the raids yesterday and today. About $25,000 worth of drugs, including cocaine, oxycodone and 236 grams of meth were seized. Police also seized stolen property, bear spray and […]
There’s going to be a road closure in Perth South starting next week. Line 26 between Roads 140 and 134 will be shut down. Workers will be doing a bridge/culvert repair. A detour will be in place.
The ServiceOntario Office in St. Marys is temporarily closing down. The office at 194 Queen Street West won’t open this Saturday. It’ll resume regular hours on Tuesday, August 5th at 9:00 a.m.
Drayton Entertainment will begin its second run of Les Misérables next month in Grand Bend. It opens at the Huron Country Playhouse on August 7th and it has a Stratford connection. Director Steve Roth says local boy Jake Stern is a rising star with lots of ambition. He says Stern lights up the stage. Les […]
A new report says 60 percent of the bees in Ontario were wiped out by our most recent winter. That’s three times the death rate of bee populations in other provinces. The Ontario Beekeepers’ Association wants the government to take action. It wants the Liberals to speed up a plan to restrict the use of […]
An antique cultivator was stolen from an abandoned farm in Howick Township. The Huron County OPP says the theft happened on Lawrie Street last Friday or Saturday. They also made off with four brand new black 12 volt Caterpillar batteries. Those responsible used an ATV to transport the stolen goods. If you have any information, […]