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By Cathy Hird
In the misty grey light on Sunday morning, I drove around a corner to find a scarlet maple tree shining luminous above a pool of still water. I am sure that it was green when I drove that way the week before, but that morning every leaf shone deep red.
Hints of fall colour have peeked at us for a week or two. On one branch reaching out toward the road, the leaves had turned orange-red as if flames licked that one corner of the tree. A splash of yellow appeared in a narrow road lined with green. A few bright leaves dotted the lawn. The transformation from growth to rest, summer to winter, had begun.
It always seems as if
The latest standardized test results for Bluewater District School Board are now available from the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). These include the 2015 – 2016 Assessments of Reading, Writing and Mathematics for the Primary (Grades 1 – 3) and Junior (Grades 4 – 6) Divisions, the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics (Academic and Applied), and the Grade 10 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT).
Bluewater continued its upward trend in Primary Reading with an increase to 62 percent of students...
Owen Sound Council authorized internet and telephone voting for the next municipal election in October 2018 at their service review meeting today. The full staff report is available here , but this will give you an idea of how the process might go when Owen Sound joins the 97 Ontario municipalites who used internet/telephone voting in 2014.
1. Electors would confirm they are on the Voters' List.
2. In early October, each elector will receive a personal voter notification letter containing information to access the voting system by internet or telephone, including ...
This is the introduction to the Service Review meeting to be held September 20 at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers.
-by Wayne Ritchie, City Manager
The mission statement for Service Review 2016 was: To provide Council and tax payers with a comprehensive awareness of the services and programs offered by the city, and to identify which should be
enhanced, remain as they are, reduced, or eliminated.
Service Review 2016 has provided City Council, the public, and all City staff the opportunity to review and...