Wind: 22.53 km/h
For a few weeks, geese have been alternating between flying north and sliding back south. Along with a few wandering ducks, they've floated on open water. They were driven to find another resting place when ice formed.
In early March, redwinged blackbirds were ...
- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor
Owen Sound City Councillor Scott Greig made a "notice of motion" at the last council meeting. Greig said he will bring forward a motion on April 24 "that in preparing the 2018 budget for deliberation by council that the municipal levy increase be no more than 2.5% over the budget of 2017".
Sounds good. Definitely a popular pre-election year proposal. But can – or should - taxes be held to an arbitrary number?
- Hub staff
An application for site plan approval coming to Owen Sound City Council this evening proposes to convert the former Victorious Living Centre (previously both a church and a billiard parlour), into downtown housing, storage and commercial space.
From the staff report:
-James Moyse and Dylan Johnson
How's business? Lately people have been asking "What made you start a business in Owen Sound?" So many believe it's an intimidating endeavour. It's true that so many small businesses have opened and abruptly closed in recent years here. It really is quite sad because Owen Sound is a small city that was practically built on small businesses.
If you grew up here you might know...