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A hint of spring is in the air, a breath of fresh air, and a touch of warmth in the sun. This is a time of renewal. I wonder, in your life, what brings you this refreshing gift?
Snow still covers much of the ground, and the dirt is frozen solid. Still, in pots of earth set in the window sill, we can start tomatoes, plant basil and thyme. The sun will warm the earth we bring inside, and green will grow, a reminder that crocuses and maple leaves are coming...
Members of the Owen Sound Police Drug Unit have concluded a four month investigation into Methamphetamine and cocaine trafficking in Owen Sound. The Drug Unit, assisted by the Criminal Investigation Brach and uniform Patrol executed Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrants at a downtown east side apartment and an east side commercial building. Approximately $3,500.00 dollars worth of Methamphetamine, cocaine and drug trafficking trade tools were seized.
You all know the importance of eating locally, what about lending locally?
Come join us on March 28th from 10 to 12 for a vital conversation about Slow Money, the quiet revolution that is changing the way people think about their investments.
In communities throughout North America, groups of caring folks are making affordable, low-interest, peer-to-peer loans to sustainable food and farming businesses in their communities. The result is that, rather than making a killing, these dollars are enabling farmers and food business operators to make a living. And rather than reaping the rewards in terms of high financial returns, the returns these lenders see are all around them – in new, locally owned businesses and farms that take care of one another and the soil.
The Ontario Hockey League today announced the recipients of four of the league's annual awards following the conclusion of the 2014-15 regular season.
Michael McNiven of the Owen Sound Attack was awarded the F.W. "Dinty" Moore Trophy (Best Rookie GAA) McNiven had the best goals-against-average among OHL rookie goaltenders with a mark of 2.79 this season becoming the first Owen Sound Attack goaltender to earn the award.
The trophy is named after F.W. "Dinty" Moore of Port Colborne, ON, who served as OHA President from 1942-45. In order to qualify for this rookie award, a goaltender must play a minimum of 900 minutes.
McNiven, a 17-year-old from Georgetown, ON, was listed sixth among North American goaltenders by NHL Central Scouting in their Midterm Rankings for the 2015 NHL Draft. This season he posted a 15-8-0-0 record with two shutouts along with a save percentage of .914.