watertapIn 2016, almost $16 000 was paid to the City of Owen Sound for Sewer and Water customers at risk of disconnection in 2016 by the United Way and other social service agencies. There has been a sudden increase in applicants to the program in 2017, jumping from 16 households all last year to 9 in the first ten weeks of 2017.

The United Way of Bruce Grey's Executive Director Francesca Dobbyn has some thoughts on the problem, and she is bringing them to City Council this evening....

savour owen soundNine Savour Owen Sound restaurants are extending this year's promotion over the March Break, offering delicious three-course meals for a special price.

"We are seeing great success with this and wanted to continue it over the March Break," said Jason Hemstock, Manager of the Best Western Inn on the Bay, which is promoting Savour Owen Sound...

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On  Monday, March 6, Owen Sound City Council gave final approval to a city business licence for Just Energy Ontario for door to door sales of electricity and gas products.

The Ontario Government and the Ontario Energy Board introduced new rules and regulations for energy retailers earlier this year, and they offer the following "Four things to remember if you are approached to sign an energy contract":

· As of January 1, 2017, no one can sign you up for an energy contract while they are at your home. They can leave information, but...

recycleEffective March 8, 2017, Miller Waste will no longer accept Styrofoam at their recycling facility.

Due to the lack of viable end markets the City recycling program is no longer be able to accept Styrofoam. Residents will still be able to recycle Polystyrene (#6) plastic clamshell...




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