lockcar-regThe Owen Sound Police Service is once again reminding people to lock their vehicles after numerous thefts were reported Monday morning.

At least ten vehicles were reported to have been entered overnight between the 800 block of 3rd Avenue West to the 1600 block of 5th Avenue West. Wallets, cell phones and money were taken. In each case the vehicle had been left unlocked.

Anyone with information about these thefts is asked to call Constable Liza Wild at 519-376-1234 ext. 145, or Crimestoppers.

schoolbus-featureTuesday is back to school for most students across Ontario. The Owen Sound Police Service is reminding motorists that the streets and sidewalks will once again be busy with students travelling to and from school. Students may not always be focusing on traffic safety and motorists are encouraged to slow down and be extra cautious.

Drivers are also reminded that school buses and crossing guards will be back on our roadways. Remain alert and be prepared to make unanticipated stops. Failing to stop for a crossing guard displaying a portable stop sign carries a fine of $180.00 and three

demerit points. (The fine doubles if in a designated "Community Safety Zone"). Not stopping for a school bus with red lights activated carries a fine of...


city block regCity officials would like to remind the public that the following reconstruction projects will be continuing into Fall 2015:

· 8th Street East is closed to through traffic between 4th Avenue East and 8th Avenue East.

This closure will continue to be in effect into November 2015.

The pedestrian detour will continue to be in effect with crossing guards posted at the intersection of 8th Street East and 8th Avenue East as well as the intersection of 7th Street 'A' East and 8th Avenue East.

· 3rd Avenue East (Grey Rd. 15) is closed to through traffic between 18th Street East and East Bayshore Road.

This closure will continue to be ...

OS-logo-regThe City of Owen Sound recently established the Canada 150th & Owen Sound 160th Celebration Ad Hoc Committee to develop, promote, and implement Owen Sound's community celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Canada – "Strong, Proud, Free" and the 160th Anniversary of Owen Sound. The celebration will also include other notable anniversaries including the 50th Anniversary of the Tom Thomson Art Gallery and 100th Anniversary of Billy Bishop and Tommy Holmes being awarded the Victoria Cross.

The City of Owen Sound is seeking:




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