unhousedmarketWe are sharing this email conversation between a concerned citizen of Owen Sound and their mayor. Sublect line: Please help our city.

I am 14 years old and have lived in Owen Sound my whole life. I have been noticing the increasing amount of individuals experiencing homelessness. I am very disappointed ....

hazardous wasteAnother Household Hazardous Waste Day is taking place this Saturday, August 19 and will be held at the Public Works Facility (1900 20th Street East) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This program ensures that hazardous materials are recycled or otherwise disposed of in a safe and environmentally friendly manner to keep them out of landfills and waterways.

Household Hazardous Waste Day is open to residents from the following municipalities:

Harrison Park1Owen Sound is looking for community input for the update to the Harrison Park Master Plan.

Citizens and visitors are invited to complete the online survey and provide feedback until Monday, Sept. 11.

The current Harrison Park Master Plan is now 21 years old and many of its recommendations have been implemented since it was adopted ...

legateapril2023 - by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

There are a lot of things that stall or stop renovation and building in our city: financing, change of ownership, bankruptcy, zoning, labour or material availability - and sometimes, lawsuits. Here are three projects that may have been impacted by any of the former list but have been brought to a complete stop by the latter.

According to an article in the Sun Times by Denis Langlois in November, 2021,  "SONIK Inc, owners of 994 1st Ave. E., filed a statement of claim November 12 at Superior Court in Owen Sound against the city and Looby Builders. The corporation is seeking $1 million in damages and an order directing the city ....

01 SkatePark SpalledSurface- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

Before the rain, I took a break from re-watching Monday's three-and-a-half hour Special Council Meeting and took a walk.

This is my job. Following, as best I can, what happens at city council, asking questions, and looking more deeply into things that puzzle or concern me or our readers ...



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