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 ...


thermometerhotIn response to the ongoing warm temperatures, the City of Owen Sound reminds residents that there are public places available throughout the City to keep cool. Cooling centres can be found at the following locations:  

ashstumpsharbour2023 is the first year of a ten-year phased removal plan for trees infested with the emerald ash borer.

This year 90 infested ash trees are scheduled for removal across the city, beginning Wednesday, June 28, in the general vicinity of the Owen Sound Visitor Centre on 1st Avenue West.

Of the 90 trees to be removed this year, 39 are located in the Inner Harbour area ...


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