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neighboursThe Welcoming Communities Initiative is pleased to announce the launch of the Good Neighbour Network on Friday March 4th at 11:00 am at the Grey Bruce Health Unit Atrium, 101 17th St. East, Owen Sound. The Good Neighbour Network trains community members to help orient newcomers to life in Owen Sound and area. Newcomers are recent arrivals and are immigrants, refugees, and people from other parts of Canada.
One round of training occurred in November and the next one is slated for late April. Those who come to the Launch will learn how the Good Neighbour Network works, and how trained mentors can support newcomers...

sydenhamfloorThe sun shone on The Sydenham today. The first piles are being excavated to grade in preparation for formwork to be constructed and concrete to be poured for the seven-storey condominium development in downtown Owen Sound.

Rowland Concrete, the company performing the work, is on site preparing the pile caps on which the development will be supported. The piles were driven between October and December last year. Since that time street works were performed to bring water and sewer connections from the municipal system into the building. Excavations by Underwood Construction prepared the site for the concrete work and added...

os-police-tire-snow-fullby Hub staff

Every day or two The Hub gets media releases from the Owen Sound Police Services or regional OPP detachments on crime or safety related subjects. Knowing that the newspaper and radio will cover all these well in their news reports, we decide whether or not to publish them based on this single question:  Will this information help our readers act in a way that will make our community better?  This morning we received this release:

On Friday, February 19 during the evening hours an unknown vehicle struck a traffic sign located on a median...

wireontrailOn Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at approximately 11:43 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was alerted to barbed wire that had been found by a snowmobiler on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trail at Georgian Bluffs marker 113, near Grey Rd. 3, south of Hwy. 21, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs. The barbed wire had been fastened to a posted stop sign.This is the fourth incident involving barbed wire on OFSC trails and public lands since January 22, 2016.

Grey County OPP has conducted and will continue to conduct snowmobile patrols throughout their area, however, they ask people using trails for recreational activities to be vigilant, be aware of their....

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