JP Magic hams it up with Myla and Blake Edwards at Saturday's 30th anniversary celebrations for Kincardine Big Brothers Big Sisters at the Bruce Steakhouse. The local BBBS used the occasion to draw Lynne Bradley's name as the grand prize winner for their raffle draw for a flight to anywhere in the world West Jet flies. (Josh Howald photo)
In a letter to Jeff Leal, Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, mayor Larry Kraemer said delays make it impossible for the municipality to meet the project completion deadline of
By Barb McKay
PREDC is examining new opportunities for export that would encourage local producers to work together.
By Barb McKay
John Howard has always led a healthy life with a focus on physical activity.
From left, Doug Tatum, John Howard and Paul Williamson are three of the nearly 90 patients working through the Kincardine Cardiac Rehabiliation program. (Barb McKay photo)
A 56-year-old Kincardine resident has been charged after hitting a pedestrian on Nov. 13.
Police received a report regarding a collision between a pick-up truck and a pedestrian shortly after 7 p.m. on Nov. 13. The incident had occurred earlier in the day at the intersection of Highway 21 and Durham Street in Kincardine.
'Tis the season to be jolly, but remember 'tis also the season for Festive RIDE checkpoints.
The OPP is out in full force during the 2014 Festive RIDE campaign, which started on Monday and runs until January 2, 2015. The South-Bruce OPP issued a release stating that while the number of motorists who choose to drive while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs may be small, they pose a significant danger on the roads that is both unacceptable and completely preventable.
By Josh Howald
After a tough start at the provincial high school basketball championships, the Kincardine District Secondary School senior girls scrapped their way back to play in the consolation championship.
The Knights at the OFSAA banquet. From left, Kara MacDonald, Jorie Elliott, Bethany Wilkin, Mackenzie Stevens, Andrea Plagos, Charlotte Bate, Nicole MacLeod, Marley Martyn, Nicole McLeod, Cassidy Murray-Collins, Eartha Phorson, Jessica Satosek and coach Vince Yenssen. (photo courtesy of Marley Martyn)
Kendal Pollock, 2, got up close and personal with a camel from the live nativity at Kincardine's Hometown Christmas Friday night in the downtown. For a full page of photos, don't miss this week's print edition of The Kincardine Independent. (Barb McKay photo)
By Barb McKay
Kincardine residents can expect to see a fee increase for several services next year.
While most rates and fees will rise by three per cent in 2015 to account for increases in staff wages and operational expenses, some recreational charges have been hiked substantially. Summer day camp fees, for example, will increase by seven per cent. The March Break camp rate will be an additional $8 next year. Professional development days and daily rental rates for the gymnasium at the Davidson Centre will increase by $2.25 and birthday party rates will increase by $7.08.