August 2017

New Bruce Power training facility raises economic expectations, traffic concerns

By Barb McKay

Construction on a new Bruce Power facility in Kincardine could begin as early as this fall.

Representatives from Bruce Power and consulting firm Stantec attended last Wednesday’s Municipality of Kincardine council meeting to discuss plans for a training and education facility that will be located behind Gary Street and the Sutton Park Mall.

Point Clark harbour renovation and beautification project gets underway

Boat club fundraising for numerous improvements

By Barb McKay

The Point Clark Boat Club is undertaking a major project to renovate and improve the Point Clark harbour.

Dinner music

Maggie and Sarah Durnin provided the musical entertainment at the Point Clark Lighthouse Festival corn roast Saturday. (Josh Howald photo)

Inverhuron not adequately protected in municipal nuclear emergency plan, says resident

By Barb McKay

An Inverhuron resident says the hamlet is inappropriately categorized in the municipality’s nuclear emergency response plan, which puts the community at a serious disadvantage if a nuclear accident were to occur.

Eugene Bourgeois addressed the Municipality of Kincardine council during its meeting last Wednesday and called on the municipality to re-categorize Inverhuron in its emergency plan by placing it in the ‘Contiguous Zone’ rather than the ‘Primary Zone’. Bourgeois said the contiguous zone is an area that demands the highest and most detailed level of emergency planning. Tiverton is in the primary zone, but because of Inverhuron’s close proximity to the Bruce Power site, he said, its residents are at greater risk if an accident were to occur.

Water service restored after short disruption

Kincardine’s water treatment plant is back in service after it was taken offline for a short time earlier this week.

Municipality of Kincardine Public Works Director Adam Weishar issued a public notice on Sunday that the municipality was experiencing issues with its Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for the Kincardine water supply and had temporarily switched over to the Huron-Kinloss water supply. Residents were asked to conserve water while Kincardine accessed water from the neighbouring township.

Wall of Fame unveiled Friday

By Josh Howald

The Municipality of Kincardine will unveil a Sports Wall of Fame Friday night at the Davidson Centre.


A banquet is being held at the Davidson Centre to unveil the Wall of Fame and induct the wall's original members. A social is planned for 5:30 p.m., with a meal to follow at 6:30 p.m., speeches at 7:30 p.m. followed by the unveiling of the Wall.


Port Elgin's Pepin wins derby

By Josh Howald

Dan Pepin might finally be getting a boat of his own.


Dan Pepin, left, and Brian Lang of the Chantry Chinook Classic Fish Derby committee Sunday in Tiverton.


Cubs finish first

The Kincardine Cubs are the first team ever to claim a regular season title in the Midwestern Ontario Senior Baseball League.

Kincardine clinched first place overall in the regular season standings and wrapped up the inaugural season for the MOSBL with a 9-9 tie on the road Sunday afternoon against the Lucan Irish Nine.

 Huron United crushes Orangeville

Huron United erased memories of a 2-1 loss last Monday to rival Walkerton with an 11-1 crushing of Orangeville Sunday afternoon on the road.

The win improved Huron United's record to 4-3-1 in South West District Men's Premier Soccer League regular season action. It also moved the Kincardine team to within two points of second place Fergus with a pair of games in hand.

Sunday afternoon in Orangeville belonged to Huron United right from the start. It took only two minutes for the visitors to find the back of the net. Ivo Ferreira scored his first of four goals on a set-up from Chad Freeman and Mat Dennis. Ferreira returned the favour six minutes later when he set up Freeman to make it 2-0. Ferreira's second goal came after a long throw from Keenan Soers, and then Ferreira set up Freeman for his second goal of the match.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

JOAN BROOKS (Sept. 24, 1946 – Aug. 8, 2017)

It is with great sadness that the family of Joan Lorraine Brooks announces her peaceful passing on Aug 8, 2017.