Some municipal rates and fees to increase next year

By Barb McKay

Service and recreation fees in the Municipality of Kincardine are going up.

Municipal Treasurer Roxana Baumann presented a report to Kincardine council during its meeting last Wednesday and said that while the majority of municipal rates and fees were increased by 1.5 per cent for 2018 to reflect the rate of inflation, a handful of other fees were raised a little higher.


Two games, one point for Bulldogs

By Josh Howald

A four-game win streak came to an end for the Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs on the weekend.

Wingham's Josh Higgins searches for a loose puck as a Kincardine defender dives to cover it with his glove and goalie Ethan Primeau recovers from a save. (Josh Howald photo)


Getting their kicks

Jen Rauket of the blue team races to beat Jen Styles to the ball at the Bruce Power soccer tournament held at the Bruce Ave soccer fields on Saturday in support of the United Way of Grey-Bruce. (Barb McKay photo)


Bruce Telecom conversion near complete, board of directors appointed

By Barb McKay

The first board of directors has been appointed for the new Bruce Telecom Municipal Services Corporation.


Weekend fire damages Kincardine home

Municipality of Kincardine firefighters responded to a blaze on Wieck Boulevard early Sunday morning and were able to contain the blaze before it got out of control.

Firefighters were called out to the fire on the south end street at 6:25 a.m. and upon arrival found smoke coming out of a garage and were able to extinguish the blaze before it spread to the house.


'Dogs roll over Barons

Jesse Carnahan of the Kincardine Bulldogs skates away after standing up Hanover forward Jordan Reaman Thursday night. For the full story, see this week's sports section. (Josh Howald photo)


Municipality not liable for trees removed behind Harbour Street

By Barb McKay

A Harbour Street property owner will be offered a ‘good will gesture’ of $500 from the Municipality of Kincardine after it was determined that a line of cedar trees that were removed three years ago were not on her property.


Painting and awareness

Jaylynn Wolfe, 0, replicates a painting by Metis artist Jaime Black who started the REDress Project to raise awareness of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. A total of 25 people attended the painting event, held at the Holiday Inn in Kincardine. The event was led by First Nation artist Moses Lunham of Kettle and Stoney Point. (Barb McKay photo)


Vehicle dealership moving into Bruce Bowling Lanes location

By Barb McKay

A new used vehicle and rental dealership is opening in Kincardine.

Pat Barnes, owner if the Goderich Toyota dealership, has purchased the Bruce Bowling Lanes property and will open the new business in a couple of weeks.


Drugs on wheels wheeled

Police have charged three people with a variety of offences after making a traffic stop last Tuesday in Lucknow.

A little after 10 p.m., members of the South- Bruce OPP and OPP Community Street Crime Unit checked a silver Chrysler 200 on Campbell St. in Lucknow. Officers found a quantity of illegal drugs in the vehicle.