The South-Bruce OPP released data last week that indicates residents in the detachment area think they are doing a good job.
Residents were asked to rate police service in a survey conducted by R. A. Malatest & Associations Ltd. between Jan. 14 and March 31, 2014. An analysis of the data showed the South-Bruce OPP received an overall satisfaction rating of 92.6 per cent.
Police highlighted that 98.9 per cent of residents felt safe or very safe in the community, and that 93 per cent of residents felt the OPP maintained good visibility on the highways. For ability to solve issues, 92.2 per cent of residents were satisfied, at 90.1 per cent felt that the OPP was visible enough in the community. The study showed that 87.7 per cent of residents were satisfied with the enforcement of aggressive driving and the same percentage was satisfied with the enforcement of impaired driving.
Glammis native Allan Thompson launched his bid for the Liberal nomination in the Riding of Huron-Bruce Wednesday evening at the King’s Pearl Pub and Eatery in Tiverton.
Dorne Fitzsimmons, who spent many years on the
Allan Thompson asked those in attendance to support his bid for nomination by buying a Liberal membership and then attending and voting for him at the nomination.
A Saugeen Shores man was charged after a two-car crash on Highway 21, Bruce Twp. on July 16.
The South-Bruce OPP received a report of the crash at 3:48 p.m. They arrived on the scene to discover that both vehicles had been driving north on Highway 21, when a white Jeep attempted to pass a black Nissan 370. The Jeep struck the Nissan when it moved back into the northbound lane to avoid a southbound vehicle. The driver of the Jeep, a 43-year-old man, was charged with attempting to pass when roadway not clear.
There were no injuries reported at the scene.
From left, Jeannette Fleischer, Isabel Maria Ximinez, Karolina Kahankova, Alexandra Abein, Damir Delamaric and Diane Simpson shared their first impressions of Bruce County, and Canada, with the Independent's Barb McKay. Don't miss the full story in this week's print edition of The Kincardine Independent! (Barb McKay photo)
By Barb McKay
Kincardine Summer Music Festival (KSMF) faculty members have received national recognition.
Guitarist Mike Rud and bass player Mike Downes were awarded Juno Awards this past spring in
Mackenzie Deer gets her car cleaned up by firefighter Seamus Small at the car wash fundraiser run by the Municipality of Kincardine Fire Departrment in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Kincardine and District. (Barb McKay photo)
A 38-year-old man has been charged in connection to several break-and-enters in Kincardine.
Numerous homes and businesses, many in the downtown core, have been victimized in the past two months. Last Tuesday afternoon, South-Bruce OPP officers made an arrest stemming from that investigation, which was being assisted by the South-Bruce OPP Crime Unit.
A 38-year-old Lucknow man has been charged with three counts of break and enter, as well as one count of breach of probation. He was held in custody pending the results of a show cause hearing that was scheduled for July 9 at 2 p.m.
The South-Bruce OPP continues to investigate the break-ins, and request anyone with information that could be of use to contact them at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or send a web-tip to crimestop-gb.org, where you might be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
By Barb McKay
The race is on to complete a natural gas business case now that the province has announced significant funding for infrastructure.
Councillor Guy Anderson told Kincardine council during its meeting last Wednesday that he had learned that Premier Kathleen Wynne had announced that the
By Barb McKay
Smoke spewed from the cockpit of a small aircraft as it came to rest in the field beside Kincardine airport’s main runway.
Shelbi-Lynne McLelland of Kincardine is carried to safety by South-Bruce OPP Cst. Kevin Martin, left, and deputy fire chief Mike Moore during the MedLINCS mock disaster last Wednesday. (Barb McKay photo)