Bella was one of the stars of the Ultimate Dog Stunt Show, which performed several times on the weekend at DogLoversDays at Connaught Park in Kincardine on Saturday and Sunday. Bella, a 5-year-old Boston Terrier, was taking orders from Melissa Millett of London. Bella, Millett and the other stars will perform next on Canada Day in Cambridge. (Josh Howald photo)
By Barb McKay
A Kincardine councillor has raised concerns that an agreement signed with the developers of the Armow Wind Project could prevent the municipality from supporting its residents’ fight against it.
Jacqueline Faubert asked if council would support a resolution from the
Former Olympic weightlifter Nelsen Seleno is a musician, author, athlete and Parkinson's Disease patient. He spoke to the Parkinson's Support Group at Malcolm Place recently, sharing an inspirational message. For the full story, don't miss this week's print edition of The Kincardine Independent. (Josh Howald photo)
More than $700 worth of property was reported stolen following a break-and-enter at a Golf Course Trail residence in Kincardine.
The South-Bruce OPP said the burglary was reported at 2:53 p.m. on Sunday. Sometime between 6 p.m. on June 16 and 2 p.m. on June 22, entry was forcibly gained through a window at the back of the house.
The list of stolen property includes a four-piece Sony stereo system, a blue and white checkered table cloth, woodstove shovel and woodstove whisk. The value of the stolen property and damage repair is estimated to be more than $700.
Police request anyone with information that could help the investigation contact police at 1-888-310-1122, or if you wish to remain anonymous Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or send a web-tip to crimestob-gb.org, where you might be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.
KTTPS held its Spring Arts Concert last Tuesday. Here, students from Sarah Bishop's JK/SK class show off some hip hop dance moves. From left, Ashlyn Holroyd, Avery Boulton, Gabriella Willsack, Craig Walkert and Kyla Collins. (Barb McKay photo)
By Barb McKay
There is a glimmer of hope for the future of the Bervie campus.
Officials with the Community Foundation Grey Bruce (CFGB) told Huron-Kinloss council last Monday that they would be open to sitting down with those involved with the alternative learning facility to see if there are avenues that could be pursued to keep it operating.
By Barb McKay
Kincardine staff has set an ambitious timetable for the 2015 municipal budget process.
Treasurer Roxana Baumann presented the schedule to Kincardine council during its meeting last Wednesday. Baumann said other municipalities are setting more aggressive schedules to complete their budgets for the coming year.
Senior managers will meet July 4 to begin the budget process and are expected to deliver capital budgets for their departments to the treasurer by Aug. 8. Managers will meet once again on Aug. 15 to discuss operating budgets and will return those budgets to Baumann by Sept. 12.
By Josh Howald
Sometimes bigger is better.
2014 Knight of the Year Robert Colquhoun. (Josh Howald photo)
Kincardine District Secondary School named Robert Colquhoun Knight of the Year at an awards assembly last week at the high school. It's the grand prize for all student - athletes at the school, and last year's winner Gerrit Satosek was on hand to present the award.
Robin Moffatt, 1, of Kincardine has a tea party with her bear during the 20th annual Teddy Bear Parade in Kincardine Saturday morning. Approximately 150 children took part in the parade, which started at Victoria Park, accompanied by the Kincardine Fire Department, and headed down Princes Street, Queen Street and returned to the park. (Barb McKay photo)
By Josh Howald
The world is a little less fun place to be following a single vehicle crash that killed a popular 31-year-old Kincardine man.
William (Kert) Collins had an unmatched enthusiasm for life, an eagerness for adventure and a love of laughter. News of his death early Monday morning left those who knew him stunned and shaken.