In spite of a downpour, walkers and runners of all ages came out to support the annual Terry Fox Run fundraiser on Sept. 15 at the Davidson Centre. Because of … Continue reading Walkers and runners turn out for annual cancer fundraiser By Tammy Schneider
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During the Kincardine Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 9, Coun. Bill Stewart requested a discussion to provide background information of the situation at Brucelea Haven long-term care home. Mayor Anne … Continue reading Lack of information frustrates Kincardine councillor By Colin Burrowes
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The Victoria Park Gallery welcomed photographer Luke McPherson as its guest artist for the month of September. Just 24 years old, McPherson is a native of Culross Township, northwest of … Continue reading New guest artist at Victoria Park Gallery By Tammy Schneider
Victoria Park was brimming with music fans during the Gathering of the Bands concert on Aug. 24. The free event opened at noon with the Kincardine Community Concert Band, and … Continue reading 28th Gathering of the Bands draws thousands to Victoria Park By Tammy Schneider
The Bluewater Summer Playhouse production, Buying the Farm, opened to an delighted crowd on Tuesday night. The play, written by Shelley Hoffman and Stephen Sparks and directed by artistic director … Continue reading Is it time to sell the farm?
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The Kincardine Bulldogs held an exhibition day event on Sept. 7 at the Davidson Centre, welcoming the Walkerton Hawks, Stayner Siskins and Exeter Hawks to participate in a four-game tournament. … Continue reading Bulldogs host Exhibition Day games By Tammy Schneider
The Kincardine Bulldogs are two-weeks away from the start of the season and the new general manager, Warren Beisel, has 15 players signed, 10 of whom played for the Bulldogs … Continue reading Sports Journal By Doug Kennedy
Aug. 22 will be a day long remembered by staff and guests at OK Tire. Thanks to a partnership with Bridgestone Firestone, who sponsored the event, OK Tire welcomed race … Continue reading Mario Andretti visits OK Tire in Bervie By Tammy Schneider
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It’s election time again, and consistently when elections roll around, we ask how do we get those young voters out to cast a ballot. In the 2015 federal election, the … Continue reading What can we do when we can’t offer drugs to young voters?
When I realized that the next edition of the Independent was due to hit the streets on Sept. 11, I knew I couldn’t let the date slide by without saying … Continue reading Remembering 9-11 By Tammy Schneider
The last five years of my life have been filled with changes which have been leading me onward and upward to new achievements, challenges and adventures. The newest adventure in … Continue reading What stories do you have to share with me? By Colin Burrowes