April 2018

Which demographic lacks the most services/outlets in Kincardine?

32% (15 votes)
6% (3 votes)
43% (20 votes)
Adults under 60
19% (9 votes)
Total votes: 47



It is an exciting time of year to be a sports fan. The first round of NHL playoffs is as exciting as hockey can be in the NHL.


In the NBA playoffs, the Raptors have such a good team but are having a tough time against Washington.


The Blue Jays are getting off to a better start. Toronto FC is one win away from the CONCACAF League Championship.


Financial incentives a possibility to ‘woo’ new natural gas customers


By Barb McKay


The construction of natural gas pipelines into Kincardine is expected to begin next year and EPCOR has hinted that there could be financial incentives for residents who sign up early.


Have you filed your income tax return yet?

86% (6 votes)
14% (1 vote)
Total votes: 7

Grey Matter Beer Company set to open doors on April 26

Michael Hueftlein stands amidst the recently installed brewing equipment at Grey Matter Beer Company. Currently, the brewery is running at half capacity, with 8000L of beer in production. The new business is scheduled to open doors April 26. (Chris Bianco Photo)

By Chris Bianco



Matthew Zehr of Stratford died on Sunday, April 8, 2018, at the age of 39.


Matthew was born August 23, 1978. Beloved son of David Zehr and the late Susan (née Wagler) Zehr.


Beloved father of Ashten Matthew Zehr. Sadly missed by Ashten’s mom, Rhonda Ginson, and sister Skylar.




Emmet Foster, 2, walks the runway with his dad, Keith Foster, during the Bluewater Summer Playhouse fashion show fundraiser held last Thursday at the Kincardine Centre for the Arts. The pair modelled clothing from Penetangear. Eight local businesses participated in the show, which raised funds for the theatre company’s 25th season. (Barb McKay photo)

A local connection to Humbolt


By Doug Kennedy

Former Ripley Minor Hockey player Art Houghton used to play for the Humbolt Broncos junior team that just had that bus accident a couple weeks ago. He played for Humbolt in 1993-94. Although he only played there for four months, that crash must have brought back many memories about his time in Humbolt and he has had lots of communication with ex-junior teammates. Although most of the calls came from Listowel teammates it just shows you how tight the hockey family is.


EPCOR approved to bring natural gas to Southern Bruce


By Barb McKay


Natural gas is finally coming to the region and customers could be connected as early as fall 2019.


Huron Shores Hospice celebrates opening of first suite


By Barb McKay


After more than five years of rigorous planning, fundraising and cutting through red tape, the Huron Shores Hospice suite at Tiverton Park Manor is ready to offer quality end-of-life care to those who need it most.


The grand opening ceremony, held last Wednesday, was emotional for members of the hospice steering committee, particularly chair Cheryl Cottrill who, along with Peggy Zeppieri and Joan Eaglesham, brought the concept of providing community residential hospice care to fruition.