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Harp and Whistle reunion a huge success

Doherty grandchildren Ella, Callum and Lily Klimaszewski helped out Tara-Leigh Klimaszewski, Chrissy Doherty and Colleen Libiec at the registration table for the Harp and Whistle Reunion dance held March 15 at the Kincardine Centre for the Arts. All proceeds from the event were donated to support the 2019 Scottish Festival and Highland Games, which will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. (Tammy Schneider photo)

 


Ripley Wolves clinch semi-final series

Photo by Pauline Kerr


New Ontario health and physical education curriculum unveiled

The Ontario Ministry of Education released the 2019 health and physical education last week, which includes the return of a number of topics removed prior to a province-wide consultation process last year.
According to a report from the ministry on Friday, the 2019 curriculum will cover various topics, including active living, movement skills and healthy living - which is where students learn about human development and sexual health.


Community rallies around victims of Queen Street fire

By Barb McKay


Former Kincardine resident Andy Milne nominated for Juno award

by Tammy Schneider


Major Fire in downtown Kincardine

A major fire in downtown Kincardine had Queen St. between Harbour and Lambton streets closed off for much of the day Monday, March 11.  The buildings housing West Shore Clothing, Becker Shoes and private apartments sustained significant damage. Trucks and firefighters from a number of local fire departments were on scene, as was EMS and OPP. Further details were not available at press time. (Tammy Schneider photo)

 


Charlie Mann petition presented to council

Kincardine council report

by Pauline Kerr


photo by Tammy Schneider

The BDO Customer Service Award was presented by Sarah Polley to Kincardine Dentistry, who were represented by (centre) Dr. and Gail Walden, Dr. Sana Umar and Kristi Lamont at the Kincardine and District Chamber of Commerce 2019 Achievement Awards Gala.


Chamber of Commerce gala honours local businesses

by Tammy Schneider