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Aug28

Does Meaford Hall's Opera House Really Need to be Licenced?

StephenVance bw 225w 200hMeaford Hall's Opera House is now licenced for alcohol consumption, but was it really necessary, and is it really a good idea?

Don't get me wrong, I'm the first to admit I enjoy a good, stiff drink, but in the seats of the opera house? I've been to many plays, movies, and concerts at Meaford Hall, and though a drinker I may be, I have never felt the need to have a beverage with me at my seat during a production.


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Aug28

Scarecrows Will Soon Take Over Meaford

scarecrows final bld 2015 225The hazy, lazy days of summer will soon shift into a beehive of activity in Meaford, with the increasingly popular Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF) providing four days of films, food, and fun, while the 160th edition of the Meaford & St. Vincent Fall Fair offers up a glimpse at Meaford's agricultural heritage on the same Labour Day weekend, followed by a re-decorating of Meaford's commercial district when the MIFF banners are removed from the light posts, and replaced with scarecrows.


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Aug27

Municipal Vehicle Stolen, Recovered on Resident's Property

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On Sunday, August 23, Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from a resident reporting that a pick-up truck belonging to the Municipality of Meaford appeared to have been abandoned on his property on Pearson Street in Meaford.  The investigation revealed that the truck, a red 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, bearing the Municipality of Meaford crests on the doors and containing a 200 gallon water tank in the box of the truck, had been reported stolen to Grey County OPP earlier in the day.


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Aug27

MIFF Dinners Selling Out

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If you plan on attending the Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF), you can start your evening in the party tent at Meaford Hall with a delicious meal from some of the area’s best caterers. But you had better purchase your dinner tickets soon, as MIFF organizers say they dinners are quickly selling out.


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