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Dec19

Oh Those Small Towns...Where There's Not a Lot Goin' On

StephenVance bw 225w 200hWhat a year 2014 has been! The past 12 months have been an eclectic mix of the amusing and the less amusing, of politics and community events. There has certainly been a lot going on, and while we’ve highlighted a major story from each month of the past year in our print exclusive feature, there has been so much more than one story each month that tells the story of Meaford in 2014.

Politically, 2014 began with a pitch in January from the Owen Sound Police Service in hopes of securing a police services contract with Meaford, and 2014 ended after a year of public, and at times intense, debate, with the new council voting unanimously to remain with the OPP for Meaford's policing services.


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Dec19

Corner Gas Star Coming to Meaford

Brent-Butt225You think there’s not a lot goin’ on
but look closer baby you’re so wrong

~Corner Gas Theme Song

Corner Gas star Brent Butt will visit Meaford on January 12 to share some of his stand-up comedy. His visit comes on the heels of the recent release of a movie version of his popular television show, and he shared with The Independent his thoughts about small towns, comedy, and turning a popular television show into a major motion picture.


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Dec19

Everyday Gourmet: New Year's Dinner Party

chmpagne Zsuzsanna Kilian

Everyday: “ordinary and unremarkable”; “occurring each day”; “used on ordinary occasions”.  Gourmet: “Food expert”; “Of special food”.

Everyday Gourmet – an oxymoron that will make sense as we explore food together.

I am not a gourmet chef. However, I love to cook and have managed to whip up great meals on a regular basis for many years. My goal is to assist and encourage you to add a little zest to your cooking – either for your family or special occasions with friends.


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Dec19

Unusual Donation at Local Charity

OPPLogoGrey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was advised of an unusual item that had been donated to a thrift store in the Municipality of Meaford on Saturday morning, December 13.

A bolt action rifle, incapable of being fired, was donated to the Cat’s Meow, a business located on Sykes Street North, Meaford.  The store typically accepts donations of all kinds for resale; proceeds of which go towards supporting humane treatment of cats.


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