Community News

The Pet Expert: Off-Leash Dog Etiquette is Lacking in Meaford

dog leash laws 270Recently, a discussion started on the local Community News & Events Facebook page regarding the number of off-leash dogs in our town’s public areas. Comments in the discussion suggest this is becoming a more regular occurrence in our community, and with it, a growing problem for many.

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Meaford Hospital Auxiliary Brings Back Coupon Booklet

hosp aux coupons 270The Meaford Hospital Auxiliary has published another coupon booklet, due to the successful run of its last publication in 2016. The booklet offers a range of coupons and freebies which include the areas of Thornbury, Meaford, and as far west as Owen Sound.

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What You Need to Know About Swimmer’s Itch

swimmers itch 2019 270The Grey Bruce Health Unit has received reports of individuals suffering from swimmer’s itch.

Swimmer’s itch, also called cercarial dermatitis, is a skin rash caused by a common allergic reaction to certain microscopic parasites released from infected snails in fresh water such as lakes and ponds.

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