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Police investigate shooting near Clinton

Police are still saying little about the weekend shooting death of Donato Frigo, 70, of Caledon East. The shooting occurred at the Hullett Wildlife Conservation Area north of Clinton. Detective Inspector Chris Avery of OPP Criminal Investigation Branch said at a press conference Monday that shortly after 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, the victim [...]

Reality check

The people who have decided to run for municipal council in this area have their work cut out for them. Among the challenges they will face are increased cuts to Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) transfer payments. This is the money the province gives municipalities. At the recent Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference, [...]


Charles Thomas Charles Harvey Thomas of Brussels passed away at Wingham & District Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. Born on April 18, 1928 in Morris Township to Harold Thomas and Verna Dennis, Charles was 86. Charles was the beloved husband of Marguerite (Oberle) Thomas. Dear father of Robert and Debbie Thomas of Brussels, David [...]

BlackHorse Golf

By Lorraine Arnold Special to Advance Times The club championship was held at Black Horse Golf and Country Club Sept 6-7. Jeff Wilken was the overall gross winner and Dave Maus was the overall net winner. The “A” flight gross winner was Stan Hinsperger and net winner was Doug Wilson Jr. The “B” flight gross [...]

Town hall parking lot well over budget

SOUTH HURON — The parking lot project adjacent to South Huron’s town hall in Exeter has proven to be a lot more complicated — and a lot more expensive — than originally thought.

Acclamations in South Huron and Lucan Biddulph

SOUTH HURON — There will be no election in South Huron’s Exeter ward this fall as both candidates were acclaimed when no further candidates stepped forward by last Friday’s deadline for nominations.

Davis-Dagg makes it three-way race for mayor in Lambton Shores

LAMBTON SHORES — Declaring “it’s time for a change,” Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Davis-Dagg ended her silence on nomination deadline day Sept. 12 by formally entering the race for mayor.

Bluewater hires Gary Long as CAO

BLUEWATER – For 13-plus years, Gary Long enjoyed working provincially and federally with MPPs and MPs, but he was always drawn to municipal politics.

Shooting victim identified

CLINTON – One man is dead as a police investigation continues into a fatal shooting near Clinton.

Zurich bantams win ORSA championship

ZURICH – The Zurich Lightning bantam girls fastball team won the Ontario Rural Softball Association (ORSA) provincial championship in two-straight games over Alvinston.

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