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Posted On Friday, September 25, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)The second wave of COVID has hit us, with new cases being seen in our community and the surrounding Grey/Bruce area. We expected this possibility as students returned to school and stage 3 of recovery settled in, so now we must respond in the way we know will reduce the spread of the virus. Wearing masks, frequent handwashing, and staying within our limited social bubbles is necessary to protect our most vulnerable folks, our residents and our staff.  
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Posted On Friday, September 18, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)As the summer season slips away displaying more brilliant colours, with the scent of apples in the air and a cool, crisp hint of what’s to come, this was the time to think about the family and community traditions that have always been such a part of the excitement of Fall. There are so many questions still in the air, and with another spike in Covid cases across the province we wonder if we will be trick-or-treating this Halloween, or bringing the extended family together...
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Posted On Friday, September 11, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)For many – including me – Labour Day has marked the start of a new year – full of the energy the cooler temperatures bring and the excitement of perhaps starting something new.  This has been a short but hectic week with students of all ages heading back to the classroom, some in person and some online. It has certainly been a first week of school like no other, as we adjust to the changes and work out the kinks that come with them. But I hope all parents...
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Posted On Friday, September 04, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)Fall is such a beautiful time here in our municipality. As summer comes to an end, bringing the brisk air and the reds and oranges of autumn across our rolling countryside, Meaford comes alive. Although we won’t be seeing the traditional creative scarecrows hanging from lamp posts or welcoming visitors on Station Hill park this year, you may find the odd one popping up on front lawns anxiously waiting for the party to resume next year.  The first of the apple harvests...
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Posted On Friday, August 28, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)With schools opening once again very soon, parents have much more on their minds than back-to-school shopping this year. They’re concerned about the health and safety of their children, and are facing very difficult decisions about attending school, online learning, and making childcare and transportation arrangements. COVID-19 has complicated an already busy time of year, and added new worries and considerations to the first day of school. Parents are tasked with weighing...
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