The Cooper Site has gained another ally, the Stratford & District Labour Council. It’s given its full backing to the Stratford-Perth County Branch, Architectural Conservancy Ontario’s and the Stratford Perth Heritage Foundation’s efforts. Both organizations are trying to save the former Grand Trunk Railway Repair Shops. Last week Heritage Canada The Nati […]
If you’re driving around Stratford today keep in mind that a part of Graham Crescent is closed. It’s open to local traffic only between Maple Avenue and Wyatt Street. There’s sewer work going on there which is expected to last no more than two days.
A South Huron teenager is still in the hospital today after a dirt bike accident. The OPP says the 13-year-old boy was found lying on the side of Elimville Line Monday night at about 7:30. He was taken to a London hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Police believe he lost control of the […]
The Perth County OPP reminds you that speed limits still apply at night time. An officer caught a 20-year-old man doing 155 km/h in a posted 60 km/h zone early yesterday morning. He was caught ripping through Brunner on Perth Road 119. The man has lost his licence and vehicle for a week.
The Canadian Plowing Championships are coming up fast. They will be held August 14th to 16th at Purple Hill near London. Competitors from across the country will be at CanPlow 2014 vying for the two Canadian spots at the World Plowing Competition. There will also be pioneer farm equipment shows and demonstrations, musical entertainment and several other […]
Police are searching for a stolen ATV. It was taken from a barn on Harriston Road last Sunday or Monday. It’s a green coloured ATV. If you have any information you’re asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Two crossbows and two chainsaws have been stolen in Seaforth. The Huron County OPP is trying to find them after they were taken from an unlocked shed on Main Street South Sunday or Monday. The stolen items are worth approximately $1500. You are reminded yet again to lock your cars, homes and garages to protect […]
Alina Saunders has been crowned the winner of the 3rd Annual Sprouting Talent contest. The competition is for kids 13 and under. It’s held every year during Savour Stratford. The committee sent out a call for talent in April. Several answered with YouTube video auditions. Alina wins an acoustic recording with producer Dustin Smith of Skyline […]
A Mississauga speed demon will be walking for a week. The 22-year-old woman was caught by the Huron County OPP doing twice the speed limit on Main Street in Dashwood. She was going 107 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone. She lost her licence and vehicle for a week.
The OHL is coming to Stratford. The Allman Arena will play host to a preseason game this fall. Mark Thibeault is the director of the Huron Perth Lakers. He tells what makes this event so special: Thibeault tells us how this event came to be: The London Knights and the Erie Otters will meet in […]
It’s the middle of summer but local kids are already thinking of hockey. To help out, Isaiah Waxman is hosting a hockey camp this week at the RBC Arena in the Stratford Rotary Complex. The 15-year-old boy says they will focus on skating and it’s open to kids of all skill levels. Waxman plays for […]