Here’s a quick reminder to fall back this weekend. The clocks get turned back one hour at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday. Daylight Savings Time is coming to end for the year.
Stratford’s Fourth Annual Pumpkin Parade is set for Saturday. You can drop your jack-o-lantern off at the band shell on Veteran’s Drive before 5:00 p.m. if you’d like to take part. Melissa McCurly, one of the organizers of the parade, says they’re expecting a good turnout: The parade runs tomorrow from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 […]
The Oxford County OPP is on the scene of a sudden death in Huntingford. Police say a 44-year-old man was found in medical distress this morning. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died. Police don’t suspect foul play.
There’s a benefit concert tomorrow night at Knox Church. It’s called “When We Were Young: A Stratford Celebration”. The proceeds are going towards the 2016 World Festival of Children’s Theatre efforts. Steve Rae, one of the organizers, says the theatre brings people together: The show features Loreena McKennitt, Rant Maggie Rant, Trent Severn and others. […]
The United Way Perth-Huron’s 2014 campaign is rolling on. They’ve raised roughly 20% of this year’s goal so far. That’s a little bit behind last year’s pace. Ryan Erb, the United Way’s executive director, says the workplace campaigns are about to kick in though. One of those campaigns is already doing well: The United Way’s […]
The City of Stratford is looking at some big money to upgrade its wastewater equipment. According to the Beacon Herald the figure is $15.5 million. That came out of a public works subcommittee meeting on Wednesday. The city has already applied for provincial funding to cover at least some of the upgrades. According to city […]
It’s Halloween and the Perth County OPP has safety tips for drivers and trick-or-treaters. The police say drivers need to be extra cautious as excited kids may forget the rules of the road and be oblivious to hazards. Pay attention and don’t assume the children can see you. Obey all speed limits and to not […]
Around the GOJHL tonight St. Marys and Listowel are in action as well. The Lincolns play host to London and the Cyclones welcome Cambridge to North Perth.
It’s Friday and that means one thing in Stratford. Cullitons hockey. The Tribe welcome the Waterloo Siskins to the Allman Arena tonight. 1240 CJCS will have live coverage of the game starting at 7:15 p.m.
The Stratford Farmers Market is moving indoors this weekend for the winter. Martin Ritsma says the move brings a different vibe to the market: He adds the market is a social as well as a shopping experience: The Stratford Farmers Market runs from 7:00 a.m. to noon at the Agriplex on McCarthy Road on Saturdays.