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Orchid Restaurant plans to reopen in new location June 1st

Orchid Restaurant plans to reopen in new location June 1st

Posted On: Sunday, May 27, 2018

81 King St E, (Hwy 26) Thornbury

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Thornbury Community Garden opens

Thornbury Community Garden opens

Posted On: Sunday, May 27, 2018

Kimberly Edwards (Thornbury Gardens), Deputy Mayor Gail Ardiel, Councillor John McGee, and Catherine Smart (Blue Mountain Village Foundation)

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Library Public Meetings

Library Public Meetings

Posted On: Saturday, May 26, 2018

The Library has a Community Consultation event planned for June 14. and a focus group on June 18 at the Citizen’s Forum.

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Heroes for Hope

Heroes for Hope

Posted On: Saturday, May 26, 2018

Kahl's hair comes off Thursday, May 31st at 2:00pm at Beaver Valley Community School to support the Cancer Society. All welcome to support the kids.

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Go-Fund-Me to support House Fire in Clarksburg

Go-Fund-Me to support House Fire in Clarksburg

Posted On: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

On Friday May 18th, 2018 Bob Fisher, had an unfortunate accident happen at his home in Clarksburg. 

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Grey County Council May 10 Meeting Highlights

Grey County Council May 10 Meeting Highlights

Posted On: Friday, May 18, 2018

The council meeting was immediately followed by a session of committee of the whole. A recording of this meeting can be found on the County’s YouTube Channel. Potential future improvements discussed for Hwy 26 at Craigleith

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Treasure Shop, Donation Bin Closures due to BVO Move

Treasure Shop, Donation Bin Closures due to BVO Move

Posted On: Friday, May 18, 2018

Treasure Shop - closing at noon on Saturday May 19 and relocating after the May long weekend.

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Age-friendly communities event June 1

Age-friendly communities event June 1

Posted On: Friday, May 18, 2018

On Friday, June 1, Grey County is partnering with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) Lakeland District for a one-day event to discuss planning and health awareness for age-friendly communities. The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Grey County Administration Building, 595 9th Avenue East in Owen Sound.

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Compensation Review for Non-Unionized Staff -

Compensation Review for Non-Unionized Staff -

Posted On: Friday, May 18, 2018

Committee of the Whole votes to increase compensation effective July 1 at the 50th Percentile $192,717 - 1% increase to annual taxation levy. To be ratified at the next Council meeting.

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Compensation Review for Members of Council

Compensation Review for Members of Council

Posted On: Friday, May 18, 2018

Public Meeting proposed for Monday June 4, 7pm.

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Council accepts Michel Seguin's resignation

Council accepts Michel Seguin's resignation

Posted On: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Resignation of Michael Seguin as Councillor of The Blue Mountains: Tuesday May 8, 2018

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The Blue Mountains Gran Fondo

The Blue Mountains Gran Fondo

Posted On: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

New Name, Same Great Race, Thornbury-Clarksburg, Beaver Valley Community Centre June 14 (time trials) June 16 (road race)

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R.I.D.E. Checks Support Opioid Awareness

R.I.D.E. Checks Support Opioid Awareness

Posted On: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The OPP and area police forces are teaming up with the Grey Bruce Health Unit to support opioid awareness during summer R.I.D.E. checks. Photo – Constables Jon Aitken (Owen Sound) and Alina Grelik (OPP) with Opioid Awareness card.

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Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day

Posted On: Sunday, May 13, 2018

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Vote on a new Mission Statement for the Blue Mountains Public Library

Vote on a new Mission Statement for the Blue Mountains Public Library

Posted On: Friday, May 11, 2018

Vote Closes Monday, May 14th!

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Hike for Hospice - Thornbury/Clarksburg raises $6500

Hike for Hospice - Thornbury/Clarksburg raises $6500

Posted On: Thursday, May 10, 2018

There were new hikes, new sponsorship campaign, increased numbers of hikers, more pledge sheets AND a total of $168,500 dollars was raised with 8 hikes on Sunday throughout Grey Bruce for the Chapman Hospice House in Owen Sound

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Municipal Election - October 22, 2018

Municipal Election - October 22, 2018

Posted On: Monday, May 7, 2018

Councillor Michael Martin to run for Deputy Mayor for the Town of The Blue Mountains and new additions to the slate

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Riverside Greenhouses -  summer has arrived

Riverside Greenhouses - summer has arrived

Posted On: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Riverside Greenhouses is a family owned, full service garden centre located in the heart of the Beaver Valley and has been providing the local community with home grown plants for years

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Business in Motion: Attainable Housing Solutions

Business in Motion: Attainable Housing Solutions

Posted On: Saturday, May 5, 2018

The South Georgian Bay Labour Task Force has been hard at work since the fall Business in Motion event implementing some great audience developed ideas. On May 10, find out how these projects are progressing, including an update on affordable accommodation as well as a more specific deep-dive into attainable accommodation

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Councillor Seguin has just posted that he has resigned. 

Councillor Seguin has just posted that he has resigned. 

Posted On: Friday, May 4, 2018

A dark day for democracy in our Town, but he is not alone in being forced out of office for the way in which he advocated for his constituents. 

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Blue Mountains Review and Citizens Pages - May

Blue Mountains Review and Citizens Pages - May

Posted On: Friday, May 4, 2018

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Special Meeting of Town Council Monday April 30

Special Meeting of Town Council Monday April 30

Posted On: Monday, April 30, 2018

A Special Meeting of Council was called for 10 am on Monday to receive a report from the Integrity Commissioner on a complaint filed by our former CAO against Councillor Seguin. 

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Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary Club Support Coyotes

Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary Club Support Coyotes

Posted On: Sunday, April 29, 2018

On Saturday, April 19th, Steve Schofield representing the Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary Club, presented a $1000 cheque to Meaford Coyotes Track Club head coach, Kevin Hooper. The money will be used to help cover some of the team's race expenses. Several members of the Coyotes were on hand for the presentation.

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Liberal Candidate for Simcoe Grey - June 7th

Liberal Candidate for Simcoe Grey - June 7th

Posted On: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Daniel Hambly, Liberal Candidate for Simcoe Grey was the speaker at the Citizens Forum on Monday April 30th.

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NDP Candidate for Simcoe Grey - June 7th

NDP Candidate for Simcoe Grey - June 7th

Posted On: Friday, April 27, 2018

David Matthews has been appointed the candidate for the NDP

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Green Party Candidate for Simcoe Grey - June 7

Green Party Candidate for Simcoe Grey - June 7

Posted On: Friday, April 27, 2018

Jesseca Perry lives in Barrie with her husband, their young children, and their energetic dog.

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Conservative Candidate for  Simcoe Grey - June 7th

Conservative Candidate for Simcoe Grey - June 7th

Posted On: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Jim Wilson, MPP was first elected to the Ontario Legislature in 1990. 

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Town of The Blue Mountains Receives $2.3 million in Provincial Funding

Town of The Blue Mountains Receives $2.3 million in Provincial Funding

Posted On: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Town of The Blue Mountains’ Solid Waste Division has been granted $2.3 million from the provincial Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. The Town applied to the Municipal Greenhouse Gas Challenge Fund for support of a project that will replace tanker haulage of landfill leachate with a forcemain and pump station.

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Ministry Enforcement Blitz to Target Employers of New and Young Workers*

Ministry Enforcement Blitz to Target Employers of New and Young Workers*

Posted On: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Is your workplace hiring new and young workers this summer? If so, are you aware of significant employer obligations to protect their safety and health, including training? Beginning May 1, 2018, Ministry of Labour (Ministry) inspectors will commence a health, safety and employment standards enforcement blitz of retail establishments, restaurants, tourist-related businesses and other workplaces that typically hire seasonal summer staff.

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New Comprehensive Zoning By-law

New Comprehensive Zoning By-law

Posted On: Friday, April 20, 2018

Notice of Public Open House and Notice of Public Meeting to Consider a New Comprehensive Zoning By-law

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L.E. Shore Library Board Highlights

L.E. Shore Library Board Highlights

Posted On: Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Blue Mountains Public Library Board elected from its members, Odette Bartnicki to the position of Chair of the Board to terminate with the closing of this Board cycle. John McKean will be stepping down.

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New Superintendent of Education at Bluewater

New Superintendent of Education at Bluewater

Posted On: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Bluewater District School Board is pleased to announce that Cynthia Lemon has been appointed to the position of Superintendent of Education, effective May 1, 2018.

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County Campaign Targeting Homelessness

County Campaign Targeting Homelessness

Posted On: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

This April, Grey County is running a five-day campaign to better understand homelessness in our communities and to connect those in need with supports and services. From April 23-27, individuals and families who are without reliable shelter are encouraged to attend one of 13 drop-in hubs throughout the county.  Staff, partners and volunteers will inform attendees about programs and services and other supports.

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Hospice Walk - Thornbury-Clarksburg Sun May 6th 1pm

Hospice Walk - Thornbury-Clarksburg Sun May 6th 1pm

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

Communities across Canada will come together to participate in a national day of action to raise awareness and funds for hospice palliative care.

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Easter Weekend Curling Event at the Beaver Valley Arena a Huge Success

Easter Weekend Curling Event at the Beaver Valley Arena a Huge Success

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

The Blue Mountains Curling Centre (“BMCC”) is pleased to announce its kick-off event on the Easter weekend was a huge success with over 245 curlers taking to the ice to try out the use of the Beaver Valley Arena as a Curling Centre.

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Meals on Wheels, Thornbury

Meals on Wheels, Thornbury

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

Michael Martin and Meals on Wheels volunteer, Karen Stewart visit with, Minnie Sheridan, a recipient of the Meals on Wheels program. The Thornbury program relies on 6 volunteers, Mary Ann Dinsmore, Norm and Joan Haldane, Pattie Bastie, Mary Sandell and Karen Stewart  to deliver 312 meals a year. Meals are delivered 2 days a week.  If you are interested in volunteering please call 519-372-2091 press 6, 1-800-267-3798 press 6 

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Youth Career Expo

Youth Career Expo

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

Tuesday, May 1st, 9am-2pm, Blue Mountain Resort, Village Conference Centre, 242 Jozo Weider Boulevard, The Blue Mountains

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South Georgian Bay Tourism Employee Housing Survey

South Georgian Bay Tourism Employee Housing Survey

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

The purpose of this survey is to collect information regarding housing market conditions for employees in the South Georgian Bay tourism industry. The objective is to help design a program that would support the creation of a wider range of attainable housing in the region. This survey consists of 22 questions and should take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. All responses will be kept confidential.

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CANDIDATE & THIRD PARTY ADVERTISER INFORMATION SESSIONS

CANDIDATE & THIRD PARTY ADVERTISER INFORMATION SESSIONS

Posted On: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Thinking about running in the 2018 municipal election or school board election this fall? Find out what you need to know at an upcoming candidate information sessions.

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Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce

Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce

Posted On: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The BMCC's AGM, held March 28th at the March Street Centre was a great success. 

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Blue Mountains Review April 2018

Blue Mountains Review April 2018

Posted On: Sunday, April 1, 2018

Blue Mountains Review - April

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Grey County to Grow Business Enterprise Centre

Grey County to Grow Business Enterprise Centre

Posted On: Sunday, April 1, 2018

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, the Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) will join the Economic Development Department at the Grey County Administration building, located at 595 9th Avenue East.

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Thornbury Pharmacy 

Thornbury Pharmacy 

Posted On: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

It’s “Back to the Future” at Pharmasave

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The Orchid Restaurant

The Orchid Restaurant

Posted On: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The rumour is True! No, the rumour is Wrong! What? Well, would you believe both are true? Yes, the Orchid is closing and yes, the Orchid will still be in business, but at a new wonderful location at the other end of town. 81 King St E, (Hwy 26 W) Thornbury

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Town Communications Survey

Town Communications Survey

Posted On: Monday, March 19, 2018

Communications channels are growing with technology, and we have so many sources of information, it can sometimes be difficult to get our message heard. With your help, we hope to identify the best channels for the information we are working to convey. Whether you are a business, a visitor or a full/part-time resident, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc. invites you to a Public Information Centre – Open House:

Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc. invites you to a Public Information Centre – Open House:

Posted On: Monday, March 19, 2018

March 27th 2018, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Craigleith Community Centre, 132 Lakeshore Road East, The Blue Mountains

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Are you challenged with labour shortages?

Are you challenged with labour shortages?

Posted On: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 4-6pm, Georgian College, Collingwood

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Municipal Forum replaces Municipal Representatives on Hospital Board

Municipal Forum replaces Municipal Representatives on Hospital Board

Posted On: Monday, March 12, 2018

Town of The Blue Mountains, ON – March 12, 2018 – The municipalities of Collingwood, Clearview Township, The Blue Mountains, Wasaga Beach and the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital are currently in the process of transitioning its Mayors’ Forum to a Municipal Forum, as the hospital, following best practice around the province, moves away from having municipal representatives on the Board of Trustees effective July 12, 2018. These members will be replaced by individuals from across the region selected on the basis of the skills and experience they bring to the Board.

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Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting: Monday, March 12, 5pm

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting: Monday, March 12, 5pm

Posted On: Friday, March 9, 2018

Held at the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Thornbury re: Consideration of 23 Townhouse Units – Part of Park Lot 10, RP 16R-1213 (Louisa Street)

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Blue Mountains Review and Citizens Pages - March

Blue Mountains Review and Citizens Pages - March

Posted On: Saturday, March 3, 2018

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Grey County Council February 22 Meeting Highlights

Grey County Council February 22 Meeting Highlights

Posted On: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Grey County Council met on Thursday, February 22 at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers. The council meeting was immediately followed by a session of committee of the whole.

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Rotary Ski Days

Rotary Ski Days

Posted On: Friday, February 9, 2018

Nori Szabó, Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary's International Youth Exchange student from Hungary, was joined by 12 of her colleagues on Sunday evening when all the RYE students in the district were brought to Ravenna to begin their annual Ski Days Conference. Many had traveled through white out conditions to get to the gathering. Their drivers were the half dozen volunteer "Red Coats"  - District Youth Exchange Officers - who run the RYE program. As usual, there was great excitement at being together and anticipation for two days of skiing.

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Blue Mountains Review & Citizens Pages February

Blue Mountains Review & Citizens Pages February

Posted On: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

February 2018 - Blue Mountains Review and Citizens Pages

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Report of The Economic Development Advisory Committee

Report of The Economic Development Advisory Committee

Posted On: Sunday, February 4, 2018

The Economic Development Advisory Committee presented updates on their key priorities to Council at the Committee of the Whole, Jan 29 including:

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Blue Mountains Review January

Blue Mountains Review January

Posted On: Monday, January 15, 2018

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Citizens’ Pages May 2017

Citizens’ Pages May 2017

Posted On: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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Blue Mountains Review August

Blue Mountains Review August

Posted On: Saturday, August 5, 2017

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Municipal Events
Upcoming Events
27
May

Location: Meaford United Church

31
May

Location: The L.E. Shore Memorial Library Gallery - 173 Bruce St. S.

01
June

Location: L.E. Shore Memorial Library 173 Bruce St. S.

02
June

Location: L. E. Shore Memorial Gallery

02
June

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre

08
June

Location: Marsh Street Centre, Clarksburg

the Official Community Events Calendar for The Blue Mountains

Country Dance

Scandinave Spa

LE Shore Library

Riverside Greenhouses

Donations

Town Communications Survey

Blue Mountains Gran Fondo

Blue Mountain Honda

Peter for Council