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Posted Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Join us Wednesday, July 19 at the Port Elgin Main Beach at 10:00 am
Saugeen Shores, ON: The Town of Saugeen Shores will launch a Waterfront Environment Speaker Series again this year. The first topic of this free series focuses on the beach maintenance plan that guides the Town’s maintenance efforts along its 18 kilometers of waterfront.
Frank Burrows, the Town’s Parks Manager will lead a walk around at the Port Elgin main beach to share the “why”...

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Posted Thursday, June 29, 2017

Grand opening celebration kicks off the summer season
Saugeen Shores, ON –Ahead of the long weekend, the members of the fundraising committee and their families, donors, dignitaries and the public gathered to celebrate the opening of the Port Elgin & District Lions Club Splash Pad on Thursday, June 29 at 5:00 pm. The occasion was marked with the official activation of the splash pad, cake and refreshments.
“It’s almost surreal that we are opening...

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Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Over 25% of students participated in the inaugural event
Saugeen Shores, ON: It’s a wrap for the inaugural Bike to School Challenge. The challenge which ran from June 12 to 16, encouraged students from Saugeen Shores’ four elementary schools to ride their bikes back and forth to school each day.
Despite two days of rainy weather, over 25% of non-bussed students participated in the Bike to School Challenge. This represents 932 trips by bike between June 12...

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Posted Friday, May 26, 2017

Town launches Waterfront Safety campaign
Saugeen Shores, ON; With warm weather arriving quickly, the beaches of Lake Huron bring residents and tourists to the waterfront in crowds. Playing in the big waves can provide hours of enjoyment, but can also pose a significant risk. With that in mind, the Town of Saugeen Shores has launched a Waterfront Safety campaign aiming to remind all beach-goers and watercraft users of how to safely enjoy the water.
Aquatic Supervisor...

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Posted Friday, January 13, 2017

The Town of Saugeen Shores hosted a Public Information Session on Thursday, January 12 to discuss Emerald Ash Borer, Hazard Tree Removal and environment & visitor facility improvements at Fairy Lake.
Presentations were made by Frank Burrows (Parks Manager, Town of Saugeen Shores), Victoria Serda (SauGreen) and Donna Lacy (Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority). If you missed the meeting, the slide presentations can be found here. 

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