News Releases

Posted On Thursday, September 12, 2019

SSLC recognition SSLC takes home awards at National Surf Lifesaving Championships and Ontario Waterfront Lifesaving Championships
Saugeen Shores is celebrating water safety after two recent wins by the Saugeen Shores Lifesaving Club (SSLC) and a new, award-winning Waterfront Safety Guide.
Twelve athletes from the SSLC took home 2 nd place at the National Surf Lifesaving Championships in Halifax this past August and the club as a whole achieved junior and senior championship banner...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The Town of Saugeen Shores posted a waterfront development building concept to the Town’s website in error. The early concept, which had been rejected by CAO David Smith, was posted on the website on September 9, 2019 but was removed moments later.
“There have been variations of the conceptual drawings through the office, and unfortunately an early and rejected version of the waterfront development was publically posted very briefly this week,” said Mayor...

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Posted On Thursday, September 05, 2019

Film plastics launch Public can now drop off film plastics at two depots in town
The Town of Saugeen Shores is pleased to introduce film plastics recycling at two drop-off locations. The public can now bring plastics like grocery bags, toilet paper roll plastic packaging and bread bags to the depots. EFS-plastics Inc. in Listowel, Ontario will recycle accepted materials into plastic resin pellets to be used in manufacturing.
“We have heard the need for plastic film recycling in Saugeen...

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Posted On Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Eby’s Barber Shop Celebrating a combined 175 years between the two businesses
Mayor Luke Charbonneau visited two local businesses last week to deliver certificates celebrating their years of operation in Saugeen Shores. 
Peevers Locksmith & Key Service marks 50 years in business in 2019 and Eby’s Barber Shop celebrates its 125 th anniversary this year.
“Saugeen Shores is home to many new and longstanding businesses,” says Mayor Charbonneau. “And...

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Posted On Monday, August 12, 2019

Remembering Ralph Dymer, "The Sign Guy"Treasured memories and honks from passing vehicles could be heard in Southampton yesterday as a group of residents and tourists gathered to dedicate a memorial plaque for Ralph Dymer, locally known as “The Sign Guy”.
Mr. Dymer passed away on June 10 at the age of 72 and was remembered at the gathering by friends and neighbours as quite the character.
“There was a lot more to Ralph that people didn’t know about,” said Katherine Leonard from...

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