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Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:57

New Look for Wingham Mural

A mural in downtown Wingham has received a much needed face lift. Located on the south side of 280 Josephine Street right next to Wingham Town Hall, the mural entitled “A Glimpse of the Past” depicts a scene of the old Wingham Grand Trunk Railway Station, an old steam engine train and an old vintage automobile from the 1911 era, similar to an early Ford Model-T. The Wingham Business Improvement Association is behind the newly redone mural, providing all the…
By Kelsey DunbarAdvance Times Staff WINGHAM – The railway arrived in Wingham as a link between Kincardine and Listowel. The stop in Wingham included a train station and wood frame bridge that was constructed between 1872 -74. Today, the bridge and old train station are still standing, although serving different purposes. The train station has served the community in several ways – but this time it will be a fine dining restaurant that will complement its stature. “I want to…
Sunday, 14 August 2016 18:12

Curp Appeal Blitz

Volunteers took up paint brushes on Aug. 9 to do some touch ups along Josephine St in Wingham. Several businesses benefited from the blitz that saw handrails, railings and parking guards brightened up. Wingham has one of the best looking main streets in the area and the BIA is working to keep it that way. Other painting has also been done recently including signs at the entrance to town. Check out the before and after pictures in the gallery.
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 13:21

CKNX Celebrates 90 Years

2016 marks the 90th Anniversary of CKNX AM920 Radio. Almost by accident, "Doc" Cruickshank stumbled into a career that made him a legend in western Ontario and in the Canadian broadcasting industry. Fast forward 90 years and plans are underway to celebrate this monumental achievement. Celebrations will take place on the weekend of June 17th – 19th throughout the Town of Wingham. Events include station tours on Friday June 17th from 9 am – 4 pm. Sunday from noon –…
Monday, 09 May 2016 12:06

Lewis Flowers Celebrates 80 Years

When many small businesses find it difficult to get past one or two years successfully, Lewis Flowers is celebrating a remarkable milestone. Lewis Flowers, at 135 Frances St. in Wingham, is celebrating 80 years in business this May. Current owner, Al Dickson, has a long list of activities planned to celebrate the anniversary taking place Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Dickson purchased the business from father-in-law Jack Lewis, who had worked the business with his father…