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Thursday, 19 June 2014 17:12

Wingham BIA Summer Plans

Wingham BIA will be placing a float in the Homecoming parade for the 2014 celebration. A sub-committee has been busy with design work and presented a draft at the June 19 general meeting. The expectations are that the float will be used in other area parades, both summer and at Christmas time to promote the Wingham business community. In other news, the Curb Appeal work continues. Work parties will be doing 3 hour shifts on Friday evening, July 4, Saturday…
June 6, 7 & 8 marks the 9th annual Musical Muskrat Festival. Friday night kicks off with a Pulled Pork Dinner by Knuckles Southern BBQ, the Wingham Hitmen Fastball vs Brussels Tigers, there will be Children’s Activities and live entertainment by Runaway Angel and Stacey Zegers Band. On Saturday, if you don’t have a boat in the Cardboard Boat Race, come on down and cheer on your favorite team as they “float their cardboard boats” down the Maitland River: Registration…
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 00:00

Josephine Street Planters Installed

A group of local business people gathered bright and early on May 28 to install planters and hanging baskets at businesses along Wingham's Josephine Street. This was one of the projects of the BIA's Curb Appeal subcommittee. Coordinated by the BIA's Doug Kuyvenhoven, the 100 planters and baskets were placed between 6 & 7 a.m., before the main traffic of the day started. Several positive comments have been received on the fresh appearance the flowers add to the storefronts. Pictured…
Thursday, 20 March 2014 23:15

Positive Outlook

Facebook came alive this week with the addition of the P.I.C.K. Wingham page, created by a local citizen. Instead of focusing only on negativity, this page focuses on the positive things about living, working and raising a family in Wingham. Check out the page at https://www.facebook.com/pickwinghamontario
by Marlene Leung, CTVNews.ca Beloved Canadian author Alice Munro says that winning this year's prestigious Nobel Prize for literature feels "wonderful." The Swedish Academy announced the decision Thursday, calling the 82-year-old author from Wingham, Ont., a "master of the contemporary short story." She is the first Canadian and the 13th woman to win the award. Saul Bellow, who was born in Quebec, won in 1973 as an American citizen. Reacting to news of her win Thursday morning, Munro told CP24…