After too long an absence, Wingham Town Hall Theatre is gearing up to make a return run. A decision made at the April 7 meeting of North Huron council opens the doors for a fundraising campaign, and the eventual reopening of the theatre.
A comment by Deputy Reeve James Campbell at the April 7 meeting of North Huron council seemed to sum up the general view of the new Wingham Farmers Market - Let's get on with the show. The market steering committee has worked with council and staff to assure them the proper arrangements have been made and approvals secured. That includes insurance. Council's approval means the opening date of June 3 is confirmed, and the committee can now work at getting…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 13:48

New Downtown Location for Petropolis

It’s a not just a business for Nikki Schiestel, owner of Wingham’s Petropolis. It’s her passion. Opening at a new location earlier this month at 237 Josephine Street, Nikki still offers the same great products, including Canadian-made pet foods, and an array of fun toys and accessories for your furry, feathered, or scaly friends. One change with the move is that while Petropolis still carries live feeders (crickets and mice) for reptiles, they no longer keep pets for sale on…
Thursday, 22 January 2015 15:42

BIA Annual General Meeting

The second Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Wingham BIA will be held Thursday, Feb. 26 in the lounge at the Knights of Columbus Hall, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All members of the BIA are encouraged to attend. The meeting will have a review of 2014, financial statements and outline planned projects for 2015. Light food, supplied by local restaurants, will be available after the meeting. Anyone wanting to stand for election to the BIA Executive needs to submit their…
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 20:44

2014 in Review

As 2014 winds down we want to reflect on the past year. This has been the first full year for the Wingham BIA. During 2014 we held our first Annual General Meeting which was well attended. The Executive was able to review projects completed from February through December 2013 and outline plans for 2014. We sent 2 Executive members to the OBIAA Conference in Hamilton in late April. This event presents an excellent opportunity to network with other communities, learning…