Students in the Avon Maitland board are keeping pace with the rest of Ontario when it comes to literacy. According to the board Grade 6 students’ reading and writing have both steadily improved over the last 5 years. The same can be said for students in Grade 3. However scores in mathematics are down for […]
A man is facing multiple charges after an incident near New Hamburg. The Perth County OPP says officers were called to a home on Highway 8 Monday night. They found the drunken man there wrecking things. The 45-year-old from Wilmot Township has been hit with four charges, including care or control while impaired and theft […]
It’s that time once again. The United Way Perth-Huron’s annual kick-off luncheon is set for Friday. They’ll use that time to announce this year’s campaign goal. The luncheon is happening at the Kiwanis Community Centre here in Stratford. It runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. that day.
The Stratford Police and Fire Department are on the scene of a two vehicle crash. It happened earlier at the intersection of Romeo and Albert. A pickup truck involved appears to have hit a hydro pole, causing severe damage to it. There’s no word on injuries and traffic is moving well through the area. We’ll […]
This year’s Birmingham Conservatory classes have begun. Twelve actors are taking part in the Stratford Festival’s intensive five month training course. It helps prepare young actors for the rigours of classical theatre. They’ll be studying under Conservatory Director Martha Henry. Five participants are returning for their second year in the program: Jamie Ma […]
Drivers take note; there’s a road closure in Stratford today. Somerset Street from Waddell to Glastonbury Crescent is open to local traffic only. It’s getting paved. The closure should last no more than one day.
A North Perth woman has been conned out of a lot of money after trying to start a work-from-home business. The OPP says the woman found a company online that promised to help her get started. First though she had to pay a $5,000 fee. That was followed by a number of calls from people […]
It seems as though fraudsters are now going the extra mile. The Perth County OPP is investigating an attempted lottery fraud in St. Marys. A number of elderly residents were convinced to take large amounts of money out of their accounts and transfer them to another. The scammer has even gone so far as to […]
One person is dead after a crash this morning east of Goderich. The Huron County OPP says it happened at about 1:10 a.m. on Highway 8 at Falls Road. A Ford Explorer crossed the center line and collided head on with a tractor trailer. The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. […]
The Oxford County OPP is investigating an unusual theft. Police say a drive-in movie projector was stolen from a home on the 11th Line on the property of Oxford Metals. The projector weighs 500 pounds and is worth roughly $72,000. It went missing sometime in the last two weeks. If you have any information about this […]
The Stratford Cullitons kick off the new GOJHL season tonight. They welcome the Elmira Sugar Kings to the Allman Arena. Assistant Coach Tyler Canal says the boys are ready to go: Coach Canal says they haven’t yet had a chance to get a close look at this year’s Elmira team: 1240 CJCS will have live […]