Province announces $500K for Stratford's New-Form Tools
Startford Beacon Herald
by Cory Smith
13h ago
The provincial government announced $500,000 for a Stratford manufacturing company that’s expected to help create more than 13 jobs and allow New-Form Tools Ltd. to continue refining its flagship product. Read More ..read more
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Reflections: The elegance – and drama – of 19th-century church soirees
Startford Beacon Herald
by Guest column
17h ago
The definition of “soiree” is generally that of an elegant, refined gathering that met in the evening, or according to Merriam-Webster, “a fancy evening affair.” The word is derived from the French soir, meaning “evening” or night.” The first time the word “soiree” was thought to be used was in 1793 in France. What is interesting is that this relatively new word was adopted by the churches of Perth County to describe their evening social events. Perhaps, this gave the congregation the chance to wear their best clothes and meet with friends, family and many people from the surrounding community ..read more
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Stratford Home and Leisure Show celebrates its 'fabulous 40'
Startford Beacon Herald
by Guest Author
22h ago
There’s an extra reason – or 40 extra reasons, depending how you look at it – to celebrate this weekend’s Stratford Home and Leisure Show. Read More ..read more
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Stratford Perth Museum adding three inductees into Agriculture Wall of Fame
Startford Beacon Herald
by Cory Smith
2d ago
The Stratford Perth Museum is set to add three more inductees into its Agriculture Wall of Fame. Read More ..read more
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Streets of Stratford: Dunlop Place
Startford Beacon Herald
by Guest column
2d ago
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Stratford Warriors keep season alive after Game 4 win over Listowel Cyclones
Startford Beacon Herald
by Cory Smith
2d ago
The Stratford Hunter Steel Warriors kept their season alive while the St. Marys Lincolns moved one loss from elimination after Wednesday’s Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League conference final games. Read More ..read more
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Off the Wall Stratford Artists' Alliance hopes grant solidifies future
Startford Beacon Herald
by Cory Smith
3d ago
Off the Wall Stratford Artists’ Alliance is making the most of a post-pandemic grant it hopes will ensure its long-term survival. Read More ..read more
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Former Stratford teacher celebrates 100th birthday
Startford Beacon Herald
by Andy Bader
3d ago
Family and friends of Hazel Huras celebrated her 100th birthday with an open house in Stratford on April 1.  Read More ..read more
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Avon Maitland District School Board ratifies agreement with occasional teachers
Startford Beacon Herald
by Cory Smith
4d ago
The Avon Maitland District School Board ratified the tentative agreement with the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario’s occasional teachers. Read More ..read more
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Humane society launches urgent appeal to raise money for injured cat facing amputation
Startford Beacon Herald
by Cory Smith
4d ago
The Humane Society of Kitchener Waterloo and Stratford Perth has launched an urgent appeal campaign to raise funds for a one-year-old cat who needs emergency surgery to have one of her limbs amputated. Read More ..read more
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