Christmas has always been a time of celebration for the Stewart family of Blyth, as it is for many, but this year's holidays will bring about change for a family so firmly rooted in the village.
Christmas this year will be quiet for Marguerite Thomas of Brussels after losing her husband Bob Kellington earlier this year, but that's not to say that the two didn't make plenty of memories together.
Annie Sparling, this year's Citizen of the Year Award winner for Blyth and its surrounding communities, says Christmas at her home is about faith, family and music.
Riverside Funeral Home in Brussels has expanded its reach in the community with its purchase of the former home of Falconer Funeral Homes' Blyth chapel on the village's main street.
Huron County Council is recommending that the county either build a new paramedic base in Brussels or construct an addition to the Brussels Fire Hall as an ambulance base.
Earlier this month the Huron County 4-H Association held its annual awards ceremony for 2020, though there were only two clubs held throughout the year.
Huron County is undertaking several anti-racism initiatives through its Huron County Immigration Partnership, scheduled to roll out early next year.
In May, the Government of Ontario launched its "Small Businesses, Big Hearts" initiative, a campaign designed to recognize the remarkable ways Ontario small businesses have stepped up and supported their local communities
Eleven-year-old Leah Boven of Blyth will soon be donating over $1,300 to local food banks as a result of a very successful fundraiser she undertook in the weeks leading up to Christmas.
Local author and historian Brock Vodden has put together a history of Blyth's schools, starting with the first schools to service Blyth in 1860 and stretching through to when Blyth Public School closed its doors for the final time in 2012.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the deterioration of the mental health and well-being of some Huron and Perth County residents, according to recent research presented to Huron County Council.
The first-ever 10x10 Blyth Festival art auction has been deemed a success by organizers, raising just under $17,000 for the Festival through donated art pieces.
Community Living-Central Huron has decided to discontinue the Last Light Photo Show and Sale, a decision that was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Goderich's Jim Hollingworth organized a rally at the Blyth constituency office of Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson on Monday.
As part of the Hulley family holiday drive-by/walk-by celebration in Londesborough on Saturday, Santa Claus made an appearance to the delight of the younger villagers. (Hannah Dickie photo)
The Brussels Curling Club held a meeting via telephone with the executive members last week, convened by President Doug Bremner. The discussion centred around whether to start curling in January.
Huron Chapel held "A Journey through Bethlehem" on Sunday night, bringing dozens to Auburn to celebrate the holidays in drive-by and walk-by fashion. The church set up eight distanced stations exploring the events that led up to the first Christmas.
North Huron Township Council has directed staff to present a bare bones budget for 2021 and received just that, according to council members, during a meeting late last week.
The Auburn Lions, in place of their bi-monthly fundraising breakfasts, are turning to pre-packaged breakfasts for families as a means of supporting their community efforts.
The Brussels Christmas Experience, held on Dec. 5, featured all sorts of unique experiences to get the community in the spirit for the coming holidays. Above, members of the Brussels United Church performed a living nativity scene at the Logan's Mill
While reverse parades are a new way of celebrating the holidays, that doesn't mean the staples, like the presence of fire engines and firefighters, can't be involved as well.
The Hutton Heights development has more direction after North Huron Council decided on a tentative layout and servicing plan for the municipally-funded residential development on Monday night.