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Today's date: Tuesday July 26, 2016 Vol 49 Issue 30
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Elora set part of filming of Canada: The Story of Us

Elora set part of filming of Canada: The Story of Us 
ELORA - This village is about to take its place in Canadian history ... just not as Elora. Film crews were in Elora on July 13 as part of a film shoot celebrating 150 years of Canadian history. Scenes shot locally depict Canadian soldiers fighting in parts of France and Holland during the Second World War. The documentary film will be presented in a 10-part mini-series on CBC to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday next year.

Clifford man faces sexual assault charges

WELLINGTON NORTH - A Clifford man faces four charges in connection with alleged sexual assaults that occurred here four years ago.

Missing senior found dead in field

PALMERSTON - An elderly woman reported missing last Friday morning was found dead later that day in a nearby field.

On the set ... in Elora

On the set ... in Elora

Film crews on the set in Elora creating a documentary celebrating Canadian history at part the country's 150th anniversary.

Mapleton allows burn ban exception for campfires

WELLINGTON CTY. - With the exception of small campfires in Mapleton Township only, a total open air burn ban remains in place for Wellington County, despite rainfall last week.

Door-to-door salespeople now require licence, written permission in Wellington North

KENILWORTH - Wellington North now requires all door-to-door salespersons to obtain a licence from the township.

Guelph-Eramosa approves $350,000 skatepark proposal

BRUCEDALE - A designer and builder has been approved for the new skatepark in Rockwood.


Mount Forest residents heading to Kenya with Free the Children
Grand River Raceway celebrates 26th Industry Day
Report reveals details about homeless in Guelph and Wellington County
Hoarding issue affects first responders
Wellington North introduces updated burn bylaw, higher fines
Fire ban lifted in Wellington North, remains in effect elsewhere in county
With humidex values on the rise, cooling stations are available in Fergus and Elora
Highland Rugby celebrates 25th anniversary with Calcutta Cup Friday night
Man charged in boat ramming incident
Man seriously injured in car-freight truck collision near Clifford


Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse


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Past Poll Results »»


Dave Adsett: Games and such

Said Again:

“The well has made a huge difference ... girls can now go to school instead of having to walk miles to get clean water.”

Free the Children volunteer Donna McFarlane of Mount Forest .

July 22, 2016

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Summer Company grant gives students opportunity to be their own boss

WELLINGTON CTY. - Seven Wellington County youths are hard at work this summer being their own boss.


Grand River Raceway celebrates 26th Industry Day

ELORA - Grand River Raceway’s 26th annual Industry Day Celebration is just around the corner, and the event is expected to be one of the best days of the summer for harness racing fans.

Canadian Olympic men’s rowing team returns to Guelph Lake for training

GUELPH-ERAMOSA - The Canadian Olympic men’s rowing team will be returning to Guelph Lake for a training camp this summer before leaving to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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