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Today's date: Monday December 22, 2014 Vol 47 Issue 51
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Breakfast with Santa in Belwood

Breakfast with Santa in Belwood    
Kolter, Kylyn, Kodyn and Karson Goudie of Centre Wellington posed with Santa and elf Lindsay Scroggie at the annual Belwood Lions breakfast with Santa event at the Belwood Hall on Dec. 13. photo by Mike Robinson

‘Project Eagle’s Nest’ closes year with  over $3 million raised towards $4.7M goal

‘Project Eagle’s Nest’ closes year with over $3 million raised towards $4.7M goal

FERGUS - The renovation of the former Fergus high school is moving yet another step forward now that the “Eagle’s Nest” capital campaign has raised over $3 million.

Dam calls for inquiry into ‘gentleman’s agreements,’ missing DC reserves

WELLINGTON NORTH - Wellington North resident Jens Dam is once again requesting answers regarding the handling of a 2011 development charge (DC) bylaw that saw the township lose two Ontario Municipal Board hearings and under-collect charges to the tune of $229,000.

Minto Mayor George Bridge elected warden

Minto Mayor George Bridge elected warden

GUELPH - Wellington County’s new warden stressed communication and cooperation in his inaugural address to county council.

Proposed road reconstruction could reshape Elora’s Water Street in 2015

ELORA - A proposed redevelopment of Water Street next year could reshape one of the main arteries between Fergus and Elora. Denis Hollands of Triton Engineering Services Limited was at Centre Wellington council’s Dec. 15 meeting to provide an update on the proposed $3-million project scheduled for the 2015 construction season.


OPP officer charged in bus-cruiser collision
OPP seize loaded handgun, suspected drugs
Councillors wrangle over deputy/acting mayor semantics
Ministry to conduct EA study on GTA west transportation corridor
OPP execute drug warrant at Harriston residence
Grinch-mas in Elora is now underway


Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Ted Arnott, Wellington-Halton Hills MPP
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse


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Past Poll Results »»


Dave Adsett: Keep well this Christmas

Said Again:

“We have an excellent group with a mixture of skill sets that will serve the residents of the county well.”                  

Newly-elected Wellington County Warden George Bridge on the 16 members of the 2015 to 2018 county council.

December 19, 2014

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Whitehouse turned down for support through domiciliary hostel program

GUELPH - Wellington County has turned down a request for support through the county’s domiciliary hostel program for the Whitehouse Lodge in Harriston.


Patriots, EMS partnering for safety

NORTH WELLINGTON - The Mount Forest Patriots Jr. ‘C’ hockey team and Guelph Wellington EMS are teaming up for a “Partners in Safety” program to acknowledge children participating in safe practices.

Pet of The Week - Minnie

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