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Today's date: Sunday August 31, 2014 Vol 47 Issue 35
   
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Riverfest Elora delights crowds in Elora

Riverfest Elora delights crowds in Elora    
Rock and roll - A high calibre line-up at this year’s edition of Riverfest Elora drew large crowds to Bissell Park last weekend. Festival favourites included, from left, Max Kerman of the Hamilton band Arkells, indie songstress Serena Ryder, and Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo, the Saturday night headliner. photos by Meagan Leonard

Suspect at large after police chase; Truck careened through Drayton park

Suspect at large after police chase; Truck careened through Drayton park

DRAYTON - Four days following an Aug. 22 police chase through Mapleton Township that caused minor damage to public and private property, two suspects remained at large.

Spectacular classics on display

Spectacular classics on display

Though the show did not officially begin until 1pm on Aug. 24, car enthusiasts were reportedly arriving as early as 10:30am to get prime spots on the front lawn of the Wellington County Museum and Archives in Aboyne.

White, Wilson acclaimed to AMO board during annual conference

White, Wilson acclaimed to AMO board during annual conference

LONDON - Wellington County Warden Chris White will resume his position as Director for the Rural Caucus, while CAO Scott Wilson will fill the position of Director for the County Caucus for the Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) Board of Directors.

Maieron says he won’t seek another term as Erin mayor

It seems Lou Maieron will not be seeking another term as Erin’s mayor.

New race for Centre Wellington mayor's job

CENTRE WELLINGTON - In Centre Wellington there will be a two-way race for mayor. On Aug. 26 incumbent councillor Kelly Linton filed papers seeking the mayor’s job over incumbent Mayor Joanne Ross-Zuj.

BUZZ

Dirksen seeks seat on Minto council
Arthur Fall Fair marks 158 years
Rain or shine, expect to have fun at Aberfoyle Fair
GRCA study indicates spillway may not be needed for Conestogo Dam

COLUMNISTS

Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse

WEEKLY POLL

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Nomination deadline looms

Said Again:

“It’s a lot of fun, but hard work ... I just really like to do baton, it’s my favourite thing.”

Elsie Post, of Damascus, who placed first in the 7 to 9-year-old level at the Canadian Baton Twirling Championships this summer and will travel to Italy for a world competition in April.

August 29, 2014

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BUSINESS

Acton Precast Concrete seeks zoning to expand operation in Town of Erin

ERIN - Acton Precast is planning to enhance its operations here. At a recent public meeting, planner Sally Stull explained the proposed rezoning would allow additional square footage at the industrial site of Acton Precast Concrete on Wellington County Road 50.

Sports

Elsie Post qualifies for World Baton Twirling Championships

FERGUS - It’s immediately apparent how much Elsie Post loves baton twirling. Ask her a question and her eyes light up; she knows all the ins and outs of the sport.

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