Today's date: Thursday February 22, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 08
   
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Big news for Wellington County

by Dave Adsett

Senator Rob Black - it has quite a ring to it.

After an 18-month process and serious vetting, Wellington County’s Rob Black was appointed to the Senate of Canada. Initially, word of a senate appointment here seemed to catch people by surprise. This will be the fifth senator with ties to Wellington, the last one ending his tenure 67 years ago in 1951.

Black is well known in rural circles, having been extremely active in 4-H and working in key positions with numerous agricultural organizations over the years. His roots in Wellington run deep, with relations and connections from one end of ...

February 23, 2018

Supporting youth

by Patrick Raftis

When the North for Youth initiative was launched publicly in October of 2014, the stated aim was to address issues ...

Black and white in a world of grey

by Dave Adsett

Of course we are all upset.

Who wouldn’t be, now that many of life’s issues are conveniently distilled down to a ...

We care about our readers

by Dave Adsett

For a few months now we have been reaching out to service providers on the mental health front.

This stemmed from ...

Good news for Town of Erin

by Chris Daponte

Erin residents, desperately in need of some good news, should be thrilled to read this edition of the Wellington Advertiser.

Erin’s ...

Putting consumers first

by Dave Adsett

As of March 1 consumers are in for a break and it’s about time.

A number of years back Wellington North ...

A good citizen

by Patrick Raftis

News this past week that Alma resident Jim de Bock was recognized with an Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship will ...

Tough week for retail

by Dave Adsett

Last weekend Sears closed up shop after 65 years of serving Canadian families coast to coast.

The last few stores the ...

A tough call

by Patrick Raftis

Mapleton council found itself having the type of discussion seldom heard during budget deliberations for any level of government in ...

The drive for data

by Dave Adsett

Everyone wants it. Feedback, reports, annual statements and reconciliations – all of these activities are about the collection of data. ...

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BUZZ

Black to serve as fifth Senator from Wellington County
Mapleton hopes to quickly fill finance director position
Wellington North council happy with response for ice-making fix
Local students recognized for acts of kindness
Hennessey Veit nominated as Ontario Junior Citizen

COLUMNISTS

Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse

EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Big news for Wellington County

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