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Today's date: Thursday March 23, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 12
   
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Cyber attack investigations conclude

TORONTO - Investigations into the cyber attack that disrupted the Education Quality and Accountability Office’s (EQAO) online Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) on Oct. 20 have concluded.

Hunter fined after stray bullet rips through passing car

GUELPH - A Mississauga man has been fined a total of $3,500 for hunting offences, including firing a shot that hit a passing vehicle in Mapleton Township last fall.

People sent to hospital after CO leak at Grand Valley arena

GRAND VALLEY - On March 19 at about 2:24pm a carbon monoxide leak occurred at the Grand Valley and District Community Centre, resulting in several people reporting symptoms consistent with carbon monoxide exposure.

Driver tries to evade police

PUSLINCH - On March 18 at about 4am OPP officers were called to a single motor vehicle collision on Arkell Road near Watson Road here.

Impaired driving

On March 16 at about 1am, Wellington County OPP officers stopped a vehicle after it allegedly cut off a police cruiser on Main Street here.

Crime of the Week

ERIN - Sometime overnight on Feb. 7, a break-in occurred at the Tintagels Tea Room on Main Street in Erin.

Break-ins, thefts popular crimes across county

Wellington County OPP is investigating a break-in at a home on 9th Line in Erin sometime between 12:45 and 1:10am on March 15.

Police warn of tax scams

WELLINGTON CTY. - Wellington County OPP is again warning residents about tax scams.

Staff at Drayton bank intervenes to stop scam

DRAYTON - Police are again warning residents about the “lottery scam,” after a senior here was defrauded of $12,000.

Pickup stolen from rural residence

MAPLETON - Wellington County OPP received a report of a stolen vehicle from a residence on Sideroad 15 in Mapleton on March 16 at 10:30am.

Damage limited in local barn fire

MAPLETON - Wellington County OPP, along with Mapleton Fire/Rescue and Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Services, responded to a reported barn fire near Arthur on March 14.
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Building permit fees might drop as result of increased growth in Centre Wellington
Construction to begin on Victoria Street in Elora
Centre Wellington council costs $171,339 in 2016
Polls paint two different pictures of popular opinion about bottled water
Hunter fined after stray bullet rips through passing car
People sent to hospital after CO leak at Grand Valley arena

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