It was incorrectly stated in an article in the May 10 issue of the Wellington Advertiser (Committee of Adjustment Decision on MDS measurement headed to OMB) that a minor variance for a property on Wellington Road 10 reduced the required MDS setback from 180 to 159 metres. The setback was actually reduced from 392 to 159 metres. The Advertiser regrets the error.
The Maryborough Horticultural Society held a plant and bake sale in downtown Moorefield on May 11.
DRAYTON - A local citizens group has announced plans to provide financial support to several community organizations.
DRAYTON - The Chairman of the Board would have approved. It takes seven dreamy crooners to reproduce his style in The Songs of Sinatra, a tribute to the small man from Hoboken with the blue eyes and big voice.
DRAYTON - Chair George Van Ankum welcomed 30 members and guests to a diabetes information meeting on April 4 at the Drayton Reformed Church.
MAPLETON - The storm damage was widespread and severe. Trees and property in Mapleton Township, Wellesley Township and other areas of Wellington County and Waterloo Region were hard hit by the April 12 ice storm. Limbs were broken off trees on streets and in yards. Trees lining the edges of woodlots have exposed wounds. Cars, houses, sheds, barns and power lines also fell victim to the storm’s wrath.
Technology is surrounding all of us, all of the time. Most people today have smart phones, portable tablets and laptops. These products are often referred to as the cause for our less active generation. In some ways this is correct but the opposite can also be true as there are an infinite number of apps and games that can get us up and moving to keep us healthy.
DRAYTON - It’s not every Grade 7 student who can say he’s met the premier of Ontario, but Jarrod Dobben is now among that select group.
TORONTO - When the puck dropped for game four of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ first playoff series in nine years on May 8, Drayton native Scott Cherrey was right in the thick of things.
MOOREFIELD - The Mapleton Rodeo has announced J ‘N’ L Reptile Rescue, sponsored by Exo-Terra, will be part of the rodeo weekend’s schedule of events.