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Today's date: Monday April 23, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 16
   
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Flower arranging demonstration provided for Merry Makers group

Flower arranging demonstration provided for Merry Makers group

CLIFFORD - President Barb Harris welcomed 11 members and one guest to the Merry Makers seniors meeting on April 5 at Jamesway Manor in Clifford.

Daffodil luncheon held in Clifford

CLIFFORD - Bright daffodils adorned the tables set for the St. John’s Lutheran Church and Harriston Minto Cancer Society soup and sandwich luncheon held April 11 at the community centre in Clifford.

Minto approves budget; typical tax hike is $104

MINTO - A typical residential tax bill in Minto will rise by about $104 in 2018. The overall tax rate, including Wellington County and education portions, increases about 3.6% for the average residential ratepayer or $104 annually. The town’s share of the increase is about $50, states treasurer Gordon Duff.

Council bumps donation limit for safety group

MINTO - Council has waived has a $300 limit on donations to allow a $500 contribution to the Wellington County Farm and Home Safety Association.

Show Me The Workers event planned on April 25

HARRISTON - LaunchIt Minto and the Workforce Planning Board are hosting an event just for employers on April 25.

Casting call for youth stage show

HARRISTON - The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild will hold a casting for its annual summer youth production on May 1.

Norwell students shine at Flare

Norwell students shine at Flare

PALMERSTON - Norwell District Secondary School student council hosted Flare 2018 at the Norgan Theatre on April 5.

Guild stages Terms of Endearment

Guild stages Terms of Endearment

HARRISTON - The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild will bring the classic relationship tale Terms of Endearment to life on stage this spring.

Recreation restructuring results in new positions, not more staff

MINTO - A restructuring in the town’s recreation department will lead to the creation of two new positions, but no additional staff will be added.

Minto council approves pay increase for firefighters

MINTO - Firefighters here will be receiving their first pay increase in more than 12 years.

Andersons win at euchre

PALMERSTON - Doug and Dorelene Anderson recorded the high score at the Palmerston Legion Ladies Auxiliary Challenge Euchre on April 2.

Crime of the Week

Sometime after midnight on March 25, someone stole a white 2017 Ford F150 pickup truck with tonneau cover from Wellington County Road 6. The truck, valued at over $45,000, may have hit a guardrail on Wellington Road 2 (across from the car wash at 4 Mill Street) in Clifford sometime between 12:30 and 1:30am on March 26.

Teen charged in break-in

HARRISTON - On April 14 Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a break-in at Dave’s Body Works here.

Norwell set to stage Footloose

PALMERSTON - On the heels of impressive performances of The Sound of Music and The Little Mermaid, expectations are deservedly high for this year’s production from Theatre Norwell.
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BUZZ

Online survey input sought for transportation and water supply plans
Guelph-Eramosa considers new development charges bylaw
UGDSB holds first French cultural event
Wellington North proposes location for future skateboard/BMX park
Breach of trust case put over until May 14
Council approves names of future Kenilworth subdivision

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