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Today's date: Wednesday May 25, 2016 Vol 49 Issue 21
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Scouts have manure left

GUELPH - The 26th Guelph Scouting Group has some manure left for its 5th annual compost fundraiser - $3 per cubic foot bag.

Trees: are they in the right spot?

WELLINGTON CTY. - Spring is the optimal time to plant trees on your property – but did you know that planting the right tree in the right place can help you save energy? Putting it in the appropriate location is also a safety measure. Hydro One offers a number of suggestions.

Spring Rural Romp offers new features

WELLINGTON CTY. - The sixth annual Spring Wellington Rural Romp will be held May 28, giving visitors a taste of local food, an opportunity to experience local agriculture and find the story behind their food.

Guelph Musicfest celebrates 10th anniversary with four performances

GUELPH - Guelph Musicfest celebrates its 10th anniversary with a series at the Guelph Youth Music Centre.

Concert supporting Hospice Wellington with the Esprit Chamber Choir

GUELPH - The congregations of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and St. David and St. Patrick’s Anglican Church are hosting a concert is in support of Hospice Wellington on May 29 at 3:30pm.

Wellington Catholic graduation rate - at 90% - beating provincial standard

GUELPH - Graduation rates in the Wellington Catholic District School Board are well above the provincial average.

WDGPH trials preconception health assessment tool; first of kind in Ontario

GUELPH - The local health unit is leading a study to look at preconception health knowledge and behaviour in people during their reproductive years (ages 15 to 49).

Prescription drug drop-off day set for May 21

TEVIOTDALE - The station in Teviotdale will be one of several drop-off points in the province for the OPP’s annual Prescription Drug Drop-off Day.

SIU investigating after man found dead in hotel

GUELPH - The province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the death of a 25-year-old man inside a hotel room here early on Tuesday.

Upper Grand schools fundraising for Fort McMurray fire relief

GUELPH - Schools in the Upper Grand District school Board have been busy raising fund for those affected by the wildfire in Fort McMurray.

Wellington County museum involved in projects in Palmerston, Kenilworth

GUELPH - Wellington County Museum and Archives (WCMA) staff will be working with Town of Minto staff to develop a plan for archiving material from the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum.

Public Health advises people to take precautions against ticks

GUELPH - Public Health is advising residents of Wellington and Dufferin counties to take preventive measures to avoid being bitten by ticks.

Responsible boating urged

The boating season has arrived and Wellington County OPP are offering marine safety tips.

GRCA launches 2016 photo contest

The Grand River Conservation Authority is launching a 2016 photo contest, which will continue until Oct. 28.

Upper Grand reads The Unlikely Hero of Room 13b

FERGUS - With summer just around the corner, there is no better time to sink one’s teeth into a good book - and that’s exactly what students in the Upper Grand District School Board are doing.

WCDSB teacher selected by National Geographical Soceity for Galapagos expedition

GUELPH - Local elementary school teacher Joe Grabowski has been selected by the National Geographic Society to embark on a 10-­day expedition to the Galapagos Islands as part of the Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship.
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Wellington North Guide 2016-2017


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Council backs call for municipal support as condition for wind farm approval
Elora Writers’ Festival showcases Canadian authors
WDGPH trials preconception health assessment tool; first of kind in Ontario
OPP investigates ‘slanderous’ graffiti at medical clinic
Upper Grand schools fundraising for Fort McMurray fire relief


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