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Today's date: Saturday February 28, 2015 Vol 48 Issue 09
   
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World Day of Prayer 2015

GUELPH - “Showing genuine interest in others is a positive step forward in maintaining unity among believers and reaching out to the community.”

81’s, Rocks to face off in North division final series

WELLINGTON CTY. - The WOAA Senior Men’s North division final series will be a battle between two Wellington County teams.

Ivan and Margaret Stinson making a difference in communities across the nation

Ivan and Margaret Stinson making a difference in communities across the nation

WELLINGTON CTY. - Two former Centre Wellington District High School teachers continue to make their mark on Canadian communities - locally, nationally and internationally.

WCDSB appoints superintendent of human resources

GUELPH - Paula Dunn has been appointed to the position of superintendent of human resources for the Wellington Catholic District School Board.

Pettapiece renews call for action on insurance premiums for municipalities

PERTH-WELLINGTON - Local MPP Randy Pettapiece has renewed his call to protect municipalities from mounting insurance premiums.

OMAF and MRA Report

A weekly report prepared by the staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). If you require further information, regarding this report, call the Elora Resource Centre at 519-846-0941. Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For technical information, call the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 or visit the OMAFRA website: www.ontario.ca/omafra

Grain Farmers of Ontario sponsoring scholarship

GUELPH - Grain Farmers of Ontario will be sponsoring a 2015 Nuffield scholarship to an Ontario grain farmer, or Ontario grain industry representative, to explore an area of study that will provide direct benefit to the grain industry.

OFA preps politicians for election

Canadians are going to the polls this fall for a federal election.

OFA Commentary: Renew your OFA membership now

It’s Farm Business Registration (FBR) season for Ontario farmers. All farm businesses in Ontario that gross $7,000 or more a year are required by law to register their farm business. As part of FBR registration, Ontario farmers select one of three Ontario general farm organizations to support.

Drinking and driving

Police have laid a few drinking and driving charges over the past week.

Police warn of scams

WELLINGTON CTY. - The Wellington OPP is advising residents to be vigilant when dealing with door-to-door sales people.

3-2 overtime win

3-2 overtime win

Guelph U-12 ‘PP’ Team Pedersen won all four games in round robin play in Guelph’s 35th annual ringette tournament, Jan. 29 to Feb. 1.

Acton team wins Ross Tarlton trophy in Guelph

Acton team wins Ross Tarlton trophy in Guelph

GUELPH - The 82nd Tarlton-Robertson Memorial Masters Bonspiel, which began in 1933, was hosted by the Guelph Curling Club on Jan. 19 and 20.

Tourney win

Guelph Predators U-19 ‘AA’ team won Guelph’s 35th annual ringette tournament.

Local students to set to perform at Sears Ontario Drama Festival

GUELPH - Students from Erin District High School, Norwell District Secondary School and Centre Wellington High School will be among the competitors in the 69th annual Sears Ontario Drama Festival.

GRCA warns spring melt will bring high risk of flooding

CAMBRIDGE - There’s a high risk of flooding when the spring melt takes place, according to a forecast issued by the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) on Feb. 18.

Michael Chong’s Reform Act passed in House of Commons

OTTAWA - Legislation aimed at empowering individual members of parliament in the House of Commons was passed in the house on Feb. 25.
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ReliableFord

Pet of The Week - Bailey Ginger

BUZZ

Capital levy offers opportunity for bridge repairs
Puslinch approves 3.4% tax increase
Quarry update and CRC report on Golder peer review
Temperatures colder than the north pole?
Township crews respond to frozen water services in Centre Wellington
Water lines freezing in Minto
Michael Chong’s Reform Act passed in House of Commons
Township crews respond to frozen water services in Centre Wellington

COLUMNISTS

Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse

EDITORIAL

David Meyer: Farewell to a friend

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