FERGUS - The Gordon Lightfoot tribute show, Classic Lightfood Live is coming to the Fergus Grand Theatre June 17.
Strongman to play at Guelph Little Theatre May 6
GUELPH - Beyond Steve Strongman’s talent as a songwriter, guitarist and front man is his ability to engage his audience and deliver an outstanding performance at every live show.
Police beat: ‘Suspicious people’ call
ERIN – Police are looking to identify two suspects after a bizarre incident here recently.
Trudeau holds press conference in Guelph to announce housing plan
GUELPH – Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, was in Guelph on March 17 to launch the Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF), a $4-billion initiative that will provide funding for local governments to fast track the construction of 100,000 new homes across Canada.
Mount Forest teen dead, two others injured following single-vehicle crash
MAPLETON – A Mount Forest teenager is dead and two other teens are seriously injured following a single-vehicle crash here on Sunday night. Emergency crews were called to the scene, on Wellington Road 12 in Mapleton Township, on March 19 at about 11:50pm.
Idling taxi stolen in Fergus, recovered at Pearson airport
FERGUS – Police are asking for help to find the person(s) responsible for stealing a taxicab here earlier this month.
WCDSB announces new superintendent Betty Farrell
WELLINGTON COUNTY – The Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) welcomes Betty Farrell as the new superintendent of education.
Neighbourwoods spring Tree Talk slated for April 5
ELORA – Neighbourwoods will present its spring 2023 Tree Talk on April 5, from 7:30 to 9pm at the Elora Centre for the Arts.
Historic sugar maple must come down but Tree Trust invites people to leave a message beforehand
ELORA – After more than a century on the grounds of the former Elora Public School, now home to the Elora Centre for the Arts, Tree Trust is sad to announce that the last historic sugar maple is coming down.
Teen driver charged after trying to evade police
CENTRE WELLINGTON – A Mapleton teen faces multiple driving charges after trying to evade police here last weekend.
Police beat: Stolen boat motor
CENTRE WELLINGTON – A Waterloo man has been charged with theft after a boat motor was stolen from a business here last week.
Rae appointed parliamentary assistant to minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
TORONTO – Perth-Wellington MPP Matthew Rae's parliamentary assignment has been changed from education to municipal affairs and housing. Rae, elected for the first time in 2022, was appointed parliamentary assistant to the minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on March 10.
Orangeville man charged in theft of guns, safe, ammunition
PALMERSTON – An Orangeville man faces 10 charges in connection with the theft of a gun safe containing several firearms.
Puslinch ending ‘shop local’ gift card program due to ‘underutilization’
ABERFOYLE – A gift card program started to help businesses by encouraging local shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic will be being discontinued by Puslinch Township.
Woman accused of releasing ‘unlawfully obtained conversations’ one week after sentencing
CENTRE WELLINGTON – Brenda Dolderman, 55, of Centre Wellington, has been charged with releasing transcripts of "unlawfully obtained conversations" just one week after she was sentenced to house arrest and probation for similar actions.