WELLINGTON NORTH – A Mount Forest dairy farm was convicted in a Guelph court earlier this year and ordered to pay $62,505 after liquid manure from the farm washed into a ditch, and eventually into Bethel Creek.
Toccalinos donate $60,000 for video scoreboard at Palmerston arena
PALMERSTON – Lions Club members James and Cara Toccalino are donating $60,000 for the purchase of a new video scoreboard at the Palmerston arena.
Agriculture minister attends Mount Forest Sheep and Goat Day
MOUNT FOREST – Although March didn’t exactly come in like a lamb, a sure sign of spring is the annual Sheep and Goat Day hosted by Midwest Co-op at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex on March 11.
Pre-school hosts Easter egg hunt on April 8
DRAYTON – Mapleton Preschool will hold its annual community Easter egg hunt on April 8 at Kin Park here.
Reflections: Don’t live without hope
It was the last Sunday of September 1994. We were planning to have a special birthday party for our…
Rock doc March Big Film Fest feature
PALMERSTON- Revival 69: The Concert That Rocked the World is the Minto Arts Council’s Big Film Fest feature for March 2023.
Alma Optimist Club planning first spring craft market
ALMA – The local Optimist club is gearing up for its first ever spring craft market.
Lovers of the Birds
This bird is easy to see and identify from a distance due to its large, white marking.
Legion makes donation to cadets
Contribution to cadets – The Mount Forest Legion Branch 134 Catch the Ace Committee presented a…
Family Games Night a hit in Alma
Fun and games – The Optimist Club of Alma hosted a Family Games Night on March 10 at the Alma…
Broomball association hosts youth tournament in Palmerston
Broomball action – The Palmerston Junior Broomball Association hosted a tournament featuring…
Theatre guild’s production of ‘Two Witches, No Waiting’ coming in May
Upcoming stage comedy – Rehearsals are well underway for the Grey-Wellington Theatre Guild’s…
Mapleton council receives report on local greenhouse gas emissions
MAPLETON – An inventory of greenhouse gases (GHG) produced within Mapleton shows the lion’s share are transportation related.
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.
Minto supports request for additional funding for more nurse practitioners
MINTO – Town council has invited the local health care professional recruiting committee to provide input for a proposed meeting with provincial health ministry officials on solutions to a shortage of primary health care providers in the region.