ALMA – The Alma Optimist Toy Show and Sale returned to the Alma Community Hall on March 12.
Groups host event for International Women’s Day in Elora
ELORA - March 8 marks International Women’s Day, which is dedicated to empowering women and celebrating the many achievements of women across the globe and throughout time.
Guelph restaurant holding fundraiser for Syrian and Turkish earthquake relief
GUELPH - An upcoming fundraiser will support Syrian and Turkish earthquake relief.
Wellington North dairy farm fined $62,505 for manure leak
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.
New lathe arrives at Wellington Heights Secondary School
WELLINGTON NORTH – A $25,780 portion of $185,332 in total provincial funding announced on Feb. 16 has gone toward the purchase of a new lathe at Wellington Heights Secondary School in Mount Forest.
Elora South Inc. gets go-ahead from council for Walser ruins reconstruction
ELORA – Elora South Inc. is ready to begin work on the Walser ruins, located in the brownfield property south of the Grand River in Elora that is currently under development.
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.
ECFTA exhibition celebrates artists with ‘(dis)abilities’
ELORA – Artists with disabilities are celebrated in a new exhibition at the Elora Centre for the Arts. The exhibition, entitled Soar - Celebrating our Ability to Fly, Sing and Soar, is on now until April 2.
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.
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.
Boo Radley Project hosting first ‘Boospiel’
ELORA – The Elora Curling Club may be home to the first Boospiel in history.
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.