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Today's date: Sunday March 24, 2019 Vol 52 Issue 12
   
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Lucky encounter in downtown Erin

Lucky encounter in downtown Erin 
Kiera and Maverick Phillip from Mono were amazed to see a real-life “leprechaun horse” in downtown Erin last weekend. Visitors were in the village on March 16 and 17 for St. Patrick’s Day activities, in connection with the upside-down sale sponsored by the local BIA. Photo by Danielle Cargill

‘Continuum of Care’ cost pegged at $88 million

‘Continuum of Care’ cost pegged at $88 million

ABOYNE - A preliminary business plan for a “Continuum of Care” on Wellington Place lands here pegs the price of building a supportive seniors community for about 300 residents at around $88 million.

Man charged with theft after $300,000 taken from business

Man charged with theft after $300,000 taken from business

FERGUS - An Elora man has been accused of stealing over $300,000 from his employer. On March 19, Wellington County OPP officers executed a search warrant at a storage locker on Glengarry Crescent in Fergus.

Teacher, athlete start new wheelchair basketball program

Teacher, athlete start new wheelchair basketball program

WELLINGTON CTY. - A local teacher and an international star athlete are bringing wheelchair basketball to students and staff of the Upper Grand District School Board.

Quarry opponents proclaim ‘future  flyrock danger zone’ on Highway 7

Quarry opponents proclaim ‘future flyrock danger zone’ on Highway 7

ROCKWOOD - Drivers on Highway 7 east of Rockwood could be hit by flying boulders if the “hidden quarry” is allowed to proceed, according to the Concerned Residents Coalition (CRC).

BUZZ

Health unit a finalist in MaRS Health’s national Opioid Data Challenge
Murder victim reported missing from Harriston
Autism protest
Smoking to be completely banned on Minto arena, community centre grounds
OPP: three suspects stole wallet, $15,000 from senior
College Royal Open House draws crowds to U of G

COLUMNISTS

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Local matters

Said Again:

“People with disabilities have big dreams too.”

Paralympic gold medalist Patrick Anderson on bringing a wheelchair basketball program to local students.

March 21, 2019

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BUSINESS

Ford visits Perth-Wellington manufacturing facilities

KENILWORTH - Ontario Premier Doug Ford joined local MPP Randy Pettapiece on March 13 for visits to two manufacturing facilities in the riding, including Wellington North-based Quality Homes.

Sports

Puslinch Township councillors remain committed to new soccer field in Aberfoyle

ABERFOYLE - Puslinch council is committed to having a new soccer field at the Puslinch Community Centre by the end of 2020.

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