DHTML Menu By Milonic JavaScript milonic menu
Today's date: Tuesday June 19, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 24
column width padding column width padding

The Wellington Advertiser Masthead Logo

We Cover The County...
40,251 Audited Circulation

WEEKLY POLL   |   Community News   |   EQUINE   |   Schools & Buses

column width padding column width padding

Public health: take precautions on hot weekend

WELLINGTON CTY. - Anticipating a hot and humid weekend and start to next week, public health is reminding residents to be prepared and take precautions. “High heat and humidity pose a greater risk early in the season when people are not used to coping with hot weather,” said Dr. Nicola Mercer, medical officer of health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH).

Arnott re-elected in landslide victory in Wellington-Halton Hills

Arnott re-elected in landslide victory in Wellington-Halton Hills

FERGUS - Ontarians clearly wanted change and voted accordingly in the June 7 provincial election. But that was not the case in the riding of Wellington-Halton Hills, where incumbent PC candidate Ted Arnott cruised to his eighth consecutive victory, with 54% support in the riding (31,639 votes).

Six horses perish in overnight fire

Six horses perish in overnight fire

ERIN - An overnight fire north of the Erin village has destroyed a barn and killed six horses. Town of Erin and Guelph-Eramosa firefighters responded to a report that a barn located on Wellington Road 23 was engulfed in fire around 2:30am Wednesday morning.

Erin water department duties now served by OCWA

ERIN - The Ontario Clean Water Agency is providing water services for the Town of Erin as of June 11 - two months ahead of schedule.

Pettapiece re-elected as Tories claim majority

Pettapiece re-elected as Tories claim majority

PERTH WELLINGTON - Randy Pettapiece has been elected for the third time in Wellington’s northern riding. Results in Perth-Wellington mirrored the overall results in the June 7 election, though the Progressive Conservative incumbent received even stronger support (50.7 per cent) than his party overall under leader Doug Ford (40.6%).

Photo fun

Photo fun

Getting ready for some fun at the Remax photo booth at Pioneer Days in Rockwood’s Lloyd Dyer Park on June 9 were, from left: Kaleb Cripps, Lillian Cripps, Eben Petkoff and Konner Petkoff.

Firefighters’ initial per-call rate to remain at $35

MINTO - Firefighters here will stick with their current base rate of pay for responding to incidents.


Clair-Maltby secondary plan draws concern
Guelph-Eramosa contemplates community improvement plan
Marjorie Clark named Puslinch Senior of the Year
Erin council looks at options for pumper replacement
Wellington North council increases pay


Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse


row height padding Vol 51 Issue 24 - POLL RESULTS
Should municipalities compensate businesses for construction disruptions?

YES - 45%
NO - 55%

Past Poll Results »»


Dave Adsett: Time to move on

Said Again:

“That is the first time I’ve been compared to Satan - at least the comparison was favourable.”

Wellington-Halton Hills MPP Ted Arnott

June 14, 2018

column width padding column width padding


Suspicious Fires


End of an era

Local Auctioneer Gerald Bowman sold off the contents of Gourlay’s store in Moorefield on June 1. Gourlay’s has been an independent grocer in downtown Moorefield since 1937. Current owner Barry Gourlay decided to close the store due to health issues.


Norwell varsity girls win College Heights Invitational

GUELPH - The Norwell District Secondary School Varsity Red girls fastball team won the championship at the College Heights Invitational Tournament in Guelph on June 6.

Wellington County

Digital Publications

 •  Browse Our Publications
 •  Highland Games 2015 Pictorial Book
 •  Acton Fall Fair
 •  Canada 150 Special Edition
 •  Community Guide
 •  Business Leader
 •  The Community News
 •  CWCC Awards of Excellence
 •  Drayton Fair Book
 •  Digital Flyers
 •  Erin Fall Fair
 •  Estate and Funeral Planning
 •  Fergus Fall Fair
 •  Groves Foundation
 •  Guelph Township Horticultural Society
 •  Fergus Scottish Festival
 •  Inside Wellington Archives
 •  Lions Club Home & Leisure Show
 •  Mapleton Community Guide
 •  Minding Our Business Archives
 •  NEXANS Celebrating 50 Years in Fergus
 •  Purebred Sheep Breeders of Ontario
 •  70th anniversary of D-Day Feature
 •  Equine
 •  Wellington County Plowing Match
 •  Wellington North Guide
 •  Wellington OPP Annual Reports
 •  Wellington Weddings
 •  Wellington Advertiser - Newspaper Week

row height padding

column width padding column width padding column width padding

The Wellington Advertiser





Digital Publications


Twitter Logo

Free Press News Network Logo