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Today's date: Tuesday May 22, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 20
   
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Duck race demo

Duck race demo 
The Arthur Lions Club hosted its annual duck race on May 12. Moeve Walsh, middle, tries on firefighting gear during the event with help from Wellington North firefighters, from left, Kyle Brunkard, Thomas Holjevac and Brendan Gorecki. Photo by Olivia Rutt

Pedestrian bridge, Mill Street West project to cost close to $4 million

ELORA - Centre Wellington councillors have voted 4-1 to award a $2.1-million tender for the Victoria Street pedestrian bridge. The tender, approved at a special meeting of council on May 14, is $352,122 over the approved budget for the bridge work

Land price increase in Wellington North

KENILWORTH - In order to stay competitive, Wellington North council voted 4-1 to raise the price of municipally-owned industrial land. Economic development officer Dale Small recommended the price increase, from $15,000 to $25,000 per acre.

Residents bring concerns to Xinyi public meeting

MARDEN - “We are not against industry. We are not against economic development. We are not xenophobic.” Those comments were made at a May 9 public meeting by Susan McSherry, a member of GETconcerned, a citizen’s group opposing a glass plant in Guelph-Eramosa Township.

Guelph Wish Fund for Children looking for more Wellington County families

CENTRE WELLINGTON - For over 30 years the Guelph Wish Fund for Children has been making the lives of children in Guelph and Wellington County a little bit better and a little bit easier.

BUZZ

Council approves site servicing plan for Harriston townhouse development
Council discusses use of corporate resources by candidates during an election
Rockwood mink farm charged with 14 counts of animal cruelty
Close to 600 weapons recovered during gun amnesty
Baron case put over until June 4 in Sarnia

COLUMNISTS

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

WEEKLY POLL

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Did you receive the May 14 Alert Ready system notification on your cell phone?

YES - 24%
NO - 76%

Past Poll Results »»

EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Fair is fair

Said Again:

“You are all in Canada. This is not a Third World country in Africa.”

Xinyi Canada Glass project manager Ajax Tung

May 17, 2018

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BUSINESS

Council approves site servicing plan for Harriston townhouse development

MINTO - The municipality has arrived at a site servicing agreement with a developer planning to construct four semi-detached residential units at the south end of Elora Street in Harriston.

Sports

Curl for a Cause raises $56,000 for local charities

FERGUS - Curl For A Cause chairman Bruce Hawkins considers the 13th annual event a tremendous success.

Wellington North Guide 2018-2019

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