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Today's date: Tuesday August 14, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 32
   
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Mapleton awards road tenders for Sideroad 20, 4th Line and Concession 6

MAPLETON - Council here has awarded the contracts for the design of two separate road projects.

Potential candidates for Erin mayor, councillor rejected

ERIN - Two people rejected as potential candidates for this fall’s municipal election say they should have been afforded a chance to correct clerical errors in their nomination papers.

Update confirms historic research data, paves way for house demolition

ELORA - The house at 645 Perry Street in Fergus will be demolished to make way for two new homes. On July 23, Centre Wellington council was updated on the structure’s demolition notice.

Teviotdale intersection to be closed Aug. 21 to 22

TEVIOTDALE - The County of Wellington is currently constructing a roundabout at the intersection of Wellington Roads 109, 7 and 123 here.

Request to designate heritage home in downtown Elora originates from owner

ELORA - Centre Wellington intends to designate 45 Colborne Street under the Ontario Heritage Act. At the July 23 council session, planner Mariana Iglesias presented a detailed report to council, first to state the request for designation came from the property owner.

Hot mix asphalt chosen for 3rd Line resurfacing

GUELPH - Guelph-Eramosa council has decided to resurface the 3rd Line with hot mix asphalt, a one-year project, rather than the two-year pulverizing and double surface treatment originally planned.

Municipality enters into site plan agreement

GUELPH-ERAMOSA - Guelph-Eramosa council has entered a site plan agreement with WFOURK Realty Holdings Inc. (Arthur Electric).

Martin suggests gifting hall to Moorefield Optimist Club

MAPLETON - Councillor Mike Martin made a notice of motion at the end of the July 24 council meeting. He asked staff to “engage in a discussion with the Moorefield Optimist Club regarding the ownership of the Moorefield Optimist Hall” and “explore the opportunity to gift that said hall to the Moorefield Optimist Club.”

Health unit investigating possible TB exposure

GUELPH - Homewood Health Centre was recently informed by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) of a single case of active tuberculosis (TB) in the health centre.

Health Canada warns against over-exposure to UV rays

Health Canada is reminding Canadians to protect themselves and their families from the sun. Exposure to the sun’s harmful UV rays without sunscreen can cause much more than a sunburn, the agency warns. It can lead to sun damage (such as skin wrinkling and hardening, dark patches, precancerous skin changes) and can increase the risk of skin cancer.

Ed Barden honoured as Green Leader by Forests Ontario

Ed Barden honoured as Green Leader by Forests Ontario

GUELPH - Forests Ontario’s newest Green Leader Ed Barden retired in 2001, but you’d never guess that watching him tend to his woodlot. Barden doesn’t know where his love of trees and forests stems from, but they’ve been his passion since childhood.

Crossover conversion

Crossover conversion

GUELPH-ERAMOSA - Guelph-Eramosa is advocating for pedestrian crossovers in Rockwood. At the June 11 council meeting councillor Mark Bouwmeester submitted a notice of motion asking staff to provide an update on converting school crossings into pedestrian crossovers on Main Street South, south of Bridge Street, and on Alma Street, east of Inkerman.

Fort Hope mission to foster long-term relationship

FERGUS - This weekend, a group of local residents are heading north to create a lasting relationship with residents of Fort Hope.

Lots to do at 159th annual Mount Forest Fair on Aug. 18

MOUNT FOREST - Get ready for a day for young and old at the Mount Forest Agriculture Society’s 159th Family Fun Fair on Aug. 18 at the King Street fairgrounds.

Speaker at Seniors’ Centre for Excellence event offers dementia warning signs

Speaker at Seniors’ Centre for Excellence event offers dementia warning signs

CLIFFORD - Seniors’ Centre for Excellence program coordinator Helen Edwards welcomed close to 40 seniors to a Lunch and Learn program on July 20 at Knox United Church in Clifford.

MPP: Arthur Tim Hortons’ fire illustrates need for passage of Rea and Walter Act

QUEEN'S PARK - Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece believes that although there was no loss of life in a July 21 fire at Tim Hortons in Arthur, the outcome could have been far worse.

Mapleton removes holding provision, allows accessory apartment

MAPLETON - Council here has lifted the holding symbol on 75 Dales Drive in Drayton to allow for an accessory residential unit.

Seniors’ Centre for Excellence receives small funding increase

MAPLETON - The Seniors’ Centre for Excellence is receiving a 1.66 per cent or $2,698 increase in base funding for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

Decision on facility service review deferred

MAPLETON - Council here is delaying action on a township facility service review. On July 24 council deferred 23 review resolutions from the parks and recreation committee.
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Community Guide Spring 2018

BUZZ

Update confirms historic research data, paves way for house demolition
Teviotdale intersection to be closed Aug. 21 to 22
Feeling peachy on Aug. 18?
Fort Hope mission to foster long-term relationship
MPP: Arthur Tim Hortons’ fire illustrates need for passage of Rea and Walter Act
Pipes, Plaid and Pageantry Parade - Same tradition, different route

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