MAPLETON – A Mount Forest teenager is dead and two other teens are seriously injured following a single-vehicle crash here on Sunday night. Emergency crews were called to the scene, on Wellington Road 12 in Mapleton Township, on March 19 at about 11:50pm.
Local ‘butter tart queen’ wins Ontario title
DRAYTON – The Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies has named Helen Moffat this year’s Reserve Butter Tart Champion.
Toying around at the Alma Optimist show
ALMA – The Alma Optimist Toy Show and Sale returned to the Alma Community Hall on March 12.
Pre-school hosts Easter egg hunt on April 8
DRAYTON – Mapleton Preschool will hold its annual community Easter egg hunt on April 8 at Kin Park here.
Alma Optimist Club planning first spring craft market
ALMA – The local Optimist club is gearing up for its first ever spring craft market.
Family Games Night a hit in Alma
Fun and games – The Optimist Club of Alma hosted a Family Games Night on March 10 at the Alma…
Mapleton council receives report on local greenhouse gas emissions
MAPLETON – An inventory of greenhouse gases (GHG) produced within Mapleton shows the lion’s share are transportation related.
Rae appointed parliamentary assistant to minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
TORONTO – Perth-Wellington MPP Matthew Rae's parliamentary assignment has been changed from education to municipal affairs and housing. Rae, elected for the first time in 2022, was appointed parliamentary assistant to the minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on March 10.
Drayton man plans to bike equivalent of nation’s breadth in Ride for Heart
DRAYTON – A local man is biking “across Canada” to raise funds to fight heart disease and stroke. While not literally cycling from coast to coast, JP Fillion is aiming to cover 5,514 kilometres, equivalent to the distance between Canada’s two furthest points.