WELLINGTON COUNTY – Drug strategy officials here have released a set of fact sheets in an effort to address the ongoing drug poisoning crisis that's taking a toll on the local community and across Ontario.
Five people injured after horse and buggy, van collide
MAPLETON – Five people were sent to hospital, two of them seriously injured, after a van crashed into a horse and buggy here at about 8:15 am on May 4.
Mapleton council urged to take action to prevent unlicensed puppy sales
MAPLETON – An animal rights advocate is asking council here to review its bylaws and align them with the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association code of practice for Canadian kennel operations.
Police beat: Arthur man faces numerous charges after traffic stop
ORANGEVILLE – An Arthur man is facing numerous charges after a traffic stop here last week.
Mapleton Farmers’ Market returns
DRAYTON – The Mapleton Farmers’ Market is set to return for the 2023 season.
Kinettes plan handmade market May 6
MOOREFIELD – Drayton Kinettes are hosting a Handmade Market on May 6th at the Maryborough Community Center here from 10am to 3pm.
Descendant of local Black settlers to speak at historical society meeting
MOOREFIELD – The Mapleton Historical Society’s annual meeting on May 12 will feature guest speaker Tracy Cain of Guelph.
Deputy CBO appointed for Mapleton
MAPLETON – Tim Schwartzentruber has been appointed deputy chief building official for the township.
Drayton ball diamonds upgraded with aid of Ontario Trillium Foundation
DRAYTON – There’s LED lighting, upgraded bleachers, new surfacing, and updates to bathrooms and a concession building at the Drayton ball diamonds.
Hamilton cyclist dead after being struck by vehicle
MAPLETON – A Hamilton senior is dead after being hit by a vehicle while riding a bike here on Sunday. Emergency crews were called to the scene, on Wellington Road 12 between Wellington Road 8 and 12th Line, on April 16 at about 3pm.