Family Day on ice – Minto and Mapleton residents will have the opportunity to spend the Family…
Drayton Defenders squads pick up a pair of Silver Stick titles
DRAYTON – It’s been 26 years since a team from Drayton won an International Silver Stick Tournament and on Jan. 22 the Drayton Defenders U11 Rep team became the second local team this year to claim the title of International Silver Stick Champions.
Cast announced for youth academy production
CAMBRIDGE – After multiple interviews, auditions and callbacks, the Drayton Entertainment Youth Academy has announced the cast of youth assembled for its inaugural high school musical, both on and off stage.
RCMP, OPP, anti-fraud centre join forces to raise awareness about scams
OTTAWA – The OPP, RCMP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) are joining forces to launch a fraud prevention campaign from Feb. 6 to 10.
Mapleton approves 2023 budget with 3.9% tax rate increase
MAPLETON – Township council has approved a 2023 budget that will raise the local tax rate by 3.89 per cent for the typical homeowner. The anticipated tax increase for the average residential homeowner will be $18.41 per $100,000 worth of assessment.
Mapleton council approves new environmental stewardship advisory committee
MAPLETON – Council here has agreed to establish a new committee to provide advice on matters relating to environmental stewardship within the township.
COVID-19 hospitalizations down significantly this week
WELLINGTON COUNTY – COVID-19 hospitalizations are down significantly across the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) region this week and local case counts have dropped for the fourth week in a row.
National Freedom to Read Week Feb. 19 to 25
Freedom to Read week in Canada takes place from Feb. 19 – 25. This week is an annual event that…
Capital projects approved in principle
MAPLETON – Township council approved, in principle, a list of capital projects to allow staff to move forward on the procurement process in advance of the 2023 budget.
Local athletes to represent Ontario at Canadian Juvenile Broomball Nationals
National qualifiers – Two local youths, Meg Morgan of Palmerston and Cara Wing of Moorefield…