CLIFFORD – It will be party time in the streets, the village square and even the parking lot here on June 10.
Police beat: Fraud charge
ERIN – A Brampton man has been charged with defrauding an Erin resident of over $40,000 almost two years ago.
How to grow a beard
It would be around this time of year the chicks were ready for pickup at Bonnie’s Hatchery in downtown Elmira. Driving past the other day we were reminded of a visit more than 40 years ago.
Successful plant sale fundraiser for the Mount Forest Horticultural Society
Plant sale – The Mount Forest Horticultural Society wrapped up its annual plant sale fundraiser on May 27.
I feel it is my civic duty to tell you that if you live in Wellington County and are not a card-carrying member of your local library, you’re missing out on some seriously good stuff.
MAA celebrates 100th years of local ball action
MOOREFIELD – the Moorefield Athletic Association (MAA) will be celebrating all the volunteers who have made local ball what it is today on June 10.
EarlyON Child and Family Centres receive generous donation
Helping EarlyON – The Blessings Thrift and Gift Store is totally run by volunteers who process clothing, linens, shoes and hard goods donated by the community.
Erin’s development charge reserve balance increased to $1.71 million in 2022
ERIN - The town’s bank balance related to development charges has increased year-over-year according to a report on 2022 year-end development charge reserve balances presented by town finance director Wendy Parr on May 11.
Centre Wellington firefighters kept hopping over weekend
CENTRE WELLINGTON – Centre Wellington Fire and Rescue volunteers were busy this past weekend, but no one was injured and all fires were extinguished with minimal property damage.
CWDHS students clean up at Skills Canada national competition
CENTRE WELLINGTON – The Upper Grand District School Board had three students competing at the Skills Canada National Competition in Winnipeg last week and all three were from Centre Wellington District High School.
Minto endorses flexibility in planning policy while encouraging farmland preservation
MINTO – Town council has endorsed a consultant’s report calling for the municipality to “strongly support” flexibility around settlement area expansion and removing the mandated municipal comprehensive review process, while encouraging ongoing protection of prime agricultural lands.
CWDHS Relay for Life raises $103,000 for Canadian Cancer Society
FERGUS – Centre Wellington District High School held its Relay for Life event on May 26 and raised $103,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.
‘Bard of Colborne Street’ has written a book
ELORA – Known for being a local, eccentric character and attracting waves from neighbours and strangers alike, Jim Black has now published a book of poetry.
Erin releases 2023 tax instalment due dates
ERIN - Council passed a bylaw at its May 11 meeting establishing two instalment dates for all tax classes in Erin.