The top Wellington Advertiser tweets of 2019


Puslinch and Guelph-Eramosa firefighters are on the scene of a structure fire at TransX at the intersection of McLean and Brock Roads in Puslinch. This video was captured by Kevin Hayden about an hour ago. [Video], Jan. 15


Wellington County plows pulled off roads in Mapleton and Centre Wellington due to poor visibility. Avoid driving if possible. #staysafe, Feb. 24


Police looking to identify three suspects who stole a wallet from an 82-year-old woman at the Fergus Walmart last month. The thieves then stole $15,000 from the woman’s bank accounts. [Photo/link], March 18


The Upper Grand District School Board has issued redundancy notices to 56 high school teachers and last week it issued 54 layoff notices to elementary teachers. In total 110 UGDSB teachers face unemployment in September. [Photo], April 12


Local official says Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health unit is merging with units from Halton, Waterloo and Peel regions to form the largest health unit in the province. [Link], May 13


Remembering D-Day: About 15,000 Canadian soldiers landed on Juno Beach the morning of June 6, 1944. Another 450 Canadians drop­ped behind enemy lines by parachute while it was still dark. Take a moment to honour their sacrifices. [Photo/link], June 6


The Ontario Government announced a plan to construct a new swine research facility in Elora this morning, estimated to cost $15 million. It is a joint project with @OntarioPorkNews and @uofg currently in the design phase. It is expected to take up to three years to complete.  [Photos], July 2


Public health is warning residents that there have been 12 overdoses in Guelph in the last 24 hours – likely related to fentanyl. [Retweet], Aug. 2


Elora is the Most Road-Trippable Town in Canada. The Shaver family entered the Chevrolet Canada contest and came to town in a 2019 Equinox, spending a weekend exploring Elora. Their video won the town the award. [Video], Sept. 5


Special weather statement in effect for Wellington County today until Friday. Potential rainfall amounts of 30-50mm possible with heaviest rain expected Thursday afternoon. Wind gusts of 70km/h are possible Thursday night into Friday morning. [Link], Oct. 30


The colour guard signalled the start of the Fergus Remembrance Day service at the cenotaph. #LestWeForget [Video], Nov. 11


BREAKING: Arthur schools on lock down (later corrected to “hold and secure”) and some downtown businesses closed after armed robbery at Sussman’s of Arthur this morning. [Retweet], Dec. 2

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