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Rural/urban divide not evident for Liberal Skinner

Provincial candidate will open campaign office in Stratford on Saturday

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Happy young customer becomes happy new owner

Nick Grose’s first toy was purchased from his future boss, Ralph Jolley. Now, Grose is taking over.

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Local farmers attend Farm Smart conference

Over 750 farmers attended the 16th annual Farm Smart Conference at the University of Guelph this past weekend. It is a great place for farmers to network and learn about new technology. Farm Smart 2014 Sessions featured topics on crop and livestock production, soil and environmental management, business, marketing, and landscaping.  

New carbon monoxide law passed

With the recent passing of Bill 77, known as the Hawkins Gignac Act in support of carbon monoxide safety, Wellington North Fire Service is reminding the community of the importance of having functioning carbon monoxide detectors.

Union president discusses OPP wage increase

A decrease in the number of police services across Ontario, the performance by other professionals of tasks not directly related to policing, and an appeal to the provincial government for transitional funding: These are the things suggested by Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) union President Jim Christie, for municipalities facing the challenge of financing an 8.55 per cent increase in salaries for Ontario Provincial Police officers effective Jan. 1.

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The force is strong with them

Not even the heavy fog could stop the Millennium Falcon from arriving at the Arthur library on Saturday, Jan. 11. The Arthur library hosted Star Wars Day on Saturday, where children could come to the library and hear a Star Wars story, complete a puzzle, have a picnic and build their very own light sabers. [...]

Flu shot will protect against H1N1, expert says

As flu activity increases in Ontario, people are asking their health-care providers if the flu vaccine they received this season is going to protect them against the H1N1 virus, the predominant flu bug in this area.

January thaw will make water courses dangerous

A January thaw could lead to localized problems, especially in urban areas, but is not expected to cause significant flooding in the Grand River watershed.

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Mary Slater named Citizen of Year

The Arthur and District Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 6, and presented Mary Slater with Arthur’s Outstanding Citizen Award.

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