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Bagged dog poop, fast-food containers found during Community Cleanup
Woolwich councillor Mark Bauman has a bone to pick with some dog owners in the area.
Woolwich council endorses CPAC consultant's report
Woolwich council has endorsed a report from More than Engineering (MTE) Consultants that criticizes a Chemtura work plan to investigate possible offsite contamination.
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Thursday, November, 06, 2014 - 7:07:52 AM
Understanding of OPP's new 'transparent' billing is still pending "To add insult to injury wait until you start receiving overtime bills from the OPP. Wait until there is yet another force-wide hike in their salaries and benefits. I encourage you to Google the 'Ontario Provincial Police Block' and examine the conten"
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Thursday, October, 23, 2014 - 5:05:46 AM
New OPP billing model brings savings to county "Wait until you start receiving overtime bills from the OPP. Wait until there is yet another force-wide hike in their salaries and benefits. Then you will see how much Wellington County will actually save with the OPP's new billing model. Moreover, th"
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Home Hardware president honoured by industry
One of Home Hardware’s original team members has been honoured by the Canadian Hardware & Housewares Manufacturers Association.
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Woolwich Healthy Hikes invites people to get moving
From the Mill Race Trail in St. Jacobs to the Sandy Hills Pinery Trail north of Elmira, Woolwich Township is home to ten unique trails, and the Woolwich Trails Group wants people to know about them.
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Former EDSS student garners Emmy nominations
Former EDSS student J.J. Johnson fell in love with the power of media when he was still in high school.
Special Household Waste Collection day in St. Marys
Volunteer firefighters are behind every-second-year initiative
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Union says Stratford jail in province's crosshairs
Members of OPSEU Local 119, which includes approximately 163 Ministry employees who work directly for the Ontario government in Stratford, Woodstock and in surrounding areas, picketed out front of the correctional facility on St. Andrew Street Wednesday morning
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LISTOWEL – The rejuvenation effort at Memorial Park took another step forward last week, with the removal of another section from the Maitland River dam.
WEB congratulations-Citizen of the year
Groves Foundation past-chair named Citizen of the Year
Jayne MacKenzie thought she was going to Groves Hospital for an urgent board meeting last week.Instead, she walked into an “ambush” where she was presented with the Centre Wellington Citizen of the Year Award by township Mayor Kelly Linton and Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce president Janet Harrop
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NBC-TV Heroes Reborn miniseries filmed in Fergus
The core of downtown Fergus got a new, non-permanent look last week as Heroes Reborn, a miniseries spin off of the show Heroes, is being filmed in Fergus at the General Store for the remainder of the month.
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Kyle Boyne advances to Searchlight regional finals
LISTOWEL – Listowel’s Kyle Boyne has proven himself as one of the area’s finest in CBC’s annual Searchlight competition, a contest that seeks Canada’s best new artist through an online voting campaign.
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Mount Forest native uses his story to raise awareness of mental health, abuse
Paulie O’Byrne, who grew up in Mount Forest, is a rink rat by definition.
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Local volunteers appreciated
Ray Grose and Carl Hall were presented with certificates for outstanding support of the work of Women’s Institute by Shirley Fletcher, president of Alma WI and Pat Salter, Alma WI Convenor. Hall was the last reeve of the former Peel Township, and the first mayor of Mapleton. Grose is the founder of Husky Farm Equipment in Alma.
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Local MPPs endorse Elliott for PC leadership
CLIFFORD – With the Progressive Conservative leadership race approaching the finish line, several local MPPs are putting their support behind Christine Elliott.
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William Lyon Mackenzie’s connection with Arthur
In 1834, Wm. Lyon Mackenzie, was elected mayor of York, later to become the city of Toronto. His supporters opposed the system of appointed administrators in Upper Canada that kept power in the hands of the British governor and The Family Compact.
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Storey has experience of a lifetime at Boston Marathon
The world’s oldest marathon, the Boston Marathon, had a little bit of Mount Forest flavour to it this year.
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Local artist brings the past into the present
For a long time, Jack Drimmie had wanted to build models of early farm machinery. It was interesting to him, especially since he was a third-generation farmer from Dromore.
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Grant allows for elevator at Hensall Heritage Hall
HENSALL— Getting around in the Hensall Heritage Hall will become a lot easier with the installation of a new elevator, which is just one of many improvements in the overall renovation of the building’s second floor.
 
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