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Home health care available for those living with diabetes

WELLINGTON NORTH — Chairman George Van Ankum welcomed 15 members and guests to the Diabetes...

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Wellington North man faces sexual assault charges

WELLINGTON NORTH TOWNSHIP – On Sept. 21 at approximately 1:43 p.m. members of the Wellington County...

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Developer’s plan prompts sidewalk waiver from Wellington North

KENILWORTH - A residential development planned by H. Bye Construction Ltd. off London Road can...

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Wellington North council urges neighbours to find solution to municipal drain conflict

KENILWORTH - Wellington North council has deferred a decision on a municipal drain petition until...

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Wellington North council reinforces its opposition to wind turbines

KENILWORTH - Wellington North council reiterated its opposition to wind turbine development within...

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Arthur resident gets partial commitment from council on street improvements

KENILWORTH - Arthur resident Judy Watt is hoping the township will set a priority to reconstruct...

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Education

Upper Grand District School Board continues to significant increases in EQAO testing results

GUELPH – Results from the province’s 2015-16 Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO)...

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LOOKING AHEAD

LOOKING AHEAD – The 2016 International Plowing Match in Wellington County officially closed on Saturday, Sept. 24, and included the passing of the flag from Wellington Warden George Bridge and 2016 IPM chair Ron Faulkner (right) to Huron Warden Paul Gowing and 2017 chair Jacquie Bishop.

Forever family

One of the largest teams in attendance at the annual Walk For Cancer Care on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Mount Forest District Sports Complex, was the Forever Family contingent walking in memory of Beth Andrews and Wilson Brown. The 2016 walk takes place on Saturday, Oct. 1

In memory

Members of the Milne family, from left, Reece Milne and her mother Pam joined Adell Mueller along with Paul Milne and the Milne family dog Ryerson raising money and enjoying a walk during last Sunday’s Mount Forest Terry Fox Run.

Knox Conn Presbyterian Church

Knox Conn's display prominently featured Dr. Arthur Rutherford Perry, who was responsible for bringing the telephone to Conn. Dr. Perry needed the phone to communicate with the hospital and consult with other doctors.

Souvenirs

With Mount Forest Homecoming 2017 preparations well underway, Mount Forest residents and natives can purchase souvenirs and apparel to support the June 23-25, 2017 event. These items, and others, are available at www.mountforesthomecoming.ca.

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Nordic Pole Walking - Erin

Fri Jun 30 | 10:00 AM

Elora Farmers Market

Sat Oct 22 | 12:00 AM

Elora Fergus Studio Tour 2016

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Elora-Fergus Studio Tour 2016

Sat Nov 5 | 8:00 PM

Fergus Ghost Tour

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Blogs

Building a Homemade Composter

Composting to get away from chemical fertilizers.

Spring Cleaning Part III

Lemon juice is a great way of helping with the cleaning around the house and a bonus it smells...

Spring Cleaning Part II

One of the things I use a lot around the house for cooking and cleaning is baking soda. It is...

Heritage Chickens!

The love of Heritage Chickens.

Another post about coyotes.

I was sitting working at the computer yesterday morning

What was that?

Last night we were just settling down into bed when all of a sudden the howling started .......

Let Me In!

Why chickens might not be so stupid after all.

Spring Cleaning – Part 1

Well here we are in mid-February and I do believe we have had the odd glimpse of spring, so I guess...

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