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Bed cuts being challenged

The picture painted by the Ontario Health Coalition and its union partners at a public meeting in Stratford Thursday was that of a local health care system on life support, crippled by years of funding shortfalls.

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City wants new logo for community groups

The new logo, according to the staff report, will not contain any of the elements in the municipality’s coat of arms or in its corporate image


Subcommittee douses fireworks, campfire ban request

Resident claims that, on June 30, he and his wife were awoken by loud bursts of fireworks going off on his street.

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Healthcare Closer to Home

Ontario pharmacists are now encouraged to expand their practice into home visits, medication counselling, flu shots and vaccination, to name a few, as part of the national initiative ‘Healthcare Closer to Home’.

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International Plowing Match coming close to home in 2016

Mark your calendars, as Minto has been chosen as the 2016 site of the International Plowing Match & Rural Expo from Sept. 20-24. The event will be hosted south of Harriston on Wellington County Rd 109 on Anne and Earl Schneider’s farm. Plowing matches have been part of Ontario’s agricultural history for well over a [...]

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Sibling Entrepreneurs harness flour power in new family business

You can buy locally grown fruits and veggies, locally butchered meats and now you can buy locally grown whole grain organic stone ground flour here in Wellington County.

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Memories of Arthur’s old high school

There’s an old saying, ‘youth comes but once in a lifetime to be fondly remembered often in later life’. For many in our community and surrounding area, their days spent at the old Arthur High School on Smith Street were the best years of their life, where lifelong friendships were often established.

Fergus Scottish Festival to further pay down debt

FERGUS—The Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games will make a further dent in the debt it owes the Township of Centre Wellington after a second straight year of strong attendance, a festival organizer said Monday, Aug. 11. The three-day festival ended Sunday.

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Who will wear the ambassador’s crown?

The gleam of the tiara is matched only by the sparkle in the winner’s eye, as the Mount Forest Fall Fair embraces its annual ambassador. But who will don the sash and crown this year?

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Infrastructure deficit a priority for former councillor

Since coming up short in the 2010 municipal election while trying to retain his seat on city council, Dave Gaffney has pursued various local interests that have kept him closely connected with the goings-on in city hall.

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