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Waterloo Wellington achieves a number of top results in Ontario for safe and efficient care

KITCHENER - Waterloo Wellington residents received some of the most efficient and highest quality...



Warden George Bridge takes local infrastructure priorities to Parliament

WELLINGTON COUNTY– Wellington County Warden George Bridge takes local priorities directly to...



Restaurant employer fined over $37,000 for failing to comply with orders to pay employees

ALMA - According to an Ontario Court Bulletin, failure to comply with orders to pay relating to 15...



UGDSB launches fundraiser for local Syrian newcomers

The Upper Grand District School Board has been pleased to welcome almost 75 Syrian newcomer...



Help honour the veterans in our community

Wightman Telecom is looking for photographs of deceased Canadian Veterans to be displayed on...



MPP Arnott disappointed Minister of Labour fails to extend Changing Workplaces submission deadline

Wellington-Halton Hills MPP Ted Arnott said he is disappointed that the Minister of Labour did not...



Wellington County OPP and Wellington County Safe Communities partner to bring awareness to National Teen Driver Safety Week

Wellington County OPP and Wellington County Safe Communities are partnering to bring awareness to...



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)...

Hart Family Home

Three generations of the Hart family (c.1889) standing in front of the farmhouse with its original front porch. From left: Michael M. Hart, Michael Marcy Hart, Mary Ann Hart and Jane Hart.


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.

Turning the furrow

Clifford area farmer and competitive plower Carman Weppler completes the ceremonial first plow at the 2016 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo on Wednesday, Sept. 7 during the IPM Media Day.

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Moonlight Madness in Fergus

Thu Dec 8 | 5:00 PM

A Reel Celtic Christmas

Fri Dec 9 | 8:00 PM

Elora Farmers' Market

Sat Dec 10 | 9:00 AM


Sun Dec 11 | 3:00 PM


Mon Dec 12 | 7:00 PM

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Tue Dec 20 | 5:00 PM

Festival of Carols

Sun Jan 1 | 2:00 PM

New Year Levee - Fergus

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Building a Homemade Composter

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Spring Cleaning Part III

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Spring Cleaning Part II

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Heritage Chickens!

The love of Heritage Chickens.

Another post about coyotes.

I was sitting working at the computer yesterday morning

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Let Me In!

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Spring Cleaning – Part 1

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