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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)...



Team effort has made 2016 IPM — A Fresh Taste of Farming — a tremendous show

The excitement and hometown pride only continues to grow each day leading up to the 2016...



County a finalist for national award

The County of Wellington is a finalist for a Canadian HR Award in the category, The Venngo Award of...



SWIFT receives $180 million in provincial and federal funding through Small Communities Fund

Ultra-high speed Internet connectivity is critical to rural economic development and Southwestern...



Slow down in construction zones

Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists about the necessity...



Elora arts centre hosts Art in the Yar

Art in the Yard brought artists -- and visitors -- from across the province and beyond to the Elora...



County needs to fix two area bridges by 2018

The bridge that connects Salem to downtown Elora, and a main rural bridge at Gordonville between...



Fire chiefs ban burning in Wellington County

All open air burning has been prohibited across Wellington County because of extremely dry...


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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Spring Cleaning Part III

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Spring Cleaning Part II

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