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Nominations open for the Upper Grand District School Board's 2017 Everyday Hero Awards

Is there someone in your school community who goes above and beyond to make the Upper Grand an...



Wellington County adopts 2017 budget

WELLINGTON COUNTY- Wellington County Council adopted its 2017 budget with a 2.9 per cent increase in...



EQAO announces that next OSSLT will be on paper

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) has announced that the next iteration of the...



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...

Fly the flag

As a part of Crime Stoppers Month, the organization’s flag was raised in front of the Mount Forest Museum and Archives last Friday to kick start the month in Wellington North. On hand for the flag raising were, from left to right: Wellington North Mayor Andy Lennox; Wellington County OPP Sergeant Patrick Horrigan; Rob Mattice, member of the CSGW board of directors; Wellington County OPP Constable Gary Barnhardt; Wellington North fire chief Dave Guilbault; Wellington North fire prevention officer Marco Guidotti; Sarah Bowers-Peter, program co-ordinator with CSGW, and; Kieran Bates, winner of CSGW’s Sound of Crime Stoppers contest.

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.

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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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