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Local Food and agriculture highlighted during the Annual spring Wellington Rural Romp

WELLINGTON COUNTY - The sixth annual Spring Wellington Rural Romp will be held Saturday, May 28,...



School board, parents reach compromise on French Immersion program

GUELPH – “Mixed feelings” best describe the result of last Tuesday night’s Upper Grand District...



Minto native’s debut novel explores death of Tom Thomson

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Internet hotspots a success with library patrons

The Wellington County Library’s internet hotspots are a big success.



Canada Revenue Agency scam still circulating

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IPM updates county council

“We are in for a busy five months,” International Plowing Match chair Ron Faulkner told Wellington...



Hospital boards outline new governance model

NORTH WELLINGTON — After much talk and debate between the boards of North Wellington Health Care...



Wellington County approves budget with 2.5 per cent tax increase

The county portion of your property taxes will be increasing by 2.5 per cent this year, after...


The Royal City Musical Production’s production of Fiddler on the Roof opens with a silent sunset-like image; silhouettes of trees and a fiddler perched atop a single building.

Holiday Tradition

Presenting gift baskets to Laurie Montgomery (right), of Guelph Basketeers is Kelsey Blinkhorn (left), owner of Blinkhorn Benefits Group and his wife Laura Blinkhorn, a long-time supporter of the Basketeers organization.


Members of the Fergus Lions Club surround the toy tree at Reliable Ford in Fergus at the Nov. 17 kickoff to their annual toy drive. The club’s toy drive chair, Gary Waterhouse (front, second from right) also presented a cheque for $2,000 to the Centre Wellington Food Bank, accepted by manager Fred Aleksandrowicz and board chair Jackie Andrews (holding the cheque).


Tyler Healey and Mitchell Lee hold up the Tri City Championship cup last weekend after winning the Toyota Challenge with their Waterloo Wolves minor bantam AAA hockey team. The two hockey players will be heading to Japan with their team over March break.

Don’t Talk To The Actors

Terry Wilson, as the character Beatrice Pomeroy, shows off her curves with her shocked co-stars Adrian Baker and Laura Reitzel, playing Jerry Przpezniak and Arlene Wyniarski in the local adaptation of Don’t Talk To The Actors. The play featuring an entirely local cast performed at the Fergus Grand Theatre last weekend and will put on three more show this coming weekend.

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