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Eight road deaths, two multiple fatality collisions over weekend have OPP appealing to drivers

In the wake of a tragic weekend that saw eight people die in four separate collisions on Ontario...



OPP investigate indecent act

CENTRE WELLINGTON TOWNSHIP – On June 28, 2016 at approximately 8:30 a.m. members of the Wellington...



CRA scam still netting victims

Since early this year, the Ontario Provincial Police has been regularly warning the public with...



Computer scams continue - do not give access to personal information

The Ontario Provincial Police Wellington County Detachment are once again reminding all residents...



IPM 2016 advanced tickets now available

The 2016 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo committee is eagerly counting down the days...



Reward offered in homicide investigation

OPP Seek Public Assistance in the Murder of Frederick “John” Hatch



County honoured with the David C. Onley for Leadership in Accessiblilty

WELLINGTON COUNTY- The Government of Ontario has awarded the County of Wellington with the David C....



Positive actions of youth is a cool topic this summer

Youth demonstrating positive actions, positive behaviour and showing acts of kindness toward others...

Michael Chong

Conservative MP Michael Chong, a political junkie since his teens, says gratitude for the opportunities Canada offered his immigrant parents drove his decision to get involved in public life.


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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