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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...

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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...

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Slow down in construction zones

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

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Community

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...

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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...

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Fire chiefs ban burning in Wellington County

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

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OPP communications centre flooded with calls related to Canada Revenue Agency scam

Last month, the Ontario Provincial Police warned the public with regards to the ongoing Canada...

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Open air burn ban issued by Wellington County

WELLINGTON NORTH – Pursuant to the Ontario Fire Protection and Prevention Act the Wellington County...

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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.

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EVENT Southwestern Ontario

Tim Horton's Free Swim - Fergus

Thu Sep 1 | 2:00 PM

Shakespeare in the Park Series

Sun Sep 4 | 2:00 PM

Elora Farmers Market

Sat Oct 22 | 12:00 AM

Legends of British Rock

Fri Sep 9 | 8:00 PM

Third Annual Fergus Whole Hog BBQ

Sun Sep 11 | 3:00 PM

Fergus Fall Fair

Sun Sep 18 | 5:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Sun Oct 2 | 10:00 AM

Elora Fergus Studio Tour 2016

Sat Nov 5 | 8:00 PM

Fergus Ghost Tour

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Blogs

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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