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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...

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Christmas House Tour rocks into ninth year

TOWN OF MINTO — The Harriston Curling Club’s Christmas Rocks House Tour has become a holiday...

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Warden George Bridge takes local infrastructure priorities to Parliament

WELLINGTON COUNTY– Wellington County Warden George Bridge takes local priorities directly to...

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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...

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Grey-Wellington Theatre Guild casting for comedy

HARRISTON - The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild is casting for the comedy Second Time Around. Written...

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Ag Business & Crop recognized in national business challenge

PALMERSTON – An area business is making national headlines after qualifying as a regional finalist...

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Live2Lead returning to Minto by popular demand

PALMERSTON — Thanks to a positive response during the first local broadcast, the revolutionary...

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Local seniors discuss end-of-life planning

PALMERSTON — Discussing one’s death may be uncomfortable to some, but it’s a conversation worth...

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Homework Help

Justin Brown and Sierra Woodward, Grade 9 students at Wellington Heights Secondary School, checking out the TVO Homework Help website.

Light Weight Construction

Pictured placing the first of many Lightweight construction signs in North Huron is Huron Burce MPP Lisa Thompson, Perth Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece and North Huron Fire Prevention officer James Marshall on Nov. 4 in Blyth.

The Queen of Tarts

Wellington North councillors from left, Lisa Hearn, Steve McCabe, and Sherry Burke joked around a little at The Plumber’s Wife in Arthur, as part of the Butter Tart and Buggies Trail on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

ON THE CLOCK

ON THE CLOCK – The Old Post project donors enjoyed a tour of the former downtown Harriston post office and dinner Oct. 20, courtesy of Post owners Michael and Susan Hendrick. During the tour, which afforded a look at the many upgrades completed inside the building, included a look inside the clock tower. Getting the clock ticking and the bell ringing again were two major goals of the restoration project.

Helping Hands

HELPING HANDS — Germania Mutual Insurance’s Helping Hands Charity Raffle draw took place Tuesday evening, Oct. 11 at Minto Fire’s Harriston station. The tickets, about half of which were sold at September’s International Plowing Match and Rural Expo, raised more than $27,000 for the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation, the Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation and the Saugeen Valley Children’s Safety Village. Pictured with Germania president and CEO Dan Hill are PDH and LMH Foundation deve

Glass on a Wire

SMOOTH AS GLASS — Harriston business Glass on a Wire, owned and operated by Susan Cowtan, was the second runner up in this year’s Pitch It! Business Plan Competition in the Town of Minto. Glass on a Wire offers one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry, workshops, repurposing and small repairs. Cowtan operates out of her workshop at 44 Marklane St. East in Harriston.

Increasing access to care

Julie Murtha, nurse practitioner with Saugeen Valley and Caressant Care, visits with Caressant Care resident Audrey in the home's library.

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Moonlight Madness in Fergus

Thu Dec 8 | 5:00 PM

Sweet Anarchy by Susanna Lamy

Thu Dec 8 | 7:00 PM

A Reel Celtic Christmas

Fri Dec 9 | 8:00 PM

Elora Acoustic Cafe

Fri Dec 9 | 8:00 PM

Belwood Lions Breakfast with Santa

Sat Dec 10 | 8:00 AM

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Sat Dec 10 | 9:00 AM

Elora Farmers' Market

Sat Dec 10 | 1:00 PM

Tobermory Santa Claus Parade...

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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.

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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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