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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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Wellington North staff proposing $8.635 million capital spending budget for 2017

KENILWORTH – Wellington North staff presented the 2017 draft budget to council on Monday night,...

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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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SVCA levy up 1.2 per cent in Wellington North

KENILWORTH - Wellington North will see a minimal increase of $696 in the total 2017 levy assessed by...

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Leaf pickup program bridges the generation gap

KENILWORTH - A leaf pick up project, tested in Mount Forest, has proven successful in its initial...

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Mount Forest couple wants township to look at trail improvements and off-leash dog park

KENILWORTH - A Mount Forest resident would like to see township council consider improvements to...

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Bruised egos but no broken bones as West Grey aerial fire truck sustains heavy damage

DURHAM - West Grey’s aerial fire truck sustained severe damage during testing for the new radio...

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Guelph man faces racing charges after getting caught traveling more than 130 km/h on Highway 6

SOUTHGATE – On Nov. 21 at approximately 5:57 p.m., a 2012 Ford Focus traveling at more than 50 km/hr...

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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.

Good eats

Russell Lopes-Walker enjoys a slice of watermelon pizza on Nov. 23 as part of the food skills program that was held at Victoria Cross Public School. The program was a joint effort between VCPS, Wellington Heights Secondary School’s Raising Healthy Children class, Healthy Happy Families and the North for Youth Community Group. Students from WHSS worked with the VCPS students to create healthy, fun snacks while learning about portion sizes and the Canada Food Guide.

Award winning

Ray Love of Love’s Sweetness in Holstein hold the two awards that they won from the North American Maple Syrup Council (NAMSC) last month in Vermont. This is the first time the family owned and operated maple syrup producer has won awards from the NAMSC.

99 years young

Laura Marchment celebrated her 99th birthday on Nov. 24 with cake, coffee and tea with her many friends at Birmingham Retirement Community.

Live2Lead

More than 100 people attended the Live2Lead program broadcast on Tuesday, Nov. 15 in Mount Forest. The program, which was originally aired live on Oct. 7 at the Norgan Theatre in Palmerston, featured four world-renowned speakers on leadership development who shared their ideology on how to grow and be a better leader.

No more interruptions

Work has been completed on the Cst. Rick Hopkins Bridge at the south end of Mount Forest. Work began in May, and the bridge re-opened to traffic at the end of August (pictured). Work was recently completed on the underside of the bridge, which saw temporary lane reductions.

Santa's Elves

Saugeen Valley Nursing Center residents, from left, Deanna Martin and Melvie Brake share some laughs as they work on building some toys as a part of the long-term care facility's Santa's Workshop program.

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