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Hospital boards outline new governance model

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

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Patriots hit double digits in big game four win over Hanover

The Mount Forest Patriots went to Hanover looking for a big game four win on Tuesday night, and a...

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Wellington County OPP focus their patrol on Highway 6 between Mount Forest and Arthur

WELLINGTON NORTH TOWNSHIP – Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police continues to be more...

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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...

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Patriots end overtime woes, defeat Bulldogs 3-2

KINCARDINE - The Mount Forest Patriots have finally put their overtime woes behind them, coming...

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Mount Forest Patriots announce opponent, dates for first round playoff series

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Ayton farm corporation fined $10,000 for clear cutting

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Southgate council fail agree on what to do about Coun. Christine Gordon

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Rookie of the Year

Blair Butchart (left) was presented with the Western Jr. C rookie of the year award by league convener Steve Coulter (right) prior to game one of the Mount Forest Patriots' series against the Hanover Barons on Feb. 3.

Flyin' By

Mount Forest Patriots forward Mike Stefanelli (right) skates past his Goderich Flyers opponent during second period action on Saturday night in Mount Forest. After two heart breaking losses the previous weekend, the Patriots got back to their winning ways over the weekend with wins over Mitchell and Goderich.

Open for Business

The Gift Artivity Center held its grand opening on Saturday at their 236 Main St. N. location in Mount Forest. On hand to offer their congratulations and well wishes to proprietor Rene Ariens (third from right) were, from left: Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece; Perth-Wellington MP John Nater; Somer Gerber, property owner; David Sharpe, vice-president of the Mount Forest and District Chamber of Commerce, and; Township of Wellington North Mayor Andy Lennox.

BARN FIRE

Firefighters from Mount Forest, Arthur, Ayton, Durham, Harriston and Clifford responded to a fire at a horse barn on Highway 89 late Thursday night. The fire destroyed the barn, killing an unknown amount of horses.

BARN FIRE

Firefighters from Mount Forest, Arthur, Ayton, Durham, Harriston and Clifford responded to a fire at a horse barn on Highway 89 late Thursday night. The fire destroyed the barn, killing an unknown amount of horses.

Celebration

Shae Raeman (left) celebrates with a teammate after winning the gold medal at the World Ringette Championships on Sunday in Helsinki, Finland.

Flag Raising

On hand for the Crime Stoppers flag raising ceremony were, from left: Sarah Bowers-Peter, program co-ordinator for CSGW; Ray Tout, CSGW board chair; Councillor Sherry Burke, Town of Wellington North; Inspector Scott Lawson, Wellington County OPP; Wellington North Fire Chief Dave Guilbault, and; Lisa Hern, Wellington North councillor and CSGW board member.

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