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Motor vehicle and wheelchair collide

On June 19, 2016 at approximately 6:20 p.m., members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial...

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Acts of vandalism damage Lions Heritage Park

PALMERSTON — Several acts of vandalism took place Monday, June 13 at Lions Heritage Park in...

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Bump out proceeds, council opts not to revisit prior decision

EXETER — Those opposing the controversial downtown Exeter bump out/parkette project had another...

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Vigil to be held Friday in Minto

A vigil is being held this Friday, June 24 at 8:30 p.m. in honour of the 49 victims of the Orlando...

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2016 tax rates are lower, but assessments will boost most bills

LAMBTON SHORES — Lambton Shores property owners will be taxed at reduced rates for local municipal,...

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Female attacked on Exeter trail

EXETER — A 19-year-old man has been arrested after a female was attacked and sexually assaulted...

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Hospital ends fiscal year with nearly $300,000 deficit

EXETER — For the first time in recent history, the South Huron Hospital Association (SHHA) ended...

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Multiple deaths far more prevalent in transport truck-related collisions, says OPP

HURON COUNTY – The Ontario Provincial Police has responded to more than 27,000 collisions...

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Poor financial health?

Studies suggest people dealing with financial stress are more likely to suffer health issues such as high blood pressure, headaches, digestive problems, and even heart attacks.

It's time to care

Peter Boyle, left, and Don Arkell, both from the Ontario Health Coalition, and Tom Carrothers of Family Councils Ontario brought a larger than life rocking chair to Exeter on June 18 as a symbol of the plight of seniors in Ontario. This Rocking Chair Tour is meant to bring people of Ontario awareness of the state of seniors living in long term care or living at home with assistance. The concern for the health of seniors is due to what these advocates say is a lack of government action to improve

PLAY BALL

Local firefighters joined in the baseball game where Grade 7 students played for bragging rights at the Swing into Summer safety event at Howick Central Public School on June 14.

ROCKING THE GALA

The Lakeshore Boys provided live music for those in attendance. The band provided their time and services free of charge as they wanted to help the gala reach its fundraising goal.

Destroyed

Firefighters from five local stations - Mount Forest, Arthur, West Grey, Dundalk and Harriston - were able to put out a fire early Sunday morning on Southgate Road 4 before it spread to the surrounding buildings. No injuries were reported from the fire, which was ruled accidental by officials. Damage is estimated to be $400,000.

ON DECK

Pictured here is the Howick Pool lifeguard staff for the 2016 summer season. Back row is Vienna van Veen, Carly Kreller, Tiffany Sanburn and Nicole Sanburn. In the front row is Andrea Versteeg and Troy Walther. The pool opened this week for swimming lessons and will have it’s first public swim on June 18 from 2p.m. to 4p.m.

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South Florida man says he's didn't kill FSU professor

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Grocers selling beer can add cider to shelves

Ontario allows grocers that sell beer to add craft cider to store shelves

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Retirement, Jason Kenney and the news: 3 ways politics touched us this week

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Canada can weather Brexit, Trudeau says

Canada well-positioned to weather fallout from UK decision to leave EU: Trudeau

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Woman says she was fired over allergic reaction

Saskatoon woman says she was fired for having allergic reaction

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Canadians in Britain fear Brexit consequences

Canadians living, working in Britain fear consequences of Brexit

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Boy, 12, faces assault with weapon charge

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Integrity commissioner calls for Sarnia, Ont,. mayor's suspension for 3 months

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