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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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Costs skyrocket for Bluewater takeover of Varna water

BLUEWATER — The municipality of Bluewater’s attempts to take over operation of the Varna water...

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Council rejects transitional housing bylaw, decision can be appealed

SOUTH HURON — Council has rejected a motion that would have allowed for transitional housing at 411...

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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

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Saugeen Landowners call on Brockton to dissolve SVCA

A representative of the Saugeen Regional Landowners Association is calling on Brockton to take steps...

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Lucan Biddulph looks to recoup fire costs

LUCAN BIDDULPH — A company named Fire Marque recently approached Lucan Biddulph council with a...

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Old family photo

Pay your parents or siblings a visit to revisit old family albums...and maybe recreate one of your favourite childhood photos!

SLAPSHOT

Pictured here is Greg Scott taking a slap shot on net, which resulted in the second goal for the Wingham Ironmen last Sunday in game four of the best of seven quarter final series against the Mitchell Hawks.

PROPERTY CONCERNS:

Several neighbours have expressed concern about a property owner’s intention in Centralia to convert the former general store into residential use. South Huron council approved rezoning for the project last week.

FILM IN PRODUCTION:

Varna-area native Valerie Laurie, who works for the CBC, is producing an independent film called “Drowning,” which will be filming in Huron County this summer and fall.

SHARED SERVICES

North Huron Reeve Neil Vincent, left, and Morris Turnberry Mayor Paul Gowing, right, spoke to the media and township staff on Feb. 9 about the merger of municipal services in Wingham.

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.

Damage

Firefighters from North Huron are on scene of a structure fire in Bluevale. The structure is fully engulfed. Crews responded just before 6 a.m. on Feb 4.

Fidget Aprons

The Grade 5 class from Exeter Elementary School was at the Exeter Library on Jan. 27 to help the Fidget Makers group make fidget aprons that are donated to people suffering from dementia. Pictured at right from left are Leah Branderhorst, Owen Armstrong, Brayden Tomlinson, Nova Bibby and Tristan Poland. The Fidget Makers have now made over 300 aprons.

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Trudeau shies away from Liberals' balanced-budget vow, cites fading economy

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Advance consent for assisted death urged

Group urges Ottawa to allow dementia patients to request assisted death in advance

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Man who disappeared in 1986 to be reunited with family

Ontario man believed missing or dead for 30 years to be reunited with his family

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Yukon Quest sled dog race at halfway point

Canadian musher still in the race for Yukon Quest sled dog prize money

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Man apologizes to killing, raping Sarnia, Ont., teacher

Couple to be sentenced today in St. Thomas, Ont., in slaying of woman

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Cell expert continues testimony at Bosma trial

Cell phone expert continues testimony at Tim Bosma murder trial in Hamilton

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Baloney Meter: Not a kilometre of new pipe?

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Sun Feb 28 | 11:00 AM

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