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Blue-green algae toxins confirmed in Lake Rosalind

Results from blue-green algae samples taken from Lake Rosalind on July 11 by the Ministry of the...

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Clifford Homecoming receives $24,100 in funds

HARRISTON – Perth-Wellington MP John Nater and the Town of Minto were pleased to announce July 12...

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Syrian family coming to Exeter

EXETER — Now is your opportunity to help a Syrian refugee family that will soon be moving to the...

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Petition started against Hensall wheelie bins

HENSALL — A wheelie bin system for garbage pick-up will be tested in Hensall, but not everyone in...

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Housing numbers down in Lucan Biddulph, but expected to rebound

LUCAN BIDDULPH — The number of housing starts in Lucan Biddulph has slowed in the first half of...

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Traffic lights at Saintsbury soon?

LUCAN BIDDULPH — The long awaited traffic lights at Main Street and Saintsbury may well be...

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Grand Bend beach gardens getting facelift

LAMBTON SHORES — Council has accepted a nursery’s $17,400 proposal to ‘revitalize’ gardens around...

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Help BB2F complete fundraising for sport field project in Wingham

WINGHAM – Between the first ever fundraising gala and Madill Mad Dash, It has been an amazing year...

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Campaign Completion

A group of donors and campaign members gathered to celebrate the completion of the Our Hospital, Our Future fundraising campaign, which raised $4,500,000 dollars to redevelop the Wingham and District Hospital.

SURE AND STEADY

Restoration efforts continue at The Old Post in downtown Harriston. Building owner Michael Hendrick says community support and engaged local tradespeople have graced the project throughout.

Safe Access

No Frills has installed a new access point to their store for the Mennonite community off of Sligo Road. This horse and buggy only road is 100 per cent funded by No Frills, and according to Gary Williamson of Safe Communities Wellington North, will be the start of a series of roads in the north end of Mount Forest that will make access to businesses much safer for the Mennonite community.

SVCA Horse Camp opens

Jan Moulton (left) and Leslie Ball and their horses Stormy and Willow were some of the first attendees at the new Saugeen Bluffs Horse Camp. The two women had many positive things to say about the park’s new endeavour.

News From Beyond Southwestern Ontario

Canada

Tootoo finishes alcohol-addiction treatment

Former minister Hunter Tootoo finishes treatment for alcohol addiction

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World

Dem convention starts in turmoil due to leaks

If hackers wanted to mess with Dem convention, mission accomplished on Day 1

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Man dies after Ottawa arrest: SIU

Man, 37, dies after arrest in Ottawa: SIU

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Business

Stock markets kick off week with losses

TSX, Wall Street fall amid lower commodities and ahead of Fed meeting

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Canada

Bail revoked in sexual assault case

Bail revoked for Toronto PhD student convicted in 2015 sexual assault

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Bail revoked in sexual assault case

Bail revoked for Toronto PhD student convicted in 2015 sexual assault

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Paralympic cyclist gets one stolen bike back

Quebec paralympic athlete gets back one of two stolen bikes

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Ontario

Man charged with leaving dog in car

Man charged after dog left in car on hot day: police

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Ontario

Ontario to stop paying for high-dose opioids

Ontario to stop paying for high-dose opioids in push to reduce addiction

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