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Today's date: Sunday November 23, 2014 Vol 47 Issue 47
   
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‘Tis the season ... for cookies in Erin

‘Tis the season ... for cookies in Erin    
Erin’s downtown Window Wonderland began Nov. 14 and the staff at Holtom’s Bakery had a wide selection of Christmas baking to offer visitors. Last weekend's event drew in hundreds of visitors from across the region to see the decorated windows and watch the tree lighting in McMillan Park. From left: Paulina Grant, Alyssa Beaton and Amanda Holtom. photo by Mike Robinson

Arnott, Chong endorse Ontario PC leadership candidate Christine Elliott

Arnott, Chong endorse Ontario PC leadership candidate Christine Elliott

FERGUS - Ontario PC Party leadership hopeful Christine Elliott has the endorsement of federal and provincial politicians in Wellington-Halton Hills.

Collective agreement ratified by five vote margin

Collective agreement ratified by five vote margin

MOUNT FOREST - It was five votes that made the difference as members of OPSEU Local 291 voted on Nov. 19 to accept a final offer placed before them by the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington Dufferin (CMHA WWD).

Whitcombe leaves lasting legacy in Puslinch, Wellington County

Whitcombe leaves lasting legacy in Puslinch, Wellington County

PUSLINCH - Many in Puslinch Township and beyond were saddened to learn of the sudden passing on Nov. 16 of former mayor Brad Whitcombe.

County takes hit in 2015 OMPF grants; lower tier allocations vary

WELLINGTON CTY. - The county will experience a reduction in unconditional Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) grants in 2015, but four of the county’s seven lower tier municipalities will see increases. That represents a change from 2014, when only two lower tier municipalities received more funding than the previous year.

BUZZ

Magician Peter Marucci receives award from International Brotherhood
New exhibit chronicles life and times of Wellington North residents during war
UGDSB announces winner of environmental slogan contest
Quick response prevented structure fire at nursing home
Teacher charged with sexual assault

COLUMNISTS

Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Ted Arnott, Wellington-Halton Hills MPP
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: A leader passes

Said Again:

“He will be sorely missed. He was a visionary and a great community leader.”                  

Wellington County Warden Chris White on former warden and Puslinch Mayor Brad Whitcombe, who passed away suddenly earlier this week.

November 21, 2014

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BUSINESS

Love for pets

The Pet Valu store in Fergus recently held a fundraiser for the Cats Anonymous Rescue and Adoption shelter in Marsville. Left is owner Nina Querin with the donations - over $800 worth of food and litter.

Sports

Erin Indoor Recreation Centre hosts official opening on Nov. 15

ERIN - Thanks to a partnership between Hillsburgh, Erin and District Soccer (HEADS) and the Erin Agricultural Society, local soccer players are now able to enjoy a year-round indoor facility.

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