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Today's date: Friday July 29, 2016 Vol 49 Issue 31
   
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Fun in the sun at local splashpad

Fun in the sun at local splashpad 
Running through the splash pad at Millburn Boulevard Park in Fergus is one way to beat the heat. Norah VanLeeuwen, 2, enjoyed the spray of a water spout on July 22. photo by Olivia Rutt

Two golds for local lacrosse players

Two golds for local lacrosse players

CALGARY - Two local players brought home gold medals after competing with Team Ontario at the 2016 Female Box Lacrosse Championships in Calgary July 18 to 23.

Minto facing OMB appeal of rezoning of former school property

HARRISTON - The Town of Minto is facing an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing over the rezoning of a local residential development.

Centre Wellington construction values hit $75 million for first half of 2016

Centre Wellington construction values hit $75 million for first half of 2016

ELORA - Unprecedented growth and construction values close to $75 million helped Centre Wellington councillors decide to modestly bump up the size of its building department.

Local hospitals receive more than $3 million in mental health funding

GUELPH - Wellington County and Guelph hospitals are receiving more than $3 million in provincial funding to expand emergency mental health services.

BUZZ

Battle Finalists determined at Grand River Raceway
MPAC representative outlines latest Puslinch assessment numbers
Big business on back roads in Wellington, local councils advised
Lots of action at Fergus Truck Show
Centre Wellington Tier 3 water study to begin in September
Area mayors met with deputy premier
Township chooses wastewater plant, community growth as top priorities

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: The pork barrel

Said Again:

“These are some of the best of the souvenirs to get because they really have the memories attached to them.”

Matt Pitman, 27th Guelph Cub Scout leader, on the value of collecting badges.

July 29, 2016

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BUSINESS

Canadian Tire servicing agreement approved

KENILWORTH - Wellington North council has approved a site servicing agreement with Canadian Tire.

Sports

Battle Finalists determined at Grand River Raceway

ELORA - Elimination races for Grand River Raceway’s 26th annual Industry Day event (on Aug.1) were contested during five elimination rounds on July 25.

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