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Today's date: Thursday July 31, 2014 Vol 47 Issue 30
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A midsummer’s play

A midsummer’s play    
The Elora Community Theatre brought an abridged version of A Midsummer’s Night Dream to the Elora Green Space on July 18. Performances continue this Friday at 6:30pm with Saturday and Sunday performances scheduled for 2:30 and 4:40pm. Admission is by donation. Actors standing left to right in the photo are Abi Longmire (Helena), Matthew Ferris (Demetrius), Zoe Dunbar (Titania), Jessica Niven (Peaseblossom), Alex Clay (Oberon), Mellissa Jakl (Hermia) and Ryan Robins (Lysander). The two fairies in front are Ava Daly (Cobweb) and Jessica Jensen (Mustard Seed). photo by Mike Robinson

Lobbying by local Legion members results in long-delayed burial for veteran

Lobbying by local Legion members results in long-delayed burial for veteran

HARRISTON - A local veteran of Canada’s post-Second World War peacekeeping forces has received a proper burial here, nearly four years after his death.

Erin rejects integrity commissioner report, recommendations

ERIN - Following the second of two integrity commissioner complaints against him in eight months, Erin Mayor Lou Maieron has once again been found in violation of council’s code of ethics. However, in a 3-2 recorded vote, councillors have rejected a resolution to receive the report and confirm the recommendations from integrity commissioner Robert J. Williams, which included suspending the mayor’s remuneration for one month.

New clinic at local hospital gets green light for tenders

New clinic at local hospital gets green light for tenders

PALMERSTON - A new integrated health centre here has received the go-ahead from the provincial government, which also announced it will provide funds to increase local access to physiotherapy care.

Puslinch takes tougher stance on illegal burns

ABERFOYLE - The Puslinch fire department will be taking a tougher stance on illegal burns. Those caught conducting illegal burns or without permits will be charged the cost of the fire department’s response to the scene.


Novice Marlins qualify for provincial final tourney
York Soaring brings international flying enthusiasts to Wellington County
Missing person found
Fergus Brass Band remembers one of its longest serving members


Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse


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Past Poll Results »»


Dave Adsett: Summer of 2014

Said Again:

“I can’t imagine myself doing anything else.”                  

Fergus native Melissa Holwerda, on her role this summer as part of the Ceremonial Guard of the Canadian Armed Forces in Ottawa.

July 25, 2014

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Summer 2014 Community Guide


Effective energy storage ‘holy grail’ of renewable energy, says Chiarelli

HARRISTON - A new energy storage facility, the first of its kind in Canada, was officially opened here on July 22. Ontario Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli was on hand for the commencement of commercial operations for NRStor Incorporated’s two-megawatt flywheel energy storage facility located in the Harriston Industrial Park.


Fergus man finishes first in Belwood Lake Triathlon on July 19

And they’re off - Though there were some cloudy skies, it was near perfect weather for participants in the Belwood Lake Triathlon on July 19. Cody Beals of Fergus placed first with a time of 1:19:14.

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