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Today's date: Tuesday September 16, 2014 Vol 47 Issue 37
   
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Police arrest suspect in Aug. 22 car chase

Police arrest suspect in Aug. 22 car chase    
MINTO - Almost three weeks to the day following a car chase through Mapleton Township that caused minor damage to public and private property, police have arrested a suspect in the case.

Celebrating the ‘butter’ things in life

Celebrating the ‘butter’ things in life    
Victoria McCullough was at the start of the Arthur Fall Fair parade on Sept. 5 getting set to celebrate this year’s theme, “Everything Butter.” Though the parade was cancelled because of stormy weather, spirits were high during the remainder of the weekend. photo by Mike Robinson

Resident: Candidate election guidelines ‘insulting’, ‘ridiculous’

ABERFOYLE - With just over six weeks remaining until the Oct. 27 municipal election, a Puslinch resident is urging council to rescind two township election guideline bulletins, calling them “insulting” and “ridiculous.”

Local beekeeper joins $450 million class action lawsuit

FERGUS - A local beekeeper is joining a $450-million class action lawsuit launched against two chemical companies that alleges their pesticides are decimating bee colonies. Jim Coneybeare, owner and operator of Coneybeare Honey just north of Fergus, told the Advertiser he is joining the class action suit against Bayer CropScience Inc. and Syngenta Canada Inc. and their parent companies.

Fire forces evacuation of Birmingham lodge

Fire forces evacuation of Birmingham lodge

MOUNT FOREST - An official with the Wellington North Fire Service said a fire at Birmingham Retirement Community on Monday night taxed some emergency resources but ended with no serious injuries.

Former Clifford ball field land sold to developer

CLIFFORD - The Town of Minto has sold the former ball field here to a developer who plans to build 14 townhouses on the property.

BUZZ

Two way race for Wellington County Ward 6
More names announced in Erin election
Puslinch wants to take advantage of Highway 401 and Hanlon corridors
Bracelet of Hope honoured for work done to combat AIDS crisis in Africa
Mushroom Fest to celebrate agricultural heritage of Guelph-Eramosa

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Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Beekeeper battle

Said Again:

“I think the old need the young and the young need the old.”

Groves Hospital Volunteer Association member Richard Taylor, on his group’s appeal for younger volunteers at the new location for the New to You shop in Fergus.

September 12, 2014

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BUSINESS

WrightHaven unveils energy self-sufficient home

ELORA - It’s the first of its kind in Ontario: a home powered entirely by solar power.

Sports

Local Terry Fox Runs set for Sept. 14

WELLINGTON CTY. - Local residents will be among hundreds of thousands from across Ontario expected to participate in the annual Terry Fox Run on Sept. 14.

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