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Today's date: Friday March 23, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 12
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Chinese company plans $450-million glass plant in Guelph-Eramosa

Chinese company plans $450-million glass plant in Guelph-Eramosa 
GUELPH-ERAMOSA - Mayor Chris White says a glass manufacturing plant coming to Guelph-Eramosa will be a “game-changer” for the township and region. Chinese company Xinyi Canada Glass Limited is planning to build a 70-acre, $450-million glass manufacturing complex on industrial land north of the intersection of Wellington Roads 124 and 32 on the west side of Guelph-Eramosa.

Man airlifted to hospital after falling into gorge

Man airlifted to hospital after falling into gorge

ELORA - Police say a man had to be rescued from the Elora Gorge after he lost his grip while hanging from a truss bridge and fell 40 feet to the ice shelf below.

Hobby barn destroyed in fire; horses unharmed

MAPLETON - A fire north of Cumnock destroyed a small barn on Monday, but horses in the barn escaped unharmed.

Riverfest Elora announces 2018 lineup

Riverfest Elora announces 2018 lineup

ELORA - The 10th annual Riverfest Elora lineup is out, with The Flaming Lips, Carly Rae Jepsen, Blue Rodeo, July Talk, Wolf Parade, Dear Rouge and Bedouin Soundclash set to perform.

Fire destroys home in Mapleton Township

Fire destroys home in Mapleton Township

MAPLETON - A Mapleton farmhouse was completely destroyed by fire on Mar. 17.


Website to ensure residents on voter’s list
Groves Hospital now offering free Wi-Fi
Birthplace of rugby
Celebrate World Theatre Day at the Fergus Grand Theatre
Teen arrested for bringing weapon to school


Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse


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Dave Adsett: Falsehoods and promises

Said Again:

“I would suggest, if this plant occurs, it will be the largest single taxpayer in the county and the township.”

Guelph-Eramosa Mayor Chris White

March 22, 2018

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Suspicious Fires


Wellington North Showcase coming up

KENILWORTH - Wellington North is hosting the 9th annual Wellington North Showcase on March 27 and 28 at the Arthur and Area Community Centre.

Wellington Advertiser celebrating 50th anniversary

ABOYNE - The Wellington Advertiser is celebrating its 50th anniversary at the Wellington County Museum and Archives on April 4.


Three local players win silver at Paralympics

GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - Canada’s Para Hockey team, including three local players, won a silver medal following a 2-1 overtime loss to the United States March 18 in Gangneung, South Korea. The team included defencemen Rob Armstrong and Brad Bowden and forward Bryan Sholomicki, all former Erin residents.

Township helps sponsor fly fishing competition to be held in Grand and Conestogo rivers

ELORA - Centre Wellington will be supporting this summer’s fly fishing competition through a reallocation of its community impact grants.

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