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Today's date: Sunday April 26, 2015 Vol 48 Issue 17
   
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We are silent walk held on April 17

We are silent walk held on April 17 
Students at St. Joseph Catholic School in Fergus took part in a silent walk on April 17 to raise awareness of aboriginal issues and the plight of those in the community whose voices are unheard. photo by Mike Robinson

Four charged after Rockwood drug bust

ROCKWOOD - Four local residents face a number of marijuana charges after drug bust here.

Planning amendment opens doors for new development

Planning amendment opens doors for new development

ELORA - After years of discussion, it looks like final approval of the North West Fergus Secondary Plan is almost complete.

Linton hopeful new program helps with bridge costs

ELORA - FROM PAGE ONE Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund, which helps small, rural and northern communities build and repair critical infrastructure.

Avian flu concerns force show cancellation

MOUNT FOREST - The “fur and feathers” show here this weekend has been cancelled due to concerns about avian flu.

Mazerolle recognized with provincial medal for volunteer efforts

Mazerolle recognized with provincial medal for volunteer efforts

ERIN - “Do it for the fuzzy feeling that you get inside when you actually see the smile on somebody’s face when you do something to help them,” said Kylee Mazerolle, 17, when asked why youth in the community should volunteer.

‘Possible redefined’ for local students at Empowerment Day

Twenty two school buses lined the outskirts of the parking lot at the PMD arena on April 15. Inside more than 1,300 students, teachers, chaperones and interested community members celebrated Empowerment Day.

BUZZ

Students take walk of silence on behalf of the unheard in community
Shamrock Awards presented to volunteers at Celebrate Erin event
Erin resident launches official complaint over cruiser ‘blazing’ through school zone
Emergency Preparedness Week: Local citizens urged to plan ahead
Gorge extraction illustrates need for caution: Patton
Zoe Clarke named Youth Citizen of the Year

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Happy birthday

Said Again:

“I know what it’s like to not feel like you fit in ... but I also know how to be happy and do things and make other people happy ....”

Erin’s Kylee Mazerolle, 17, who recently received the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers.

April 24, 2015

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Editorial Cartoon

The Liberal government announced this week it plans to sell off 60% of Hydro One, which critics say will further drive up already-sky high hydro bills. The Ontario Energy Board announced its latest time-of-use pricing increase, effective May 1, the same day as Premier Kathleen Wynne’s privatization announcement.

BUSINESS

Nominations open for Mount Forest Chamber of Commerce awards

MOUNT FOREST - Want to appreciate and recognize someone who goes “above and beyond,” dedicating themselves to make the community a better place to live?

Sports

Elora Karate Dojo wins 16 awards

ELORA - A karate dojo here won 16 prizes at the 30th Annual CNGK Championship on April 12.

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