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Today's date: Tuesday January 16, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 02
   
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Erin man faces child pornography charges

ERIN - A local man faces four child pornography charges after a four-month OPP investigation.

Morriston practitioner faces more sexual assault charges involving former patients

GUELPH - A traditional Chinese medical practitioner in Morriston is now facing nine sexual assault charges involving eight former patients.

Two babies born on Jan 1 at Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest

Two babies born on Jan 1 at Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest 
MOUNT FOREST - Wellington County welcomed two babies on New Year’s Day this year. The first baby of 2018 arrived at 12:27am on Jan. 1. The baby boy was delivered by Amy Sjaarda of Countryside Midwives of Palmerston. The second baby was born several hours later to excited parents Janelle and Alan Capell of Southgate Township. Baby Sullivan arrived at 5pm on Jan. 1.

Manny Baron appointed CAO/clerk for Mapleton

Manny Baron appointed CAO/clerk for Mapleton

MAPLETON - Mayor Neil Driscoll said Mapleton council is confident in its choice of a new CAO/clerk, despite a controversial exit from his previous position.

County proposes budget with 2.5 per cent increase in taxes

ABOYNE - Wellington County is proposing a 2018 budget with a 2.5 per cent increase in the county portion of property taxes. The increase is slightly lower than the 2017 increase of 2.9% and down from the 2.8% projected in the county’s 10-year plan.

Guelph-Eramosa has paid $154,000 to terminated employees since 2012

Guelph-Eramosa has paid $154,000 to terminated employees since 2012

WELLINGTON CTY. - Guelph-Eramosa has now provided settlement information it previously refused to grant the Advertiser. CAO Ian Roger, who blamed past refusals on a mix-up and “communication” error, informed the newspaper on Jan. 4 the township has paid $154,014 to terminated employees since 2012.

Guelph-Eramosa man faces seventh arson charge

A Guelph-Eramosa man charged earlier this year in connection with six suspicious fires now faces a seventh arson charge. On Jan. 2 Justin Nicholas Johnathon Beal, 28, of Guelph-Eramosa, was charged with arson in relation to a suspicious fire at 7070 Fife Road in Guelph-Eramosa on Dec. 5, 2016.

BUZZ

Puslinch budget information meeting on Jan. 16
Elora teacher brings science, fun to the classroom
Centre Wellington mayor reports on county’s perpetual reporting
MacDonald Trust application deadline is Jan. 28
Guelph man charged in Dec. 25 theft of car with child inside
OPP identify Erin man charged with sexual assault

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: The drive for data

Said Again:

“The jubilation ended real damn quick.”

Centre Wellington councillor Kirk McElwain upon learning the proposed West Montrose Dam still remains on the books.

January 12, 2018

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Suspicious Fires

BUSINESS

Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce hosts mayor’s breakfast on Jan. 31

ELORA - Centre Wellington Mayor Kelly Linton will provide an update on the success of the last year and share some plans for the coming years in Centre Wellington.

Sports

Heading to Nationals

Elora curler Grace Holyoke’s Ottawa team recently won the provincial U21 curling championships. The team is heading to Shawinigan, Que. for the Canadian championships Jan. 13 to 21.

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