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by Dave Adsett

A buddy tipped us off on “yolo” the other day over lunch.

It’s not often we get the chance to appear hip with junior staff here or some of our younger vendors but we made the most of this new lingo with anyone who would listen.

Yolo in the digital world means “you only live once.”

While it would be unconventional in the extreme for us to take up skydiving or some such daring sport, we’ve been thinking a bit more about quality of time spent doing different things that inevitably get put off until a later date. Many of our interests are ...

June 16, 2017

Inflation it is

by Dave Adsett

News this past week that Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals are proposing changes to Ontario’s labour and employment laws raised a ...

Voting system wasn’t broken

by Patrick Raftis

Federal Conservative Party supporters will no doubt continue to debate for some time the results of the leadership campaign that ...

Congratulations to Michael Chong

by Dave Adsett

This county is pretty blessed to have good, decent people representing our interests in Ottawa and at Queen’s Park.

When Wellington-Halton ...

Hospital support remains strong

by Patrick Raftis

The 17th annual Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation Starlight Gala raised an incredible total organizers anticipate will reach about $210,000.

In ...

Well and happy

by Dave Adsett

Hearing news Tuesday morning of a terrorist attack in Manchester, England the previous evening left us with feelings similar to ...

Decision on OMB a game changer

by Patrick Raftis

Municipal councillors have either just been given the due they deserve, or they’ve lost their favorite scapegoat.

No matter how you ...

It’s called a broadsheet

by Dave Adsett

One of the best parts of being president of the Ontario Community Newspaper Association was meeting many of the best ...

Slow down, survive the drive

by Patrick Raftis

I know drivers in our part of the world are absolutely blessed in terms of traffic volume and the attendant ...



Wellington County


Erin to hold wastewater EA info night on June 22
Students recognized for kindness at Vimy Ridge ceremony
New fee for water bottlers takes effect on Aug. 1
Impact of marijuana legalization on municipalities concerns councillors
Four teenagers injured Saturday in single-vehicle crash


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Kelly Waterhouse


Dave Adsett: Yolo

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