Today's date: Monday April 24, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 16
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Surprise, surprise

by Dave Adsett

Despite unpredictable weather there are glimmers of hope emerging in flowerbeds in the form of yellow daffodils and tulips.

Many gardeners who put in the effort last fall are patiently waiting to see the results this spring. Bulbs, many of the red and white variety, were planted as part of Canada’s 150th celebration this year.

As often happens with best laid plans, mother nature has a way of asserting herself this time of year, letting people know she’s actually in charge. Whether it be squirrels and chipmunks helping themselves to a tasty winter treat or poor planting techniques, some hopeful growers are ...

April 21, 2017

Levy makes sense

by Chris Daponte

We hope common sense prevails when Erin council makes a decision next week on a volunteer levy Nestlé Waters has ...

Workshop could be a lifesaver

by Patrick Raftis

Not so many years ago, mental health in general, and suicide in particular, were topics seldom broached in public. Still ...

Differences of opinion

by Dave Adsett

We’re pretty proud of the fact we have a team of staff members that run the gamut from young writers ...

July 1st is fast approaching

by Dave Adsett

There have already been a few events in Wellington County to recognize Canada’s pending birthday on July 1st this year.

At ...

A game changer? Time will tell

by Patrick Raftis

It appears in the immediate aftermath of the Liberal federal government’s second budget that there are some positive signs for ...

Drones, robots and thinking

by Dave Adsett

Few will argue that innovation makes life easier.

From electricity to the automobile to mechanized manufacturing processes, our lives are much ...

Stopping scams is everyone’s job

by Patrick Raftis

Local bank staff are being credited with helping to prevent a despicable scam from becoming worse.

Wellington County OPP officers were ...

THINK before hitting ‘send’

by Chris Daponte

This may come as a shock to those under 30, but many of us older adults feel lucky we attended ...



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Young girl approached by naked man near Mount Forest
Relay for Life returning to Fergus
Hockey card fraud
McCaughan hired as interim head of public works in Wellington North
Guelph-Eramosa, Erin hire new shared bylaw and property enforcement officer
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Dave Adsett: Surprise, surprise

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