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Footings underway

by Dave Adsett

The dream of a new hospital to replace the current aging Groves hospital is now a reality.

With shovels at the ready, officials posed for the ceremonial ground breaking. It’s taken years to get to this point.

As the dignitaries spoke it was heartening to see the County of Wellington receive praise for its generous donations towards the project. In total the county had pledged over $10 million to secure a site and ensure the fundraising demand from the province was met.

It goes without saying that numerous people have spent a good part of their working career, whether as a bureaucrat or ...

August 18, 2017

Late night TV

by Dave Adsett

For many years people have tuned into Cops. It’s a show where the cameras follow the action and see how ...

Needs vs. wants

by Dave Adsett

It’s an age-old argument in local political circles: what is a “want” and what is a “need”?

The issue surfaced at ...

A venerable tradition

by Patrick Raftis

Mapleton residents are getting set to celebrate an institution older than the nation.

Having recently put on a major bash for ...

A lucky break

by Dave Adsett

It’s funny what triggers memories.

Watching the Saturday morning news cast we noticed a guy’s name in a caption. It didn’t ...

Spare us the spin

by Chris Daponte

As regular Advertiser readers may know, I have repeatedly used this space in recent years to lambaste local municipal officials ...

Not a good sign

by Patrick Raftis

Can it be a good sign that the U.S. government released its list of priorities for upcoming North American Free ...

Elm and ash losing ground

by Dave Adsett

There’s something happening across the county to majestic hardwoods that have lined streets and fencerows for decades.

It’s sad to watch ...

Live from Ottawa

by Dave Adsett

There were certainly high hopes for this weekend’s celebration in Ottawa.

It took almost 12 hours to get there, between accidents ...

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Dave Adsett: Footings underway

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