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Today's date: Tuesday January 16, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 02
   
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Elora teacher brings science, fun to the classroom

Elora teacher brings science, fun to the classroom

ELORA - A local elementary school teacher is receiving international recognition for a program he created to bring real-time science, adventure and exploration to the classroom.

Big bonspiel

Big bonspiel

The Elora Curling Club hosted the Home Hardware Bonspiel, known as the biggest week-long bonspiel in southern Ontario. There were 76 players in 18 teams from Arthur, Ayr, Elmira, Elora, Fergus, Galt, Guelph, K-W Granite, Plattsville, Stratford and Westmount curling clubs as well as the Galt Country Club.

Two Sailors Bonspiel

Two Sailors Bonspiel

The first bonspiel of 2018, Two Sailors Bonspiel, was held at the Fergus Curling Club on Jan. 6. The bonspiel is named after Gary Waterhouse, far left, and John Anderson, far right, who were both in the navy.

Heading to Nationals

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.

Gold

Gold

The Grand River Mustangs Peewee 2 team took home gold at the Jason Cripps Tournament in Kitchener on Dec. 30. “This was a great finish to an undefeated regular season and will make a nice addition to the gold and silver medals the girls received at other tournaments this year,” said officials.

Elora Rocks donate

Elora Rocks donate

On Dec. 22 the Elora Rocks gave all the food donations from two games in December to the Centre Wellington Food Bank. The Rocks offered discounted admission for the two games in December with a food bank donation.

James Hill and Anne Janelle coming to the Fergus Grand Theatre

James Hill and Anne Janelle coming to the Fergus Grand Theatre

FERGUS - Ukulele player James Hill and cellist-turned-songwriter Anne Janelle, are set to take the stage at the Fergus Grand Theatre for one performance on Jan. 18.

Vocal and piano music program opens 2018 Gallery Concert Series

ABOYNE - The exhibition hall of the Wellington County Museum will be warmed on Jan. 14 at 2pm by a program with the theme Love Songs Around The World and Across The Centuries - the first Gallery Concert Series performance this year.

Centre Wellington mayor reports on county’s perpetual reporting

ELORA - There may not be a perpetual motion machine, but perpetual reporting seems to be the way of the future for municipal governments.

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.

Skatepark donation

Skatepark donation

The Centre Wellington Skatepark Association received $500 raised by real estate agent George Mochrie of Red Brick Real Estate from the free movie night held in Bissell Park in Elora in August. Joining him are members of the group at the site of the future skatepark at the Elora Arena. The fundraising for the project is at $49,200.

Centre Wellington renews Greenspace lease

ELORA - It’s going to be a green new year in downtown Elora. On Dec. 18, Centre Wellington renewed its lease arrangement with Suncor for the use of the property at the northwest corner of Mill and Metcalfe Streets (officially designated as 25 Mill St. W.

MacDonald Trust application deadline is Jan. 28

CENTRE WELLINGTON - Do you have an idea or project that will make a difference to residents in Centre Wellington?

McElwain: ‘jubilation ended real damn quick’

ELORA - It looks like the spectre of the West Montrose Dam isn’t fading away.

Guelph man charged in Dec. 25 theft of car with child inside

GUELPH - Police have now charged a man in connection with the Christmas Day theft of a car with a child in the back seat.

Dog dies after falling into Elora Gorge

ELORA - A dog is dead after falling into the Elora Gorge last week.
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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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