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Tribute by candlelight

Tribute by candlelight

Fergus residents Carolyn Woods, left, and Sandra Woods were among those participating in the candle-lighting tribute on the front lawn of the Wellington County Museum and Archives in honour of the county’s fallen soldiers on Nov. 10.

Remembrance

Remembrance

St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Fergus held a Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 10. Wellington Halton Hills MPP Michael Chong and Fergus Legion president Fred Hiller were on hand as guest speakers.

Sorbara development public meeting on Nov. 30

Sorbara development public meeting on Nov. 30

ABOYNE - Centre Wellington Township is hosting another public meeting on Nov. 30 regarding a proposed zoning bylaw and draft plan of subdivision.

Celebrate First Night 2018 in Elora

ELORA - As the curtain closes on Canada’s 150th birthday and a glorious year of celebrations, come enjoy an outdoor family friendly party. Plans are in the works to end Canada’s sesquicentennial with a bang.

New LHIN office opens in Fergus to connect with local community

New LHIN office opens in Fergus to connect with local community

FERGUS - The Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) opened a new office here on Nov. 13. As the most northern office for the organization, the Fergus location will allow staff to better serve Wellington residents, providing care closer to home for many patients, officials say.

Royal success

Royal success

Megan Thring of Belwood attended the 4-H luncheon on Nov. 8 to receive her second place ribbon for her hay entry in the field crops division at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Presenting her ribbon is Kim Turnbull.

Cheer competition

Cheer competition

Cheer On Bears had two teams travel to Sandusky, Ohio Nov. 4 to 5 to compete at the GLCC Very Scary Challenge. The teams did well, said officials, in their first competition of the season. The Glacier Team placed third and the Kenai Team placed 8th.

Curling

Curling

The first bonspiel of the season happened on Nov. 11 at the Fergus Curling Club. This year it was won by the team skipped by Carl Gray with 33.25 points.

Gold

Gold

The Mustangs PeeWee 2 team won gold in the Mount Forest Rams Girls Classic Hockey Tournament Nov. 10 to 12. The team beat Mitchell in the final game 2-0 and is undefeated this season.

Aquaflies

Aquaflies

Brant Synchro Club, Guelph Synchronized Swimming Club and KW Synchronized Swimming Club announced the creation of the Grand River Aquaflies: three newly combined competitive teams, which are represented by provincial athletes from each of the three clubs.

One hundred hats

One hundred hats

When Barb Whaley moved into Caressant Care in Fergus, she wanted to do something to keep her busy. Using donated yarn, she started knitting hats. She created over 100 hats of all sizes before passing away suddenly on Sept. 8 at 85 years old.

Elora remembers

Elora remembers

LEFT: Comrade President Marjorie Walser presents the Elora Legion Branch 229 Ladies Auxiliary wreath. RIGHT: Residents lined the streets of downtown Elora on Nov. 11 to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Humane Society seeks owner of three dogs found in deplorable condition

GUELPH - The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is seeking information from the public after three small poodle-mix dogs were found wandering near the 7th Line and Sideroad 25 in Centre Wellington on Nov. 6.

Highland dancers take on Disney and Halton competition

Highland dancers take on Disney and Halton competition

FERGUS - Dancers from Blue Bonnet Lassies School of Highland Dance competed in two recent competitions, first the International Gathering of Scottish Highland Dance at Walt Disney World in Florida and second the WOHDA (Western Ontario Highland Dancers’ Association) Halton District Competition in Burlington.

Tribute show

Tribute show

A tribute to John Lennon and Yoko Ono took place at the Fergus Grand Theatre on Nov. 11.

Scott Woods bringing Christmas tour to Fergus

FERGUS - Renowned Canadian Fiddle Champion Scott Woods and his band will present Old Time Christmas! in Fergus on Dec. 6.

Book bargains for Christmas

Book bargains for Christmas

Elora Festival book volunteers, from left, Bob Dawson, Margaret MacGruther, Mary Goulding, Judy Stormes, Leslie McConkey, Meg Walsh and Linda Rankine prepare for the Elora Festival Christmas Book Sale.

Bandstand Revisited coming to Fergus

FERGUS - Calling all fans of American Bandstand. Don’t miss the new live show Bandstand Revisited when it comes to the Fergus Grand Theatre for a one night only performance on Nov. 18 at 8pm.

Great turnout

Great turnout

A huge crowd helped mark Remembrance Day at the at the Fergus cenotaph on Nov. 11. It was cold but bright and it was mentioned more than once that those being remembered fought in such weather - or much worse - in order to provide Canadians the freedom they enjoy today.

Mental health support available at Groves

FERGUS - Groves Memorial Community Hospital’s emergency department now offers patients mental health services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Radon, lung cancer information night in Fergus Nov. 21

FERGUS - The local health unit is hosting a radon and lung cancer information session on Nov. 21 at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex in Fergus.

Drugs found in RIDE

INVERHAUGH - On Nov. 12 at about 1:30am Wellington County OPP were conducting a RIDE program on Wellington Road 21 here.

Victoria Street pedestrian bridge public Information meeting, West Mill streetscape improvements and special council meeting

CENTRE WELLINGTON - In preparation for the Nov. 22 public information meeting and special council meeting, the presentation and survey are now available for viewing and comment on the township’s website at www.centrewellington.ca/victoriastreet and on www.connectcw.ca.

Police looking for man who stole scotch, tequila from LCBO

Police looking for man who stole scotch, tequila from LCBO

FERGUS - Police have released a photo of a suspect they say is responsible for stealing close to $300 worth of booze from a liquor store.
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