DRAYTON - Since its inception 36 years ago, the Drayton Kinsmen have offered a different collectible toy tractor to interested show-goers and collectors at the annual farm show.
Here we go again ... It’s almost like a legacy, a marriage, a long-term commitment. Some say it’s our moral responsibility to continue and others say it’s for the survival of the community. Welcome to Farm Show 2017.
DRAYTON - The Drayton Farm Show, now in its 36th year, continues to grow by showcasing the latest in agricultural technology while maintaining its rural roots.
The Drayton PeeWee Rep team won the OMHA championship for its division, completing a three-game sweep of the Muskoka Rock on March 14.
MAPLETON - Residential taxes here will rise by about $15 per $100,000 worth of assessment in 2017.
MAPLETON - The Ontario Ombudsman’s office is taking no action after investigating complaints against the township by a developer.
GUELPH - A Mississauga man has been fined a total of $3,500 for hunting offences, including firing a shot that hit a passing vehicle in Mapleton Township last fall.
MAPLETON - The township has hired a new director of public works. Mapleton council passed a bylaw on March 14 appointing Salvatore (Sam) Mattina to the position, effective March
DRAYTON - Police are again warning residents about the “lottery scam,” after a senior here was defrauded of $12,000.
ALMA - Liquid Feeds International (LFI) of Innerkip has been providing molasses-based liquid feed supplements to the dairy, beef, goat, sheep and feed mill industries for over 30 years.
Mapleton Township deputy clerk Barb Schellenberger, left, was recognized by the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) after completing a term as chair of the AMCTO Zone 2.
A Drayton Kinette Club fundraiser in honour of Moorefield resident Jakob Klaassen raised over $1,200 for Kidney Cancer Canada. Over 190 people filled the Maryborough Community Centre in Moorefield on March 16 to watch magician Andrew Woo perform.
MAPLETON - Wellington County OPP received a report of a stolen vehicle from a residence on Sideroad 15 in Mapleton on March 16 at 10:30am.
Students of the Grade 1-2 class at Community Christian School in Drayton were invited to dress up like they were 100 years old on Feb. 28 in celebration of having completed 100 days of the school year.
The Drayton Defenders PeeWee Rep team took on the West Grey Warriors in WOAA playoff action on March 19 at the PMD arena. Drayton came out on the losing end of a 4-3 overtime game. Game two of the series was set for March 21 in Durham and game three, if needed, is March 25 in Ayton.
MAPLETON - Wellington County OPP, along with Mapleton Fire/Rescue and Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Services, responded to a reported barn fire near Arthur on March 14.
Fundraising continues for four-year old Jakob Klaassen of Moorefield, who was diagnosed with liver cancer in December. The latest fundraiser, Nails for Jakob, was held on March 9 at A Golden Touch Salon in Drayton. A
MAPLETON - Mapleton council will consider a rezoning application that would allow an accessory apartment in a semi-detached residence.