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Today's date: Friday November 17, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 46
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Mapleton may proceed with water, wastewater projects

MAPLETON - The end of a long-standing development freeze in the villages of Drayton and Moorefield may be at hand.

Cement truck crash

MAPLETON - On Nov. 8 at about 9:30am emergency crews responded to a serious single-vehicle collision involving a cement truck on Wellington Road 10 south of Moorefield.

Break-in, theft

MAPLETON - On Nov. 5, the OPP was dispatched to a break-in at a residence on Wellington Road 9 here.

Driver airlifted after cement truck crash

Driver airlifted after cement truck crash

MAPLETON - The driver of a cement truck was airlifted to hospital following a single-vehicle accident near Moorefield on Nov. 8.

Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society currently seeking new volunteer directors

MAPLETON - Do you have new innovative ideas? Are you willing to try something new? The Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society is looking for volunteer directors willing to make a difference at the annual Drayton Fair held in August.

Kinsmen celebrating 50 years of contributing to community

DRAYTON - The Kinsmen Club of Drayton is celebrating its 50th anniversary in the community.

Typical tax bill would rise about $168 under proposed 2018 budget

MAPLETON - Total taxes, including the township, school board and county portions, would rise by about $168 on a residential property valued at the median assessment of $330,000 under a proposed 2018 budget presented to Mapleton council on Nov. 7.

Wellington residents’ wartime role focus of presentation

DRAYTON - The role Wellington County residents played in war, including the time period before Wellington County was formed, was the focus of a presentation at the November Congregate Dining program here.

Crime Stoppers: tools, machinery taken in rural break-in

MAPLETON - Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were dispatched to a break and enter at a residence on Wellington Road 9 south of Concession Road 8 here on Nov. 5.

Lest we forget

Lest we forget

Mapleton remembers - The annual Remembrance Day service was held in Memorial Park in Drayton on Nov. 11. The colour party led the Remembrance Day parade from the Drayton Legion on Elm Street , through the downtown, to the cenotaph.

Ron Cherrey recognized by OMCA

Ron Cherrey was presented with the Ontario Motorcoach Association (OMCA) Lifetime Achievement Award at the Westin Harbour Castle on Nov. 6.

Missionary outscores Community 3-1 in NDCHL hockey action

Missionary claimed the only goal in the first period with a shot by Pat Landman, assisted by Curtis Bults.

Walk through Bethesda Cemetery reveals local history

MAPLETON - The first person thought to be buried in the Bethesda Cemetery was Mary Luxon, wife of John Luxon, originally from Cornwall, England. (This is the second part in a series on the Mapleton Historical Society’s annual Cemetery Walk on Sept. 9 at Bethesda Cemetery.)

Fundraising efforts continue for splash pad

MAPLETON - Fundraising continues for the planned Mapleton Splash Pad, with construction expected to begin in the spring.
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