GUELPH - The Speed River will play host to a number of strange vessels on June 8 as the Wellington Area Scouts host the 23rd Annual Speed River Raft Race.
GUELPH - The Employment Coordination Committee of Guelph Wellington (ECC) will host the 23rd Annual Employer Recognition and Awards event with a breakfast celebration on May 24.
GUELPH - Fresh on the heels of successful participation at the Kiwanis Music Festival and Guelph’s first Gay/Straight Alliance High School coalition, the Rainbow Chorus of Waterloo-Wellington aims to close its busiest year ever with their highly anticipated annual spring concert May 25 at 8pm at the Harcourt United Church.
NEW HAMBURG - The 47th annual New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale is a major fundraiser for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), the development and relief agency of Mennonite and Brethren in Christ Churches. Every year since 1967, over 15,000 people have attended the sale to purchase food, quilts, new sporting and outdoor equipment, furniture, flowers, plants and much more.
GUELPH - The African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,” gives the May 25 concert its theme of raising the younger generation, an apt theme for Guelph Youth Singers’ organization of four award-winning choirs, with its 80 young singers, aged six through eighteen.
GUELPH - The popular workshop entitled “Look, See, Paint” is being held on June 12 from 9:30am to 12pm at The Arboretum, University of Guelph.
WELLINGTON CTY. - With Andrea Horwath’s announcement that the NDP will support the provincial budget, it appears that Ontario will not face a spring election.
Police continue to crack down on drinking and driving across Wellington County.
ORILLIA - The OPP kept very busy over the Victoria Day long weekend on roads, waterways and trails throughout the province.
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TORONTO - Police are bracing for the busy summer holiday season, which historically has been a deadly time. Not just the roadways, but waterways have been areas of heartbreak to the families of those who say they don’t need to wear a life jacket.