Today's date: Sunday February 17, 2019 Vol 52 Issue 07
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Climate change

by Dave Adsett

While little sympathy will be extended our way, it’s been a tough week adjusting to the change in climate, after spending most of last week in Florida.

Escaping winter’s frigid -30 embrace into 20-plus degree weather was a welcome treat, but reality took hold quickly as the plane hit the ground.

Kids off school for the day, employees concerned about getting home safely and the omnipresent struggles in the mailroom to package the newspaper and deliver it in good time weigh heavily on the mind today. As has been the case for over five decades, the paper always gets out, one way ...

February 15, 2019

Math games no answer

by Patrick Raftis

With many experts decrying a crisis-level lack of mental health supports in Ontario, it’s encouraging to see local efforts being ...

Minto CBO recognized by OBOA

by Patrick Raftis

Minto chief building official Terry Kuipers was presented with the Eugene McAdams Memorial Award for his contributions to the Bluewater ...

Governing on the sly

by Patrick Raftis

While the speed of the news cycle these days means perceptions may change by the time this is published, news ...

Cannabis quandary

by Chris Daponte

It is settled. Four of Wellington County’s lower tier municipalities are open to future retail cannabis stores, while three have ...

Shining some light

by Patrick Raftis

Minto officials involved in a community mental health initiative are tackling, head on, an issue that has for too long ...

Make way, the future is here

by Dave Adsett

A big question presented itself at Centre Wellington council and we see it as the start of a recurring theme.

A ...

Making the news

by Patrick Raftis

It’s been a little more than six months since the Community News extended our coverage and circulation area to include ...

End of times

by Dave Adsett

Growing up and working at farms in the area, there was no shortage of tractors and equipment to ride around. ...

Déjà vu all over again

by Dave Adsett

Back in the 1960s Yogi Berra uttered that now famous observation in response to two batters hitting home runs back ...

Largesse and apathy

by Chris Daponte

It wasn’t a hot button issue and it received little discussion at county council, but those of us in the ...


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Erin wastewater battle rages on (and on)
Gunshot incident prompts security upgrade at Centre 2000
Mental health and wellness training in Arthur on Feb. 16


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Dave Adsett: Climate change

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