Today's date: Wednesday July 18, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 29
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Keep calm and carry on

by Dave Adsett

Not that Ted Arnott needs advice, but the above headline is the best we can muster as he takes on the next challenge in his political career.

After the collapse of the Liberal party and the emergence of a Conservative majority led by rookie Premier Doug Ford, Arnott was selected by his peers to serve as Speaker at Queen’s Park.

It’s been our privilege to know Ted personally, politically and professionally for the nearly 30 years he has served ridings within Wellington County.

During that time he has managed to get his points across and serve constituents well, while earning the respect of ...

July 20, 2018

Hall made new

by Patrick Raftis

The Maryborough Community Centre was officially re-opened last week after a major renovation project.

Rejuvenation of the 51-year-old hall has been ...

Lunch with a friend

by Dave Adsett

It’s something we hope to do more often – breaking bread with a friend or colleague.

Often times, business-type lunch dates ...

Deal me out

by Patrick Raftis

There was a time someone with a “government contract” could be fairly certain they were going to get paid, receive ...

Tough decisions ahead

by Dave Adsett

For over a decade local councils have been prodded and cajoled by the public about rising taxes.

Increasing residential growth brings ...

Doors open

by Dave Adsett

Since 2002, significant buildings in communities have opened their doors in North America.

Centre Wellington has been part of the Doors ...

Wishful thinking

by Patrick Raftis

Late in the 1990s, when the hospital in Walkerton was threatened with closure under the pressure of Mike Harris’ cuts ...

Rejuvenation celebration

by Dave Adsett

Each room opened up like a page in a book, inviting visitors to explore further and wonder at the world ...

A dopey idea

by Patrick Raftis

It’s interesting that even as a group of investors is floating the idea of a full-scale cannabis production facility in ...

Time to move on

by Dave Adsett

Ontario now has a chance at a fresh start.

The routing of the Kathleen Wynne Liberals was so severe that they ...



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Fergus Medieval Faire July 28
Water conservation recommended throughout GRCA watershed
County moves forward with garage replacement
Library kiosks to be added to Mount Forest, Fergus arenas
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