Today's date: Wednesday July 18, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 29
   
column width padding column width padding

The Wellington Advertiser Masthead Logo

We Cover The County...
40,251 Audited Circulation

WEEKLY POLL   |   Community News   |   EQUINE   |   Schools & Buses

WA 50TH
Business Leader Summer 2018
column width padding column width padding

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 ...

ReliableFord

Spacer

Wellington North Guide 2018-2019

BUZZ

Council seeks more information before making demolition decision on Perry Street property
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
Open air burn ban in Mapleton exempts campground cooking fires

COLUMNISTS

Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse

EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Keep calm and carry on

Digital Publications

 •  Browse Our Publications
 •  Highland Games 2015 Pictorial Book
    —  
 •  Acton Fall Fair
 •  Canada 150 Special Edition
 •  Community Guide
 •  Business Leader
 •  The Community News
 •  CWCC Awards of Excellence
 •  Drayton Fair Book
 •  Digital Flyers
 •  Erin Fall Fair
 •  Estate and Funeral Planning
 •  Fergus Fall Fair
 •  Groves Foundation
 •  Guelph Township Horticultural Society
 •  Fergus Scottish Festival
 •  Inside Wellington Archives
 •  Lions Club Home & Leisure Show
 •  Mapleton Community Guide
 •  Minding Our Business Archives
 •  NEXANS Celebrating 50 Years in Fergus
 •  Purebred Sheep Breeders of Ontario
 •  70th anniversary of D-Day Feature
 •  Equine
 •  Wellington County Plowing Match
 •  Wellington North Guide
 •  Wellington OPP Annual Reports
 •  Wellington Weddings
 •  Wellington Advertiser - Newspaper Week

column width padding column width padding column width padding

The Wellington Advertiser

News

Opinion

Community

Deaths

Digital Publications

Classifieds


Twitter Logo

Free Press News Network Logo