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Today's date: Wednesday August 15, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 32
   
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It’s a Party in the Rockmosa Park on Aug. 2

It’s a Party in the Rockmosa Park on Aug. 2 
Guelph-Eramosa held its second annual Party in the Park at Rockmosa Park in Rockwood on Aug. 2. LEFT: Victoria Reinders, 4, and Danielle Reinders, 5, of Rockwood, show off their face paint creations. RIGHT: Charlotte Creamer, 1, of Rockwood, cooled off in the splash pad. Photos by Jaime Myslik

Large reward offered for clues to bank robberies

Large reward offered for clues to bank robberies

MOOREFIELD - A $10,000 reward has been offered for information on a bank robbery here earlier this year, as well as several other similar crimes being investigated by the OPP. An Aug. 1 press release indicated the West Region OPP Crime Unit is continuing an investigation into five area bank robberies.

Potential candidates for Erin mayor, councillor rejected

ERIN - Two people rejected as potential candidates for this fall’s municipal election say they should have been afforded a chance to correct clerical errors in their nomination papers.

Guelph-Wellington Crime Stoppers celebrates 30th year

Guelph-Wellington Crime Stoppers celebrates 30th year

MOUNT FOREST - Three decades of local crime fighting was celebrated at a 30th anniversary party here for Guelph-Wellington Crime Stoppers on Aug. 3.

Fergus main street revitalization allocations authorized

ELORA - Centre Wellington is directing just over $54,500 towards main street revitalization in Fergus. Economic development officer Patricia Rutter excplained the Main Street Revitalization Initiative is a $26 million fund to assist municipalities with activities that support and benefit small businesses.

BUZZ

Update confirms historic research data, paves way for house demolition
Teviotdale intersection to be closed Aug. 21 to 22
Feeling peachy on Aug. 18?
Fort Hope mission to foster long-term relationship
MPP: Arthur Tim Hortons’ fire illustrates need for passage of Rea and Walter Act
Pipes, Plaid and Pageantry Parade - Same tradition, different route

COLUMNISTS

Chris Daponte and Jaime Myslik
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse

WEEKLY POLL

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Do you believe humans are causing climate change?

YES - 65%
NO - 35%

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: A privilege, not a right

Said Again:

“We can’t say enough about how important the Crime Stoppers program has been for us in the policing world.”

Wellington OPP Staff Sergeant Bruce Aitken

August 9, 2018

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Suspicious Fires

BUSINESS

$67,300 proposed for economic development strategic action plan

ELORA - Centre Wellington council is accepting a $67,300 proposal by McSweeney & Associates Consulting Inc to undertake an economic development strategic action plan. Such a plan would provide direction to determine what, where, when and how economic development is to be planned, delivered and sustained in the township.

Sports

Henry drives to victory in Battle of Waterloo

ELORA - Grand River Raceway marked its 28th annual Industry Day Horse Racing Celebration on Aug. 6. The event featured 11 races totaling $565,855 in purses, including the track’s biggest races, the Battle Of Waterloo and Battle Of The Belles.

Community Guide Spring 2018

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