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Beams installed on St. David Street bridge

Beams installed on St. David Street bridge 
On May 17, Philippe Campbell captured this image of a large crane lowering beams into place on the St. David Street (Highway 6) bridge in Fergus. The bridge project, expected to cost $3.5 million, should be completed sometime this fall. McLean Taylor Construction Limited of St. Marys won the contract for the bridge replacement in December. Submitted photo

Candidates debate topics from deficits to day care

Candidates debate topics from deficits to day care

ALMA - Four of the eight candidates vying to represent Perth-Wellington in the provincial legislature following the June 7 election answered questions on topics ranging from deficits to day care at a meeting at the Alma Community Centre on May 17.

Erin council defers decision on gravel pit citing outstanding concerns

ERIN - Council here deferred a motion to support the Halton Crushed Stone (HCS) gravel pit extension application during a packed meeting on May 17. The council chamber was standing room only, and people spilled into the hallway to hear HCS land use planner James Parkin, county planner Aldo Salis, concerned resident Robyn Johnstone and the decision of council.

Provincial candidates square off on Wellington-Halton Hills issues

Provincial candidates square off on Wellington-Halton Hills issues

GUELPH-ERAMOSA - Candidates squared off primarily on agricultural issues on May 17 at Eramosa Public School, seeking to become the next MPP for Wellington-Halton Hills.

Fire destroys trailer at Emerald Lake park

Fire destroys trailer at Emerald Lake park

PUSLINCH - Firefighters from Puslinch and Hamilton attended a fire at Emerald Lake park on May 21.

BUZZ

Public health: Wellington could be endemic area for Lyme disease by end of 2018
Save Our Water protest in downtown Fergus
Remaining all candidates meetings
Erin sells 1 Shamrock Road
Man breaks into Erin house, drinks wine, plays piano
Bar’s booze taken
2018 Perth-Wellington provincial candidate profiles
2018 Wellington-Halton Hills provincial candidate profiles

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: The campaign that isn’t

Said Again:

“He’s a poser, a ham for the camera. I can pretty much use any prop.”

Brenda Hoffele, owner of Morris, a cat with over 45,000 Instagram followers

May 24, 2018

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BUSINESS

RBC supports local nurses

FERGUS - Groves Memorial Community Hospital and Palmerston and District Hospital have each received a $10,000 donation from RBC in support of local nurses.

2018 Centre Wellington Awards of Excellence

The Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards of Excellence event on May 15. This year’s theme was “Hats off to Business.”

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Relay for Life coming to Guelph Lake

WELLINGTON CTY. - The 12th annual Relay for Life Wellington County is set for June 8 at Guelph Lake Conservation Area.

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