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Today's date: Sunday May 27, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 21
   
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Tarot and Divination Festival coming May 26 and 27

ELORA - The Elora Tarot and Divination Festival is taking place May 26 and 27 at the Elora Centre for the Arts.

Mother’s Day Tarot

Mother’s Day Tarot

Many joined in for the Mother’s Day Tarot Tea Party held on May 12 at the Wellington County Museum and Archives. Local tarot card reader Andrea Smith led the afternoon tea that was held in the Tarot Lovers exhibit. Above: Brenda Ayres thumbs through the Elora tarot deck.

Save Our Water protest in downtown Fergus

Save Our Water protest in downtown Fergus

FERGUS - A Save Our Water delegation visited Ted Arnott’s Wellington-Halton Hills campaign office at noon on May 16 to present a Mother’s Day card to Mother Earth and call for better legislation to protect water.

Open house at raceway offers range of activities

ELORA - Grand River Raceway will host its 10th annual backstretch open house on May 27.

Rotary cleanup

Rotary cleanup

Rotary Club of Fergus-Elora at their recent annual roadside clean-up. (Left to Right) Donna Humphrey, Alice Campbell, Bob Grant. Missing from photo is Cecil Wolfe.

Awards

Awards

The Elora and District Skating Club held its AGM and awards night on May 14. “We are so proud of all of skaters and congratulations to those who took home awards.

RBC supports local nurses

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.

Grand Quilt Guild to hold third quilt showcase

Grand Quilt Guild to hold third quilt showcase

FERGUS - The Grand Quilt Guild is holding a showcase June 8 and 9 at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex in Fergus.

Whiskey Jack to perform in Fergus

FERGUS - For four decades, Whiskey Jack has been performing Canadian country music coast to coast.

Jacob Moon to perform concert for pregnancy centre

FERGUS - Singer-songwriter Jacob Moon will perform May 25 in Fergus.

Fergus water walk aims to educate students

FERGUS - On May 24 local students will be traversing local streets to make residents more aware of water issues.

Bursary/scholarship program offered at raceway

ELORA - Grand River Raceway and the board of directors of the Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) have released details and applications for the bursary/scholarship program for local students pursuing agriculture-related studies.

Walk for Dog Guides on May 27 in Fergus at sportsplex

FERGUS - The Fergus Lions Club is hosting its annual Walk for Dog Guides on May 27 this year.

Kindergarten class receives Everyday Hero Award

Kindergarten class receives Everyday Hero Award

SALEM - The entire kindergarten class at Salem Public School, along with its three educators, were recognized with an Everyday Hero Award this year from the Upper Grand District School Board.

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

Man with knife tries to enter woman’s car

FERGUS - A Fergus man has been charged in connection with a frightening incident here earlier this week.

Heroin with fentanyl

FERGUS - A Guelph woman and Cambridge man facing drug charges were actually in possession of heroin laced with fentanyl, police say.

Bar’s booze taken

FERGUS - On May 5 at about 4:15am Wellington County OPP was dispatched to an alarm at the Brew House on St. David Street South here. Police say suspects entered the building through a window and took two bottles of alcohol from the bar area.

2018 Centre Wellington Awards of Excellence

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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