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Today's date: Monday May 21, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 20
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County brings continuum of care concept discussion to Mapleton

DRAYTON - Mapleton Township residents were invited to participate in a discussion on the possibility of creating a seniors’ community adjacent to the Wellington Terrace long-term care facility on Wellington Road 18 in Aboyne.

Drayton Entertainment’s West Side Story - great entertainment, classic substance

Drayton Entertainment’s West Side Story - great entertainment, classic substance

ST. JACOBS - The Sharks and The Jets have taken the stage at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse via the classic musical, West Side Story.

Schieck won’t seek re-election after 27 years as school trustee

MAPLETON - The Oct. 22 municipal election will mark the end of an era in local school board governance.

Woman died in crash

MAPLETON - A single-vehicle accident near Drayton claimed the life of a 24-year-old Moorefield woman on May 14.

Bicycle Safety

Bicycle Safety

Drayton Heights Public School student Ashton Wilhelm practices bicycle safety with Moorefield firefighter Jeff Rooyakkers at the Kids Safety Day held at the PMD arena on May 9. Students in Grades 1 and 4 from Mapleton Township attended the event.

Special meeting set to discuss splash pad servicing funding

MAPLETON - Township council wants more information before deciding on a request to help fund the cost of installing water and electrical services to a new splash pad planned for construction in ABC park this spring.

County looking at child care spaces in Mapleton schools

MAPLETON - This municipality is among the top priorities in a push by Wellington County’s Children’s Early Years Division to expand the number of licensed child care spaces and support services for families and children in local municipalities.

New front windows eliminated to reduce hall renovation costs

MAPLETON - Township council has removed plans for two windows in a bid to keep costs down on the Maryborough Community Centre renovation project.

4-H club has sporting focus

MAPLETON - Sports and games are a great way to get active and have fun with friends. The Mapleton 4-H club started their spring club “A Sporting Chance” on March 20. The first meeting was held at Leader Lynne Flewwelling’s from 7 to 8:30pm.

Blood donors could win free ice cream

DRAYTON - A La Mode Café and Ice Cream Shop has partnered with Canadian Blood Services to help promote the local blood donor clinic on May 21.

Promoting safety

Promoting safety

Wellington County OPP Constable John Judge gave an informative talk on ATV safety to Drayton Heights Public School students Zakk Martin and Drew Hobbs at the Kids Safety Day at the PMD arena on May 9. Judge asked each student to encourage their family members and friends to wear a helmet while riding ATVs.

Campbell Cork shares tales  of area history at meeting

Campbell Cork shares tales of area history at meeting

DRAYTON - Author and historian Campbell Cork presented a session on historical characters of the area and the Lynes Blacksmith Shop in Kenilworth at the Mapleton Historical Society’s annual meeting on May 4 at the PMD arena.

Baron case put over until June 4 in Sarnia

SARNIA - The case involving a breach of trust charge against Mapleton CAO Manny Baron has been put over until June 4.
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Community Guide Spring 2018


Council approves site servicing plan for Harriston townhouse development
Council discusses use of corporate resources by candidates during an election
Rockwood mink farm charged with 14 counts of animal cruelty
Close to 600 weapons recovered during gun amnesty
Baron case put over until June 4 in Sarnia


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