DHTML Menu By Milonic JavaScript milonic menu
Today's date: Tuesday March 19, 2019 Vol 52 Issue 11
   
column width padding column width padding

The Wellington Advertiser Masthead Logo

We Cover The County...
40,052 Audited Circulation

WEEKLY POLL   |   Community News   |   EQUINE   |   Schools & Buses

Wellington Weddings 2019
Business Leader Banner
column width padding column width padding

Town invites applications from groups to share in golf tournament proceeds

MINTO - The ninth annual Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Aug. 8 at Pike Lake Golf Centre.

CWDHS girls hockey team  off to OFSAA competition after victory at CWOSSA

CWDHS girls hockey team off to OFSAA competition after victory at CWOSSA

CAMBRIDGE - Centre Wellington District High School girls hockey team went 4-0 at the CWOSSA tournament held March 5 to 6, bringing home its first CWOSSA title as a AAA school.

University women win hockey silver

University women win hockey silver

KRASNOYARSK, RUSSIA - Canada’s university women’s hockey team has earned a silver medal at the Winter Universiade in Russia.

Junior broomball

Junior broomball

The Mixed Bunch from Palmerston took on the Outcasts from Mildmay during a Saturday morning game in Harriston at the annual Palmerston Junior Broomball Tournament. The co-ed tournament, hosted by Al and Connie Walter, provides new players from Atom to Juvenile ages an opportunity to try out the sport. The tournament ran March 8 to 11, with games played in both Palmerston and Harriston.

Still going strong

Still going strong

81-year-old Charlie Barnes of Milton will be inducted into the Guelph Sports Hall of Fame on May 15. He was a track and field athlete in high school and university, but did not run his first triathlon until 1999 at age 62. Every summer since 2003 he has competed in triathlons, marathons and 100 mile rides, raising more than $100,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He has been on Team Canada three times, winning a bronze medal in the 80-84 age group at the World Triathlon Finals, in Rotterdam in 2017 (above). He was a founder of the Guelph Triathlon Club and helped with TriKids races in Fergus and Elora. Submitted photo

Skater High

Skater High

High School Musical On Ice was the theme of the Arthur and Area Skating Club carnival on March 10 at the local arena. These CanSkaters were among the performers in the show.

Kasey Beirnes inducted to Rock hall of fame

Kasey Beirnes inducted to Rock hall of fame

OAKVILLE - Elora native Kasey Beirnes will join an elite class as one of five new players named to the Toronto Rock Hall of Fame.

Legacy of affordable camps, youth basketball will continue

Legacy of affordable camps, youth basketball will continue

ERIN - Main Place Optimists (MPO) has carried on the legacy of Patrick Suessmuth since the time of his passing in 2014. A volunteer board has continued to provide school holiday camps, summer camps and youth basketball programs in Suessmuth’s tradition.

Lots of scoring as students beat OPP officers in charity game

Lots of scoring as students beat OPP officers in charity game

RIGHT: It’s a date - Before the OPP versus Erin District High School (EDHS) charity hockey game at Centre 2000 on March 8, Dylan Early made an on-ice request to teammate Jess Hyder for a date to the prom, complete with flowers and a fancy sign. She said yes, and their team went on to beat the OPP team 7-2. The EDHS senior girls and boys challenged the Wellington County OPP to the annual game. Last year’s game ended in a 7-7 tie and EDHS was looking to take back bragging rights. LEFT: The action was fast and furious around the OPP goal for much of the game, though the police did manage to muster a bit of offense. The game was in support of East Wellington Community Services.

Missionary leads in A final series

The teams skated to a 2-2 tie to start the game, but then a shorthanded goal by Missionary gave them the lead after the first period of play.

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Arthur/Alma community participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser at Mount Forest Bowling Centre on March 3 with 84 bowlers raising $10,490, bringing the 2019 total thus far to $37,417. Funds from several school challenges and other donations are anticipated. “I think we will reach close to $45,000 by the time we have completely wrapped up,” said coordinator Teri Dykeman. Big Sister Shawna Lougheed and friends were among those participating on March 3.
column width padding column width padding

ReliableFord

Community Guide Spring 2019

BUZZ

Donation brings cucumber trees to Guelph-Eramosa
Wellington North council paid $113,000 in 2018
Former county warden Ken Fisk dies at 92
Past Minto deputy reeve Bert Ross died March 2
Driver of SUV involved in March 6 crash has died
Task force develops recommendations on homelessness, addiction, mental health
County council remuneration totals over $800,000 for 2018

COLUMNISTS

Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse

EDITORIAL

Chris Daponte: Egregious entitlement

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