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Two alarm fire for smouldering wood chips

Heat from a light bulb is the suspected cause of some smouldering wood chips in a barn on the Yatton Side Road near Wallenstein that drew firefighters from Floradale, Elmira and St. Jacobs as a precaution on Wednesday afternoon. The smouldering chips were quickly doused. Woolwich fire chief Dale Martin said early detection was a “lucky catch” that prevented an actual fire.

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Local couple take DIY workout equipment to the next level

With gyms closed during the coronavirus lockdown and many of us staying put, at-home workouts became the norm. The resultant run on equipment created an opportunity for Kerri Brown and Ben Gibson.

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Going to market with more farm offerings

For years, Wellesley Township’s Josephine McCormick and her family have chosen to forego the usual farmers’ markets, opting for some form of...

Council approves zone change for township development in village

Slightly scaled back, a townhouse development in Wellesley village moved one step closer this week when township council approved the required official...

The play’s the thing, even if it’s digital

Is the future of live performance digital? If so, the Elora Community Theatre (ECT) has a leg up on the competition.
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