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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Safety concerns prompt Wellesley to close village skate park

Granted a reprieve earlier this summer, the makeshift skate park in Wellesley has run its course, done in by safety concerns.Councillors meeting August 27...

Gluten-Free Fest to highlight options available to those with special dietary...

Providing information for those living a gluten-free life is the raison d’être of the first annual KW Gluten-Free Fest set for September 15 in...

A tradition of fun

With some change in the weather, the fair season now underway has more of an autumnal feel. Some of that, but not too much,...

For he’s a jolly good fellow … of the meteorological society

A Wellesley resident’s pioneering efforts in studying tornadoes has earned him a prestigious honour for his contributions to Canadian meteorology.Michael Newark was last month...

A blooming-good fundraising effort

Row upon row of blooming sunflowers can’t help but brighten the day, rain or shine – and we’ve certainly had more of the former...

Feds provide $700K towards Conestogo’s Glasgow Street bridge fix

Some $700,000 from Ottawa is the final piece of the puzzle needed to rehabilitate the Glasgow Street bridge in Conestogo. Combined with provincial and...

Three athletes selected for Dan Snyder Scholarships

Moving towards the next big chapter of school, Damian Figueira, Hannah Petrosino and Seth Morrison have something to look forward to as they enter...

Drayton-area farm plays host to Wellington County Plowing Match

A colourful crowd came out to the 2019 Wellington County Plowing Match in Mapleton August 15.Participants competed in tractor, antique tractor, and horse-drawn classes...

Steam Threshers Reunion marks its 25th year this weekend

For 25 years the annual Waterloo County Steam Threshers’ Reunion has been an opportunity for the community to gather and see antique farm equipment...

Before the Plate documentary shines light on food production in Ontario

Ever wondered how the food on your plate is produced? Take a dive into the details of food production in Ontario with a special...