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New council to decide on whether to replace recreation director
One of the first decisions of the new Brockton council will be to decide whether to continue the position of recreation director or spread out the duties to other municipal employees.
Mayor says goodbye to outgoing councillors at final meeting
Mayor David Inglis said goodbye to five outgoing Brockton councillors during the last meeting of the current council on Monday.
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Thursday, November, 06, 2014 - 7:07:52 AM
Understanding of OPP's new 'transparent' billing is still pending "To add insult to injury wait until you start receiving overtime bills from the OPP. Wait until there is yet another force-wide hike in their salaries and benefits. I encourage you to Google the 'Ontario Provincial Police Block' and examine the conten"
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Thursday, October, 23, 2014 - 5:05:46 AM
New OPP billing model brings savings to county "Wait until you start receiving overtime bills from the OPP. Wait until there is yet another force-wide hike in their salaries and benefits. Then you will see how much Wellington County will actually save with the OPP's new billing model. Moreover, th"
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Wednesday, October, 15, 2014 - 2:02:27 AM
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City to test one-hour bus transfers
That's an additional 30 minutes than what riders are allotted under the existing transit system before they need to purchase a new fare.
Wanted man in custody
Only a day after a man wanted by South Bruce OPP managed to evade police in Wingham, he was taken into custody in Walkerton.
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Koats for Kids receives sizable donation from Holy Name School
Annual Christmas-time campaign by Lions Club and Cascade Cleaners
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Scoring more than a goal
The ice was flooded with the bears at the 15:50 mark of the second when the Cullitons scored.
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Quiet determination
They marched silently throughout the downtown waving placards and signs that brought attention to the issue of gender-based violence.
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Groves Memorial Hospital volunteers honoured
Volunteers who work within the Groves Memorial Hospital Volunteer Association were treated to a delicious turkey dinner, and had the opportunity to watch their friends get pins and certificates for long service, as well as participate in the AGM for the association on Nov. 17.
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Local food bank toured by Food Banks Canada staff
A group of staff from the Toronto office of Food Banks Canada dropped into the Centre Wellington Food Bank last week as part of a tour of food banks in Ontario.
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Fund raising kicks off for Elora Skate Park
The aim is to give youth a place to try new things and become familiar with an active lifestyle - a BMX Skate Park in Elora would do just that.
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Giving antiques a new look in Elora
“I always had this desire to come back and build a business here…Filling a shop with things that I love,” Sarah Barber, proprietor of Honey Church Lane, said. Honey Church Lane is the newest addition to the Elora shopping district occupying the old pottery gallery. The heritage building at 14A Mill St. East was also once home to a blacksmith.
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UGDSB announces winner of environmental slogan contest
“Live Green. Learn Green. Go Green.” is the Upper Grand District School Board’s new environmental slogan. To launch its new, board-wide focus on environmental stewardship, the UGDSB held a slogan contest for all students. The winning entry, selected as the favourite of the board’s environment committee, was written by Centre Wellington DHS grade 9 student Hannah Litzen.
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Poster winners honoured
Students from St. John’s were honored for their work in the Remembrance Day poster and literary competition recently.
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Toys collected for Smiley Chimps Toy Drive
Students at Arthur Public School have banded together to collect 223 toys for children in McMaster Children’s Hospital, in honor of one of their own classmates, Sheyanne O’Donnell, who passed away on Feb. 17, 2014.
Photo by Karen Idzik
Home Hardware hosts Ladies Night
Arthur Home Hardware hosted their annual Ladies’ Night which included demonstrations by several companies, as well lots and lots of door prizes.
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County development charge reform needed for industry
ST. MARYS – The rise in development charges and fees associated with new homes across Perth County need to be reviewed, according to Ontario Home Builders Association vice-president John Meinen.
Minto staff, elected officials review term accomplishments
TOWN OF MINTO – At the final meeting of current Town of Minto council members last week, Minto CAO/clerk Bill White summarized achievements over the past four-year term. Minto in 2010
 
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