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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Township passes on joining Butter Tarts and Buggies promotion
    Michael Martin McRoberts explained There s nothing complicated about what this is Your 5 000 contribution is basically going to establish a map of the route Once it s in place basically it operates itself but there s a significant effort off the bat Not forever Hopefully if you say no this year we re not saying no forever said councillor Marlene Ottens It seems like a good idea it s just not the right time for Mapleton because 5 000 is a lot to invest in something that s currently abstract Also we don t have a staff person The resolution does say at this time Mayor Neil Driscoll pointed out He added The thing that really concerns me the most is it seems we too often just follow the others Mapleton has a whole lot of special things that we don t promote I think for once we need to set out on our own The mayor continued We re always talking about the businesses and how will they be affected But we have a population in our municipalities that may not be asking for this you could be stopped on the road and asked for your picture The part that really gets me is when they say a simpler life I think we maybe need to look into this a lot more and make sure the population that they are referring to is okay with this program Council passed with Martin opposed a resolution to receive the report for information and to state the township will not participate in the promotion at this time February 12 2016 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - CW Chamber of Commerce hosts mayor's breakfast at Grand River Raceway
    believe Centre Wellington is alone in this challenge In explaining what Centre Wellington has done to address this Linton said the township is now in year two of a 2 dedicated capital levy accelerated this year through a 1 4 million internal loan from reserves Linton stressed the only thing this money will be spent on is bridge replacement nothing else Work on Water Street in Elora continues as well as work on St David Street North in Fergus He added the Fergus downtown river parking landscaping and lighting was a project well worth doing Linton noted the LED street lighting conversion project resulted in a 57 reduction in electricity consumption from 17 018 to 7 383kWh of average consumption per month Linton said goals for this year include the township s pavement management program to accelerate improvements to local streets He said some of the worst sections of streets should be looked after in the coming year In addition work on Price and Mill Streets in Elora in coordination with Pearle Hospitality should be completed this year Other work includes the Irvine Street bridge near Salem and work on a number of streets and roads throughout the municipality This also includes the completion of work on Water Street in Elora It s been a huge project and I know that people on Water Street will be very pleased when that is done said Linton It s been a long process and I apologize to them for having to live through that but at the end of the day it is going to be a much safer road Linton also provided an update on the township s closed bridges and bridges slated for replacement Sideroad 20 is now scheduled for 2017 1 3 million bridge replacement Sideroad 15 is scheduled for 2023 for a full bridge replacement at an estimated cost of 1 476 000 and Metcalfe Street Bridge county responsibility in Elora is due for replacement in 2018 19 at a cost of 3 million to 4 million Linton stated the Scotland Street Bridge county in Fergus is not currently in the county s five year plan but it is on the county s radar He said a bridge inspection report to be completed later this year will uncover if that project has to move ahead earlier Linton said part of the problem is that a lot of bridges were built around the same time He noted that the township is applying for Connecting Link funding to address replacement of the St David Street bridge which has an estimated cost of 2 6 million We ll see if the province will be on board and help us out on this bridge because we d really appreciated it if they were said Linton Healthy growth Linton said We know we are going to continue to grow but how can we manage growth in a way that will help us retain our small town feel He said one of the biggest

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - New bulk food store opens in Erin
    opened on Dec 11 at 67 Main Street in Erin The opening was celebrated with a ribbon cutting by Erin Mayor Allan Alls who was on hand after to congratulate store owner Gordon Snow photo by Kelly Farris New bulk food store opens in Erin February 5 2016 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories There are no keyword or place terms to match other articles The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph Eramosa Erin Puslinch Police Report Editorial Letters to the Editor Columns Cartoon Editorial Policy Submit a Letter Sports Arts Entertainment Community Events Rural Life Contact Us Submit Your Community Event Obituaries Browse Our Publications Community News Fergus Fall Fair Equine Community Guide Fergus Scottish Festival Digital Flyers Wellington OPP Annual Reports Drayton

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Grant
    training facility as part of its funding initiative for rural emergencies FIRE The grant will specifically be used to purchase material to complete the fire training facility where firefighters can practice rescue scenarios for confined space forcible entry agriculture rescue and rural firefighting From left Captain Mike Derkinderen Pioneer sales representative Darryl Burkett Fire Chief Kevin McNeilly and deputy fire chief Mike Agar submitted photo Grant February 5 2016 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories There are no keyword or place terms to match other articles The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph Eramosa Erin Puslinch Police Report Editorial Letters to the Editor Columns Cartoon Editorial Policy Submit a Letter Sports Arts Entertainment Community Events Rural Life Contact Us Submit Your Community Event Obituaries

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Donation
    Scotiabank matches sales of the annual Christmas turkey drive up to 5 000 This year the food bank raised about 15 500 toward the purchase of hams and turkeys for 200 Christmas hampers From left branch manager Nichole Buckle customer representative Amanda Hayward financial advisor Erin Zetting and food bank director Kevin Warren photo by Olivia Rutt Donation February 5 2016 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories There are no keyword or place terms to match other articles The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph Eramosa Erin Puslinch Police Report Editorial Letters to the Editor Columns Cartoon Editorial Policy Submit a Letter Sports Arts Entertainment Community Events Rural Life Contact Us Submit Your Community Event Obituaries Browse Our Publications Community News Fergus Fall Fair

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Photo studio opens
    to hold a grand opening at The Old Post in Harriston on Feb 1 From left owner Cory Bilyea Minto Mayor George Bridge local artist Christin Dennis Minto Chamber of Commerce president Tony Tsotros and Launchit Minto business development co ordinator Somer Gerber submitted photo Photo studio opens February 5 2016 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories There are no keyword or place terms to match other articles The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph Eramosa Erin Puslinch Police Report Editorial Letters to the Editor Columns Cartoon Editorial Policy Submit a Letter Sports Arts Entertainment Community Events Rural Life Contact Us Submit Your Community Event Obituaries Browse Our Publications Community News Fergus Fall Fair Equine Community Guide Fergus Scottish Festival Digital Flyers Wellington OPP

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Global Pet Foods ‘shows heart’ for homeless pets
    go to Help Fix Rikki s Heart Rikki is just a kitten but has been diagnosed with a serious heart problem which will likely require further tests and heart surgery at the University of Guelph The donations will be used to cover her medical costs Community members can show their support by visiting Global Pet Foods in Fergus at 600 Scotland St and donating as little as 1 February 5 2016 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Centre Wellington Fusion win Bell Capital Cup international tournament Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Chong sees party stick to plans has two issues of his own Fur friendly fashion Creations by Rose McCulligh Annual Fergus bonspiel fundraiser has new name more beneficiaries Kill Joy brings suspense to local theatre Settlers Creek Band to compete in national online reality music show Target plans to spend millions to renovate local Zellers Some contamination at site delays construction for Walmart Habitat event signalling return to township Bears Cheerleading teams bring home provincial medals Student fundraiser features Canadian documentary film Four babies made a grand entrance on Jan 1 Sample of Scotland coming to town with Robbie Burns night Quilt raffle fundraiser to support Groves Memorial Community Hospital School hosts First Nations fundraiser The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph Eramosa Erin Puslinch Police Report Editorial Letters to the Editor

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - In with the new
    to see the transition Renata Sergejew left now owns the building and her daughter Megan will act as manager The building houses four rooms each with its own facilities and were purchased intact Sergejew said It is almost like a mini hotel Peter Hummell from the Fergus Pipe Band piped the old owners out and the new ones in Hummell was married in the gardens of Stonehurst 10 years ago photo by Bill Longshaw In with the new February 5 2016 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories There are no keyword or place terms to match other articles The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph Eramosa Erin Puslinch Police Report Editorial Letters to the Editor Columns Cartoon Editorial Policy Submit a Letter Sports Arts

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=29671 (2016-02-16)
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