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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Lorne Elliott coming to Century Church Theatre
    to make everyone laugh Along with his unique and wacky performance style it is the timelessness of his material joined with keen observations of today s trends that make Elliott s work special He has performed his one man show in theatres universities and clubs He opened concerts for Rodney Dangerfield in New York City and Jay Leno in Montreal He has made regular appearances at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival since it started in 1986 and each time his segments were selected for TV specials In Canada and the U S he has appeared on numerous talk shows and variety shows Many will probably remember him best for his CBC TV special Madly Off In All Directions For ticket information call the box office at 519 855 4586 Vol 44 Issue 16 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 Station street closed in Hillsburgh dam issue creates concern for council More auditions at Century Church Theatre Century Church holding auditions Mother Goose in rehearsal at Church Routes of Country returns to Church Council likely to reject mandatory water hook ups Town looks to future with 2 million fire hall Maieron of two minds on ambulance service Shirley Valentine brings lifes changes to the stage Hundreds packed communitys main street for annual Fun Day Summer Festival features comedy at Century Church Theatre Bluegrass comes to Century Church June 11 Murder at church starts May

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=8656 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Extensive blaze shuts down main street, causes $380,000 in damage
    home Callaghan explained Overall eight trucks and 31 firefighters were on the scene and took about two hours to fight the blaze However the fire department remained on the scene until about 5am the next morning to ensure fire was completely out Callaghan said He told the Advertiser department officials were extra cautious with the fire given the home is located directly north of the Butcher s Furniture building The occupants of the house who were home at the time the blaze started were uninjured and all firefighters also escaped unscathed said Callaghan He estimates the fire caused 380 000 in damages and destroyed the centre portion of the upper floor The cause of the blaze is still under investigation he added Vol 44 Issue 11 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 Station street closed in Hillsburgh dam issue creates concern for council More auditions at Century Church Theatre Century Church holding auditions Mother Goose in rehearsal at Church Routes of Country returns to Church Council likely to reject mandatory water hook ups Town looks to future with 2 million fire hall Maieron of two minds on ambulance service Shirley Valentine brings lifes changes to the stage Hundreds packed communitys main street for annual Fun Day Summer Festival features comedy at Century Church Theatre Bluegrass comes to Century Church June 11 Murder at church starts May 27 Lorne Elliott coming to Century Church Theatre

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=8358 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Century Church Theatre offers murder mystery comedy
    just won t behave themselves This show runs the gamut from a botched opening to a cobbled together ending when one of the players has to go home to look after an errant offspring Patrons can enjoy a pre show dinner right at the theatre catered by Qzine of Hillsburgh on the first Friday of every play for 14 95 Dinners must book the dinner with theatre tickets Also a bus will pick up any groups of 20 to 45 that purchase tickets Call 519 855 4586 for details The show is a Century Theatre Guild production and it runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and on Sundays at 2 30pm The show runs March 27 to April 3 at the Century Church Theatre in Hillsburgh Call the box office at 519 855 4586 or www centurychurchtheatre com Vol 44 Issue 09 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 Station street closed in Hillsburgh dam issue creates concern for council More auditions at Century Church Theatre Century Church holding auditions Mother Goose in rehearsal at Church Routes of Country returns to Church Council likely to reject mandatory water hook ups Town looks to future with 2 million fire hall Maieron of two minds on ambulance service Shirley Valentine brings lifes changes to the stage Hundreds packed communitys main street for annual Fun Day Summer Festival features comedy at Century Church Theatre Bluegrass comes to Century

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=8267 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Knetsch wants something done about river hazard
    people in the downtown are concerned because there have been floods in the past Knetsch is also concerned about safety and said the Drayton Fire Department has done simulated exercises in the area Knetsch said it seems to the experts it is not if but when somebody falls down that cliff and gets hurt or killed He said he wants to sit down with CN and the Grand River Conservation Authority and find a solution He added Someone who lives close has also expressed similar concerns Knetsch said he has already talked with Pat Salter Mapleton s representative on the GRCA board of directors about the issue and she is taking the matter up with that group September 30 2011 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 Council passes taxes borrowing bylaws Slower calendar sales could mean less funding for two local events Debris unlicenced vehicles keeping new enforcement officer busy Council could be using laptops by February Success at last Council to meet with CN Decision on turbines could be made Jan 24 Township residents appeal turbine ruling to environmental tribunal Year One Long term look at services one goal of new mayor Bruce Whale Researchers will learn more about river health through organisms 2011 Mapleton Year in Review FHT Locals should make resolutions they can keep County officials visit to put a names to faces for local municipalities Woman killed in car crash

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10005 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Fire destroys home
    at the time indicating the size and severity of the fire Twenty nine firefighters from the Mapleton department responded to the scene as well as two water trucks and four firefighters from the Minto Fire Department s Palmerston station Richardson said no one was inside at the time of the fire and no firefighters were injured at the scene despite the explosion of a couple of propane tanks However there wasn t much left of the house by the time firefighters left the scene at 7 30pm It s totally gone Richardson said Everything s in the basement September 23 2011 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 Council passes taxes borrowing bylaws Slower calendar sales could mean less funding for two local events Debris unlicenced vehicles keeping new enforcement officer busy Council could be using laptops by February Success at last Council to meet with CN Council accepts recommendation of 2 1 million county debenture for Fire Hall Decision on turbines could be made Jan 24 Fire department unveils new education house Township residents appeal turbine ruling to environmental tribunal Year One Long term look at services one goal of new mayor Bruce Whale 2011 Mapleton Year in Review FHT Locals should make resolutions they can keep County officials visit to put a names to faces for local municipalities Woman killed in car crash Council rejects three bids for roller due to high cost

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9905 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Evacuees return
    Guelph Public Health Guelph Wellington EMS and Canadian Red Cross The total cost of the operation is unknown at this time but county officials expect to have a figure within two months after which time they will file an application with the federal government for reimbursement According to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services over 541 000 hectares of land have been affected by the fires in northern Ontario displacing over 2 700 residents More than 2 000 firefighters have helped battle the blazes about 30 from outside Ontario including the use of about 100 aircrafts For the full story seen next week s Wellington Advertiser or visit www wellingtonadvertiser com after Aug 4 July 29 2011 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 New spiritual hospital offering public event at community centre Wind Concerns Ontario hosts protest and debate in Arthur Perth Wellington candidates talk agriculture at rescheduled meeting Arthur girl sharpens modelling skills at Miss Teen Canada competition The history of the Arthur Fall Fair goes back a very long way Arthurs 155th Fall Fair celebrates the theme Generation to Generation The Cremasco Family Driving duo tackles the track and helps special athletes Lots of enthusiasm as truck lovers hold 17th annual meeting New executive for Arthur Chamber of Commerce Sandy Lake evacuees now home after week long stay in Arthur Evacuees return Northern Ontario fire evacuees settle in to Arthur

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9499 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Northern Ontario fire evacuees settle in to Arthur centre
    Lake resident Andy Linklater 23 was visibly tired after the 12 hour evacuation that took them from home to Thunder Bay to Toronto and eventually to Arthur He said residents of the community feared the approach of the fire and have suffered from smoke drifting into the community Some residents among the group have been treated for smoke inhalation On Sunday Sandy Lake community spokesman Harry Meekis expressed his appreciation to their adoptive community I m extremely pleased with the reception and the treatment said Meekis who has lived in Sandy Lake for 53 years He arrived in Arthur with his three boys and one daughter Because of the way the Sandy Lake evacuation procedure was followed those who were registered first to evacuate were put on a different evacuee list and that meant Meekis wife was settled at Sioux Lookout in northern Ontario Meekis who works as a manager for First Nations projects in the Sandy Lake area said the fire was only several kilometers from Sandy Lake and depending on wind conditions burning embers would blow into the community sparking fears they might ignite new fires on homes and businesses Sandy Lake residents now living in Arthur receive daily updates of the fire status around their community Band council meetings are held twice daily in Arthur to keep residents appraised In the curling rink where meals are served Tout said maps of the Sandy Lake area are displayed to give residents daily updates of the fire situation Wellington County communications officer Andrea Ravensdale has been spending 16 hour days on site handling all media inquiries related to the evacuees in Arthur Ravensdale has served as the county s communications officer since 2006 and is encouraged by the community involvement assisting the evacuees with settling in to their new surroundings I feel we re really integrated she said She and Tout are impressed with being given the honor to attend daily community meetings where Sandy Lake representatives are brought up to date about what is happening in their hometown We ve been involved in the Sandy Lake meetings which has been an honor she said We re trying to make the residents of Sandy Lakes stay here as comfortable as possible Nestle Waters Canada donated 4 368 cases of water to the residents shortly after the company learned of the efforts Other community businesses have also made donations to assist the evacuees the mayor said On Sunday Long s Home Hardware store was expected to hand over flashlights Small town support is a sentiment shared by the mayor who when evacuees arrived Thursday said the priority was they settle in after a traumatic and tiring evacuation Our first priority was their health their safety and their lodging Tout said Security around the facility is tight The county OPP private security the Wellington Dufferin Guelph Health Unit and Emergency Management Ontario have officials in place around the clock the mayor added Tout said community donations in the early stages have

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9453 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - CANADA DAY 2011: Arthur will be hub of activity
    Another pavillion dance with a DJ and the beer garden and chip wagon will again be offered Saturday night from 9pm to 1am Also on July 2 the Arthur Chamber of Commerce will offer its annual Art in the Street event from 10am to 2pm on George Street The event will feature exhibitions and sales by local and area artists as well as games food and musical entertainment right on the main street For more information about the Art in the Street event call 519 848 3620 On July 3 the Optimist Club s men s and mixed slo pitch tournaments will continue at the community centre Kids activities will also go on during the afternoon and the beer garden and chip wagon will be open again For more information on the Arthur Optimist events contact Darryl Woods at 519 831 5890 Mount Forest The Mount Forest Patriots Jr C Hockey Team presents its 2nd annual Mixed Ball Tournament on July 1 and 2 from noon until 1am The event will feature cash prizes 150 entry fee a barbecue and music For more information contact Pam Zmija at 519 323 2000 or pzmija jjmclellan ca June 24 2011 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 Decision on turbines could be made Jan 24 Three local groups receive Farm Credit Canada funding New spiritual hospital offering public event at community centre Wind Concerns Ontario hosts protest

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9217 (2016-02-16)
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