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  • The Wellington Advertiser - ELECTIONS 2010: Candidates opposed to wind farms, promise fiscal responsibility
    experience I can use that ex perience to balance revenues and expenditures he said VanLeeuwen said Centre Wellington is made up of small villages and communities and he looks forward to serving them It s a wonderful way to give back he concluded Wisniewsky said he is a keen observer of municipal politics He has attended a number of council meeting over the last two terms and been involved in a number of groups such as Neigh bour woods Relay for life and chamber of commerce He said it is important to live in the ward one represents and he supports business and homeowners rights As for the turbines I can t promise to stop them but he will be accessible and account able and would consider supporting the use of civil means to fight the wind pro jects He said Ward 6 is the only one that is more rural than urban and he would work to area rate such things as side walks because rural people should not have to pay for them if they do not have them He believes government is too intrusive in people s lives and he would move to kill the dog tag bylaw so dog and cat owners are treated equally He would also try to kill the anti fortification bylaw Wisniewsky said taxes keep going up and he is aware taxpayers don t have bottom less pockets Questions The first question was from a resident who wanted to know why the township was planning to turn the Belwood ball dia mond into a soccer field Ortt said there is room at the field for both sports He said if it is used for ball only three times a week Fergus ball teams should be coming out to play there to increase its use Visser said he promises only that he will get an answer for people but in this case the questioner didn t like that answer he brought back He said the ball diamond is underused and soccer is popu lar and needs room to grow The recreation department is offering the league another diamond to use and has con sulted with its executive He said the goal is to provide the best service for all residents and We re not cut ting you out Wisniewsky said it is the first he has heard of the issue but wondered why the town ship would destroy a ball field when there are other fields for soccer VanLeeuwen said soccer is popular and he wondered if there is room why soccer nets cannot be erected and then use it for both sports I don t see the purpose of destroying it immediately Another resident complain ed of the number of township vehicles being driven home by employees Visser said the issue of ve hicles was the first he tackled on council The township did an inventory and he learned to his surprise there were fewer vehicles after amalgamation than prior to it

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=7147 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - ELECTIONS 2010: Public shows little interest in trustee race
    trust in him Steven Kitras running for the Wellington Catholic School Board talked about how he has grown his glass business to the point it is the largest He cited his faith and his desire to work in the community for his church and his school His opponent James Coffey was unable to attend the meeting When the moderator asked if there were any questions of the candidates there were none Vol 43 Issue 40 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 Veteran Mervin Fisher From guilt and silence to disclosure and inspiration CANADA DAY 2011 Belwood Lake Flotilla Celebrates Canada Day Alpaca farm open house on June 19 Lions Club launching Garden Share Project Antiturbine groups signs being defaced burned by vandals Invenergy sells wind farm back to earlier owner Belwood service remembers sacrifices of local men Fans fought hard as beloved Newfoundland pony was nearly extinct ELECTIONS 2010 Two candidates faced off for County Ward 4 ELECTIONS 2010 Candidates opposed to wind farms promise fiscal responsibility ELECTIONS 2010 Public shows little interest in trustee race Star of Angry Planet coming to Belwood Arnott Complain here about wind farms Wind turbine project plans and details of Invenergy proposal Wind turbine project plans and details of Invenergy proposal Hall overflowed with citizens angry over Invenergys wind farm plans The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=7121 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Star of Angry Planet coming to Belwood
    Cat World Beacon to the Ancestors and Irvine Creek Organics The event called lift your heart raise your voice is organized by R I S E Up a group aimed at raising individual self esteem It is open to kids aged 7 to 14 Monies raised will be donated to charity For info email Barb at fergus ed hotmail com Vol 43 Issue 28 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 Veteran Mervin Fisher From guilt and silence to disclosure and inspiration CANADA DAY 2011 Belwood Lake Flotilla Celebrates Canada Day Alpaca farm open house on June 19 Lions Club launching Garden Share Project Antiturbine groups signs being defaced burned by vandals Invenergy sells wind farm back to earlier owner Belwood service remembers sacrifices of local men Fans fought hard as beloved Newfoundland pony was nearly extinct ELECTIONS 2010 Two candidates faced off for County Ward 4 ELECTIONS 2010 Candidates opposed to wind farms promise fiscal responsibility ELECTIONS 2010 Public shows little interest in trustee race Star of Angry Planet coming to Belwood Arnott Complain here about wind farms Wind turbine project plans and details of Invenergy proposal Wind turbine project plans and details of Invenergy proposal Hall overflowed with citizens angry over Invenergys wind farm plans 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=6502 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Women's Institute gets funding
    seniors have the opportunity to participate and take an active leadership role in their community The government of Can ada is proud to support seniors in strengthening our communities and building our country said Chong This project will encourage seniors in Well ing ton County to continue sharing their skills wisdom and experience to benefit others The Federated Women s Institutes of Ontario received funding for its project Rose Buddies Seniors will create partnerships with local elementary schools and work on an intergenerational memoir writing program with youth With two additional components of the program capital assistance and elder abuse awareness the overall budget of the program is now 35 million per year For more information visit www hrsdc gc ca seniors Vol 42 Issue 13 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 Enabling Garden officially opened at community centre New facility still busy due to weather County gets Green Legacy recognition at annual Tree Planting Day Close to 2 000 attend grand opening of new recreational facility Public invited to help plant Stewardship council meets April 14 Horticultural groups winning photos shown Feb 16 Work now underway on 6 2 million recreational facility at Marden park Women s Institute gets funding Food bank aided by horticultural group Guelph Township Horticultural Society to host bird feeder workshop fall show Horticultural society celebrates 90 years Horticultural Society hosts spring flower show in Marden Ariss and District

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=3029 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Food bank aided by horticultural group
    area During the year the club enjoyed excellent speakers and demonstrators as well as their March pot luck and June barbecue all held at Marden community centre and park Monica Skinner past District 7 director was present to conduct the installation of the officers and board for 2009 as follows President Jane McDonald first Vice Phil Sweet show secretary Pat Pritchard board members Kelly Caldwell Ruby Thompson Donna Rowe Lin da Van Norman Ruth Robin son and Sylvia Grant Appointed were secretary treasurer Jean Gordon assis tant Jean Sweet and financial examiners Evelyn Cleghorn and Marilyn Gray The evening closed with a time of fellowship and refresh ments The next meeting will be Feb 17 when the photographic competition results will be shown Entries are to be into the competition chairman by Dec 31 submitted by Jean Gordon Vol 41 Issue 49 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 Enabling Garden officially opened at community centre New facility still busy due to weather County gets Green Legacy recognition at annual Tree Planting Day Close to 2 000 attend grand opening of new recreational facility Public invited to help plant Stewardship council meets April 14 Horticultural groups winning photos shown Feb 16 Work now underway on 6 2 million recreational facility at Marden park Women s Institute gets funding Food bank aided by horticultural group Guelph Township Horticultural Society to host bird feeder workshop fall show

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=2285 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Guelph Township Horticultural Society to host bird feeder workshop, fall show
    9535 On Sept 15 at 7 30pm the Guelph Township Horticultural Society will host the fall flower and vegetable show at the Marden Community Centre Dr R L Peterson will speak on the fascinating biology of orchids Copies of his book When Is a Flower not a Flower will be available payment can be made by cash or cheque Refreshments will also be available This is a change from past years as there will be no show in October Bring entries in to the Marden Community Centre from 6 30 to 7 30pm For more information contact gths1922 hotmail com August 21 2015 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 Enabling Garden officially opened at community centre New facility still busy due to weather County gets Green Legacy recognition at annual Tree Planting Day Close to 2 000 attend grand opening of new recreational facility Public invited to help plant Stewardship council meets April 14 Horticultural groups winning photos shown Feb 16 Work now underway on 6 2 million recreational facility at Marden park Women s Institute gets funding Food bank aided by horticultural group Guelph Township Horticultural Society to host bird feeder workshop fall show Horticultural society celebrates 90 years Horticultural Society hosts spring flower show in Marden Ariss and District Lions offer Family Day events Longtime resident offers library art show Tribute tea held for local Women s Institutes at Marden Library The

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=27445 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Horticultural society celebrates 90 years
    unable to attend McDonald as assistant district director conducted the election of officers Two new members joined the board The final slate of officers for Guelph Township Society was installed and OHA pins presented to the executive Phil Sweet commended McDonald for all her work as president and youth leader as well as her district work A hearty round of applause followed Elizabeth Taborek introduced guest speaker Linda Clay a former teacher who now conducts overseas tours One goes to the Magnificent Gardens of Italy slides of which she showed to those assembled All gardens were designed on very large scales each grander than the next Many were hundreds of years old Grant thanked Clay The new executive for 2013 includes president Sylvia Grant secretary treasurer Jean Gordon show secretary Pat Pritchard directors for 2013 Ruth Robinson Mary Campagnaro and Pat Pritchard two year directors Linda Van Norman Elizabeth Taborek Ronald Taborek Phil Sweet and Lorna Brooks and financial examiners Evelyn Cleghorn and Deb Walker The society will hold its first meeting of 2013 on the third Tuesday evening in February when the results of the photographic entries will be shown These entries are to be submitted to chair Ruth Robinson by Dec 31 submitted by Jean Gordon December 7 2012 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 Enabling Garden officially opened at community centre New facility still busy due to weather County gets Green

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=14813 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Horticultural Society hosts spring flower show in Marden
    draws for door prizes members of the West End Women s Institute served lunch and refreshments prepared by their members Horticultural members were reminded the June meeting will be June 23 at 6 30pm with ice cream strawberries and cake for the family A leaf print activity will follow for all There is also a mini show featuring mainly iris and peony It is hoped also that the cedar gazebo erected last October will be dedicated on this date This was a project of the Horticultural Society with the assistance of Guelph Eramosa Parks and Recreation staff A walkway to make the structure accessible is to be installed prior to the dedication The gazebo compliments the Marion Brennan Enabling Garden Members will be adding new plant selections this spring to enhance not only the new structure but to create renewed interest in the enabling garden Check out all this behind the Marden library at 7368 Wellington Road 30 Memberships to support the work of the society can still be obtained by contacting any of the directors Information is on the society website at www gardenontario org click on Guelph Township Horticultural Society submitted by Jean Gordon May 29 2015 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 Enabling Garden officially opened at community centre New facility still busy due to weather County gets Green Legacy recognition at annual Tree Planting Day Close to 2 000 attend

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