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  • The Wellington Advertiser - The decline of civility and call for its return
    the Smokey Creek bridge and Mitchell s Creek bridge adding new northbound and southbound passing lanes near Sideroad 8 and south of Mount Forest respectively and planting more than 270 coniferous tree hedges to re duce the effects of blowing snow on the highway Cox Construction Limited of Guelph was awarded the 19 6 million construction con tract and the work is expected to be completed by fall of 2009 During construction drivers on Highway 6 will occasionally be required to share a single lane as directed by temporary traffic lights or a flagman during the day More than 5 400 vehicles use the highway every day Once improved officials hope the highway will not need im provements for another 15 to 20 years Vol 41 Issue 17 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 Two sides offer different projection of township costs for transit service MPP John Wilkinson announces 50 000 for South Luther Hall restoration efforts CANADA DAY 2010 Wellington North celebrates with ball tournaments kids activities and artwork Township hosts agricultural and business showcases in March Municipal Election 2010 Heinbuch tosses name into ring for Wellington County councillor seat Mount Forest makes the most of Olympic spirit Wellington County opens Mount Forest Community Services Centre Committee invites all to walk to Olympics Expanded forensic lab for Mount Forest Area resident hopes to harvest heat from soil Smart metering in Wellington North may

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=891 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Statistical records can be useful to historians
    Councillor Ross Chaulk said now that the department has switched its dispatch centre to Guelph more of those types of calls are coming in The change was not only noticed by him but members of the department as well Mayor Mike Broomhead suggested to keep an eye on the issue especially since Well ington County is in the midst of negotiating its ambulance service contract Vol 41 Issue 02 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 Two sides offer different projection of township costs for transit service MPP John Wilkinson announces 50 000 for South Luther Hall restoration efforts CANADA DAY 2010 Wellington North celebrates with ball tournaments kids activities and artwork Township hosts agricultural and business showcases in March Municipal Election 2010 Heinbuch tosses name into ring for Wellington County councillor seat Mount Forest makes the most of Olympic spirit Wellington County opens Mount Forest Community Services Centre Committee invites all to walk to Olympics Expanded forensic lab for Mount Forest Area resident hopes to harvest heat from soil Smart metering in Wellington North may not save much money Highway 6 construction work slated between Arthur and Mount Forest Calls for ambulance assistance rising Water standards costly Subdivision gets 25 sewer units United front needed 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=344 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Seeds
    preparing for the process Meeting the new standards is going to be nothing but extra work for staff and extra dollars in the future Yake got pocket guides outlining the changes to water quality standards and strongly advised council to read the books because they will need to know what they are dealing with It is certainly not going to be easy or cheap Vol 40 Issue 50 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 Two sides offer different projection of township costs for transit service MPP John Wilkinson announces 50 000 for South Luther Hall restoration efforts CANADA DAY 2010 Wellington North celebrates with ball tournaments kids activities and artwork Township hosts agricultural and business showcases in March Municipal Election 2010 Heinbuch tosses name into ring for Wellington County councillor seat Mount Forest makes the most of Olympic spirit Wellington County opens Mount Forest Community Services Centre Committee invites all to walk to Olympics Expanded forensic lab for Mount Forest Area resident hopes to harvest heat from soil Smart metering in Wellington North may not save much money Highway 6 construction work slated between Arthur and Mount Forest Calls for ambulance assistance rising Water standards costly Subdivision gets 25 sewer units United front needed 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=274 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Something must be done
    development of the project According to the water and sewer committee report Arthur still has 73 sewage units available Farz Holding Inc s application for 25 units is less than half of the available units and therefore falls within council s allocation policy A letter from planners Black Shoe maker Robinson and Donald son noted that its clients have hired engineers architects and planners to prepare plans and reports for the development of the property which is situated on the east side of Preston Street south of Smith Street at the northern end of the village Vol 40 Issue 50 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 Two sides offer different projection of township costs for transit service MPP John Wilkinson announces 50 000 for South Luther Hall restoration efforts CANADA DAY 2010 Wellington North celebrates with ball tournaments kids activities and artwork Township hosts agricultural and business showcases in March Municipal Election 2010 Heinbuch tosses name into ring for Wellington County councillor seat Mount Forest makes the most of Olympic spirit Wellington County opens Mount Forest Community Services Centre Committee invites all to walk to Olympics Expanded forensic lab for Mount Forest Area resident hopes to harvest heat from soil Smart metering in Wellington North may not save much money Highway 6 construction work slated between Arthur and Mount Forest Calls for ambulance assistance rising Water standards costly Subdivision gets 25 sewer units United

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=272 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Turned upside down
    issues or meetings prompted his comments Yake said We as a council need to participate as whole whether it be a meeting or a community event If we do not participate as a whole council there is not much sense in participating at all We re councillors in this community When certain things come up we should support it together Vol 40 Issue 50 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 Two sides offer different projection of township costs for transit service MPP John Wilkinson announces 50 000 for South Luther Hall restoration efforts CANADA DAY 2010 Wellington North celebrates with ball tournaments kids activities and artwork Township hosts agricultural and business showcases in March Municipal Election 2010 Heinbuch tosses name into ring for Wellington County councillor seat Mount Forest makes the most of Olympic spirit Wellington County opens Mount Forest Community Services Centre Committee invites all to walk to Olympics Expanded forensic lab for Mount Forest Area resident hopes to harvest heat from soil Smart metering in Wellington North may not save much money Highway 6 construction work slated between Arthur and Mount Forest Calls for ambulance assistance rising Water standards costly Subdivision gets 25 sewer units United front needed 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=262 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Wellington North Health Care: $66,000 surplus
    on those efficiencies Hodgson said of savings between the NWHC and Groves We have a stronger voice for rural health care He said the board operated with a 19 6 million budget in 2010 11 Of that 14 9 million was for salaries and medical staff payments The board had expenses including 5 6 million for medical and surgical supplies drugs and medical gasses It ended its fiscal year with a 66 000 surplus To say we re financially responsible would be an understatement Hodgson said We manage it very strictly to make sure we hit our budget The hospitals had about 20 000 emergency room visits in the past year and over 15 000 clinic visits for residents using special services such as diabetes management With over 20 000 visits to our emergency departments if there is no other reason to have our hospitals open that s the one Hodgson said Quenneville said an expansion of the emergency room at Louise Marshall Hospital is in the planning stage with ministry approval in place The expansion which will see the emergency room go from 1 400 to 7 700 square feet is expected to be completed within two years Hodgson said hospital officials are expecting some tougher economic times as the provincial government considers cutting back on spending Money is going to become a real issue and making sure we are efficient he added Councillor Dan Yake who sits on the hospital committee thanked the two for their presentation Mayor Ray Tout said the presentation featured some points not well known in the community such as both hospitals having helicopter pads for quick emergency responses I think we are so lucky in small town Ontario to have our two hospitals Tout said January 13 2012 Tweet Tell Us What You

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10791 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Council to consider firm for reviews
    required Lennox called for an outside law firm or expert for any performance appraisals of the township s CAO CAO Lori Heinbuch suggested new councillors be provided with training for reviews and council use human resources consultant Connie Van Andel Barcon Consulting She is under contract for pay equity and internal equity for union and non union staff Lennox said I have objections with the consultant He suggested the township consider using Waterloo firm Simon and Associates Councillor Dan Yake was critical of council substituting the name of a Waterloo firm without getting a proposal on services they offer and the cost I d prefer to see that first December 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 Fire department unveils new education house Wellington North Health Care 66 000 surplus Northern Big Brothers Big Sisters gets recognition Year one Wellington North mayor reflects on achievements pitfalls Council to consider firm for reviews Council disbands fundraising committee Wellington North switches insurers Council moves towards regular performance appraisals Arthur residents express concerns about development of former school Dickson Lessons learned from Sandy Lake evacuation Wellington North council forced to withdraw development charges bylaw Resident challenges new development cost More than a temporary solution needed for roads staffing Proposed accessible transit system is sidelined in Wellington North Wellington North councillors want answers from engineering firm Two sides offer different projection of township costs for transit service

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10655 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Council disbands fundraising committee
    Forest for 500 each Most recently three seats sold as Christmas gifts he said Others have been sold to businesses and families Yake said he thought the committee had raised 500 000 but Mayor Ray Tout thought it had raised about 780 000 From the finance committee we ve had an indication the Arthur pool committee has disbanded itself and the Mount Forest committee is down to one Tout said He has been critical of the way fundraising efforts have been done for both facilities with public fundraising coming after the buildings were near completion Let s not put the cart before the horse let s fundraise first and build second he suggested However the mayor was hopeful the sports complex committee could be resurrected and continue its efforts I think we should continue on with it the mayor said of public fundraising efforts Yake said he does not know why the Mount Forest committee is no longer around The fundraising committee was working quite hard and quite well then something happened he sad Councillor Andy Lennox suggested efforts should be made to resurrect that committee December 16 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 Annual heifer sale supports Mennonite charities Annual Fergus bonspiel fundraiser has new name more beneficiaries Fire department unveils new education house Wellington North Health Care 66 000 surplus Northern Big Brothers Big Sisters gets recognition Student fundraiser features Canadian

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10621 (2016-02-16)
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