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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Letters - Wellington County
    and Greenbelt areas generated 2 65 billion in GDP Importantly protecting areas that sequester and store carbon helps protect and improve our resilience to climate change We need to expand not shrink our critical Greenbelt resource Let your representatives know that you want them to leave a robust Greenbelt legacy for Wellington County Ask them to attend this invitation only event by contacting Wellington Water Watchers at wellingtonwaterwatchers gmail com Patti Maurice GUELPH Newspaper closure Dear Editor It is indeed a sad day for all residents of Wellington County and not just those of Guelph Even if they are not among the diminishing number of readers of the Guelph Mercury they must feel an acute sense of loss at the demise of this direct link to Confederation The Mercury s roots go back as far as 1853 and it became the daily we know in 1867 That is a long venerable history and throughout those years the paper has been a responsible voice for the citizens of Guelph and Wellington County Alas that voice will now go silent Ironically when I first heard the news of the paper s shutting down I no doubt like many other people went to its website One of the comments on the website challenged the other contributors to state whether or not they were lamenting the paper s demise while not subscribing to the daily paper and just to drive home the point added the barb that such hypocrisy largely explains the death of print news Perhaps I am making too much of this snide comment offered at the end of some fond reminiscences of the Mercury by readers writers and delivery people but the rudeness of the words their place in an otherwise respectful collection of writings and their sheer unmitigated self righteousness reminded me of why I truly lament the death of a newspaper whatever else a newspaper may represent it usually represents several layers of thoughtful responses to the written word whether in articles columns or letters to the editor Now we can look forward to the immediate replies with no danger of sober second thoughts piling on each other after virtually every article or column There are many good things about the Internet I use it a lot but the self publishing yahoo is not one of them I see unfortunate trends emerging from the massive challenges the information revolution offers traditional media books and magazines are facing what the music industry is trying to weather presently And this is all uncharted territory The most direct impact falls on the heads of those employees who must find other work and for whom I feel the greatest sympathy However we will all be affected by the death of the Mercury and we should all examine how best to respond Richard Giles RR1 ALMA Improper meetings Dear Editor Thank you for the article Bylaw officer hiring process held behind closed doors in Erin Jan 29 Imagine my great alarm to learn how

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Columns - Wellington County
    personal indebtedness which could put in jeopardy WriteOut of Her Mind by Kelly Waterhouse Love letter The Carpenter and I don t celebrate Valentine s Day I like to think we celebrate ours every day delusion is my thing We don t Sometimes we are more roommates than affectionate partners The days string along without so much as a conversation at least beyond anything more than bills kids and work COLUMNISTS Barrie Hopkins Bruce Whitestone Kelly Waterhouse Recent Columns Bits and Pieces The Bailey Bridge Cold colder and coldest Frosty Friday January thaw Frosty Friday Silent and symbiotic Winter wonderland Double surprise Canada s Business Presumptuous Left out Negative trends Left out Responsibility Bad Omens A precarious economy Troubled economy Comment from Ottawa The new session The Reform Act Services for seniors Small businesses Anti terrorism bill is needed Terrorism Helping families Veterans Life wise Retirement Canadas scarcity of calamity Often we mirror our parents Putting up with put downs A tale of two landlords A letter from the campsite Two shades of black Precious memories Queen s Park Report Merry Christmas Firefighters bill good news Reform Act Groves pits Celebrating 150 years Bad budget Elliott best choice as leader Just another day at the office Merry Christmas Special to the Advertiser Death of JFK changed the world Stray Casts Final lines Its been great Valuing Our History Tanner s woolen mill in Mount Forest burned twice in a year Elora principal George Edgcumbe ended his career in disgrace Peter Perry a memorable principal of Fergus High School Fire gutted Fergus building owned by Robert Kerr in 1931 George L A Thomson enjoyed career with American railroads Department of Highways vowed to keep roads open in 1931 J B Perry of Fergus penned most successful local book of 1920s Coroner

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Cartoon - Wellington County
    December 25 2015 Editorial Cartoon December 18 2015 BUZZ Phase one of Morriston streetscape project to start this spring Guelph Eramosa council considers 7 1 increase in township taxes Neighbours voice concern over potential impact of Dirty Apron in Arkell County residents receive reprieve on increase in user pay garbage fees Cats Anonymous kicks off their Help Fix Rikki s Broken Heart campaign on Valentine s Day Advertiser up for several OCNA awards COLUMNISTS Barrie Hopkins Bruce Whitestone Kelly Waterhouse EDITORIAL Dave Adsett Science fiction unfolding Digital Publications Browse Our Publications Highland Games 2015 Pictorial Book Acton Fall Fair Community Guide The Community News Drayton Fair Book Digital Flyers Erin Fall Fair Fergus Fall Fair Groves Foundation Guelph Township Horticultural Society Fergus Scottish Festival Inside Wellington Archives Lions Club Home Leisure Show Mapleton Community Guide Minding Our Business Archives Purebred Sheep Breeders of Ontario 70th anniversary of D Day Feature Equine Wellington County Plowing Match Wellington North Guide Wellington OPP Annual Reports Wellington Advertiser Newspaper Week 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

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Editorial Policy - Wellington County
    at any time Persons wishing information regarding circulation rates and additional service etc should feel free to contact The Wellington Advertiser where the staff will be pleased to help The publisher accepts responsibility for claims and honors agreements made by himself or by regular staff on his behalf No responsibility is accepted for actions by person s not in the employ of the paper or otherwise over whom the Publisher has no control All Advertising accepted is done so in good faith Fergus Office Tel 519 843 5410 Fax 519 843 7607 Drayton Office Tel 519 638 3066 www wellingtonadvertiser com Letters Policy Letters to the Editor are invited on subjects of interest to our readers The Editor maintains final approval on whether any letter is published or not Preference is given to letters 200 words or less Pen names are not allowed and all letters to be considered for publication must be signed and include contact information For our complete policy on letters contact our office Deadline Deadline for submission of ads letters or news is Monday at 3 p m BUZZ Phase one of Morriston streetscape project to start this spring Guelph Eramosa council considers 7 1 increase in township taxes Neighbours voice concern over potential impact of Dirty Apron in Arkell County residents receive reprieve on increase in user pay garbage fees Cats Anonymous kicks off their Help Fix Rikki s Broken Heart campaign on Valentine s Day Advertiser up for several OCNA awards COLUMNISTS Barrie Hopkins Bruce Whitestone Kelly Waterhouse EDITORIAL Dave Adsett Science fiction unfolding Digital Publications Browse Our Publications Highland Games 2015 Pictorial Book Acton Fall Fair Community Guide The Community News Drayton Fair Book Digital Flyers Erin Fall Fair Fergus Fall Fair Groves Foundation Guelph Township Horticultural Society Fergus Scottish Festival Inside Wellington

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Sports - Wellington County
    participated in a winter biathlon on Jan 24 at the Nordic Ski Centre in Duntroon While the local group are novices at cross country skiing Captain Bill Dobson says their marksmanship skills assisted greatly Cadets Joanne Darroch and August Ludewigt both from Clifford were among the participants Bantam Fusion unbeaten CENTRE WELLINGTON The Centre Wellington Fusion Minor Bantam AA team is continuing its quest for an Ontario Minor Hockey Association OMHA championship 81 s up by two in first playoff round PALMERSTON The Mapleton Minto 81 s hold a 2 0 lead in their best of seven WOAA Senior AA quarter final series with the Shallow Lake Crushers Area schools to Adopt an Athlete GUELPH Special Olympics Ontario is teaming up with local school boards to help send athletes to the Special Olympics this spring Nominations for Grand River Raceway s Battle races due February 16 ELORA Nominations for Grand River Raceway s major races must be locked in by Feb 16 Minto Mapleton first up at Bowl for Kids MOUNT FOREST The North Wellington Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids campaign is celebrating its 40th anniversary Optimists planning Family Day events MOOREFIELD The Optimist Club of Moorefield is once again planning to make Family Day special for local families BUZZ Phase one of Morriston streetscape project to start this spring Guelph Eramosa council considers 7 1 increase in township taxes Neighbours voice concern over potential impact of Dirty Apron in Arkell County residents receive reprieve on increase in user pay garbage fees Cats Anonymous kicks off their Help Fix Rikki s Broken Heart campaign on Valentine s Day Advertiser up for several OCNA awards COLUMNISTS Barrie Hopkins Bruce Whitestone Kelly Waterhouse EDITORIAL Dave Adsett Science fiction unfolding Digital Publications Browse Our Publications Highland Games 2015 Pictorial Book Acton

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Event Submission: Community - Wellington County
    approximately 20 25 words Please submit at least 4 weeks prior to event date to ensure it appears in the paper The Wellington Advertiser s Community Events listings are reserved for non profit charitable events Errors Event Sponsor Event Name Your email address The email address you provide here will not display in the event listing but is required in case we need to contact you for clarification regarding your submission The above 3 fields are for reference only All information to be published for your specific event should be entered in the field below Event Details In order to reduce unsolicited submissions please enter the text displayed below in the box above Be sure to type in the exact characters in the image Download a PDF file of the In Memoriam Verse Sample Book 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

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Classifieds - Wellington County
    For Sale Homes Apartments Condos Apt for Rent Homes for Rent Homes for Sale Items for Sale Antiques Appliances Items for Sale Land Commercial Commercial for Rent Mortgages and Financial Financial Private Mortgages Personal Services Child Care Available Health Music Storage Pets Pets Professional Services Custom Work Educational Services Lawn Garden Scrap Trades and Services Tutoring Vehicles Cars Wanted Help Wanted Items Wanted View All Enhanced Ads Wanted Help Wanted Items Wanted FREE DROP OFF FOR anything METAL anytime Appliances BBQ s batteries electronics 6494 Wellington Rd 7 Elora north of Tim Hortons Days 519 823 3387 Eve 519 846 9906 4 Wheel DRIVE TRUCKS Wanted from 1950 1984 any make or condition from fence row monuments to fully restored Call evenings 6 9pm 519 376 0239 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING OPTIONS 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 Fair

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Classifieds - Wellington County
    Tub 499 4cu Top Load Washer 469 Dryer 399 electric stove 450 dishwasher 399 SCRATCH DENT 18cu All Fridge 799 11cu All Fridge 549 air conditioner 149 dehumidifiers 199 9cu fridge 375 much more available in store USED All Fridge 399 Various chest freezers Washer Dryer Combo 599 Gas stove 369 gas dryer 225 Fridges 249 Stoves 169 Washers 199 Sudsavers 399 much more in store Furnace Tune up 149 Furnace Installed starting at 2999 Water Heaters installed starting at 660 Featuring a full line of new used Whirlpool Appliances Elmira Home Comfort 1 Union Street Elmira 519 669 4600 ehc hotmail ca Division of Belmont Appliance Items for Sale SOLID MANURE FREE Call 519 787 2645 C A R P E T I have several thousand yards of new Stainmaster 100 nylon carpet I will carpet your livingroom and hall for 389 Price includes carpet pad and installation 25sq yd Call Steve 519 763 5836 Guelph carpetdeals ca DELTA DJ 20 8 JOINTER Good condition Call 519 323 3715 INSIDE Garage Sale Feb 13 15 350 Dublin St Mount Forest 8am 12noon Large quantity of used snow tires desks file cabinets furniture household items tools lawn garden car parts something for everyone VAN TRAILERS to rent or buy Call Reg Small for more details 519 323 2191 WHITE PINE LUMBER 1in x 8 10 12in 1 00 bd ft minimum 300 bd ft A Rogers Sawmill 1 mile east of Ennotville 519 843 2472 Hours 8am 12 1 5pm DALE S WOOD SERVICE Seasoned firewood 325 bush cord volume discount available 519 938 7523 35 CORDS SEASONED hard maple firewood Discount for all or 80 face cord Pick up only Mount Forest area 519 323 2205 or 519 371 2550 work FIREWOOD MIXED hardwood 300 per bush cord 128

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