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  • The Wellington Advertiser - October becomes a creative, frightful Monster Month in village
    25 for a family of five and free for ages 5 and under With this arts fundraiser 40 per cent of the proceeds go to the centre and the remainder helps pay for expenses The Twilight Zoo has been a family favourite for 15 years and is back by popular demand Recently returned from a guest appearance on the Martha Stewart Halloween Special to be aired Oct 24 on the Hallmark Channel Murton features 70 of his wire and paper sculptures that are illuminated at night Special features at the Scare Fair include The Main Street Players Show of Which Map is Which a dangerous yet hilarious tale on the high seas and after dark The Main Street Players will perform Escape from Elora a snapshot of the historic horrors of Elora Fight Like a Pirate is a chance to win against the Dread Pirate Roger with a foam sword Catch a performance by the Fergus Elora Dance Academy or join a creepy cool craft Or enjoy a less scary lantern lit excursion by storytellers Al Koop and Gary Bryant of Elora Tours and Older Voices tickets separate from the fair admission Then on Oct 22 the third annual non motorized Elora Monster March Parade will begin at 6 30pm departing MacDonald Square The Monster March is the perfect chance to show off a costume meet friends and celebrate Halloween Everyone is invited to everyone to have his face painted for the parade at the Scare Fair then join when the parade finishes at the Elora Centre for the Arts All month long find a fun Halloween photo station in downtown Elora and take a ghastly shot by camera or phone and then submit it to halloweenelora cogeco ca and see it posted on the www elora info and www twilight zoo ca websites Carve a pumpkin on Oct 8 at Bissell Park at 10am join a craft class at the Junior Arts Collective on Metcalfe Street Fergus joins in with two Halloween favourite films at the Fergus Grand Theatre There is also visit to the Grand River Raceway on Oct 24 from 6 to 8pm for the annual Hallo whinny Finally The Rocky Horror Picture Show is annual favourite presented at the Gorge Cinema on Oct 29 at 9 30pm For more information please visit www twilightzoo com or email halloweenelora cogeco ca Organizers are looking for volunteers for the fair and zoo from ticket takers to zombies 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 Fergus Elora Minor Softball returns for 2012 season Township uses new technology to build Eloras 16

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10007 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Fergus Remembrance Day service honours all veterans
    fought and died Pearse said Remembrance Day is about remembering all veterans We have veterans from many different wars He noted some of the wars involving Canada over the past 110 years include the Boer War the First World War the Korean War the Second World War the Cold War and the Afghanistan War Unfortunately people died in each one of those wars We hope and pray and ask God not to have any more wars We don t want our young people going off to war and ending up dead We just pray that wars are all over Pearse thanked God for bringing the Afghanistan soldiers back this year He noted a few have remained behind to help those people Just remember what Remembrance Day is and why you are standing here He added that on Dec 8 the Fergus Royal Canadian Legion will be hosting the Portrait of Honour The 40 foot long mural contains images of every Canadian soldier sailor and any Armed Force personnel killed in Afghanistan It has been travelling around the country On Dec 10 the mural will return to Cambridge with its second last stop in Fergus I hope each of you come and see this portrait It is worth seeing It will be on view from 11am throughout the day A dinner will be held at the legion later that day the money raised goes to a good cause he added November 18 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10393 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Forfar Street water tower taken down
    houses The land has frontage of 100 feet and township planner Brett Salmon said it is already zoned for residential use Old Fergus council had the right to build the tower on residentially zoned lands At the rear of the property is the old railway line The vacant land will be turned over to the economic development committee to determine a use Economic development manager Dave Rushton said in an interview on Monday the committee will likely ask council to declare the land surplus early in the new year After that it will be sold November 18 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 Centre Wellington Fusion win Bell Capital Cup international tournament Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Town unveils long term water sewer plans Chong sees party stick to plans has two issues of his own Province supports GRCA water management plan with 903 000 Chapman concerned current water users will pay cost of proposed free installation Fur friendly fashion Creations by Rose McCulligh Annual Fergus bonspiel fundraiser has new name more beneficiaries Kill Joy brings suspense to local theatre Buddy Holly Anniversary Concert comes to county Settlers Creek Band to compete in national online reality music show Target plans to spend millions to renovate local Zellers Family friends to host benefit for Fergus woman battling disorder Some contamination at site delays construction for Walmart Habitat event signalling return to township Possible

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10372 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Be a better consumer
    a contract to take advantage of a so called deal Take the time to fully understand what s being offered Read the fine print If the purchase involves a contract always read it carefully to be sure it includes important information such as the total cost terms of payment and start and finish dates Keep a lid on deposits Consumers should not pay more than a 10 per cent deposit on any goods or services once a contract has been signed December 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 Be a better consumer Grain Farmers of Ontario add elevators to SellSmart app Proposed accessible transit system is sidelined in Wellington North Two sides offer different projection of township costs for transit service SmartCentres to pay for new traffic lights and road work Wellington

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10706 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Mapleton council accepts explanation of road costs
    it is no hardship for the township to do that work because the road connects to a pair of township roads and road crews would have to travel on County Road 45 in order to drive from one township road to the other Lynch said in his report the maintenance in the Glen Allan area has been done for many years by Mapleton crews The cost per kilometre is based on a number derived a number of years ago by the county operations manager Paul Johnson Lynch said in his report In 2010 11 the total payment was 34 960 for the winter or 4 600 per kilometre Council then unanimously approved Lynch s recommendation to receive the report and approve the cost of 4 800 per kilometre 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 Council passes taxes borrowing bylaws Slower calendar sales could mean less funding for two local events Mapleton Minto 81s have successful weekend 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 Museum to hold first Winterfest 2011 Mapleton Year in Review Mapleton Historical Society in review FHT Locals should make resolutions they can

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10620 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Whiskey and Wickedness: A wild look at Wellington County history
    of violence riots deaths and tragedies All this makes for sensational stories of regional history Cotton hopes his book will present a look at the history of the vice in the culture and heritage of early Canadian settlers by telling their stories through research anecdotes and personal accounts I hope it is a cornerstone of local history looked at from a different perspective he said It s one piece of the big puzzle and I hope it inspires other people to research and write history Cotton s personal connection to the research stems from his 1827 family roots in Guelph where his ancestors opened a tavern I have a local tie to this community and the whiskey dispensing business he said Though Cotton currently makes his home in the Ottawa region he will continue to further his research in this area His next book 100 Taverns in 100 Miles will take readers from Toronto north along Yonge Street In Canada it seems only important people write about what they deem important the average Canadian in the bush have no voice Maybe this book is a voice for the women and children of that time Whiskey and Wickedness Grey County 1840 1885 Wellington County 1825 1885 is available through Chapters Indigo and locally at Roxanne s Reflections in Fergus The Bookshelf in Guelph Millenia in Hanover and Print One in Mount Forest 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10595 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - New family program this fall
    to reduce the risk of substance use problems depression violence delinquency and school failure A new session of SFF will begin in Guelph at the First Baptist Church starting on Oct 18 The program runs once a week for 14 weeks and will take place on Tuesdays from 4 30pm to 7 30pm SFPY also starts on Oct 18 in Arthur at the Youth Options School The program runs once a week for nine weeks and will take run Tuesdays from 5 30 to 8pm Both programs begin with a free meal followed by educational and fun activities for parents and their children and youth Free child care is provided on site and assistance with transportation can also be arranged There is no cost to attend and all families are welcome Space is limited For more information or to register contact Gillian McCallum at 519 821 6638 extension 408 or email gmccallum guelphchc ca 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 Mapleton Minto 81s have successful weekend Centre Wellington Fusion win Bell Capital Cup international tournament Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Wellington Countys blue box program turns 25 Warden little interest in elected at large head of county council Chong sees party stick to plans has two issues of his own Joint economic development meeting held Erin yet to pass fortification bylaw OPP Inspector Scott Smith

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9999 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Taking to the road to support Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy
    raised will be used to support evidence based drug prevention programming in our community Garden Fresh box program helps people get fresh affordable produce and supports local farmers Guelph Wellington Local Food Initiative promotes local food to preserve and enhance sustainable agricultural diversity in the region Funds from the run will support the annual Local Food Fest Ontario Early Years Centre OEYC offers programs that promote learning through play and support families and caregivers as they develop coping skills literacy skills and strong family relationships Proceeds support children s programming at the Ontario Early Years Centre This year Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy is entering a team to support the event The intent is to working with the community to provide access to health programs and services and create opportunities for people to improve their well being 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 Rainbow Chorus brings Broadway to Guelph stage Arts council welcomes new executive director Centre Wellington Fusion win Bell Capital Cup international tournament Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Wellington Countys blue box program turns 25 Warden little interest in elected at large head of county council Chong sees party stick to plans has two issues of his own Joint economic development meeting held Erin yet to pass fortification bylaw OPP Inspector Scott Smith reviews the issue Police see high costs from pocket 9 1

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9924 (2016-02-16)
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