OPP searching for missing woman in Mount Forest

Mount Forest – Wellington OPP are searching for a missing woman. 49 year old Catherine Buckle was last spotted in Mount Forest this morning at 11:15 a.m. on Main Street South. Police are concerned about her well being. Description: – 170cm (5’6″ tall), weighing 63kg – Blond Hair, styled up – Tattoo on her left arm – Black… Read More »

WNFS Chief earns 40 year bar.

Wellington North Fire Services District Chief Bill Hieber (right) received a 25 year Service Medal from the Ontario Fire Marshal Ross Nichols (center). Fire Chief Dave Guilbault received a 40 year Service Bar. Event held this week in Brantford.

Minto’s PitchIt! Winner Announced

TOWN of MINTO – Shrimp Canada has won this years PitchIt! Business Plan Competition. Pitch It was started in 2012 by the Town of Minto has a way to grow small businesses in Minto and increase the awareness of the resources available. A total of 9 businesses applied for the award this year. The four finalists were then… Read More »

Elora Gorge fall victim now in stable condition

ELORA GORGE – A 20 year old man is now in stable condition after falling 60 feet into Elora Gorge. Emergency services responded to the banks of the Irvine River north of the David Street Bridge on Monday night around 5:15 p.m. When they arrived they learned a man had fallen into the gorge after trying to climb… Read More »

12 Year Old Dies In Fatal Farm Accident

A 12 year old boy has died after a fatal farm accident in the Township of Perth East.  Perth County OPP and the Perth East fire department were called out to the farm on Line 61 on Monday evening. The 12 year old had been working in the barn when he died. The child was rushed to a… Read More »

Fordwich Man Charged With Assaulting A Police Officer

HARRISTON – A Fordwich man is facing numerous charges after Wellington OPP arrested him for driving with a suspended licence.  Officers spotted a man driving a green A-T-V in Clifford at around 9am on June 6th. They say his licence was suspended at the time, so he fled from police. Ten days later they spotted that name A-T-V parked… Read More »

Elora Gorge Fall Sends Man To Hospital

ELORA – A man was airlifted to Toronto Hospital with life threatening injuries after he fell while trying to climb out of the Elora Gorge. The 20 year old was hiking the gorge with three other men yesterday evening. They climbed approximately 50 to 60 feet in order to get out, but they noticed they were about the… Read More »

James Cooper reviews “Office Hours”

Office Hours, playing now until June 30th at the Drayton Festival Theatre, is a witty play that really picks up speed, and churns out laughs as it progresses. Its six separate (yet related) scenes make watching it as fun and easy as eating six two-bite brownies, rather than the daunting ‘two pan-sized brownies’ that most plays are for… Read More »

Harriston business broken into.

HARRISTON – Wellington OPP are investigating after someone broke into a business on Arthur Street west in Harriston. When police arrived early Sunday morning they found that someone had broken a window and stolen a set of keys, leaving a side door wide open. A 2009 Nissan Murano was also missing. The vehicle was later recovered that morning… Read More »

Stolen Pickup Truck West of Arthur

ARTHUR – Wellington OPP are investigating after getting a report of a stolen pickup truck from a home on Concession 9 just west of Arthur. Police say the truck was unlocked and had the keys inside when it was taken on June 6th. The truck is a dark green 1999 Dodge Ram extended cab, short box pickup truck,… Read More »