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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Minto Mayor Re-Elected to FCM

OTTAWA – Minto’s Mayor has been re-elected to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Board of Directors. Mayor George Bridge is among 16 members representing the Ontario Caucus. The board meets quarterly to talk key municipal issues, to set policy priorities, and serve as a support system for municipalities when dealing with the Canadian Government. Bridge looks forward to… Read More »

Drug Charges After Mount Forest Traffic Stop

Wellington OPP handed a number of drug charges after pulling over a Volkswagen in Mount Forest.  Police stopped the car on Tuesday afternoon on Main Street. Officers detected the smell of marijuana in the vehicle and arrested both the driver and passenger. 59 year old Jennifer Heron of Hanover was charged with possession of Meth and possession of… Read More »

Bear Sighting near Belwood

Wellington OPP have confirmed a bear sighting in Wellington County near Belwood.   Police were called on Saturday evening after a citizen spotted a mother bear and a cub on West Garafraxa Townline near Dobbin Street on the east edge of Belwood. OPP have not been able to contain the bear however have notified local residents of the sighting.… Read More »

Fatal 2 Vehicle Crash In Moorefield

The OPP have now released the name of the deceased. Here is an updated version of the story. MOOREFIELD – Wellington County OP responded to a fatal crash on Concession Road 6 near Moorefield last night. Police say a pickup truck ran a stop sign and collided with a minivan around 10:00 pm. The driver and passenger of… Read More »

Farmers Market Set For May 26

MOUNT FOREST – The Wellington North Farmers Market is opening up for the season next Friday. The Market will run every Friday afternoon from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Victory Community Centre in Mount Forest on King Street East starting on May 26th. It will run until October 6th of this year. Several local vendors will… Read More »