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 »

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 »

Three arrested after an ATV was stolen

Three people have been arrested after police say they caught them with a stolen ATV. OPP were called to County Road 109 near Concession 9 after getting a complaint about three suspicious men parked on the side of the road. An investigation revealed they were in possession of a stolen ATV. 20 year old Kevin Areere of the… Read More »