Trailer Stolen From Local Business

MOUNT FOREST – Wellington OPP are investigating after a trailer was stolen from a local business in Mount Forest.   Police say the 24 ft. white trailer was taken from J J McLellan & Son Plumping and Heating at 695 Queen Street West overnight last Friday. Surveillance camera’s show a two tonne truck hooking up to the trailer around… Read More »

Palmerston Woman Arrested

PALMERSTON – An 18 year old woman from Palmerston has been charged with assault after an incident on Derby Street.  Wellington OPP got a call about an alleged assault on April 23rd after two women were having an argument. Police say at one point the argument got physical and a 23 year old woman was assaulted. Marissa Catherine… Read More »

Cash Stolen From Car in Mount Forest

Wellington OPP are reminding residents of Mount Forest to lock it or lose it after a vehicle entry on North Water Street West. Police say the car was broken into on April 28th and the suspect stole cash from a purse. To help prevent future incidents, the OPP would like to remind everyone about the LOCK IT OR… Read More »

Drug Bust in Mount Forest

MOUNT FOREST – Five people from Mount Forest have been arrested and charged after a huge drug bust. Members of the Wellington County OPP and the West Region Tactics and Rescue Unit executed a search warrant at 335 Wellington Street West in Mount Forest last Friday. Police say they seized drugs, drug trafficking equipment and stolen property. 39… Read More »

Mount Forest Patriots Thank you!!!

After a Season filled with momentous highs for the club, and lows on losing Cherie. Be proud of your accomplishments and victories. #PatsNation #gopatsgo #nextseasonMFPstyle Thank you from all of us here at The River and residence of North Wellington and Southern Grey County                            … Read More »

Mount Forest Dominates International Silver Stick

A few weeks ago Mount Forest entered 3 girls hockey teams into the International Silver Stick in Port Elgin.  For the first time ever, all 3 girls teams made the gold medal finals in there respective divisions. The PeeWee C girls came away Gold medal Silver Stick Champions, and the Atom C girls and Bantam C girls both… Read More »

Record Year for Warm Winter Wishes!

The Warm Winter Wishes students at Wellington Heights School in Mount Forest have raised and astounding $42,477.39 this season. Organizers thank the students for their teamwork and generosity as well that of the teachers, parents and community members. Local businesses and corporate partners raised $17,400 and the rest was done by student fundraisers over the last 5 weeks.

Mount Forest Fire

Antiques and Accents on Main Street in the south end of Mount Forest has suffered extensive damage after a fire last night. Wellington North Fire Services were dispatched just after 4:00 PM December 8 and arrived to find the back of the building fully engulfed in flames. Guelph Wellington EMS transported one female to hospital due to smoke… Read More »