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World record pumpkin weighed at Wellington

World record pumpkin weighed at Wellington

Jim and Kelsey Bryson, from Ormstown, Quebec, weighed a world record whopper  at the Wellington Pumpkinfest weigh-off Saturday. Bryson won the weigh-off last year with the “mother” of this year’s winner at more than 1,404.40 pounds. This year, as the scale stopped at 1,818.5 fellow growers and friends cheered the victory. A possible secret to […]

Bumper to bumper beauty in Wellington

Bumper to bumper beauty in Wellington

The Show & Shine Car Show took place at the Wellington & District Community Centre on Saturday. Car enthusiasts and the general public attended the show and voted for their favorites. Admission was by donation and all proceeds from the event went to the Wellington & District Community Centre fund. The event was followed by […]

Citizens of the year deliver thanks

Citizens of the year deliver thanks

Cheers to Bob & Linda Downey (center) who were named Citizen of the Year 2010 from the Wellington Legion. Linda & Bob run the Storehouse Foodbank in Wellington. The Storehouse Foodbank thanks you! The Storehouse Foodbank would like to thank the following people and organizations for their help and support in the month of December […]

A grand community celebration for new Wellington Community Centre

A grand community celebration for new Wellington Community Centre

Federal, provincial and municipal partners gathered on Sunday, Dec. 12 in Wellington to celebrate the opening of the new, fully-accessible Wellington and District Community Centre. Work on the $12 million project included the installation of an NHL regulation size ice rink with expanded seating, an indoor walking track, a multi-purpose exercise room, and an accessible […]

Wellington hosts Christmas in the Village

Wellington hosts Christmas in the Village

Wellington welcomed Santa Claus with Christmas in the Village celebrations Saturday. Santa Claus was escorted by the Wellington Dukes during the parade and afterward in the Town Hall as he greeted children and handed out giant candy canes. While children awaited his arrival they decorated gingerbread cookies and created cards and tree ornaments. Faye Luftman […]

Noel, Noel, food bank angels did sing!

Noel, Noel, food bank angels did sing!

It was a team effort that showed the true spirit of Christmas and the County on Friday night at the Sing Noel Concert Benefit for the Storehouse Food Bank. The event raised $2,403. The amount on the cheque is $2,393.09 and $20 was added by a resident to round it off.  Len Newman (assistant producer) […]

We will Remember Them

We will Remember Them

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, not the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.    – Laurence Binyon At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 the […]

Fashionable fundraiser for Food Bank

Fashionable fundraiser for Food Bank

With the models in make-up and wardrobe for final touches, guests at Casa Dea Estates Winery enjoyed a delicious feast before the fashion show and silent auction fundraiser. The event raised $1,115 for the Storehouse Wellington Food Bank.  After the dinner, the models took to the runway to showcase the latest fall and winter wear, […]

Peter Mertens will be PEC's new mayor

Peter Mertens will be PEC’s new mayor

Peter Mertens will be Prince Edward County’s new mayor come December. He is shown Monday night at the community centre with supporters and his wife Kathleen. They came to Prince Edward County in 2005 and the following year, Mertens was elected to represent Wellington Ward. Tonight’s final mayor numbers are: Peter Mertens 3489, Sandy Latchford […]

ROMEO presents $11,000 for Wellington & District Community Centre

ROMEO presents $11,000 for Wellington & District Community Centre

The construction cost of the new community centre is $12 million dollars. The Federal Government will provide $4 million in funding, the Ontario Government will provide $4 million in funding and the municipality will provide $2.5 million in funding. Together, the community has raised approximately $1,350,000 in donations. With your help the remaining $150,000 goal […]

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