Monte Sonnenberg, Simcoe Reformer


Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford, right, and Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett had a good feeling about Thursday’s provincial election as they took part in an election eve rally in Caledonia Wednesday. Turns out those good vibes were correct as the PCs were elected Thursday with an ample majority. MONTE SONNENBERG / SIMCOE REFORMER

Ontario turns Tory blue

Local MPP Toby Barrett made it seven victories in a row as he handily won re- election Thursday in Haldimand-Norfolk.

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LPRCA manager on paid leave

The Long Point Region Conservation Authority has been operating most of this month without the services of its general manager and secretary-treasurer.

Plea expected in animal cruelty case

A Tavistock man charged in connection with the deaths of more than 1,500 pigs near Frogmore in February is scheduled to enter a plea in the new year.


Gang of intruders demand narcotics

Police are looking for four men after narcotics were stolen during a home invasion in St. Williams Wednesday.

Komienski Ltd.’s 30,000-square-foot processing facility in Scotland was one of the featured attractions on Norfolk County’s annual Farm Tour Wednesday. The $3-million facility on Highway 24 was built this spring. Davina and Tom Komienski Jr. represent the fourth generation of the family to commit to agriculture. (MONTE SONNENBERG / SIMCOE REFORMER)

Farmers see value in diversification

SCOTLAND - Local residents can find a little taste of home most anywhere they go in Ontario thanks to the area's ability to produce fruits and vegetables of high quality in great abundance.

More than 100 people converged on the Delhi Ontario Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre June 30 for a Canada 150 Eve party. Among those enjoying a picnic at the Quance Dam were, from left, Lois Zehr of King City, Hannah Zehr of Delhi and Tracy Schott-Hennessey of Lynedoch. MONTE SONNENBERG / SIMCOE REFORMER

Revellers take stock of still-young country

Residents of Delhi and surrounding area celebrated their country on the eve of Canada’s 150th anniversary last week at the Delhi Ontario Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre on Talbot Road.