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No plans to close Listowel Legion buildings, president says

LISTOWEL – Despite the rising cost of operations and challenges around new legislation, there are no...



Submissions being accepted for new Listowel arena time capsule

LISTOWEL – When the new Steve Kerr Memorial Complex opens later this year, the building will include...



New CT scanner expected by June in Listowel

NORTH PERTH – Listowel-Wingham Hospital Alliance CEO Karl Ellis is happy to announce that plans are...



Park Meadow Place seniors residence planned for Listowel

Plans have been announced to build a new, 75-unit seniors residence in Listowel, with construction...



Listowel Kinsmen receive $187,500 grant

This year’s 40th anniversary of Paddyfest will be a significant year for more than one reason. Not...



North Perth police board chair questions OPP billing model

LISTOWEL – A question over North Perth’s increasing policing contract despite overall reduced calls...



North Perth enters budget at 7.5 per cent

LISTOWEL – North Perth council has launched into their 2017 budget deliberations, coming in with a...



Cow tests positive for rabies

PERTH COUNTY – A calf located in Wallace Ward has tested positive for rabies, making it the third...


North Perth Arts Council presents the 7th Annual Ceili on Wednesday, March 8, 8 p.m. at Knox Church Hall, Listowel. Providing the program of music, song and dance will be BANNA BEAG (Irish Gaelic for Little Band) members: front, Deirdre Nally and Fiona McCairley, back Ed Koenig and Derek Byrne. Advance tickets are available at Chocolates on Main, Life’s A Party and Pick Studio, in Listowel.


Dynafit Dynamic Fitness owner Chris Kurz presented Listowel Memorial Hospital staff with $2,000 on Jan. 24, the first installment of a $10,000 total he hopes to raise by pushing/lifting a modified car the length of the 2017 Paddyfest parade route. Pictured with Kurz (centre) is from left: Obstetrics nurse Kait Colling, Dr. Rob Annis, Dr. Barb Matthews and emergency nurse Beckie Martin.


Listowel had a clever addition to its town signs on Thursday morning, Jan. 26, as a fan of the popular show created by North Perth’s Jared Keeso placed plywood signs complete with the Letterkenny handle below the familiar landmarks.


The North Perth Fire Department responded to an ammonia leak at the Listowel Memorial Arena last September, highlighting the need to plan for future hazardous material events, says CEMC Dave Colvin. Colvin has listed forming a hazardous material response plan as a priority for 2017.


Perth County council approved a new updated look for the county’s branding at a recent meeting, doing away with the previous version (top) for the newer, more professional design.

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Drop-in Badminton (14+ years)

Tue Feb 21 | 8:00 PM

Paddyfest Ambassador Competition

Sat Mar 4 | 12:30 PM

Paddyfest Brew and Bites

Wed Mar 8 | 5:00 PM

7th annual Ceili Concert

Wed Mar 8 | 7:15 PM

Paddyfest Open Darts Tournament

Sat Mar 11 | 11:00 AM

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Mon Mar 13 | 8:30 AM

March Madness Day Camp

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