Wilberforce graduates look forward to bright futures

By Vivian Collings Teachers, family members, friends, and fellow students filled the Lloyd Watson Memorial Community Centre with beaming smiles and pride as eight Wilberforce Elementary School (WES) students collected their Grade 8 diplomas on…

Property owner said dam breach a warning

By Darren Lum Wilberforce resident Mark Bramham laughs, saying it was “dam shame.”The tongue-in-cheek comment is something he tells people who ask him about the breached earth dam on Esson Lake, which he discovered while…

Bringing baseball back to Wilberforce

By Darren LumIt’s been close to five years since Wilbeforce had a baseball league, but Wilberforce Elementary School alumnus Ally French is ready to take a swing at changing that with the Wilberforce Minor League…

Agricultural Fair is back for 2022

It’s on! In Real Life! The board of the Wilberforce Agricultural Society met at the end of January, and decided to bring back the Wilberforce Agricultural Fair. So mark your calendars for Friday Aug. 5…

Wilberforce lost in virtual shuffle

By Darren Lum It’s hard to imagine there would be any confusion at the post office in Wilberforce where postmaster Mary Barker has worked for the past 15 years, following in her father’s footsteps leading…

Wilberforce Curling club shutters doors for season

The following are brief reports of items discussed at the Oct. 13 meeting of Highlands East council. By Darren Lum The Wilberforce Curling Club won’t operate this season. “After an extensive and exhaustive debate about…