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The first settlers to Fergus were freed slaves who formed the Pierpoint Settlement, named after their leader, Richard Pierpoint. In 1833 Little Falls was established by Adam Fergusson and James Webster, who would supervise the town's development. The first house of this predominantly Scottish community was erected in 1833. A hotel was built in 1834 and a sawmill, grist mill, church and school followed in 1835.

From the Fountain Pen - Ontario and Québec Premiers Make Big Plans
- Crime of the Week, Centre Wellington - Nov. 21, 2014
- Boy's Hoodie Recalled
- Linamar Purchases Seissenschmidt
- Province Passes Automobile Insurance Rates Act
- Recall - Graco Strollers and Travel Systems
- Crop Insurance Act Amendments Proposed
- Shag Carpet Recalled
- Sona Sentenced Today
- Recall - Daesung Celtic Tankless Gas Water Heaters
- The Gas Tax Program Funds Transit Improvements

Featured Events
December 07, 2014 - Handel's Messiah
will play on Sunday, December 7th starting at 3:00 pm at St. Joseph’s Church, Fergus. Conductor Noel Edison brings this 1741 oratorio to life with the Festival Chamber Players and the Elora Festival Singers. Tickets are Adults: $40 + HST, Post-Secondary Students: $20.00 High School Students: $5.00. Call 519-846-0331.


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