Jennifer Vandermeer, Norwich Gazette/IngersollTimes

Jennifer Vandermeer is the multimedia editor for the Ingersoll Times & Norwich Gazette.


Improvements to the west bank of the Otterville dam have received much praise, and the volunteer group responsible for the work has been given permission to continue with improvements to the east bank after repairs have been made to the walls of the dam.

More bank beautification for Otterville dam

A group of Otterville residents has been given the go-ahead to keep working on their improvements to the banks of Otter Creek at the Otterville dam.

The 'prom-posal' cultivated into the field on the Vankerrebroeck farm south of Norwich on Highway 59 at Maple Dell Road was Andrew McPherson's creative way to ask Nicole Dykstra (inset) to the June 6 prom at College Avenue Secondary School in Woodstock.

Field 'prom-posal' catches attention

Unless you were flying overhead, you might not have seen the invitation Andrew McPherson cultivated into a Norwich field, but then it wasn't meant for everyone to see. It was meant for one person - Nicole Dykstra - and she saw it. And she said, “Yes.”

Young crash victim 'leader among peers'

Abbygale Fleet is described as being incredibly caring and kind by her school principal, who is helping the students and staff at Emily Stowe Public School cope with the Grade 6 student's death in a collision on the weekend.

Framing for the interior and exterior walls of the new Norwich Township administration building is starting to provide a better idea of what the finished project will look like.

Framing going up at new township building

The framing of the new Norwich Township administration building is going up and it's providing a better picture of what the facility will look like.

Commanding up to 2,000 horsepower, pro-modified diesel Dodge truck nicknamed Rabid Ram motors down the track during the 2013 edition of the Norwich Optimist Club Truck and Tractor Pull at the Rettie Farm on Evergreen Street. Proceeds from the event, which runs this weekend Aug. 15 and 16, will go to local Optimist programs and projects.

Thousands of horsepower pulling into Norwich

There will be thousands and thousands of horsepower pulling into Norwich this weekend for the annual Optimist Truck and Tractor Pull at the Rettie Farm on Evergreen Street.

Soil issues not impacting new admin building

The new Norwich Township administration building is under way and despite encountering less-than-ideal soil conditions, things are progressing as planned.