ELORA - On the heels of the Aug. 24 decision of Centre Wellington council to seek a ministry meeting on water supply protection, the municipality is holding a special committee of the whole meeting on Sept. 11.
ELORA - Firefighters in Elora will be raising funds for Muscular Dystrophy during an annual road toll on Sept. 19.
FERGUS - As residents recover from the month-long closure of the Wellington County bridge crossing the Grand River at Scotland/Gartshore Streets, a new major (if temporary) road closure is on the horizon.
FERGUS - Long-term plans for Belsyde Cemetery may eventually impact the living - specifically ball teams using Highland Park.
ELORA - Going hi-tech is not necessarily cheap.
ELORA - New playground equipment for two local parks is coming in with a $90,000 pricetag.
ERIN - The Town of Erin has hired a lawyer to defend a lawsuit launched by its former CAO.
From left: Frank Cherry, Jim Alexander, Ian Turner and Tony Malfara enjoy a barbecue fundraiser for Groves Memorial Community Hospital hosted by the Arthur Lions Club on Aug. 28.
FERGUS - With a sales centre now under construction, Centre Wellington held a public meeting on Aug. 24 to consider amending front yard setbacks for the Summerfields subdivision here.
ROCKWOOD - A local boy identified a potentially threatening plant at John Jolliffe Park here.
FERGUS - The Groves Hospital Foundation is bringing back its ‘Your Metal Matters’ campaign for the month of September.
ERIN - Town officials remain tight-lipped about the details of a closed session of council on Aug. 13.
PALMERSTON - Palmerston Scouting is struggling to find volunteers to run its programs and to find a new meeting space to call “home.”
MAPLETON - The Wellington Federation of Agriculture (WFA) has expressed its appreciation for the reaction of municipal officials to an Aug. 2 tornado strike in northern Wellington.
FERGUS - Students at the south end of town will have a guiding hand to cross Highway 6 this fall.
FERGUS - A local volunteer has received an Ontario Volunteer Service Award for 25 years of volunteer work at Highland Manor Retirement Lodge in Fergus.
WELLINGTON CTY. - It’s election business as usual for federal Conservative candidates in two county ridings. Local candidates are continuing to respond to media inquiries and will attend all-candidates meetings, John Nater and Michael Chong confirmed this week.
BRUCEDALE - A planning consultant hired by Guelph-Eramosa Township has recommended in-principle approval of a zoning bylaw amendment for a quarry near Rockwood.
GUELPH - On Sept. 10, people from over 50 countries will join with the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day.
HARRISTON - Perth-Wellington federal Conservative candidate John Nater opened his Wellington campaign office at 25 Elora Street South in Harriston on Aug. 25.
An ordination service was held for Albert John Plat at Drayton Reformed Church on Aug. 21.
A consultant assisting the township with the hiring of a new CAO/clerk is aiming to have the process completed by late November.
MAPLETON - The township is considering hosting or facilitating an all-candidates meeting to help inform local voters in advance of the Oct. 19 federal election.
MAPLETON - Township staff have been authorized to seek outside assistance to prepare a grant application for a bridge replacement project.