HARRISTON - The Town of Minto is facing an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing over the rezoning of a local residential development.
EVERTON - More than 600 youths and 200 leaders and volunteers have taken up residence at Camp Everton for the fourth annual Canadian Cub Jamboree and to celebrate the Cub Scouts’ 100th anniversary.
ABERFOYLE - While residents here may not see any big dividends on their tax bills, the consolation is that Puslinch residential property assessments are not increasing as fast as the rest of Wellington County.
BRUCEDALE - A salvage yard in Guelph-Eramosa Township is looking to expand and build an additional 11,000-square-foot building, but first it must obtain legal status.
KENILWORTH - The sidewalk debate continued at a special meeting of Wellington North council on July 14.
ELORA - In his July 25 report to council Centre Wellington Mayor Kelly Linton said the Grand River Conservation Authority has sent out invitations for proposals to undertake a Fergus-Elora Tier 3 local water budget and risk assessment.
ST. MARYS - Minto Mayor George Bridge and Wellington North Mayor Andy Lennox were among eight mayors from northern Wellington and Perth County who attended a private meeting with deputy premier Deb Matthews on July 20.
LONDON - The federal and provincial governments will each provide $90 million towards the total cost of approximately $281 million to provide high speed fibre optic technology throughout southwestern Ontario.
HARRISTON - As a busy construction season winds down, this town is getting ready for a street party.
KENILWORTH - Council decided on Wellington North’s top six priorities for development in a special meeting on July 14.
FERGUS - Centre Wellington District High School’s teacher/chef Chris Jess is in St. John’s Newfoundland “representing Canada on a plate” at the Canadian Culinary Marketplace in celebration of Food Day Canada.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Wellington North has lifted the fire ban within the township - but the rest of the county remains under a ban.
GUELPH - Wellington County and Guelph hospitals are receiving more than $3 million in provincial funding to expand emergency mental health services.
DRAYTON - Mapleton Township has received a clean report from the municipality’s auditors.
MAPLETON - Council has awarded the contract for the 2016 inspection of bridges and culverts in the township to Listowel-based GM BluePlan Engineering.
A bridge on Wellington Road 11 near Concession 14 in Mapleton Township has been closed. Repairs to a culvert and the road in the area began on July 18 and are expected to continue until October. All businesses and residences are accessible during the construction.
MAPLETON - Year after year, Mapleton has become a greener and greater township as landowners work with Trees for Mapleton and the Grand River Conservation Authority to take part in local tree-planting initiatives.
Wet and Wild was the perfect theme to explore on the hot afternoon of July 19. Children from kindergarten to grade 6 learned about water conservation at the Drayton Library, then enjoyed water games outside.
Mapleton Township summer students Janet Henneberry, left, and Catana Sicilia spruced up the gates to Drayton Memorial Park on Wood Street on July 21.