GUELPH - The local health unit is upping the ante this year to ensure all students have up-to-date immunization records.
BRUCEDALE - On Sept. 6, Guelph-Eramosa council approved a new zoning bylaw and a drainage clean-out.
ELORA - Centre Wellington councillors are concerned upgraded density policies proposed by the province could wipe out the small-town feel of the township. To accommodate the new targets new subdivisions and in-fill developments may require significantly more townhouse and apartment dwellings and fewer single detached dwellings.
KITCHENER - The Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program has launched a new 2016-19 plan for cancer services.
Wellington North council has decided to move forward with council restructuring, but not all members seem happy about it.
ERIN - Everyone is welcome to a Scavenger Hunt on Sept. 25 to help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel.
Few things can be more frustrating than jumping into the driver’s seat on a frosty morning, turning the key in the ignition and failing to hear the engine roar to life. Frigid weather can cause trouble with a car’s battery.
Winter can be an unforgiving season. Freezing temperatures coupled with snow and ice can take its toll on people who live in climates where cold weather is a fact of winter life.
Vehicle owners know maintaining a vehicle can be a lot of work. Taking the time to properly care for a vehicle can prolong its life expectancy and help owners avoid breakdowns and other issues along the way.
After a thorough washing and interior detailing, many vehicle owners put the finishing touch on their cars and trucks by applying a coat of wax. Is this a practice of automotive vanity, or does waxing actually pay legitimate dividends?
James McQueen Public School Grade 2 French immersion students reviewed important school vocabulary as part of their back to school unit. They researched objects usually found in a backpack and decided to fill two backpacks to donate to the Centre Wellington Food Bank for children in need.
BRUCEDALE - The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing regarding the Rockwood quarry proposal by James Dick Construction Limited (JDCL) will begin on Sept. 27 at 10:30am in the Guelph Eramosa council chamber.
KENILWORTH - Water runoff issues have been plaguing one resident on Francis Street East in Arthur for a number of years.
ACTON - The Canadian a cappella group, the Nylons is coming to the Acton Town Hall Centre on Oct. 6 with Rockwood singer and songwriter James Gordon acting as master of ceremonies.
MINTO - The Town of Minto is lobbying the provincial government to change a Municipal Act provision it feels rewards irresponsible landlords.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Wellington County Warden George Bridge met with other municipal leaders from across Canada last week, uniting behind a plan to ensure that federal infrastructure investments benefit all communities, including Wellington County.
ERIN - East Wellington Community Services (EWCS) has challenged the mayors of Erin and Guelph-Eramosa for Hunger Awareness Week.
GUELPH - The Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County is holding its second annual family conference on Oct. 22 at Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute from 9am to 4pm.
KENILWORTH - The hamlet of Kenilworth may be getting some big development in the coming years.
BRUCEDALE - Guelph-Eramosa council has appointed Aird and Berlis LLP to represent the township in an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeal.
ELORA - While costs are roughly 40 per cent above projections, Centre Wellington will still end up in the black after completing work to expand capacity in Belsyde Cemetery in Fergus.
FERGUS - Family Counselling and Support Services for Guelph-Wellington (FCSSGW) opened its doors with an official ribbon cutting on Sept. 16. The new office is within the walls of the Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce building on Tower Street South by Victoria Park.
ERIN - Town council got its first look last week into the Erin Riverwalk project, which could cost up to $2 million.
FERGUS - The 6th Annual Walk for Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT) Disease will be held on Sept. 25 at 9:30am in Victoria Park.
Wayne Ditner, left, and Dave Horan of Wayne Ditner Construction were busy with repairs to the cenotaph in Drayton Memorial Park on Sept. 13.
CAMBRIDGE - The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) has recently completed a project to update maps showing watercourses throughout the Grand River watershed and is seeking public comments on these changes.
A massive crane was used to pour concrete for the Main Street bridge project in Drayton on Sept. 16. Clockwise from right: the crane used is one of the largest available; a worker directs concrete flowing from the crane-held tube; a screen is used to smooth the concrete, except for a couple feet on each side, which has to be smoothed with hand trowels.
DRAYTON - In August Community Mennonite Fellowship in Drayton welcomed Craig Frere as its new pastor.
MOOREFIELD - A public access defibrillator will be installed at the Maryborough Community Centre here.
MAPLETON - Township staff have been directed to work with neighbouring municipalities on the possibility of crafting a bylaw regulating the use of ATVs on local roads and trails.
MAPLETON - Township council has agreed to waive the rental fee for use of the Maryborough Community Centre by an organization opposing a potential wind power project in the area.