GUELPH - Municipal funding for rural road and bridge improvements was on the agenda at a recent meeting between the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) and the Western Ontario Warden’s Caucus (WOWC).
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Police continued to crack down and lay drinking and driving charges.
ORILLIA - After 10 years of education efforts, which includes more than 11,000 charges on record since the law came into effect, the OPP is dismayed to see a slow but steady increase in the number of “move over” charges it has laid against drivers since 2010.
ORILLIA - Alcohol was a factor in 42 per cent of the 18 boating fatalities investigated by the OPP this season.
GUELPH - On July 20 at about 10:57am, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring speeds on Highway 6 near Laird Road. Timothy Campanale, 19, of Ottawa, was charged with racing a motor vehicle.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Public health is encouraging the public to “know their status” and get tested for viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that can lead to life-threatening complications such as liver failure, cirrhosis and liver cancer.
Wellington County celebrated a number of business milestones over the past month.