GUELPH - Guelph-Wellington has joined 28 other communities from across Canada as part of the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a nationwide campaign aiming to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018.
A weekly report prepared by the staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). If you require further information, regarding this report, call the Elora Resource Centre at 519-846-0941. Office hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Wellington County experienced two deadly barn fires at opposite ends of the county last month, which local fire officials say is uncommon.
GUELPH - The sixth annual Ariss and Maryhill Lions Club Family Fun Day will once again be held at Gryphon Field House, 55 East Ring Road, at the University of Guelph.
GUELPH - A new three-part jazz music series will launch at the Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC) on Feb. 26 at 7:30pm with Juno nominated Brent Rowan and Friends.
GUELPH - The Guelph Youth Music Centre will be hosting a concert featuring internationally-renowned pianist Valerie Tryon on Feb. 27 at 7:30pm.
GUELPH - Kevin Breit will perform solo at a fundraiser and auction in support of Silence, Guelph’s renowned community-facing, musician-supporting arts space.
WELLINGTON CTY. - County council adopted its 2016 budget with a 2.5 per cent increase in property taxes on Jan. 28 - but not without some heated debate on the county’s fiscal direction.
STRATFORD - Perth-Wellington MPP John Nater is encouraging all constituents to report instances of fraud.
GUELPH - The Upper Grand District School Board has officially joined the growing number of organizations and communities that have embraced the Blue Dot environmental movement.
On Jan. 24 at about 1:47pm, a Wellington County OPP officer was conducting laser speed enforcement and monitoring traffic on Highway 6 near Concession 4 in Puslinch.
GUELPH - The attempted theft of an ATM machine from the Manor Hotel clearly did not go as planned, but police say they have few clues as to who was responsible.
WELLINGTON CTY. - The Wellington County OPP is warning the public about, yet another phone scam that occurred recently in a neighbouring county.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Beginning this spring, the Wellington County Library branches will provide the public with internet “hotspots.”
CAMBRIDGE - The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) Managing Trees on your Property workshop will answer questions landowners have about trees and help them to develop skills and strategies to maintain and improve their trees.
GUELPH - Too early to think about summer while the temperatures are low, and the snowdrifts are high? The Guelph Community Foundation is already knee-deep in summer as it opens up the application process for its Kids-to-Camp granting program.
PERTH-WELLINGTON - Local MP John Nater announced on Jan. 8 that employers can now apply for funding under the Canada Summer Jobs 2016 program.