WATERLOO - The Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network (WWLHIN) will create a new patient experience program for the organization.
GUELPH - The Guelph Youth Music Centre will be holding a Medieval Festival, KnightsFest on Feb. 20 from 10am to 3pm. It’s a family fun event with lots of activities for everyone to enjoy.
GUELPH - The definition of homework is taking on a new meaning for some bussed students at St. James Catholic High School with the launch of a pilot project that will equip several buses with wireless internet.
GUELPH - The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is launching the Ontario Soil Network, a unique soil-focused leadership course that is being piloted in southwestern Ontario in 2017.
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GUELPH - Two Wellington County students will be joining an elite group beginning post secondary education before they’ve even graduated high school.
GUELPH - The Guelph Synchronized Swim Club (GSSC) has had a winning start to the 2017 competitive season.
A mother and son team in Guelph have conquered the martial arts world. Nathan Skoufis and his mother Sophie have been named world champions for 2017.
GUELPH - Screenagers is coming to Guelph on Feb. 23.
TORONTO - The Advertiser is being recognized by the Ontario Community Newspapers Association (OCNA) for its “outstanding work.”
CAMBRIDGE - The Grand River Conservation Authority’s Managing Trees on Your Property workshop will answer landowner questions and help them develop skills and strategies to maintain and improve their trees.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Several police and fire departments in the region are collaborating with the Ontario fire marshal on an investigation into a rash of suspicious fires.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Police here are investigating several break-ins at businesses across the county.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Centre Wellington and Erin have had the largest population increases in Wellington County since 2011, according to new census data.
MOUNT FOREST - Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Wellington launched its 41st annual Bowl for Kids campaign on Feb. 12, with 188 bowlers from the Minto and Mapleton communities raising nearly $12,000.