GUELPH - The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) business operations committee discussion about protocol during frigid temperatures came to a stand still on Nov. 10.
GUELPH - Local jazz vocalist Brenda Lewis will celebrate her hometown (of 25 years) CD release concert for her third jazz album Far and Near at the Diana Downtown on Nov. 21 at 7:30pm.
WELLINGTON CTY. - It costs a local family of four $210 per week to eat healthy food, according to a new public health survey.
On Nov. 4 Dufferin County OPP officers were conducting a RIDE Program on Concession 2/3 in the Town of Grand Valley.
On Nov. 9 at 9:40am, Dufferin County OPP officers were conducting speed enforcement on Dufferin Road 109. Police say the officers observed a 2002 Volkswagen that appeared to be travelling above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was allegedly clocked on radar at 135km/h in an 80km/h zone.
GUELPH - On Nov. 12 members of the Guelph Police Child Exploitation Unit, along with the Waterloo Regional Police Technological Crimes Unit, executed a search warrant at a Speedvale Avenue East home.
GUELPH - Public elementary school teachers have ratified a collective agreement with the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and the government.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Last month, the residents of Wellington County supported the Canadian Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign raising over $14,000.
GUELPH - The Grand River Métis Council commemorated Louis Riel Day on Nov. 16 by flying the Métis flag at Guelph city hall this week.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Gordon MacLeod Coutts set the course for the first 25 years of the Grand River Conservation Authority and a property in the northern part of the watershed is being named after him.
WELLINGTON CTY. - The Junior Farmers of Wellington County have had a busy year in community involvement, leadership and social opportunities.
CAMBRIDGE - Soil erosion can be a slow process, but over the years it leads to tremendous losses for farmers.
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
For technical information, call the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 or visit the OMAFRA website: www.ontario.ca/omafra.
GUELPH - On Nov. 22, St. George’s Anglican Church, in Guelph, will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the ordination of the church’s rector, Reverend Canon Ralph Blackman.
GUELPH - Farmers are using new strategies to maximize their profit margins and connect with their customers. Often, this lets new farmers establish on smaller farms and use more ecologically sensitive farm practices. But these innovative farmers don’t always have the resources for planning and evaluating financial viability. For farmers who want the financial management skills to plan their future farm business, or evaluate their current one, FarmStart is offering the brand new 3 part Farm Viability Course this winter in Guelph and Chatham-Kent.
Wellington County OPP are urging drivers to clear their windshields of frost, ice and snow.