ABOYNE – Over a decade of campaigning, planning, fundraising and hard work will culminate in a historic transition at 6am on Aug. 9. At precisely that moment, services will transfer from the old Groves hospital in Fergus to the new building at Wellington Place in Aboyne.
GUELPH – Officials with both Wellington County school boards say they are ready to welcome students back to conventional learning on Sept. 8. The return will mark the first time students are in class since March 13, when the province announced all Ontario schools would close due to COVID-19.
ROCKWOOD - Longtime Saunders Bakery employees Brenda Pettitt and Paul Holman bought the historic Rockwood bakery from the Saunders family in 1994. It will close later this month.
MINTO – Members of the town’s economic development team were recently featured on a podcast about community revitalization.
EDEN MILLS – A community group in Eden Mills is planning a naturalization project for the Eramosa River, with plans to donate it to the Rare Charitable Research Reserve.
CENTRE WELLINGTON – The authority is also advising anglers to avoid in-river angling below the dam and asking all people to exercise "extreme caution" in and around the river.
GUELPH - Due to popular demand, a free virtual cookbook launched in May is now printed and available for purchase, with $5 from each book sale going towards The SEED Community Food Hub.