ARTHUR – Public health hasn't reported a new COVID-19 case at Caressant Care Arthur in two days, but there has been a sixth COVID-related death at the facility.
WELLINGTON NORTH - In the absence of school trips due to the pandemic, two area farms are offering virtual trips so children can learn about farming and where their food comes from.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Pfizer delivery issues will be worse than anticipated, so public health has paused first-dose COVID-19 vaccinations for workers at long-term care and retirement homes.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Local students will not be returning to class on Jan. 25, and will have to continue online-only learning for at least another week.
ALMA – Core Fuels Ltd. has dropped its appeal of Mapleton council’s decision not to grant a zoning amendment for an underground propane storage facility on property the company owns in this hamlet.
WELLINGTON NORTH – Council here has endorsed a consultant’s report on IT collaboration between Wellington County municipalities and directed staff to implement its recommendations where feasible.
FERGUS – A Fergus man faces several charges after what police allege was a drunken encounter that resulted in him assaulting and threatening two people – one of them his spouse.
WELLINGTON NORTH – Increasing demands on the township’s Community Improvement Program (CIP) may compel council to be more restrictive in distributing funds, says Mayor Andy Lennox.
MAPLETON – The ban on fires more than 2m by 2m in size was implemented on Jan. 13, in response to the current stay-at-home order.