PALMERSTON - No one was injured when a vehicle crashed into the front of the Foodland grocery store on Main Street in Palmerston at around noon on April 14. “Everybody was safe. No customers were hurt,” Foodland owner Ron McTaggert told the Advertiser shortly after the incident.
ERIN - East Wellington Family Health Team (EWFHT) officials say they are very grateful to the Rotary Club of Erin for its generous donation of $4,000 for the purchase of a vaccine fridge for the Erin clinic.
Public health reported 278 new COVID-19 cases in the region over the weekend - the highest total to date for a regular weekend. Cases have risen dramatically in the region over the last several weeks, with active cases now at a record-high of 630. The previous high was 489, set on Jan. 11.
GUELPH – Nearly a quarter of eligible residents in the region have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination - and public health is now inviting everyone over the age of 16 to pre-register for their first shot. “This is something to celebrate,” stated Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health.
ARTHUR – North Wellington Health Care (NWHC), which operates hospitals in Mount Forest and Palmerston, took over management of the facility through a voluntary management contract on Jan. 13, during a devastating COVID-19 outbreak at the home.
GUELPH - Mike Schreiner was recently chosen to be the Green Party of Ontario candidate for Guelph for the 2022 election.
GUELPH-ERAMOSA – Despite the provincial state of emergency and stay-at-home order, summer sports programs here are continuing with registration and plans for the coming season.
CENTRE WELLINGTON -– The Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce (CWCC) has announced the nominees for this year’s Awards of Excellence, as well as the event plan in what will be another covid-adjusted year.
ELORA - The local organization Save our Water is holding a Zoom session on April 22 to update the community on the local water situation.