GUELPH – Wellington North Mayor Andy Lennox was elected warden at the inaugural meeting of Wellington County council on Nov. 25.
WELLINGTON NORTH – Police say they are investigating a death here on the weekend. Wellington County OPP officials say police officer responded to a property on Concession 7, near Kenilworth, on Nov. 26 at about 10:15pm.
FERGUS – Officials with the Fergus Scottish Festival are expressing their thanks for a $50,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) and looking forward to next year's festival with the appointment of a new board of directors.
HARRISTON – “I still don’t think it has sunk in that I ran the New York City Marathon (NYCM), and in a year that will probably go down in history,” said Harriston resident Amanda Bulmer, who participated in the prestigious run through all five NYC boroughs on Nov. 6.
FERGUS – “It’s all about community,” said Kristy Miller, founder of The Scented Market, who recently appeared on the season finale of CBC’s Dragon’s Den. The business sell candles and other home and body products, with stores in Fergus, Guelph, Paris and Niagara.
MAPLETON – A first draft of the township’s 2023 budget shows a tax levy increase of nearly seven per cent is required to cover anticipated expenditures.
FERGUS – Oral health care is a critical part of overall health, says Dr. Raj Khanuja, a dentist with eight clinics in southern Ontario, including Fergus and Hillsburgh.
BELWOOD – Not content with being the King of TOPS, Doug Lucas has reached another milestone. He has walked 20-million steps since January 2020 – a goal he never imagined he’d reach when he started his weight loss and physical fitness journey.
MINTO – The Harriston-Minto Agricultural Society is set to host its first ever Christmas Tour of Lights Charity Challenge.
FERGUS – Neil Johnston has much to celebrate this year, but he may be too busy to take it all in. That’s okay. He is happy to be working, proudly carrying on the legacy of his ancestors, with John Thomson Furniture & Son Ltd. marking their 150th year in business in the heart of downtown Fergus.
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