GUELPH – The Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS) celebrates Black Heritage Month, to “commemorate the past and present accomplishments within Black community” and “set sights on our bright future ahead,” said GBHS president Denise Francis.
MINTO – The impact of the province’s new housing legislation on municipalities may not yet be entirely clear, but it will be significant, suggests a staff report presented to Minto town council on Jan. 31.
MINTO – Two children with "life-threatening injuries" were among five people hurt in a serious three-vehicle crash here on Saturday. Emergency crews responded to the scene on Highway 89 in Minto on Feb. 4 at about 10:40am.
ERIN - A liaison committee is being formed to help mitigate wastewater plant construction disruptions for Main Street businesses.
ELORA – The township has put termites on hold for now. A report on the matter was to be presented at the Jan. 30 council meeting, but Mayor Shawn Watters announced new information had been received by staff, and asked to take it off the agenda.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Book vending machines at sports complexes in Fergus and Mount Forest will be removed in light of low circulation numbers and an abundance of technical problems.
FERGUS – A table was filled with training manuals and other items at the Fergus fire hall on Feb. 2 thanks to a donation of $5,000 from Enbridge Gas.
OTTAWA – The OPP, RCMP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) are joining forces to launch a fraud prevention campaign from Feb. 6 to 10.
HARRISTON – Minto council has approved a minor variance to allow an expansion of Crossroads Life Church here, despite concerns expressed by some neighbouring property owners.
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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