GUELPH – The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) board heard a lot about COVID-19 at its Dec. 1 meeting: vaccines for children aged five to 11, booster vaccines, and the new Omicron variant that’s throwing a monkey wrench into plans.
WELLINGTON NORTH – Two people have been charged in an incident here involving the theft of a vehicle and assault of its owner.
OTTAWA – Senator Rob Black is pushing to pass a bill that would officially recognize Food Day on a national scale, while also carrying on the legacy of Canadian food champion Anita Stewart.
ELORA – Centre Wellington Township has issued a demolition permit to BlueTriton Brands, allowing the water bottling company to take down a derelict structure on its property at 7334 Middlebrook Road, the site of a proposed well.
FERGUS – There was an "increased police presence" at Centre Wellington District High School (CWDHS) the morning of Dec. 2 after a serious threat of violence against the school and its students was made online the previous evening.
HARRISTON – Harriston Rising is celebrating all things sweet, merry and bright, with two festive events for local residents this holiday season.
MAPLETON - The Ontario Federation of Agriculture’s (OFA) Cost of Community Services Study for Mapleton is wrapping up this month.
GUELPH - Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis will be hosting a community femicide vigil on Dec. 6 at 6:30pm at Marianne’s Park.
GUELPH - A Wellington County Museum and Archives initiative to document the 153rd Wellington Battalion Great War Colours was highlighted at the Nov. 25 meeting of county council.
MOUNT FOREST – The opening of a new Emergency Department and Ambulatory/Oncology Unit at Louise Marshall Hospital this month was the product of visionary thinking, a decade of planning, years of fundraising and 24 months of construction.