WELLINGTON COUNTY - By this spring the county’s Green Legacy Program will have distributed and planted two and a half million trees since the program took root in 2004.
CVC working on snowmobile club trail access
HILLSBURGH - While the Grand River Conservation Area has closed its trails to snowmobilers for the season, a Credit Valley Conservation official says the CVC is still working to grant a local club access to a portion of the Elora Cataract Trailway.
Belwood Lions host Breakfast with Santa
Breakfast – The Belwood Lions hosted their Breakfast with Santa event on Dec. 14. …
Snowmobiles not allowed on GRCA trails after licensing dispute
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Snowmobilers will not be able to use trails owned by the Grand River Conservation Area (GRCA) this season due to liability concerns.
United Steelworkers make donation to Centre Wellington Food Bank
Funds for food bank - United Steelworkers donated $1,250 to the Centre Wellington Food Bank on Dec. 12.
Mapleton passes multi-year budget with a 4.2% tax increase in 2020
MAPLETON - Council here passed its first multi-year budget on Dec. 10 with an 8.91 per cent tax levy increase and a 4.18% rate increase on 2020 tax bills.
Community Christian School to purchase surplus lands
MAPLETON – Council here approved transferring ownership of two unopened road allowances,…
Recreation association asks council for additional funding to complete accessible swing set at Wallace Cumming Park
MAPLETON - Alma Community Recreation Association (ACRA) members are asking council for additional funding to complete an accessible swing set for Wallace Cumming Park.
Council revises list of groups given free event use of arena, community centres
MAPLETON – Council has voted to remove the Mapleton fire department from, and include the…
A bright night at annual parade of lights
Parade of Lights - Lights were strung on the tractors with care at the Rockwood Farmers’ Annual Santa Claus Parade of Lights on Dec. 12.
Fergus resident asking community to donate blood on Christmas Eve
FERGUS - On Aug. 29, 1987, Fergus resident Sandi Wittich Nikolasevic, 26 years old at the time and a young mother, was severely injured in a hit and run accident caused by a truck hitting her car head-on.
Wellington County Museum hosted Christmas Festival
Christmas Festival – The Wellington County Museum and Archives hosted its annual Christmas…
Seniors Centre, VON organize senior holiday stocking program
MOUNT FOREST – The Seniors Centre for Excellence (SCE) and the Victorian Order of Nurses…
Local paramedics receive medals for 30 years of service
TORONTO - Two local paramedics with Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service (GWPS) received the Governor General’s Emergency Medical Service Exemplary Service Medal on Nov. 28 at Queen’s Park for 30 years of service.
Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington receives donation
Cheque presentation – Shaman Seth Financial Services Inc., with participation of local…