WELLINGTON COUNTY - WDGPH is reporting 42 new COVID-19 cases over the long weekend (Oct. 9 to 12). Active cases sit at 62 throughout the region.
Wellington North Fire Services modernizing equipment, digital tools
WELLINGTON NORTH - Mount Forest and Arthur residents will be better served as the Wellington North Fire Services works to modernize its equipment and software.
Wellington North thanks volunteers for community service
Celebration of volunteers – Wellington North Fire Services brought the heat to burgers and…
Nursing home inspection reports reveal resident injury, verbal abuse
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Ministry of Long-Term Care inspectors issued written notices to a for-profit seniors' care provider operating in Wellington County after resident injured in fall and another verbally abused.
Local manufacturers feeling global pandemic supply pinch
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Global supply chain disruptions wrought by the pandemic have rippled across the globe and landed at the shipping doors of local manufacturers.
What do vaccine certificate checks and enforcement look like in the county?
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Provincial and local officials will use an education-first approach to enforcement for proof of vaccination requirement to enter select settings.
New commercial cannabis production taking a breather in Wellington North
WELLINGTON NORTH - Council here is granting township staff time to study the commercial production of cannabis before accepting any new applications.
WDGPH reporting 35 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY - WDGPH is reporting 35 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (Oct. 2 to 4). Active cases sit at 74 throughout the region.
Province mandating long-term care staff be fully vaccinated by Nov. 15
TORONTO - Long-term care minister Rod Phillips announced on Oct. 1 COVID-19 vaccinations will become mandatory for in-home staff, support workers, students and volunteers as of Nov. 15.
Local soaring club opposes location of proposed telecom tower
WELLINGTON NORTH - York Soaring Association members are speaking out about safety concerns with the proposed location of an Xplornet telecommunications tower. The Wellington Advertiser examines what's at stake and the convoluted tower approval process.
‘Desperate Man’ takes $1-million purse in North America Cup
ARTHUR – A local stable had luck on their side on Sept. 11 as Desperate Man crossed the finish line at Mohawk Woodbine Park securing the elusive North America Cup and brining with it a cool $1-million purse.
Province recommends Pfizer vaccine over Moderna for those under 25
TORONTO - Ontario's top doctor is recommending Pfizer be given to Ontarians aged 18 to 24 following higher incidences of heart-related complications in the age group after receiving a second dose of Moderna.
Township beginning process to increase Mount Forest wastewater capacity
WELLINGTON NORTH – The township has started a multiyear journey to get the Mount Forest wastewater treatment plant re-rated to handle up to 3,500 cubic metres of sewage per day.
Public health updates self-isolation requirements at local level
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Effective immediately, any non-vaccinated person around someone in their household who was exposed to COVID-19, must now remain at home for the same amount of time as the household member who was directly exposed to the virus.
WDGPH reporting 43 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 43 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (Sept. 24 to 26).