KENILWORTH – Wellington North is receiving more money from provincial infrastructure grants than it did last year.
Council considers bending rules for ground-floor residence in Mount Forest
KENILWORTH – A developer is asking council to make an exception to Wellington North’s zoning bylaw prohibiting ground-floor residential uses in commercial zones.
Annual Wellington North seniors award to be presented April 20
WELLINGTON NORTH – The township will be presenting its annual Senior of the Year award in Arthur on April 20.
Erin girl makes sparks fly for school project
ERIN – She may only be nine years old, but Hayden Chard already knows her way around a welder and a plasma cutter.
Wellington Heights student starts education scholarship
WELLINGTON NORTH – High school student Joey Townsend believes higher education is crucial for the betterment of society but he says for many it’s out of reach.
Land rezoned for townhouse development in Mount Forest despite residents’ opposition
KENILWORTH – Following three delegations and much discussion, Wellington North council has approved the rezoning of land in Mount Forest, allowing a proposed 18-unit cluster townhouse project to proceed.
Board closes the book on library vending machines in Wellington County
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.
‘Loud and clear’: voice of Erin businesses to be heard by new liaison committee
ERIN - A liaison committee is being formed to help mitigate wastewater plant construction disruptions for Main Street businesses.
Above average number of new building permits issued in Wellington North for second consecutive year
KENILWORTH – For the second year in a row, the number of building permits issued by the Wellington North building department has surpassed a 10-year average.
Impasse over snowmobilers’ use of Elora Cataract Trailway could be nearing its end
ERIN – Three years after the Hillsburgh Snow Roamers were forced off a 14km stretch of the Elora Cataract Trailway owned by the Grand River Conservation Authority, the club is calling on town council to advocate for its return.
Victoria Park Seniors Centre honours Robbie Burns
Steaming haggis – An animated John Campbell addresses the haggis (and seniors) at the Victoria…
Township’s workplace health and safety committee reviewed four incidents during 2022
WELLINGTON NORTH – The township’s Joint Health and Safety Committee looked into four incidents last year.
Settlement reached in Jones Baseline Ontario Land Tribunal appeal
GUELPH/ERAMOSA – An appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) seeking to reverse the rezoning of 27.8 acres of agricultural land to rural industrial in Guelph/Eramosa for a large factory has been withdrawn.
‘Celebrate your heritage’ with Family Literacy Day on Jan. 27
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Library branches within the county and in Guelph are hosting events for Family Literacy Day on Jan. 27.
Rising costs mean fewer items added to county library collection in 2022
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Last year, the county library spent more money purchasing fewer items for its collection than it did in 2021, according to an annual statistics report.