KENILWORTH - A study examining how to regulate land use for growing cannabis in Wellington North has concluded almost two years after it began with the passing of a new bylaw to permit commercial cannabis production in Wellington North.
WELLINGTON NORTH - Upper Grand District School Board Trustee Robin Ross wants people to rethink sinking significant cash into school playgrounds, but parent councils tasked with fundraising the dollars say playgrounds are worth it.
ARTHUR – Funds from the Wellington County Business Retention and Expansion program and Wellington North Cultural Roundtable and Community Fund were presented to recipients at a June 15 Wellington North Cultural Roundtable meeting.
KENILWORTH - Annual road repaving work in Wellington North has been awarded to E.C. King Contracting (Miller Paving) for a pre-tax cost of $1.37 million. The estimated cost for taxpayers is $1.53 million, once taxes and rural pulverizing and additional gravel are considered.
ERIN - The Town of Erin's finance director presented council with a $545,405 operating budget surplus at a June 8 meeting. Council voted to spread the surplus across economic development, heritage, and tax stabilization reserve funds.
KENILWORTH – Wellington North Fire Service data shows volunteer firefighters responded to more calls last year than in 2021. The rise in call volume wasn't because of more fires, but more medical-related calls, according to the data.