HARRISTON – The Harriston Historical Society is in the process of recruiting volunteer members to assist with the society’s ongoing mandate to showcase local history.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in the WDGPH region have more than doubled in a week
WELLINGTON COUNTY – The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has more than doubled over the last week in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health region, while overall cases have increased slightly.
Itching to get in the garden? Get your fix with ‘Day in the Garden’ event
PUSLINCH – Join the Guelph Wellington Master Gardeners on Feb. 26 for a “Day in the Garden.”
‘Take the stress out of IBS’ sessions start March 1
GUELPH – “Take the Stress out of IBS” (irritable bowel syndrome) will be offered in an online format this winter to help adults of all ages decrease symptoms of IBS or a stressed stomach that has flared up during COVID-19.
Tartan Day concert in Fergus
FERGUS - Cassie and Maggie MacDonald are the featured performers at a National Tartan Day concert at the Fergus Grand Theatre.
GYMC’s Medieval Festival to return Feb. 20
GUELPH – The Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC) will be hosting the Medieval Festival, KnightsFest, on Feb. 20 from 10am to 6pm - a real Family Day affair.
Bishop’s Dinner raised $25,000 for local community needs
GUELPH – The 20th annual Bishop’s Dinner for Community Needs held on Oct. 13 last year raised over $25,000 for local community organizations.
OPP releases annual traffic data on collisions, fatalities
ORILLIA – The OPP has released its annual traffic data for fatalities, collisions and their contributing factors.
Brampton man arrested in Guelph robberies
GUELPH – A Brampton man was arrested on Feb. 9 as part of an ongoing Guelph Police Service investigation into robberies involving items listed for sale online.
Police Beat: Distraction theft
FERGUS – On Jan. 7, Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a theft that had occurred in the parking lot of a business on St. David Street North here.
Advertiser, Community News nominated for 2022 OCNA awards
WELLINGTON COUNTY – The Wellington Advertiser has been named one of the top three community newspapers in Ontario in its circulation class for the fourth straight year.
Federal government announces $200,000 grant for Erin agri-dome
ERIN – The federal government is providing $202,340 in funding for the Erin Agricultural Society's new "agri-dome" at the Erin fairgrounds. Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield made the announcement at the site on Feb. 10.
Wellington North Farmers’ Market returning for 10th year this summer
WELLINGTON NORTH - The Wellington North Farmers’ Market returns to the Victory Church and Community Centre for its 10th season on June 17.
Fergus man faces weapon charges after traffic stop
FERGUS – A Fergus man has been charged after police found weapons and ammunition in a vehicle following a traffic stop here on Wednesday.
GRCA urges caution around local water bodies
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Officials don't expect widespread flooding, but the Grand River Conservation Authority is urging area residents to "exercise extreme caution around all local waterways" due to Thursday's rainfall.