GUELPH – The Guelph Arts Council’s (GAC) Pay it Forward Arts Fund, a gift of artist Barbara Salsberg Mathews and her husband, Bruce Mathews is offering the Re: Project.
Police beat: Fraud charges
WELLINGTON NORTH – On Feb. 7, Wellington County OPP received a report of a fraud.
Police seek to identify suspect in Minto gas theft
MINTO – Police are looking to identify a suspect in a recent fuel theft here.
Flesherton man facing meth, illegal cigarette charges
WELLINGTON NORTH – A Flesherton man is facing meth and illegal cigarette charges after being pulled over by police for speeding.
Commissioner: federal government met threshold to invoke Emergencies Act
OTTAWA – Public Order Emergency Commissioner Paul Rouleau says the federal government did in fact meet the "very high" threshold required to invoke the Emergencies Act last winter in response to "Freedom Convoy" protests in downtown Ottawa.
Police looking to identify possible suspects in LCBO thefts
FERGUS – Police are looking to identify three persons of interest after a recent string of thefts from the liquor store here. And it appears a couple of the thieves are repeat offenders.
Town closes Hillsburgh arena indefinitely
HILLSBURGH – The untimely closure of arena ice at the Hillsburgh Community Centre is being blamed on a refrigerant leak.
Heritage Awards kick off Heritage Week in Centre Wellington
ELORA – Centre Wellington kicked off Heritage Week (Feb 20 to 26) a little early by honouring local individuals and businesses for their heritage conservation efforts.
WHSS senior girls win District 4 volleyball championship
MOUNT FOREST – The Senior Girls Volleyball team from Wellington Heights Secondary School has captured the District 4 Championship for the first time in the school's history.
Two injured, one charged in Guelph stabbing
GUELPH – Two people were arrested, one of them charged with assault with a weapon, after a stabbing here sent two males to hospital and led to a lockdown at a nearby high school.
Over $2.6 million raised in 2022 United Way Campaign
GUELPH – United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin celebrated “local love” at its 2022 Campaign Celebration on Feb. 8, where volunteers, community organizations and businesses were recognized for their support of the campaign.
Harriston Historical Society recruiting for volunteers
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.