Community support – The doors at the Harriston Town Hall Theatre may not be open to the…
CW Chamber has free initiative for businesses
CENTRE WELLINGTON - The Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce recently announced the Shop Local Centre Wellington Coupon Book.
Canadians reevaluate how they spend, save and invest during pandemic
TORONTO – While the majority of older Canadians say their finances have not been…
Confidence in government’s procurement, distribution of COVID-19 vaccine plummets
VANCOUVER – Is now the winter of our vaccine distribution discontent? As questions and criticism…
Wellington Terrace residents receive second dose of COVID-19 vaccine
ABOYNE – Residents at Wellington Terrace Long-Term Care Home received their second dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 8.
WDGPH region remains under stay-at-home order until Feb. 16
TORONTO – The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) region is expected to return to province's colour-coded COVID-19 alert system on Feb 16 - but at what level remains unclear.
Local paramedics expand services in response to pandemic
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service (GWPS) continues to meet response time targets despite staffing challenges caused by paramedics infected by the COVID-19 virus.
Active COVID-19 cases continue to drop but five more county deaths reported
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Active cases of COVID-19 continue to drop in Wellington County, but another five residents have died with the virus.
Centre Wellington councillor joins ‘End the Lockdowns Caucus’
CENTRE WELLINGTON – Township councillor Steven VanLeeuwen has joined the "End the Lockdowns Caucus," a group of politicians opposed to COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the province.
BBBS of North Wellington cancels Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser
NORTH WELLINGTON – Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Wellington (BBBS) has cancelled its annual Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minto approves action plan to assist local non-profit groups
MINTO – Town council has approved spending up to $19,500 on an action plan to support local non-profit service and cultural organizations dealing with the impact of COVID-19.
Fergus Scottish Festival will offer virtual event again this year
FERGUS – "With careful consideration, we have acknowledged that a live event like our festival with crowds in the thousands is unrealistic in the current and unprecedented pandemic situation," festival officials announced in a Feb. 5 press release.
Public health expects COVID-19 vaccinations to resume week of Feb. 15
GUELPH – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) expects to resume its COVID-19 vaccination program as shipments of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine are expected to arrive the week of Feb. 15.
Wellington North council passes bylaw restricting parking on Mount Forest Drive
MOUNT FOREST – Increased traffic congestion along Mount Forest Drive has compelled Wellington North council to step in and restrict parking along the road.