FERGUS – In many ways, usage at Wellington County’s public libraries changed in 2020, but in other ways it stayed the same.
Nearly all Wellington Terrace residents have received their first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Nearly all residents of Wellington Terrace Long-Term Care facility have received a first dose of vaccine against COVID-19 with the second dose slated to be administered by mid-February.
Experts speak the plain truth about COVID-19 vaccine
WELLINGTON COUNTY – The information about COVID-19 - and now the vaccines to fight it – has been coming fast and furious over the past year. It’s no wonder people are overwhelmed with information and confused about who to trust.
Optimist rink offers outdoor fun for local youngsters
Outdoor fun – With so many activities shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ice rinks offer…
Groundhog déjà vu
It’s Groundhog Day as I write this and in the real-world sense of this odd North American tradition, Wiarton Willie has surely seen his shadow this sunny morn and an early spring is thereby anticipated.
Snow sculpture contest hosted by Optimists
Snow contest – The Optimist Club of Moorefield is holding a snow sculpture contest. Local…
Little Libraries will be popping up in Mapleton to increase local literacy skills
MAPLETON — Lower literacy skills among rural Canadian youths has inspired a local university student to take action and bring “little libraries” to the Mapleton area.
Voting underway for contest
MINTO – Entries in the Snow Sculptures with a Twist contest can be seen online, as well as…
CWDHS finishes in top 10 in national cybersecurity competition
FERGUS – Centre Wellington District High School (CWDHS) teams “Plagueware” and…
Outdoor rinks provide family fun and chance to sharpen hockey skills
Puck drop – Andrew Pelkie of Fergus set up a face-off for his children, Nathan, 7, and Leah, 10,…
Rockmosa Park to host Rockwood Farmers’ Market again this year
ROCKWOOD – Rockmosa Park will continue to be the home of the Rockwood farmers market for another year.
Good news from Wiarton
Word officially came this past Tuesday from Wiarton Willie. According to legend, when the weatherman rodent stands and doesn’t see his shadow an early spring is on the way.
Drijber celebrating 101 years young
One hundred and one! – Sytske Drijber turned 101 on Jan. 29 and that’s a milestone even…
Rotary Club’s virtual duck race nets $25,000 for local charities
GUELPH-WELLINGTON – The Guelph-Wellington Rotary Club held a virtual celebration in January…
Brampton man charged in death of teen hit by boat last summer
MAPLETON – A Brampton man has been charged in connection with the death of a Kitchener teenager hit by a boat on Conestogo Lake last summer.