MOUNT FOREST - The annual Mount Forest Fireworks Festival is the latest major event to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mapleton Township extends closures indefinitely
MAPLETON – The Township of Mapleton has extended indefinitely the closure of all municipal…
New COVID-19 assessment centre opens in Mount Forest sportsplex
MOUNT FOREST - A new COVID-19 assessment centre is now open in Mount Forest.
‘We are making progress’: Health experts say COVID-19 outbreak has likely peaked in Ontario
TORONTO — According to health experts, it appears the COVID-19 outbreak in Ontario has peaked.
Centre Wellington extends closures, cancellations until July 3
ELORA – Centre Wellington has now extended municipal closures until after Canada Day.
Community foundation awards three more grants through COVID-19 fund
CENTRE WELLINGTON - The Centre Wellington Community Foundation (CWCF) has announced three more grants from the CW COVID-19 Community Response Fund.
‘Puzzle now, Visit Later’ contest open to residents of Elora and Fergus
ELORA – A new contest is offering winners the chance to relive some of their favourite…
Public health update shows Wellington County now has two COVID-19 deaths
WELLINGTON COUNTY - The latest public health data shows there are now two COVID-19 deaths in Wellington County.
Black seeking more support for farms, agri-businesses
CENTRE WELLINGTON – Senator Rob Black says farmers need help to deal with COVID-19 impacts on their operations and he’s doing everything he can to draw attention to their plight.
OPP warning of scams during pandemic
ORILLIA - The OPP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) are again warning Ontarians about scams.
Museum seeks items documenting experiences in county during pandemic
ABOYNE – The Wellington County Museum and Archives (WCMA) is asking residents to submit records that document their personal experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
GRCA parks to remain closed indefinitely
WELLINGTON COUNTY - GRCA officials announced conservation areas and properties will remain closed "until further notice" in an April 16 GRCA press release.
Public health: doctor referral no longer required for COVID-19 testing
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Public health officials say local residents experiencing symptoms can now be tested right away for COVID-19.
Two staff test positive for COVID-19 at Community Living Guelph Wellington
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Protective measures have tightened up at Community Living Guelph Wellington (CLGW) ever since a state of emergency was declared in mid-March - and certainly since one staff member was diagnosed with COVID-19 on April 8 and a second on April 14.
Minto extends closures until May 31, cancels town events until July 1
MINTO – The Town of Minto has extended the closure of public buildings to May 31 and cancelled all town-run events until July 1.