GUELPH - David Halliburton was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison, and Anastasia Halliburton was sentenced to six-months of house arrest on Sept. 26, in relation to the hit-and-run death of Lucas Shortreed almost 15 years ago.
WELLINGTON NORTH – A group of residents along Concession 4 North, which is part of a haulage route for three gravel pits, are fed up with the gravel road’s condition, and say it’s high time to have it paved.
FERGUS – Haudenosaunee people from the Six Nations of the Grand River walked through Fergus on Sept. 22, alongside local allies, to build relationships and spread awareness about the Haldimand Proclamation.
ABOYNE – Nearly 1,300 attendees at the first Wellington County Multicultural Festival on Sept. 23 were treated to food, entertainment and activities celebrating the many cultures and communities that make up Wellington County.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Due to a recent rise in COVID-19 cases, masks will once again be required at all three hospitals in the county. Officials are asking visitors to be kind to health care workers, "especially when they ask you to wear a mask."
GUELPH – After a demonstration outside Guelph City Hall on Sept. 20 between a group of parents protesting 2SLGBTQIA+ school policies and another group protesting the protest, the Take Back the Night (TBTN) march the next day took on extra meaning.
MINTO – Town council has agreed to a plan that will see Pride banners installed on light standards leading into Clifford, Harriston and Palmerston from the beginning of May until the end of September each year.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – With the arrival of cold and flu season, public health is changing the way it reports cases of respiratory illnesses. On Sept. 19, WDGPH launched a new portal that combines reporting on flu, RSV and COVID-19.