WELLINGTON COUNTY – New and active COVID-19 cases in the region have dropped to levels not seen here since early November. However, another Wellington County resident, the 32nd since the onset of the pandemic, has died with the virus.
MINTO – Plans to expand the urban boundary of Palmerston are moving forward. Minto council has approved a draft official plan amendment which will be forwarded to the County of Wellington for consideration.
FERGUS – A COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic will open at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex here on Feb. 19. The site, which will initially vaccinate "high-risk" groups such as heath care workers, is one of three "hub clinics" that will be operated by WDGPH.
ABERFOYLE – Nestlé S.A, parent company of Nestlé Waters Canada, has sold its Canadian and U.S. water businesses to One Rock Capital Partners for $4.3 billion. The company made the announcement on Feb. 17.
CENTRE WELLINGTON – There’s good news and bad in the passing of Bill 213, the Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2020, and as April 1 approaches, the local group Save Our Water is bracing for what may come.