WELLINGTON COUNTY - Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington (CSGW) partnered with Victim Services Wellington and Wellington County OPP to create Fraud Talk, designed to help victims of this crime, and reduce the chance of being targeted by fraudsters.
Guelph Community Foundation allocates more than $28,700 to kids summer camps
GUELPH – Ten summer camps will receive funds through the Guelph Community Foundation’s (GCF) Kids to Camp grant program, allowing over 200 local children to attend camp that otherwise would not be able to.
Maple Weekend takes place April 1-2 across Ontario
WYEBRIDGE - After an early and unexpected February run of maple sap, the maple syrup season is ready to hit its second wind in Ontario. Producers are getting ready to showcase a new crop of sweet liquid gold during the 7th annual Maple Weekend, April 1 and 2.
Elora 4-H club digs into tasty treats, learns about birthday holidays
ELORA - On March 4 the 4-H “Home for the Holidays” club got together at the Fraser home to hold its fourth meeting.
Fraudsters beware: seniors learn to spot and stop scams
FERGUS – March is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada and on March 8, St. James Anglican Church held a fraud prevention and awareness presentation.
Fireproofing the golden years: essential fire safety tips for seniors
MOUNT FOREST – More than 60 residents from Mount Forest and the surrounding area attended a fire safety meeting on Feb. 27 at the Royal Canadian Legion here.
Big Wreak to rock River Run Centre
GUELPH– Canadian-American hard-rock heroes Big Wreck promise a powerful performance at River Run Centre on March 31 at 8pm.
Review: Final performance in series hits all the right notes
ABOYNE - The Wellington County Museum and Archives hosted the final concert of this season’s Gallery Music Group on March 5 - a program that included five pieces, spanning four centuries.
Guelph Arts Council transforms eBar into artBar
GUELPH – The eBar, a space known for musical performances, poetry slams, and 2SLGBTQIA+ dance parties, permanently closed its doors early in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Survey says! That’s what Elora Farmers Market wants to know
ELORA – Though the winter winds may be blowing, the Elora Farmers Market (EFM) is getting ready for another season of locally produced and made goods.
Alarming success for fire department volunteer recruitment
ELORA – The Erin Fire Department has 14 new firefighters joining the ranks after a successful recruitment drive in October that saw 30 applicants vying for the positions.
Guelph/Eramosa council briefs
BRUCEDALE – Guelph/Eramosa council meets every Monday afternoon in a hybrid format.
Erin misses filing deadline for 2021 audited financial statements
ERIN – The province requires municipalities to submit audited financial returns for the previous year by May 31, but Erin blew that deadline by more than nine months, with draft 2021 finances only presented to town council on March 9.
County approves approach to ‘refresh’ strategic plan
GUELPH – County council has agreed on an approach for refreshing the county’s strategic plan.
Applications for CWCF grant program now open
CENTRE WELLINGTON - The Centre Wellington Community Foundation (CWCF) opened applications on March 9 for project grants of up to $1,500 to registered charities impacting Centre Wellington.