Firefighter donation – Mapleton’s Moorefield station firefighters recently presented $5,000…
HHW depot moves to Riverstown
RIVERSTOWN – Wellington County’s mobile household hazardous waste (HHW) depot is moving…
Manage lower back pain with exercise, Family Health Team specialist recommends
Lower back pain is one of the most common muscular injuries and almost everyone experiences it at some point in their life.
Moorefield Optimists hosted Santa Claus Parade
Santa visits Moorefield – The Moorefield Optimists hosted the community’s Santa Claus Parade on…
Drayton’s Christmas parade welcomed Santa and Mrs. Claus to town
Date night for Santa and Mrs. Claus – For 20 years in a row, Santa has attended Drayton’s…
Donation of $50,000 will assist with development of Drayton Rotary Park
DRAYTON – Mapleton’s Township’s newest park will benefit from a $50,000 donation from a local business owner.
Preliminary budget draft projects 3.8% increase in county tax rate
GUELPH – A preliminary draft of the 2023 county budget and 10-year plan includes a proposed 3.8 per cent increase in the tax rate next year. However, some members of Wellington County council are pushing for a lower rate hike.
Total OMPF allocation to Wellington County municipalities down $109,000 in 2023
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) allocations to local municipalities will decrease by a combined total of just over $100,000 next year.
Fireside fun coming up at local libraries
Did you know that all of the branches listed below in Wellington County Library have fireplaces?
Mapleton budget draft includes levy increase near 7%
MAPLETON – A first draft of the township’s 2023 budget shows a tax levy increase of nearly seven per cent is required to cover anticipated expenditures.