GUELPH – The local board of health heard the story of an International Women’s Day event that went wrong, and a collaboration between public health inspectors and the host that went right at a meeting on May 3.
Police beat: Arthur man faces numerous charges after traffic stop
ORANGEVILLE – An Arthur man is facing numerous charges after a traffic stop here last week.
United Way puts out red alert, needs $200,000 to meet fundraising goal
GUELPH – The United Way of Guelph Wellington Dufferin's 2022 fundraising campaign fell short of its $2.7 million goal and that spells disaster for the 50 or so community benefit organizations that rely on United Way funding.
For 10th year, local dentist offering free one-day dental clinics
FERGUS – Oral health care is a critical part of overall health, says Dr. Raj Khanuja, a dentist with eight clinics in southern Ontario, including Fergus and Hillsburgh.
County hospitals receive $700,000 for infrastructure improvements
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Local hospitals will receive over $700,000 in 2022-23 funding through the province’s Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF), which supports local hospitals as they make upgrades, repairs, and maintain their facilities.
‘No job action’: strike averted as province, union reach tentative deal
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Upper Grand and Wellington Catholic District School Board students will remain in classrooms this week following a tentative deal reached between the province and the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
Upper Grand trustees elect Ralf Mesenbrink as board chair
GUELPH – Newly-elected trustees with the Upper Grand District School Board elected Ralf Mesenbrink as board chair at their inaugural meeting on Nov 15.
Education workers could be off the job Monday as CUPE issues strike notice
WELLINGTON COUNTY – CUPE Local 256 education workers could be back on strike and off the job again on Nov. 21 if a deal isn’t reached between the union and province. The union issued a strike notice on Nov. 16.
Education workers in Wellington County set to strike Friday
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Education workers at the Upper Grand District School Board and the Wellington Catholic District School Board will strike on Nov. 4, CUPE Local 256 president Bill Foster has confirmed to the Wellington Advertiser.
Woods bringing ‘Old Fashioned Hoedown’ to Shelburne Oct. 29
SHELBURNE – Multi-talented entertainer and musician Scott Woods is back on the road with his brand new show: “An Old Fashioned Hoedown.”