PUSLINCH – Officials at Irish Creek Stables here are hopeful the worst is over after five horses died on the farm in January due to equine herpesvirus. “It’s a bit of a nightmare,” said Melissa Laird-Arroyo, who boards a horse at the farm. “I don’t want another one to die.”
GRCA urges caution around local water bodies
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Officials don't expect widespread flooding, but the Grand River Conservation Authority is urging area residents to "exercise extreme caution around all local waterways" due to Thursday's rainfall.
Mayor: 4.5% tax increase in Puslinch provides ‘a lot of bang for your buck’
PUSLINCH – Puslinch council has passed the 2023 budget, including nearly $5 million in capital projects, a capital levy of $1.3 million and an operating levy of $3.5 million. That means a 4.5% tax increase for residential ratepayers.
RCMP, OPP, anti-fraud centre join forces to raise awareness about scams
OTTAWA – The OPP, RCMP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) are joining forces to launch a fraud prevention campaign from Feb. 6 to 10.
COVID-19 hospitalizations down significantly this week
WELLINGTON COUNTY – COVID-19 hospitalizations are down significantly across the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) region this week and local case counts have dropped for the fourth week in a row.
Puslinch farm taking Ministry of Transportation to Ontario Land Tribunal
PUSLINCH – A Puslinch farm is taking the Ministry of Transportation to the Ontario Land Tribunal after some of its land was expropriated for Highway 6/401 improvements.
Proposed Puslinch tax increase now sitting at 4.5%
PUSLINCH – The township’s director of finance presented what may be the final version of Puslinch’s 2023 budget at a public meeting on Jan. 25 and it's looking like a 4.5% tax increase for residential homes.
Police beat:Aggravated assault
ARTHUR – A local man has been charged with aggravated assault after an incident here last week.…
Puslinch council getting closer to final budget decision
PUSLINCH – Councillor John Sepulis put forward three motions at the Jan. 18 council meeting that will impact the 2023 budget, but not in a significant way.
Puslinch offering residents online survey to inform budget decisions
ABERFOYLE – Puslinch has launched its annual community engagement survey to gain citizen feedback on the township’s proposed 2023 budget.