PUSLINCH – Police are again warning Wellington County residents about scams after a person here was defrauded of over $300,000. OPP officials say people should never send "money or personal information to someone you have not met in person."
Divisional Court upholds decision raising assessment on gravel pits in county
GUELPH – An Ontario Divisional Court decision that will see about 50 Wellington County gravel pits pay around $4 million in back taxes is good news for residents of Wellington County and will have implications province-wide, county officials say.
Moreau wins 10th straight Trainer of the Year award
PUSLINCH – Richard Moreau has captured his 10th consecutive Trainer of the Year O’Brien Award.
Guelph South Rotary raises $16,000 at Pasta dinner
PUSLINCH - Guelph South Rotary made quite a comeback with their Taste of Italy pasta dinner event, held at the Puslinch Community Centre on Feb. 10 after a two-year hiatus.
Police beat: Fraud charges
WELLINGTON NORTH – On Feb. 7, Wellington County OPP received a report of a fraud.
Itching to get in the garden? Get your fix with ‘Day in the Garden’ event
PUSLINCH – Join the Guelph Wellington Master Gardeners on Feb. 26 for a “Day in the Garden.”
Proposed Estill Innovation Community hits a snag
ABERFOYLE – Dozens of people attended Puslinch council’s Feb. 8 meeting to protest plans to build the Estill Innovation Community just off the Hanlon Expressway on Sideroad 20 North.
Five horses die in equine herpesvirus outbreak on Puslinch farm
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.