FERGUS – Being able to work and connect with people virtually has been a boon to those with a little computer savvy, but a trial for those without.
Group fighting nuclear waste dump meets with support from Wellington Water Watchers
TEESWATER – Protect Our Waterways – No Nuclear Waste held a strategic planning and…
Guelph and Wellington County launch digital service squad; receives $115,000 FedDev grant
GUELPH – The Business Centre Guelph-Wellington, in partnership with the Downtown Guelph…
Poll: One in five Canadians making little to no effort to stop virus spread
CANADA – Canadians enter their sixth month of the COVID-19 pandemic with the lived experience…
Guelph Humane Society postpones gala
GUELPH – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) has made the difficult decision to postpone its 2020…
The Children’s Foundation expands its Free to Grow Program to include mental health support for local children
GUELPH – The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington is taking steps forward to…
Catholic students from Grades 1 to 12 required to wear masks at school
GUELPH – Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) students from Grades 1 to 12 will be required to wear face coverings when school begins in September.
County joins in pitch for fairer system of taxation for aggregate producers
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Officials from the County of Wellington along with other members of the Top Aggregate Producing Municipalities of Ontario met with Stan Cho, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance on Aug. 18, to discuss the need to improve how aggregate properties are taxed.
New Groves hospital move went smoothly, all services now operational
ABOYNE – On Aug. 9 at 6am the doors to the old Groves Memorial Community Hospital on Union Street in Fergus were closed and locked for the last time. Simultaneously the doors to the new Groves hospital on 131 Frederick Campbell St. in Aboyne opened to patients for the first time.
Fatal accident at ‘S-Bend’ renews calls for improvements at intersection in North Perth
NORTH PERTH – Some Wellington County politicians and residents are urging Perth County to revisit the idea of installing a roundabout at the intersection where a Caledon woman was killed last week.