WELLINGTON COUNTY - Join macrame artist extraordinaire Bethany Ghent at the Wellington County Museum and Archives for an interactive crafting workshop.
U12 Edge ringette team wins gold in Niagara Falls
Medal winning weekend – After a big weekend of ringette in Niagara Falls the U12 Edge team,…
Residents dig out from March 3/4 storm
After the storm – Wellington County was walloped with a snow storm overnight on March 3 and 4 and locals were out shovelling the next day.
WCDSB chess tournament gives students chance to ‘shine’
GUELPH – Chess players from each of the six Catholic elementary schools in Wellington County were bused to St. Peter Catholic School in Guelph for a board-wide chess tournament on March 1.
Cases of whooping cough above normal levels: public health
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Cases of whooping cough in the area are higher than normal, according to Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health officials.
Police arrest two people in connection with ‘grandparent scam’
FERGUS – Police have arrested two people in connection with a "grandparent scam" targeting a resident here. Wellington County OPP officials say they received a call about "an active fraud" at a Fergus home on March 2 at about 1pm.
Annual COVID-19 vaccines could be coming
GUELPH – We may soon be looking at annual vaccinations for COVID-19.
County proceeding with expropriation application for Wellington Road 124 reconstruction
GUELPH – The County of Wellington has initiated an application to proceed with expropriation of 14 acres of land in Guelph/Eramosa for a road reconstruction project.
Survey: rural youth doing better than urban youth with mental health
GUELPH – When public health conducted the Well-being and Health Youth Survey in 2019, it had no idea it was collecting baseline data for a before and after a pandemic scenario.
Our Food Future funding ends in December but program is gaining momentum
GUELPH – With less than a year of funding left in the program, Our Food Future officials are looking for long-term sustainable funding if the program is to have a future.