WELLINGTON COUNTY – It appears the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) region will remain in the province's red COVID-19 alert level for at least another week, despite a significant drop in cases and vast improvements in COVID indicators.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Non-union County of Wellington employees will receive a 1.9 per cent pay increase beginning July 1, after county council reversed an earlier decision to freeze the workers' pay at 2020 levels.
ELORA – A new grocery store, the Geddes Street Market, will be opening in Elora this spring. Debra Kropf will own and operate the store that once belonged to her parents, Merlen and Doreen Kropf, at 169 Geddes Street.
FERGUS – Centre Wellington residents and businesses have the chance to reimagine St. David Street in Fergus as the township considers how to reconstruct the major thoroughfare after infrastructure work is complete.
MINTO – Town council awarded a tender for replacement of three culverts on the 12 Line at its Feb. 16 meeting. The successful bidder was Moorefield-based The Murray Group, which submitted a bid of $314,021, the lowest of two received.
ABOYNE – A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Wellington Terrace Long-Term Care Home after an essential caregiver for a resident tested positive for the virus. County officials say the individual, last in the building on Feb. 21, is asymptomatic and in isolation at home.
WELLINGTON NORTH – The township has endorsed Ehtel Networks' application to the Universal Broadband Fund in an effort to extend its fibre optic services throughout portions of southern Grey County and northern Wellington County.