Top 10 Wellington Advertiser Facebook posts for 2020

1. DEC. 4 – WDGPH reporting 54 new #COVID19 cases across region today (8 in Wellington County). County active case counts: Mapleton 8, Wellington North 6, Erin 6, Minto 4, Puslinch 1, Guelph-Eramosa 1, Centre Wellington  0. City of Guelph has 78 active cases.

2. APRIL 25 – Police looking for man responsible for alleged sexual assault on the Elora-Cataract Trailway in Fergus last night. 

3. MAY 29 – We are grateful to our advertisers for their continued support of our publication. As some businesses begin to open their doors, we know that things will be very different for their staff and their customers, with every business facing new challenges. Safety remains the top priority. We are sharing a message that was shared with us as a reminder for patience and support right now. We’re all in this together.

4. Aug. 24 – Bale sculptures to promote the Harriston-Minto Fall Fair are a long-standing community tradition. This year’s design at the home of Don and Sheila Grein reflect the unfortunate cancellation of the 2020 fair due to COVID-19.

5. JAN. 25 – FERGUS: The Fergus Scottish Festival is thrilled to be celebrating its 75th year of Scotland without the Airfare in 2020.

6. OCT. 15 – Wellington County will try to secure additional government funding before committing to a proposed Continuum of Care project in Aboyne. The estimated cost has already ballooned from $88 million to $135 million.

7. NOV. 11 – Festive season – This year’s festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program launched on Nov. 18 at the OPP Centre Wellington Operations Centre in Aboyne. Members of both Wellington County OPP and Guelph Police Service conducted a RIDE program on Wellington Road 18 in front of the Wellington County Museum and Archives in the afternoon. This year s festive RIDE program runs from Nov. 21 to Jan. 2.

8. APRIL 3 – Touching tribute: First responders paid tribute to local health care workers at Palmerston and District Hospital this afternoon.

9. FEB. 25 – Sometimes it takes one person to let you know you’re not alone” – Hundreds attend Mental Health Awareness Night in Mount Forest on Feb. 24. 

10. FEB. 16 – Lots of folks took part in this afternoon’s free public Kilt Skate at the Fergus sportsplex. The event celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Fergus Scottish Festival this August.