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Posted Friday, July 04, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY - The County Treasury Department, in cooperation with all seven local municipalities, has completed its first Annual Financial Report, for the fiscal year ending December 2013. “In 2013, the County of Wellington was able to provide high quality services and capital investment while maintaining a strong financial position,” said Warden Chris White. “I'd like to thank County staff for preparing the Annual Report, and County Council for their strong leadership a...

Posted Friday, June 20, 2014

North Wellington O.P.P. Operations Centre Official Ribbon CuttingTEVIOTDALE - The County of Wellington and the Ontario Provincial Police held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the official opening of the North Wellington O.P.P. Operations Centre. The award winning architectural firm +VG has designed the new 18,600 square-foot facility, and Collaborative Structures Limited of Cambridge built the facility. “We are pleased to complete the final phase of our O.P.P. facility re-development,” said Warden Chris White. “As the County continu...

Posted Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Wellington Place/Groves Memorial Site Servicing Ground BreakingABOYNE - The County of Wellington and Groves Memorial Community Hospital (GMCH) held a ground breaking ceremony today to celebrate the beginning of road construction that will help to service the new hospital, and the adjacent County lands. Site servicing for the project will begin immediately. “This joint venture is very exciting,” said Wellington County Warden Chris White. “Both parties bring experience and synergy into this new partnership. The future Groves Hospital will b...

Posted Friday, June 13, 2014

Guelph and Wellington County - Have you ever tried making your own goat cheese, foraging for wild edibles, or baking homemade bread? At this year's Guelph Wellington Local Food Fest you have the opportunity to learn a new skill at our hands-on food skill building workshops. We've got something for everyone from backyard chickens, to canning and butchery. On Sunday, June 22, come celebrate local food in Guelph and Wellington County on the grounds of Ignatius Jesuit Centre from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm...

Posted Monday, June 02, 2014

NIAGARA FALLS - At the annual Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Conference, Centre Wellington Mayor Joanne Ross-Zuj was re-elected to the FCM Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term, and then re-elected by the Board to the position of Ontario Caucus Chair. Mayor Ross-Zuj is one of only 16 members representing the Ontario Caucus. Ross-Zuj has been a FCM Committee member since 2007 and on the Board of Directors representing the Ontario Caucus since 2010. The FCM Board of Directors is...