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Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wellington County - Taste Real’s Fifth Annual Spring Wellington Rural Romp will be held Saturday, May 30, giving visitors a taste of local food, an opportunity to experience local agriculutre and find the story behind your food. A total of fifteen farms, markets, gardens and restaurants in Mapleton, Minto and Wellington North will open their doors to the public for this free, self-guided tour that runs from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Rompers will have the opportunity to...

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Posted Monday, May 18, 2015

Minto (Harriston) - From September 20 - 24, 2016, the Town of Minto (Harriston), County of Wellington and the Ontario Plowmen’s Association, will together host the 2016 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) on the farm of Ann and Earl Schneider of Harriston.  Located on approximately 1,000 acres, the IPM is a weeklong event that highlights the agriculture industry and is one of Canada’s largest outdoor shows.  
Today (Thursday, May...

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Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Aboyne - Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home is proudly displaying two awards received this month at the Ontario Association for Not for Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS) Annual Meeting and Convention in Toronto. The Leadership Award was presented to former Administrator Peter Barnes, who retired last December. The second award was the Innovation and Excellence Award presented to the Terrace in the category of Supporting Seniors.
“We are deeply honoured...

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Posted Thursday, April 16, 2015

Guelph - Residents of Wellington County now have equal access to emergency response through improved 9-1-1 service. New technology is now in place to allow Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) communications staff to receive emergency calls for service via text with 9-1-1 (T9-1-1) from people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired (DHHSI).
“This greatly enhances the 9-1-1 service in Wellington County,” says Linda Dickson, the County’s Emergency...

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Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2015

FERGUS - The County of Wellington and the Wellington County Library Board officially re-opened the Fergus Library branch today.
“Not only have we expanded this library, we have modernized and revitalized it,” says Warden George Bridge, adding “libraries are now becoming the new central, cultural hub for our communities - enhancing the quality of life that is so important to us. Once you step inside, you will agree that this (Fergus) Library branch will...

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