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Posted Tuesday, February 07, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY- Past County of Wellington Warden Joanne Ross-Zuj has been appointed to the Wellington County Police Services Board by the Government of Ontario, for a two-year period. The Government of Ontario establishes the framework for policing through the Police Services Act, and imposes more detailed requirements through prescribed standards and regulations for police services. The Ministry of the Solicitor General and Correctional Services has the statutory authority...
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Posted Monday, January 30, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY/GUELPH – Eat up Your February, a new awareness campaign by the County of Wellington’s Taste Real initiative, aims to showcase local food options and support farms and food retailers in the winter months. From Feb 3 -19 selected locations throughout Wellington County and Guelph will be offering specials, deals, local food menus and samples as part of the Taste Real Experiences campaign. “The winter and early spring is typically seen as...
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Posted Thursday, January 26, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY- Wellington County Council adopted its 2017 budget with a 2.9% increase in the County portion of property taxes, today. “This budget focuses on strategic investments in the County’s infrastructure, solid waste services, technology, libraries and social services,” said Warden Dennis Lever. “The County’s forward thinking budget practices and sound financial management ensure long-term sustainability in times of financial constraints,...
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Posted Thursday, January 26, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY - At today's County Council meeting, the County's Director of Planning, Mr. Gary Cousins, announced his retirement effective May 31, 2017. Mr. Cousins joined the County of Wellington in 1982 and has been responsible for the Planning and Land Division Department overseeing its various functions. "On behalf of County Council and staff I would like to thank Gary for 35 years of outstanding municipal service," said Warden Dennis Lever. "Gary has always set...
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Posted Friday, January 13, 2017

ABOYNE ON- The Hockey Hall of Fame is coming to Wellington County for the first time ever! The Hockey Hall of Fame Family Day Weekend will feature over 4,000 square feet of amazing exhibits and interactive games. The hockey themed weekend will take over the WCMA from February 18 – 22, and hours will be extended over the weekend and on the holiday Monday, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. The exhibit will feature 3 original NHL trophies – bring your camera! The Hockey...
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