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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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Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2015

FERGUS - The Fergus Library will re-open in its permanent location on Tuesday, March 31.
“The County of Wellington is excited to announce the Library’s official re-opening,” says Wellington County Chief Librarian Murray McCabe. “A lot of people are working hard to get the building ready, and the staff and community are looking forward to the opening of the expanded and revitalized branch.”
The formal opening ceremonies will take place:
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Posted Thursday, January 29, 2015

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS 2015 BUDGET
WELLINGTON COUNTY- At today’s Council meeting, Wellington County Council adopted its 2015 budget with a 2.8% increase to the County portion of property taxes.
“This is a budget that invests in the residents of Wellington County,” says Warden George Bridge. “With this budget, the County is making a significant commitment to improving health care in our community in addition to enhancing the County’s physical...

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Posted Wednesday, January 07, 2015

WELLINGTON COUNTY- Winter has arrived in Wellington County. It’s a good time to remind County residents to be better prepared during an emergency. The Wellington County Emergency Management Team recommends that residents prepare an emergency kit for emergencies so that you are able to take care of yourself, your family and your pets for a minimum of 72 hours.
AN EMERGENCY KIT SHOULD INCLUDE:
• Water – at least two litres of water per person per...

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