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Posted Friday, August 29, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY- The Standard and Poor's credit rating agency recently announced that the County of Wellington's rating has been raised to AA+ from AA, with a stable outlook. “The County's operating performance has remained very strong,” commented Warden Chris White. “This upgraded credit rating proves the County is well managed and that Council is fiscally responsible balancing needs with resources.” Standard & Poor's highlighted the following areas for the upgraded ...

Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY - Taste Real is shaking things up with its harvest dinner this year. The Field Dinner ‘reinvented' is set to take place on Sunday, September 14 at Thatcher Farms. This year's event will focus on showcasing local, handcrafted food and drink, prepared by the region's finest chefs. Each dish will feature products grown and raised by our local farmers and will be served in a casual, free flowing dining format. “It is important for us to value and celebrate the local c...

Posted Thursday, August 21, 2014

LONDON - Wellington County Warden Chris White will resume his position as Director for the Rural Caucus, while CAO Scott Wilson will fill the position of Director for the County Caucus for the Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) Board of Directors. The AMO Board of Directors is made up of municipal representatives from communities across Ontario. The board meets five times a year to discuss key municipal issues and develop policy positions and reports; it also serves as a support system...

Posted Tuesday, August 19, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY - Farmalicious is a local food dining series that brings together dining establishments throughout Guelph and Wellington to provide restaurant goers with fresh, local and delicious food dishes. While each participating restaurant's commitment to local food extends well past the Farmalicious dining series, Farmalicious provides the opportunity for each restaurant to be showcased during a feature week. During this feature week, diners can enjoy special Farmalicious dishes that i...

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...