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Posted Tuesday, October 03, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY – The County of Wellington’s Settlement Services Team is excited to be hosting a free Newcomer Welcome Picnic in Drayton on October 5 th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. The event is being held at the Community Mennonite Fellowship, 109 Wellington St South in Drayton and is open to all members of the community. The Picnic is an opportunity to welcome immigrant newcomers to the Mapleton area and to thank members of the community that have been involved...
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Posted Monday, October 02, 2017

ECD_8279-8 (revised) WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington County’s Economic Develop­ment department officially unveiled the first sign of their “This Way to Wellington” Signage Plan at a ribbon cutting ceremony in Puslinch on Monday, October 2 nd . The sign is the first of 31 gateway signs to be installed on key perimeter roads across Wellington County this fall.
The “This Way to Wellington” Signage Plan is a three-phase strategy that is being implemented to...

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Posted Monday, September 25, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY – The 11th Annual Taste Real Fall Rural Romp, set for Saturday, September 30 , promises to be a day full of fun harvest activities.
Rompers will have the opportunity to taste their way through Southern Wellington County and Guelph on this self-guided farm and food tour to 14 participating locations, including farms, markets, a distillery and an agricultural research centre.
From food samples to freshly harvested carrots, farm tours to buggy rides,...

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Posted Friday, September 15, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY –   The Wellington County Museum and Archives (WCMA) is hosting an art show honouring one of the great Canadian artists, William Ronald (1926-1998), who grew up in Fergus, Ontario, came to fame in New York, and returned to Canada to create amazing abstract work.  One of William Ronald’s most celebrated collections is the Prime Ministers Series, and the Wellington County Museum and Archives will have six massive paintings in this series...
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Posted Friday, August 18, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY – At its annual conference in June, County Councillor George Bridge was re-elected to the position of FCM Board Member for a one-year term, representing the Ontario Caucus. Recently, George Bridge was appointed to the position of Vice-Chair of FCM’s Municipal Finance and Intergovernmental Arrangements Committee, by President Jenny Gerbasi.
The priorities for FCM’s Standing Committee on Municipal Finance and Intergovernmental Arrangements,...

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