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Posted Friday, September 16, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY- Wellington County Warden George Bridge met with other municipal leaders from across Canada this week, uniting behind a plan to ensure that federal infrastructure investments benefit all communities including Wellington County.
As a board member for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Warden Bridge champions local issues and solutions to help shape the national policy agenda of the municipal sector. At its September 13-16 meeting in Oakville,...

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Posted Thursday, September 01, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY- The Standard and Poor's credit rating agency recently announced that the County of Wellington has maintained its AA+ credit rating, with a stable outlook.
"Wellington County's operating performance and financial management continues to remain very strong," commented Warden George Bridge. "Maintaining this strong credit rating shows that the County is well managed and that Council is fiscally responsible balancing needs with resources. The AA+ credit rating...

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Posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016

COUNTY RELEASES NEW PROMOTIONAL VIDEO SHINING A SPOTLIGHT ON WELLINGTON TERRACE
ABOYNE, ON- The County of Wellington released a video on YouTube today promoting the Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home in Aboyne. The concept behind the short video entitled “Welcome Home,” was to break the sometimes negative stigma associated with long term care homes, and showcase what life is like at Wellington Terrace.
“ Wellington Terrace is committed to providing...

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Posted Thursday, August 25, 2016

HARRISTON ON - The much anticipated Wellington County International Plowing Match, hosted by the Town of Minto, takes place in Harriston on September 20-24.
The County of Wellington Showcase will feature:
Zipline Experience

Wellington Entertainment Stage

Artisan Demonstration Stage

Wellington Farmers’ Market

Member Municipality Features - experiences presented by each Municipality

Made in Wellington, displays...

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Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2016

ABOYNE- The much anticipated renovation of the Aboyne branch of the Wellington County Library system is scheduled to begin this coming September. The renovation will see required accessibility improvements made to the building that include upgrades to the public washrooms and public entrance. Library staff will be purchasing new shelving which won’t be as tall as the existing shelving. The children’s area will receive new mobile shelving and new space for storytime...
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