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Posted Thursday, July 21, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY - Due to the recent changes in weather patterns and the various degrees of rainfall in different portions of the County of Wellington, each Municipality through their Fire Department will be deciding individually when to lift portions of the ban or lift the ban in its entirety. No matter where you live in the County, conditions can become dry very rapidly allowing the growth of a fire to occur quickly.  All Fire Chiefs remind our residents to exercise caution...
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Posted Tuesday, July 05, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY – Pursuant to the Ontario Fire Protection and Prevention Act the Wellington County Fire Chiefs have made the decision to prohibit all open air burning within the County. The ban is now in effect and remain so until further notice.  Open Air Burn is defined as any fire outside of a building.  This includes bonfires, campfires, burn barrels, outdoor fireplaces/chimineas or any other fires set in open air. Fines are in place for those found to...
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Posted Thursday, June 30, 2016

COUNTY SET TO BEGIN ITS NEW MOBILE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DEPOT SERVICE
ABERFOYLE - On Saturday, July 2, the County of Wellington is rolling out its new Mobile Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot at the Aberfoyle Waste Facility. This new depot will give residents the opportunity to safely dispose of all of their HHW materials.
“This represents a significant service improvement to County of Wellington residents,” commented Warden George Bridge....

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Posted Friday, June 17, 2016

COUNTY OF WELLINGTON OPENS NEW COTTONTAIL ROAD TRAIL
CENTRE WELLINGTON - Officials from the Government of Ontario, County of Wellington, Region of Waterloo, Township of Centre Wellington and the Township of Woolwich, gathered today to celebrate the opening of the Cottontail Road Trail in Centre Wellington.
“This new trail completes the Trans Canada Trail connection through Wellington County,” says Warden George Bridge. “We are proud to be a part of...

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Posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Guelph and Wellington County- How do you make sauerkraut, sausages or find edibles in your backyard? At the upcoming Local Food Fest, visitors have the opportunity to reacquaint themselves with traditional food preparation skills. Fermenting, foraging, butchery and butter making are just some of the exciting workshops people can engage in and learn about growing and preparing food.
On Sunday, June 26, everyone is invited to celebrate local food in Guelph...

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