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Posted Tuesday, October 14, 2014

We Will Remember Them ImageABOYNE - Remembering the Fallen has special significance this year as we commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the First World War. A major exhibit, Death and the County Soldier, explores the devastating cost of the Great War. And, in tribute to all of the Fallen, from the First World War to Afghanistan, the front lawn at the Wellington County Museum and Archives will display We Will Remember Them in the first weeks of November. Death and the County Soldier highlight individual stories of so...

Posted Thursday, October 09, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY- At yesterday's Police Services Board Meeting, County Treasurer Ken DeHart, announced that the County of Wellington will see its policing costs decrease significantly over the next five years, under the new Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) billing model. The County will see its policing costs decrease by approximately $2.2 million dollars annually, once fully implemented in 2019, under the new OPP billing model. “The County is pleased with this cost saving,” said W...

Posted Friday, October 03, 2014

Aberfoyle Waste Facility Official Opening October 3 WELLINGTON COUNTY - The County of Wellington held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the official opening of the newly renovated Aberfoyle Waste Facility. The site has been undergoing renovations over the past year to create a long-term waste management service for residents of the County. "The County of Wellington is very pleased to be able to continue to provide efficient waste disposal and diversion services at the Aberfoyle waste facility," commented Warden Chris White. "We look forwa...

Posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY - The 8th Annual Fall Wellington Rural Romp, set for Saturday, September 27, will provide participants with a great day full of fall harvest activities. From corn mazes to pumpkin picking, farm tours to animal interactions and pumpkin pies to wagon rides, the Fall Romp will keep your feet moving, your stomach full and your table bursting with farm fresh food. “The Fall Wellington Rural Romp is a great opportunity for people to explore and celebrate the local food experi...

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 ...