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Posted On Tuesday, 20 September, 2022

WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON- Yesterday, Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings announced that the County of Wellington’s credit rating has been affirmed at AAA; Outlook Stable. The AAA credit rating is the highest possible rating that any municipality can achieve.
S&P is an independent company that looks at municipalities and corporations around the world and analyzes their capacity to meet financial obligations. Municipalities that borrow under the AAA credit...

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Posted On Tuesday, 13 September, 2022

GUELPH, ON - Today, the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) ruled in favour of the County of Wellington and the City of Guelph’s desire to turn an existing County-owned property located at 65 Delhi Street into a transitional housing building.
A transitional housing building is a specific type of temporary housing with associated support services. It is designed to provide an intermediate step between emergency crisis shelter and permanent housing. It provides individuals...

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Posted On Monday, 12 September, 2022

2022_MUS_PoorHouse_145thAnniversary_1200x630_5 ABOYNE – On September 24, Wellington County Museum and Archives (WCMA) commemorates the 145 th Anniversary of the Wellington County House of Industry and Refuge, or “Poor House”. The museum facility was built in 1877 and operated as a place of refuge for local poor, homeless, and destitute people until 1947.
“While the Wellington County House of Industry and Refuge could never be described as a happy place, its story, and the stories of those who...

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Posted On Friday, 09 September, 2022

Fall Rural Romp Poster WELLINGTON COUNTY – On Saturday, September 24, the County of Wellington invites residents and visitors to savour the local harvest at the 16th Annual Fall Rural Romp, organized by their Taste Real local food programme. Nineteen Romp locations in Southern Wellington County and Guelph are open to the public from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm highlighting local food and farm experiences.
Rompers have the opportunity to participate in tours, meet farm animals, pick pumpkins,...

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Posted On Thursday, 08 September, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II"On behalf of Wellington County Council, and the residents of Wellington County, I wish to extend my deepest condolences to His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and all members of the Royal Family, on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada.
Wellington County joins people around the world in mourning this great loss."
- Warden Kelly Linton, County of Wellington

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