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Posted On Thursday, 02 July, 2020

WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON – Green bins have been delivered to eligible households across Wellington County, and the highly anticipated curbside collection service will begin on July 7.
The new curbside collection programme will have:
Standardized collection frequency for both urban and rural households.
Materials collected on both sides of all roads (in driveway).
Recyclables and organics collected weekly.
User pay garbage bags collected...

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Posted On Wednesday, 10 June, 2020

ABOYNE, ON – A Stage 4 archaeological excavation is being conducted by the Archaeological Research Associates (ARA) on behalf of the County on the grounds of Wellington Place. The fieldwork will take place on a small plot of land that was formerly the McLeister farmhouse site, located near the roundabout.  This important work is a continuation of the archaeological assessments completed in 2009.  The fieldwork is expected to take approximately two weeks to complete.
“In...

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Posted On Wednesday, 10 June, 2020

WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON – On June 8, the Government of Ontario announced its regional framework to re-open the economy in Phase 2 of its recovery plan. The Wellington-Dufferin Guelph Public Health service area is one of regions re-opening this Friday.
“As we begin to re-open our local economy under Phase 2 of the provincial re-opening framework, the County of Wellington supports the decision made by Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health, to issue an order...

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Posted On Tuesday, 09 June, 2020

WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON - Along with thousands of people across Wellington County, I was deeply impacted by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. I share the frustration, anger and sadness of this senseless death.
All of us in leadership need to do our part. Our top priority from our 2019 Strategic Action Plan is that “People Are Our Main Priority”. This Plan states “the County has an opportunity to build diversity, openness and acceptance”. We...

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Posted On Monday, 01 June, 2020

RebeccaHine WELLINGTON COUNTY - In April, Murray McCabe, announced his retirement from his role as Chief Librarian.
Ms. Rebecca Hine has been hired as the County’s new Chief Librarian. Ms. Hine brings 15 years of public library experience to her new role. Ms. Hine has worked for the County since 2010, and has been a branch Supervisor at the County’s busiest branch, Fergus, since 2012. Rebecca also holds a Masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University...

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