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Posted On Friday, 20 May, 2022

WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON – Local farmers’ markets have teamed up to bring a Market Box Series and the Taste Real Farmers’ Market Trail to the community.
All eight Wellington County and Guelph farmers’ markets and the County’s Taste Real Programme are collaborating on a Farmers’ Market Box Series featuring a curated box of goods from a different market every two weeks. The initiative aims to highlight the unique flavour of each market, showcase...

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Posted On Thursday, 19 May, 2022

KENILWORTH, ON- Today, during National Public Works Week, the County of Wellington officially opened the expanded “Phase II” portion of its Riverstown Landfill. Phase I of the Riverstown Landfill site has been in operation since 1971. In 2001, the County assumed the responsibility for all municipally owned landfill sites. The County was successful in receiving approval to expand the landfill in order to secure future landfill capacity.
With Phase I of the landfill...

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Posted On Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON – Today, the Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) announced the County of Wellington has won the 2021 Public Works Project of the Year Award in the Management Innovation category for the Badley Bridge replacement project. This award recognizes the County’s significant efforts of working directly with the local community and approval agencies to review and preserve the heritage significance of the Badley Bridge throughout the structure’s...
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Posted On Monday, 16 May, 2022

WELLINGTON COUNTY – Today, the County of Wellington officially introduced nine Community Safety Zones (CSZs) across Wellington County.
CSZs are sections of roadways where public safety is of special concern, and speeding fines are doubled. The roadways are marked by signs and given a special designation under the Highway Traffic Act to increase fines associated with speeding. The newly established CSZs aim to modify driver behaviour and enhance public safety by encouraging...

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Posted On Wednesday, 11 May, 2022

WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON – The Taste Real Spring Rural Romp will be held as an in-person event on Saturday, May 28. The free, self-guided farm and food tour creates an opportunity for the public to experience local agriculture up close and learn about food grown and prepared in Wellington County.
Thirteen locations, including farms, bakeries, plant nurseries, a fibre mill, and a distillery in Mapleton, Minto, and Wellington North are welcoming visitors between 10:00 am...

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