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Elora rehab centre continues to help youth in recovery

Elora rehab centre continues to help youth in recovery

Portage Ontario has made some adjustments, such as quarantining new residents and incorporating video conferencing in light of the pandemic
GRCA lays off 75 employees, looking at potential $5 million operating loss

GRCA lays off 75 employees, looking at potential $5 million operating loss

The Grand River Conservation Authority said layoffs were necessary to reduce overall payroll expenses in order to maintain critical services
OPP seize fentanyl, methamphetamine during traffic stop

OPP seize fentanyl, methamphetamine during traffic stop

Two face numerous charges; driver accused of resisting arrest
County waste facilities fully re-opening week of May 25

County waste facilities fully re-opening week of May 25

The solid waste services committee has decided to move ahead with opening all facilities despite staff recommendation of only opening four
Wellington North receives $1.7 million to resurface Highway 6 in Arthur

Wellington North receives $1.7 million to resurface Highway 6 in Arthur

George Street and Smith Street will be resurfaced as part of the Connecting Links Program
Grand River Conservation Authority says their properties will remain closed for the time being

Grand River Conservation Authority says their properties will remain closed for the time being

The GRCA clarified that the re-opening of provincial parks doesn't apply to their parks, trails and conservation areas
Mount Forest doctor uses photography to put focus on nurses

Mount Forest doctor uses photography to put focus on nurses

North Wellington Health Care's chief of staff wanted to capture the emotion he saw in nurse's eyes to show the community
Complaints about dirt bikers spurs Puslinch council to work on parking bylaw

Complaints about dirt bikers spurs Puslinch council to work on parking bylaw

Mayor James Seeley said he's received complaints about people parking on Calfass road to go dirt biking on crown land
Report: COVID-19 impacts to Erin's cashflow projected to be over $1 million

Report: COVID-19 impacts to Erin's cashflow projected to be over $1 million

Director of finance projects about $4 million in taxes will go uncollected based off outstanding taxes from March 31
Federal funding a good start but not enough for farmers: Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Federal funding a good start but not enough for farmers: Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Wellington Federation of Agriculture president Janet Harrop said the funding is about one tenth of what is needed in Canada's agri-food industry