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Wellington County to pick up yard waste this spring

Wellington County to pick up yard waste this spring

Solid Waste Services Committee decides to move up fall pick-up due to closing of drop-off facilities
County, city both seeing an increase in illegal dumping

County, city both seeing an increase in illegal dumping

With nowhere to drop off large items, people are dumping garbage in public places rather than hold onto it for the time being
Public Health identifies outbreak at Caressant Care home in Fergus

Public Health identifies outbreak at Caressant Care home in Fergus

Eight institutions in WDG Public Health's coverage area currently dealing with outbreaks
OPP called to large outdoor party Saturday night

OPP called to large outdoor party Saturday night

One man charged under the Emergency Management and Civil Protections Act
Family and Children's Services still providing services despite pandemic

Family and Children's Services still providing services despite pandemic

Their office is still open with a small number of staff onsite to offer support
High winds expected across the region today

High winds expected across the region today

Gusts of 80 km/h may occur
Call for assistance leads to impaired charge in Mapleton

Call for assistance leads to impaired charge in Mapleton

Police say the complainant went to leave their friend's house who hung on the rear bumper to prevent them from leaving, but when police located the vehicle they determined the driver was impaired
First confirmed COVID-19 related death in Wellington County

First confirmed COVID-19 related death in Wellington County

A 74-year-old Mount Forest man was reported to have died on April 5 from virus complications
Wellington County towns are mixing the old with the new to keep residents informed

Wellington County towns are mixing the old with the new to keep residents informed

County mayors have taken to radio, Facebook and the telephone to answer resident's concerns regarding COVID-19
Wellington County looking for emergency home child care providers

Wellington County looking for emergency home child care providers

The county is looking for those who were working in licensed child care to provide home child care for children of frontline workers