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Large retirement residence proposed for Alma

Large retirement residence proposed for Alma

The 200-unit retirement residence will have a rural feel with an orchard and greenhouse
More emergency child care providers needed to meet demand

More emergency child care providers needed to meet demand

The county has gone beyond legislative requirements to protect child care providers and children and these measures will likely stay in place until a vaccine is widespread
Cancelled festivals in Centre Wellington a big loss to local economy

Cancelled festivals in Centre Wellington a big loss to local economy

No Elora Festival or Fergus Scottish Festival this year will have a multimillion dollar impact in the region
Hundreds join Centre Wellington car parade to thank frontline workers (13 photos)

Hundreds join Centre Wellington car parade to thank frontline workers (13 photos)

Participants decorated, drove their classic cars and honked their horns in support of frontline workers
Debate continues in Centre Wellington over recent township decisions

Debate continues in Centre Wellington over recent township decisions

Some councillors are calling the move to delegate power to the CAO as unnecessary and want to revisit the 2020 budget
Centre Wellington to thank frontline workers with Sunday car parade

Centre Wellington to thank frontline workers with Sunday car parade

This rally will include stops at retirement and nursing homes as well as Groves Memorial Community Hospital
New 'shop local' website aimed at helping Centre Wellington businesses survive

New 'shop local' website aimed at helping Centre Wellington businesses survive

The upcoming website encourages residents to buy gift cards to begin the area's economic recovery
Notes of support from schoolchildren part of Lunch With Love campaign for frontline workers

Notes of support from schoolchildren part of Lunch With Love campaign for frontline workers

Retired teachers John Scott and Kathy Mayo crowdfunded to provide frontline workers with lunch and give students a sense of community in Centre Wellington
Wellington OPP looking into reports of man going around impersonating an officer

Wellington OPP looking into reports of man going around impersonating an officer

Reports of the man dressed like an officer pulling people over and asking them about their essential worker status
County has given over  half a million in emergency loans to businesses: report

County has given over half a million in emergency loans to businesses: report

A report on the economic impact of COVID-19 shows the county's Keep Well program widely used