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Guelph/Eramosa names Jim Petrik as town's first fire chief

Guelph/Eramosa names Jim Petrik as town's first fire chief

Historically, City of Guelph's fire chief would serve in this role but the town council decided it was time to have their own
Report shows Wellington County's Ontario Works recipients getting support for longer periods of time

Report shows Wellington County's Ontario Works recipients getting support for longer periods of time

The Ontario Works caseload profile 2019 says average length of time on assistance still falls below the provincial rate
Centre Wellington looks to engage young people with youth council

Centre Wellington looks to engage young people with youth council

The youth council aims to be the driving voice of young people to the township to create a better experience for them
Concerned Residents Coalition to hold first community meeting since Hidden Quarry decision

Concerned Residents Coalition to hold first community meeting since Hidden Quarry decision

This will be a chance for the CRC to explain what the decision means and for the public to share their thoughts
County landowners have options for tree planting this spring

County landowners have options for tree planting this spring

Programs through the county and from the GRCA provide opportunity for residents to plant new trees
Fergus man accused of impaired and dangerous driving

Fergus man accused of impaired and dangerous driving

Police located the vehicle allegedly speeding after a traffic complaint on Wellington Road 125
Elora and Fergus to start putting a time limit on downtown parking

Elora and Fergus to start putting a time limit on downtown parking

Based on a recommendation from the Transportation Master Plan, both towns will see more than 100 timed parking spots
Ontario Federation of Agriculture concerned about growing tax burden on local farmers

Ontario Federation of Agriculture concerned about growing tax burden on local farmers

The OFA has asked council to reduce the farm tax ratio because of increasing property tax assessment for farmland
Erin's mayor responds to Code of Silence award

Erin's mayor responds to Code of Silence award

Mayor Allan Alls doesn't feel they deserved this award and would have liked to have a chance to defend his town
Suspect flees after stealing $1000 from man, 90: OPP

Suspect flees after stealing $1000 from man, 90: OPP

Police say the suspect may have been soliciting driveway paving around White Bark Way near Belwood in the summer of 2019