Heat wave. Please stay cool if you can

3:09 PM EDT Saturday 18 June 2016 Heat Warning in effect for: Guelph – Erin – Southern Wellington County Kitchener – Cambridge – Region of Waterloo Mount Forest – Arthur – Northern Wellington County Summer arrives in a blaze of heat. Summer officially arrives on Monday, and Mother Nature is delivering weather to match the calendar. The most… Read More »

Two Former Trails Combine Forces

THE BUTTER TART TRAIL AND FORMER HORSE & BUGGY TRAIL MERGE AND GROW TO OFFER NEW TOURISM EXPERIENCE FOR THE REGION Northern Wellington & Southern Grey, ON – Explore the Simpler Life in the rural areas of Minto, Southgate and Wellington North. Discover butter tart flavours & inspirations. Experience a showcase of local food, handcrafted items, producers and… Read More »

Scheduled Power Interruption – Sunday May 15th

NOTICE: Mount Forest & Holstein SCHEDULED POWER INTERRUPTION Sunday, May 15th, 2016 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM The electricity supply to the Town of Mount Forest and Village of Holstein needs to be switched off for Hydro One workers to safely work on electrical equipment. During this time, Wellington North Power Inc. will undertake line maintenance activity. This… Read More »

Let’s help people afflicted with MS

For a lot of people living with MS, driving their car is an act of independence. This weekend, you can play a small part in ensuring people living with MS are a full part of their communities. Visit a Mr. Lube location from May 6-8 to get an oil change, and a $2 donation will go toward ending… Read More »


The Saugeen Maitland Lightning Bantam AA’s earned the title of being the best bantam girls hockey team in Ontario this past weekend after winning the Gold Medal against a tough Ottawa team 1-0. The Lightning started the weekend on Friday afternoon against the Oakville Hornets.  In a back and forth game, the Lightning finally found the back of… Read More »

Use Caution Near Rivers and Streams

Watershed Conditions Statement for Grand River watershed Residents reminded to use caution near rivers, streams and water bodies The Grand River watershed received 15 to 20 mm of rainfall over the past 24 hours. The watershed was already saturated from the flow event last week. The most recent rain and snowmelt from the warmer temperatures have run off… Read More »

Rainfall Warning

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for North wellington and surrounding areas. Rain, heavy at times, will begin this evening and end Monday afternoon. Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm are expected. Rainfall warnings are issued when 25 mm or more of rain are expected within 24 hours, when the ground is frozen or saturated,… Read More »

Fatal Collision in Puslinch Township

One person has died and another transported to a local hospital with serious injuries following a two car collision in Puslinch Township on Friday. Wellington County OPP responded to Wellington Rd. 32 at Laird Rd. W. around 1 p.m. March 25, along with Guelph-Wellington EMS, Puslinch Fire and Rescue and Wellington County Roads. The cause of the accident is… Read More »