Cst. Rick Hopkins Bridge in Mount Forest Opens to Traffic

Wellington North, ON – Cst. Rick Hopkins Bridge is open this Labour Day weekend, the first long weekend this summer it is open to traffic. It was with great delight that Highway 6 access to Mount Forest from the south was re-opened on Friday, August 26th, when traffic flowed over the Rick Hopkins Bridge once again. The project… Read More »

Economic Development Action Plan Underway for Southwestern Ontario

GUELPH ON– The Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (WOWC) is working on an economic development strategy to grow the regional economy. The strategic action plan will underline the region’s commitment to working together and speaking with one unified voice on critical economic issues in southwestern Ontario. “A regional economic development action plan will explore the diverse needs of municipalities,… Read More »

Fire Ban Lifted in Wellington North

KENILWORTH – The Burn Ban imposed on July 5, 2016 has been lifted in the Township of Wellington North, effective July 20th. Please remember all Open Air Fires in rural areas require a permit prior to burning. The application for a permit can be obtained at http://wellington-north.com/government/permits and-applications or at the municipal office at 7490 Sideroad 7 W.,… Read More »

Fire Ban For Wellington North

Pursuant to the Ontario Fire Protection and Prevention Act the Wellington County Fire Chiefs have made the decision to prohibit all open air burning within the County. The ban is now in effect and remain so until further notice.  Open Air Burn is defined as any fire outside of a building.  This includes bonfires, campfires, burn barrels, outdoor… Read More »

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 »