MAPLETON - The township continues to run short-handed in the finance department, as the municipality works toward a March 7 target for approval of the 2017 budget.
CLIFFORD - President Marion Derbecker welcomed Rev. Jennifer Mountain and nine members of the Clifford Pastoral Charge United Church Women (UCW) to the annual general meeting on recently at Knox United Church here.
GUELPH - The University of Guelph is participating in a $1.5-million initiative – backed by the federal and provincial governments – that aims to eliminate energy costs for wastewater treatment. The announcement was made on Jan. 27.
MAPLETON - Residential taxes would rise by about $15 per $100,000 worth of assessment under the latest draft of the township’s 2017 budget. The budget calls for expenditures of $9,626,413 this year, compared to $8,774,003 budgeted in 2016.
GUELPH - Students in Guelph will have the opportunity to learn about exciting career pathways they may not have previously considered pursuing.
ABERFOYLE - Puslinch councillors authorized a 40 per cent fee reduction for the Whistle Stop Cooperative Preschool to hold a dance fundraiser on Feb. 25 at the Puslinch Community Centre.
ABERFOYLE - Puslinch CBO Robert Kelly has left the building.
MAPLETON - The township will stick with the traditional first-past-the-post voting system for the next municipal election in 2018.
Volunteers at the North Perth–North Wellington Branch of the Canadian Diabetes Association sadly announced last week the pending closure of the branch here. “Over the years, the Canadian Diabetes Association has been decreasing its physical regional office presence,” states a Feb. 17 press release from the association.
ABERFOYLE - On Feb. 15, Puslinch Mayor Dennis Lever told councillors he had recently discovered Niska Road is to be closed as of Feb. 28.
PUSLINCH - Councillors here are joining forces with Wellington County to appeal recent MPAC decisions regarding gravel pits.
The Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario offers support groups in 24 communities in the region. These groups are led by volunteer facilitators.
TORONTO - The government has finalized its review of the Service Ontario Centres slated to close last year.