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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Wellesley council approves phase one of Queen’s Bush Rd. park

The township will be moving ahead in the development of a new park in Wellesley village at the corner of Queen’s Bush and Hutchison...

Wellesley residents voice a clear ‘no’ to prospect of amalgamation

There’s no appetite for amalgamation in Wellesley, township councillors heard this week at a special meeting to discuss the province’s review of regional government. Residents...

Wellesley scales back hours at its arenas to cut costs

The Township of Wellesley will be closing its arenas down on certain statutory holidays, councillors decided at a meeting Tuesday evening, and scaling back...

Wellesley signs on to new region-wide hotel tax to fund tourism

The Township of Wellesley will be applying a four per cent municipal accommodation tax (MAT) to all hotels in the township. The tax, which...

Residents voice concerns about application for sawmill near Linwood

Plans to operate a sawmill near the village have some Linwood residents worried about the impact on their quality of life. From noise and...

Local townships to receive new provincial funds

Woolwich and Wellesley are among the municipalities to receive a one-time funding grant provided by the province to help modernize and improve services. Woolwich will...

Wellesley grapples with latest fee-waiver request from group

Wellesley councillors once again found themselves grappling with the uncertain issue of whether or not it was acceptable to waive fees for community groups...

Wellesley approves new lighting for two of three ball diamonds, awaits...

Two ball diamonds in St. Clements will get new lighting this year, while a third diamond in Wellesley village is being left in the...

Wellesley approves hot-mix asphalt plant at Boomer Line gravel pit operation

Preston Sand and Gravel’s plans to expand the range of operations at a Boomer Line site got the go-ahead from Wellesley councillors this week. The...

Wellesley expects to maintain provincial money

A source of significant handwringing and uncertainty for municipalities across the province has finally been put to rest, at least for the time being. In...