CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE. Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM. Date: December 5, 2021. Location: Maclean Hall/Main Office. Coffee, tea and baked goods will be served. Our property will be open for walking the trails, visting with neighbours in Maclean Hall, visiting the sheep and chickens, and learning about our history.
HAVE YOUR SAY on the Township’s Zoning By-law’s Home Industry Provisions.
In response to concerns identified by the public and Council regarding the current Home Industry provisions, on behalf of the Township, the County of Wellington staff has launched a Home Industries engagement project on EngagePuslinch.ca. Get involved today and have your say at EngagePuslinch.ca!
Puslinch Township Library
For current hours and services, please call the Puslinch Branch 519.763.8026 or visit us online at www.wellington.ca/Library.
Get creative with activity kits for all ages! Contents may include a hands-on activity, activity sheets, and suggestions for additional library resources. Quantities are limited. Pick up at your local branch on a first-come, first-served basis.
STORY TIME AT HOME (ALL AGES)
Join us virtually for live songs, stories, rhymes, and activities aimed at developing your child’s early literacy skills. Pre-registration is required to receive a kit and virtual meeting link. If you would like to join us from another branch, please let the hosting branch know upon registration. Wednesdays, December 1, 8 at 11:00 am.
Holiday Edition: Wednesday, December 15 at 11:00 am.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK CLUB (ADULTS)
Discussing “The Night Olivia Fell” by Christina McDonald. Please contact branch staff for meeting details. Friday, December 3
THIRD TUESDAY BOOK CLUB (ADULTS)
Discussing “Daring to drive: A Saudi woman’s awakening” by Manal Sharif. Please contact branch staff for meeting details. Thursday, December 21.
QUILT BLOCK OF THE MONTH (ADULTS)
Get started on a new project by picking up a quilt block take-and-make kit. Each month features a different pattern. Fabric and instructions included. Basic sewing skills required. Pick up in-branch, December 14
JUST FOR YOU FROM WCL
Wondering what to read, watch, or listen to next? Wellington County Library staff are here to help! Tell us what you love and we’ll hand-pick a selection of titles for you to borrow. For more information, visit www.wellington.ca/JustForYou.
While you’re waiting for Just for You selections, check out this list of new books at the library:
The Twelve Jays of Christmas
The Dark Hours
Five Tuesdays in Winter
It’s a Wonderful Woof
The Island of Missing Trees
Our Country Friends
The Attic on Queen Street
Barrymore, Drew Rebel Homemaker: Food, Family, Life
Booth, Steph Macramé: 25 Quick and Easy Projects to Make
Cook, Ida The Bravest Voices: A Memoir of Two Sister’s Heroism During the Nazi Era
Cronish, Nettie The Fair Trade Ingredient Cookbook
Goodall, Jane The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
Marshall, Tim The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World
Mercer, Rick Talking to Canadians: A Memoir
Murad, Noor Shelf Love: Recipes to Unlock the Secrets of your Pantry, Fridge, and Freezer
Travis, Debbie Joy: Life Lessons from a Tuscan Villa
Weinstein, Bruce Instant Pot Bible: Copycat Recipes: 175 Original Ways to Remake your Favorite Restaurant Recipes in your Instant Pot
Township of Puslinch
TOWNSHIP FACILITY CLOSURE UPDATES
The following recreation amenities are open;
- Optimist Recreation Centre Rink
- Optimist Recreation Centre Gymnasium
- Optimist Recreation Centre washrooms (during hours of operation)
- Soccer and other sports fields
- Baseball Diamonds
- Picnic Shelter
- Tennis courts
- Basketball courts
The use of all Township facilities by the public is to be in accordance with the physical separation directives issued by the Province. Individuals using these facilities, except for members of the same household, are required to maintain physical distancing of at least 2 metres or six feet. All gatherings or events must comply with all Provincial directives, as well as those of Wellington-Dufferin Guelph Public Health. We strongly encourage individuals utilizing available facilities to adhere to all physical distancing requirements. Failure to do so, may result in the Township being directed to close facilities again. Enforcement concerns should be communicated to the OPP non-emergency number at 1-888-310-1122.
The following Township closures remain in effect:
- Puslinch Community Centre
- Municipal Office
Township staff will be available to assist and serve residents by electronic means. Phones will continue to be answered between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday at 519-763-1226. Email inquiries can be sent as follows:
- For a By-law inquiry or concern: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For Council and general inquiries: email@example.com
- For Planning and Zoning inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For Building Inspections, Taxes, Facility Rentals or General inquiries: email@example.com Access to on-line forms and applications can be found on our website: https://puslinch.ca/forms/
For more information on COVID-19, please contact Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health at 1-800- 265-7293 or 519-822-2715 or visit www.wdgpublichealth.ca
ANIMAL CONTROL SERVICES. The Township of Puslinch partners with the Cambridge and District Humane Society for the following animal control services: dogs at large, injured dogs, injured cats, aggressive dogs, domestic animals that are deceased in the home, injured wildlife and exotic animals.