Wool­wich ex­tends VIC lease

The Woolwich Observer - - NEWS -

The “yel­low house” in St. Ja­cobs will be the face of tourism ser­vices in Wool­wich again in 2017, as coun­cil this week agreed to an­other one-year lease on the build­ing, home to the vis­i­tor in­for­ma­tion cen­tre.

The St. Ja­cobs VIC was opened on a trial ba­sis in 2005 and ex­panded in 2006. The new deal with Mercedes Corp. con­tin­ues the dol­lar-a-year ar­range­ment for the re­fur­bished farm­house at 844 We­ber St. N. ad­ja­cent to the farm­ers’ mar­ket. The VIC is open seven days a week from mid-May to mid-October, but staffed only on mar­ket days: Tues­days, Thurs­days and Satur­days, with the oc­ca­sional Sun­day as war­ranted. The VIC is set to re-open for the sea­son May 11.

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