Woolwich extends VIC lease
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.