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20 county convenience stores (so far) approved to sell booze in September

At least 20 convenience stores and gas stations in Elora, Fergus, Erin and others have been approved by AGCO
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At least 20 convenience stores and gas stations in Wellington County have been given the green light to sell alcohol, beginning just after the Labour Day long weekend.

According to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, 20 applications have been approved for locations listed as convenience stores in various municipalities in the county, as of July 5. More could be approved by the time newly licenced convenience stores can begin selling on Sept. 5.

The application process opened June 17.

The list of approved stores, as of July 5, is below.

WELLINGTON NORTH

  • Bargain Mart Variety & Hanna’s Kitchen, 129 Birmingham St. W., Apt. 3 - Mount Forest
  • Circle K/Petro-Canada, 310 Main St. S. - Mount Forest
  • Mobil Mart, 504 Main St. N. - Mount Forest
  • Village Variety, 124 George St. - Arthur
  • New Meroon Market, 197 George St. - Arthur

ELORA

  • Elora Mart, 16 Mill St. E., Suite 3
  • Hilltop Variety, 58 Wellington Rd. 7, Suite 4

FERGUS

  • Thirteen Petroleum, 550 Garafraxa St. E.
  • Quick Pick Variety, 735 Tower St. S.
  • Hasty Market, 165 Tower St. N
  • East Side Shell, 290 Scotland St.
  • Circle K, 101 St. Andrew St. E.
  • Shell, 777 Tower St. S.
  • CH Convenience, 860 Tower St. S., Unit 6

ERIN

  • Brisbane Convenience and Gas Bar, 9408 Wellington Rd. 124
  • Erin Village Convenience, 56 Main St.
  • Erin Esso, 61 Main St.
  • Erin Express Variety & Video, 9 Main St., Unit 2

MINTO

  • Circle K/Esso, 251 Elora St. S. - Harriston
  • Jay’s Variety, 105 Main St. E. - Palmerston