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Education workers’ strike was short-lived.

Ontario’s 55,000 education workers were back on the job Tuesday after ending their strike action when the province withdrew back-to-work legislation, but a new contract

By Bill Atwood

Former Maryhill retirement home looks to lodge Ukrainian refugees

Having just wrapped up 23 years running a retirement home, Karen Martin sees a good fit in providing temporary lodging for Ukrainian refugees at Hillside

By Steve Kannon

New provincial measures look to curtail development charges

Soaring  development charges that add tens of thousands to the cost of a new home were a big target as the province rolled out Bill

By Leah Gerber

A long and winding road to greener times

Volunteers with Trees for Woolwich are planning another ambitious tree-planting project. The goal is to plant some 21,500 trees along 335 kilometres of township and

By Leah Gerber

Development approved for Barnswallow Drive site

A piece of vacant land on Elmira’s west side slated for commercial development will now be predominantly residential, as Woolwich council this week approved the

By Steve Kannon

Breslau on-demand bus pilot project sees low ridership

About halfway through the pilot project, Grand River Transit’s on-demand service in Breslau is facing challenges of low ridership and awareness. “I think it’s fair

By Bill Atwood

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Sultans of String perform CD release concert

Music that reflects a diverse world – and perhaps a break from some of its troubles – will fill the Registry Theatre Sunday at the release party for the latest CD from the Sultans of String, Sanctuary. The album is

By Steve Kannon

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Concert caps a good year for the Grand Harmony Chorus

The Grand Harmony a cappella choir is capping off a very successful year with their annual Christmas concert this Sunday in St. Agatha. In May, the 40-member all-women’s chorus took home two awards at this year’s competition of the Sweet

By Bill Atwood
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