Many issues at play in Wellesley opposition to tax hikes, experts say

As the stalemate between Wellesley council and residents drags on, there are plenty of issues at play, say two local political scientists weighing in on

By Bill Atwood

Woolwich defers decision on rezoning of site adjacent to Elmira’s Bolender Park

Not convinced about plans for expanded industrial uses at an Elmira site, Woolwich councillors want more information before making a decision. The owners of 39

By Steve Kannon

Woolwich reaches deal to back proposed Maryhill gravel pit

Woolwich has dropped the fight against a gravel pit proposed for a site near Maryhill, clearing the way for Capital Paving to begin mining there.

By Steve Kannon

Coldest Night of the Year raises almost $80K

Hundreds of people gathered in the parking lot of Elmira’s Woodside Bible Chapel last Saturday before pouring out for a fundraising walk in a strong

By Leah Gerber

Snyder Acres announced as EMSF producer

The conditions may not have been ideal, but local maple syrup enthusiasts braved the cold nonetheless last Friday for the ceremonial tapping that kicks off

By Leah Gerber

FedDev funding supports innovation hub at Breslau airport

The region’s aeronautics sector got a boost this week as part of $22 million in support from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.

By Bill Atwood

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For all things thread, yarn, fibre and fabric, head to St. Jacobs this week, as the village is once again home to a festival celebrating the fibre arts. With permission, staff and volunteers with the Three Sisters Cultural Centre are

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Going beyond the Blue Box

Some items not recyclable via the traditional Blue Box program can now be diverted via a new program in Elmira. Barb Smith of Gale Presbyterian Church said she attended a Reep House webinar about recycling items that are difficult to

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