Church St. reopening brings relief to many

There is a collective sigh of relief in Elmira. After months of being closed for construction, Church Street East opened again last week to cheers

By Leah Gerber

Greenbelt supporters protest at MPP’s office

Two weeks ago it was education workers picketing outside the Elmira office of MPP Mike Harris. On Wednesday, the people gathered out in front were

By Leah Gerber

Elmira Maple Syrup Festival to return to full, in-person event

A harbinger of spring disrupted by the pandemic for its last three outings, the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival will return to in-person activities when April

By Bill Atwood

Kiwanis Club of Elmira collecting donations for food bank this weekend

With the holiday season getting into higher gear, it’s that time when the Kiwanis Club of Elmira is again raising funds for the Woolwich Community

By Bill Atwood

Councillors’ plan for lifetime benefits comes under fire

A bid to extend lifetime benefits to outgoing Region of Waterloo councillors seems destined to have a short lifespan of its own. Coun. Michael Harris

By Steve Kannon

Pushing for removal of hotspots along creek

Having Lanxess clean up contamination hotspots along the Canagagigue Creek remains a pressing issue for Woolwich’s Technical Advisory Group, which again stressed its desire at

By Leah Gerber

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The holiday season now in top gear, the Elmira District Ministerial Association will join in the festivities by hosting  its annual Christmas Choirs and Carols evening on Sunday night. The event takes place December 4 at 7 p.m. at Gale

By Leah Gerber

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Bob Burtt knows a thing or two about water – and the issues surrounding its use and abuse – from his years working as a Waterloo Region Record reporter covering environmental issues. Water is the subject of this third book,

By Leah Gerber
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