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Elmira
Monday, November 19, 2018

Getting warmed up

If the thermometer wasn’t clear, stepping outside these days is an indication you’ll need to start bundling up, donning your thickest winter gear. For...

Ribbon cutting marks new bridge in Wellesley

A Wellesley bridge back in service, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held last week to mark the occasion and the township’s partnership with the province...

Dealing with loss at the happiest time of the year

The Christmas holidays are generally thought of as a cheery time to celebrate family and exchange presents or sentiments. But for some, these months...

Volunteers out Saturday, going door-to-door in the townships for WCS food...

If the snowfall we’ve seen in the past week isn’t enough, the large group of volunteers taking part in this weekend’s food drive should...

Books … and some history

Part-time philanthropist, full-time robber baron, Andrew Carnegie lived in a world far removed from Elmira, but there’s a little piece of him to be...

Shopping and gift-giving come early with Operation Christmas Child

You may not have started your Christmas shopping, but there’s an early-bird option that may also help get you in the spirit of giving,...

Building more than just a roof over people’s heads

It takes more than just bricks and mortar to make a home, according to conventional wisdom, and more than a few homes to make...

Elmira sees rotating postal strikes

If you noticed a slight delay in your mail delivery last week, that is because the Canadian Union Postal Workers (CUPW) rotating strike hit...

Woolwich still assessing the impact of electronic voting

A lower voter turnout for last month’s Woolwich election had more to do with limited voting options than with a shift to electronic voting,...

MPP looks to make a move on double-hatter firefighting issue

Despite some moves to protect the rights of full-time firefighters who also serve as volunteers – the so-called “double hatters” – more needs to...