16.5 C
Elmira, Ontario, Canada
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Local kids off to day camp

The Woolwich Summer Camp has evolved over the years since it started in 2009. This year, its newest integration is a summer camp leader-in-training...

Educators react strongly to PC bid to roll back Ont....

Ontario’s new government last week announced plans to scrap the Liberal’s updated health curriculum in favour of the version used in the 1990s, effectively...

Wellesley pond drained down for bridge construction

The Wellesley pond was recently drained by the Grand River Conservation Authority to allow for construction on the bridge near the cider mill. The...

Aiming for re-election

Joe Nowak is seeking another four-year term as mayor of Wellesley Township in October’s municipal election. He hopes his decades of experience, heavy involvement...

Province moves to cancel green energy contracts

Dozens of green energy projects in the region are on the chopping block as the provincial government last weekend announced it was cancelling 758...

A blooming good time of the year

The busy spring planting season behind them, members of the Elmira Horticultural Society have some time to enjoy the fruits of their labour. Or,...

Tragedy ends Elmira couple’s national milk tour

Elmira’s Henk and Bettina Schuurmans’ national milk tour ended in tragedy on Monday morning, when their John Deere 6430 was rear-ended by a semi-truck...

Kennel application sparks Wellesley council debate about the place of dog...

The growing number of kennels in the township and mounting opposition gave Wellesley councillors pause for thought Tuesday night, giving rise to a discussion...

Cleanup efforts complicate land deal for St. Jacobs seniors’ bldg.

A St. Jacobs seniors’ home got more than it bargained for in acquiring a small piece of surplus land from Woolwich Township: a cleanup...

There’ll be a race for mayor in Wellesley

Bernia Wheaton will bring her unique combination of a long rural history and background as an economic development officer to a key position in...