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Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Taking the plunge on condos

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it’s also a prime reason Woolwich councillors this week approved a three-storey, 18-unit condominium development on...

Woolwich whittles down tax hike somewhat to 3.9%

Woolwich taxpayers are looking at a 3.9 per cent tax hike as councillors last week made a few tweaks to the budget, dropping...

Some Maryhill residents among those still dealing with impact of Jan. 11 record downpour

The rain may have let up, replaced by snow, but the large downpour earlier this month continues to have an impact in Woolwich...

Water and sewer rates to rise again this year, as Woolwich approves budget

Flush with cash or otherwise, you’ll be paying more again this year for turning on the taps and taking care of business in...

Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of rainfall across the Grand River watershed.

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again this year. How much more...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department to help cover the cost...

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get the province back to the bargaining...

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Taking the plunge on condos

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it’s also a prime reason Woolwich councillors this week approved...

Woolwich whittles down tax hike somewhat to 3.9%

Woolwich taxpayers are looking at a 3.9 per cent tax hike as councillors last week made a few...

Catholic teachers join public board on the picket lines

Local Catholic elementary and high school teachers hit the picket lines Tuesday, marching up and down Arthur Street...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Some Maryhill residents among those still dealing with impact of Jan. 11 record downpour

The rain may have let up, replaced by snow, but the large downpour earlier this month continues to...

Water and sewer rates to rise again this year, as Woolwich approves budget

Flush with cash or otherwise, you’ll be paying more again this year for turning on the taps and...

Labour unrest shows spending at odds with the public good

In a week where transit workers are on strike and teachers walked the picket lines in the region,...

The View From Here: January 23, 2020

With the GRT buses parked due to the strike, there's little in the way of feeding...