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Friday, July 19, 2019

The practicalities of going green

Conestogo’s Paul Parker sets a good example for green living – he was an early adopter of solar panels, long before the technology was...

There’s no direct route from Elmira to Borneo

Born in Kitchener and raised in Elmira, Neill McKee knew at an early age life would take him beyond the borders of Waterloo Region....

A berry good season?

With strawberry season in full swing, it seems that the local market sure is taking notice. Ken and Joy Hoffman of Hoffman’s Strawberries said that...

Mary Bell is going on her Mary Way

For 43 years, Mary Bell sold shoes at Brubacher Shoes in Elmira. With her patient smile and calming demeanor, Bell would help shoppers navigate...

Woolwich gets ready to roll out its summer camp

Summer officially arrives next week. Soon after, thousands of local kids will be out of school for the next couple of months, with family...

Sharing her unique perspective through the lens

From the moment Natalie Stevanus picked up a camera, it was clear she had a gift. It started when she was with her family at...

Coffee and conversation … shared with everybody

A local coffee-themed podcast is offering the chance to connect with your community and get to know your neighbours on a more in-depth level. The...

Seeking out a good cup of coffee

A local café has its sights set on expanding its knowledge and insight into the surprisingly vast world of coffee. That mission will take Edward...

Getting in shape to keep township trees in good shape

Long a cause for volunteers in the community, the greenery in Elmira will be getting some additional help this year with the start of...

Start warming up your voice, as Wellesley Idol set to begin...

It’s that time of year again: youth living in, or attending school in Wellesley, Woolwich and surrounding townships are invited to take a stab...