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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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...

New book digs into Mennonite funeral rites

Marion Roes sets out to highlight little-known traditions of the Mennonite community in her new book. Written mostly from interviews and personal stories, Mennonite Funeral...

Having faith we can all get along

This Sunday marked the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan for those of the Islamic faith, when millions of Muslims across the world...

Developing a view of Wellesley’s past

When the village of Wellesley met to discuss the fate of their beloved and historic pond, it was to Charles Ottman and his photographs...

Scouting out a spot for his latest accolade

It’s hard to say just how much of an impact Brian Soehner has had on the community of Elmira. A leader and mentor for...

Easter bunny had competition distributing chocolate this week

Lincoln Heights PS student Earl Kelly is celebrating sweet success after achieving the goal of selling 30 boxes of chocolate as part of his...

E-waste recycling drive also a tribute to late EDSS student

For Colton Reid Kuepfer, Camp Oochigeas was a place of tremendous joy and deep friendships. For someone who never wanted special treatment, who took...

Like a rock, curling booster named outstanding volunteer

When it comes to sports, Elmira may be thought of as a hockey community, but the town has long boasted a thriving curling scene,...

The Joy of Singing

Singing a capella is a bit like eating chocolate, says Linda Liddle, a charter member of the Chord Spinners chorus. Like chocolate, it’s sweet...

EDSS carpentry students put their Skills to work

Not only did EDSS students get the chance to develop their carpentry skills in the regional Skills Canada competition, but their projects are giving...