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Thursday, May 23, 2019

The bird is the word, and the word is out

Weighing in at up to a kilogram, the barred owl is by no means the smallest bird on the bark. With its dark soulful...

Trip to Disney a dream come true for Elmira youth

A young boy with a critical illness now has the chance to live out his dream of travelling to Walt Disney World Resort on...

Literally on the trail of a life-changing experience

When John Mathers talks about the months spent hiking along the Appalachian Trail, he recalls the stunning beauty as well as the biting cold....

There’s financial strength in numbers

They say many hands make light work, and putting that theory to the test is a new community initiative being organized in the Township...

There’s definitely a WE in Wellesley

It is an often-heard lament that the youth of today, living in a world of smartphones and social media, are drifting away from their...

Putting it on paper

Social media and email mailing lists make it quick and easy to share holiday greetings today. For a century and a half before the...

Lighting it up yet again for Christmas

You may have seen plenty of Christmas lights strung up around the neighbourhood, but did they flash to a musical beat?

Taking a visit to the Christmas of yesteryear

If you’ve ever lamented that Christmas ain’t what it used to be, the Waterloo Region Museum has just the thing for you: Christmas the...

A golden hammer rather than a handshake as she heads into...

Elmira's Arlene Esch's decades of service paid off, as she recently became the first woman in Canada to receive the Estwing Gold Hammer award,...

In good form on an international stage

Breslau's Hannah Wright has had a passion for martial arts for years. Now, she’s getting the chance to show competitors across the globe what...