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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Photo Gallery: Vehicle lands in Conestogo River on Three Bridges Rd

A vehicle was found stranded in the middle of the Conestogo River on Tuesday evening in the area of Three Bridges Road and Hemlock...

Woolwich nixes amalgamation, backs two tiers

Feedback from the public decidedly opposed to any hint of amalgamation in Waterloo Region, Woolwich councillors quickly moved this week to register their own...

Developer makes another pitch for subdivision near industrial area

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. It’s a saying taken to heart by a developer eager to build homes on a...

Bill Exley to speak at EDSS-influenced fundraiser for WCC

Both the musings and the music will have a decidedly EDSS flavour at a fundraising event for Woolwich Counselling Centre (WCC) scheduled for later...

Wellesley residents voice a clear ‘no’ to prospect of amalgamation

There’s no appetite for amalgamation in Wellesley, township councillors heard this week at a special meeting to discuss the province’s review of regional government. Residents...

Province announces funding to tackle affordable-housing shortage

Affordable housing increasingly difficult to come by, the province’s plan to add $1 billion into the mix was welcomed by community housing advocates. The Ford...

Groups across the region coordinate Emergency Preparedness Week

You may not have marked it off in your calendar, but we are in the midst of Emergency Preparedness Week. Local municipalities, emergency services and...

4-H Canada receives $3 million from feds in support of youth...

The national body of the 4-H youth development organization in Canada has received a boon of $3 million from the federal government. Announcing the funding...

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...

Some 450 animals perish in fire

It was all hands on deck when all three Wellesley fire stations, Waterloo Regional Police and a Woolwich Fire Department tanker were called to...