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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Child poverty rates among lowest in Kitchener-Conestoga in riding-by-riding study

Canada may be falling behind in addressing child poverty, but this area is significantly better off than the national average, according to a new...
Region of Waterloo

New Breslau school is WRDSB’s top priority in the townships

An overview of public schools in the Waterloo Region sees the need for a new elementary school in Breslau to keep up with the...

Ken Seiling to retire at end of term

Ken Seiling doesn’t have a handle on what he’ll be doing with his time when December rolls around, but he knows what he won’t...
Region of Waterloo

Location an obstacle in plans for a library in Breslau

Finding a suitable location remains a large hurdle on the road to building a library in Breslau. The latest concerns were raised last week at...

The rise of the machine at EDSS

The EDSS robotics team led the pack at this year’s First Robotics Competition in Waterloo last weekend, taking out the former longtime champs and...

Drop-in programs add to mental health services available through the WCHC

Woolwich Community Health Centre is offering a variety of drop-in programs, recognizing that not everyone’s needs can be met with typical structured sessions for...

Woolwich Community Services food bank looking to stock the shelves...

Woolwich Community Services is looking for the community’s support during the spring food and fund drive, the organization’s chance to stock their shelves until...

Catholic students among those using tech skills at regional competition

More than 750 Catholic students from the local board and beyond attended the Waterloo Region Technological Skills Competition last week at Conestoga College. Hosted by...

Forecaster did a “really bad job”, says provincial official of June...

Provincial forecasters were blindsided by conditions that led to flooding in the Grand River watershed June 23, with effects felt in parts of Woolwich...

First tap makes syrup season official

There were a few drops in the bucket at last week’s ceremonial first tree tap, but it might have just been the rain. Still,...