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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,...

Region’s public school trustees defer decision to include naloxone kits in...

There’ll be no naloxone kits – used for treating opioid overdoses – in Waterloo Region’s public schools until at least September, as board trustees...

Cold weather, holiday schedules wreak havoc with garbage collection

Waste collection in the townships was delayed last week because of the extreme cold weather, leaving garbage bags and bins on the roadsides over...

Province eyes expansion of Greenbelt into the townships

A proposed expansion of the provincial Greenbelt, an area of land protected from urban development, casts an eye on Waterloo Region’s four rural townships. Maps...