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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Townships to see expanded curbside waste services starting next spring

Nearly 1,500 Woolwich Township addresses will be receiving expanded waste management services starting in the spring of 2017. The move is part of Waterloo Region...
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New website for those seeking local agencies, programs

The Region of Waterloo wants to make searching for agencies and programs a bit easier for residents and townships. Launched earlier this month, isearchmycommunity is...

Region jacks taxes by 2.94% in approving 2016 budget

Township residents will be seeing a 2.49 per cent increase in the regional portion of their property tax bills this year under a budget...

Region preparing for Sawmill Road improvements

Bloomingdale residents can expect to see some changes to Sawmill Road come 2017, as regional council has approved numerous improvements to the roadway. The reconstruction...

Sod-turning makes it official at site of new Riverside PS

The ground was ceremoniously broken this week for the new Riverside Public School in Elmira, though construction has been underway since July. School board officials,...

Region sees year’s first case of West Nile virus infection

As can be expected at this time of year, the Region of Waterloo has its first human case of West Nile virus. Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang,...

Wellesley backs call for environmental rights to be included in Constitution

Wellesley council  is on board with David Suzuki’s “Blue Dot” movement, which aims to enshrine environmental rights in the Canadian Charter of Rights and...

Local chamber echoes provincial concerns about rising electricity rates in Ontario

Should homeowners pay more for electricity to spare businesses facing growing costs? The Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce says yes, supported by a report...

Conestogo resident worries about impact of Sawmill Road widening plan

Gunar Kurmis has spent 25 years at his home on Sawmill Road in Conestogo. It took 15 of those years to get his flowering...

Plan for Breslau development continues to evolve

Changes fueled by residential subdivisions, a new provincial highway, a GO Transit station and commercial development are set to reshape Breslau. The timing remains...