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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Waterloo Regional Government

Accessibility and affordability the focus of region’s new child care plan

A new multi-year plan released by the Region of Waterloo’s children’s services this week aims to be the next step in providing more accessible...

New roundabout rules look to boost pedestrian safety

Crossing a roundabout, and other intersections, in the Region of Waterloo is about to become a little bit safer for pedestrians.After working with the...

Rural poverty issues the topic of forum attended by Wellesley, Woolwich mayors

Much less visible than in urban areas, poverty is nonetheless an issue in the region’s rural areas. Dealing with that was the subject of...

Master plan process to help region make longer-term plans for money-losing airport

With the Breslau airport bleeding red ink – about $5.2 million in 2015 – Waterloo Region is hoping to find some answers as to...

Region moving ahead with $1.7-million upgrade to Heidelberg treatment plant

The Heidelberg wastewater treatment plant is getting ready for upgrades and improvements over the next few weeks now that the construction contract has been...

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...

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...

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After long delay, Louis named as victor in Kitchener-Conestoga

While most of the country went to bed Monday night knowing there’d be a minority government,...

Weber, Clayton M.

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at his home...

Shoemaker, Milton Wesley

Peacefully went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph,...

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Schlitt, Murray

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener, in his...

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Horse trainer speaks to New Horizons

It was a beautiful Thursday morning for the monthly gathering of New Horizons on Thursday, Oct. 10th...

St Boniface kids take the walking school bus

Wednesday, October 16th was a terrible day. Lots of pouring rain but that didn’t stop the enthusiasm...