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Monday, May 25, 2020

Wellesley Township Council

Conversion plan for new LED streetlights gets the nod from Wellesley council

Streetlights in Wellesley Township will receive a facelift for the new year, council decided Tuesday night. Some 537 light fixtures in the township will be...

Wellesley Pond restoration gets a boost from news sediment is free of contaminants

The township’s quest to reclaim and revamp the Wellesley Pond has taken another step forward, with councillors learning the material lining the bottom is...

Council to look at sidewalks on Wellesley street in response to public concerns about safety

The safety of her children comes first for mother and Wellesley resident Melissa Tusch-Kelterborn. She spoke to township council on Tuesday night expressing her concerns...

Wellesley adopts new schedule for recruiting and training firefighters

Wellesley firefighters will see a new pay schedule for training hours under a plan approved this week by council. The changes flow from the township’s...

Grant requests outstrip Wellesley’s budget, with councillors scaling back donations

Facing requests larger than the township’s budget for supporting community groups, Wellesley councillors scaled back on their contributions. Deliberating the issue Tuesday night, council allocated...

Residents, region at odds over Wellesley intersection

Safety concerns surrounding a dangerous St. Clements intersection are best remedied with an all-way stop, says the region’s transportation department. However, residents aren’t happy...

Neighbours concerned about traffic from on-farm manufacturer in St. Clements

A St. Clements resident’s bid for an on-farm business met with opposition from neighbours at a public meeting Tuesday night in Wellesley council chambers. Blue-Flash...

Community groups turn to Wellesley council for financial support

Wellesley council has to decide how they’re going to support community organizations after Woolwich Counselling Centre, the Wilmot Family Resource Centre and Woolwich Community...

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COVID-19 cases trending down in region

The spread of COVID-19 has slowed in Waterloo Region, with the daily number of new cases at...

Neighbours see bigger as better when it comes to free “library”

At the corner of High and Charles streets in Elmira, three neighbours have come together to launch...

Province announces cancellation of the rest of the school year

Home since mid-March, students will not be returning to school this spring. The province this week announced...

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Region coronavirus cases top 1,000, fatalities reach 112

The increase in testing and wider processing of results has contributed to a higher number of confirmed...

Looking for love in the time of COVID-19

Everyone wants to have that Hallmark movie ending and find the person with whom they are meant...

Extensive consultation ahead of reconstruction of Elmira’s Industrial Drive

Given the disruption, extensive public consultation is expected as Woolwich Township gears up to reconstruct Industrial Drive...

Police warn of health care-related scams

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues, members of the OPP Anti-Rackets Branch, Health Fraud Investigation Unit...