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Elmira, Ontario, Canada
Sunday, June 24, 2018

Expansion of Elmira’s Foodland plaza cleared after legal appeal

A developer’s expansion bid for an Elmira shopping plaza having been backed by a provincial agency, Woolwich must now decide if it wants to...

Traffic and density concerns remain even after changes to proposed new...

Revisions to plans for the latest Birdland subdivision in Elmira address neighbours’ unhappiness about apartment blocks adjacent to existing homes, but traffic and density...

St. Jacobs BIA looks to take on larger role, increase fees...

Three years in, the new BIA in St. Jacobs wants to expand its role in promoting business activities in the village. To that end,...

Breslau church’s apartment project gets nod from council despite residents’ concerns

Neighbours’ concerns remain largely unaddressed, but plans for a new apartment building in the south end of Breslau won approval this week from Woolwich...

Improvements to Snyder’s Flats Road, parking lot likely tied to plans...

If it’s all or nothing, then nothing may be the best bet when it comes to paving a portion of Snyder’s Flats Road in...

Woolwich wants quicker action on road improvements

Waterloo Region’s decades-out plan for improving growing traffic congestion between Elmira and points south doesn’t jibe with Woolwich’s own concerns. In adopting a new transportation...

Neighbours unhappy with plans for Jakobstettel property

Plans to cram more than two dozen homes onto the land surrounding the historic Jakobstettel house have nearby residents feeling less than neighbourly. They turned...

Woolwich pledges $250,000 to regional economic development group

Having already dumped $160,000 into a regional economic development scheme, Woolwich is now in for another $250,000, councillors having this week signed on for...

Cost of building a home to rise

The cost of building a new home in Woolwich is likely to rise again as the township makes plans to hike its development charges. The...

Woolwich pledges to do better when clearing snow

The snow has gone, but the complaints linger as Woolwich carries out a post-mortem on the snow-clearing job done by township road crews and,...

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