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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Woolwich residents get a chance to meet and quiz election candidates

With the early voting now opened in the townships this week, residents of Woolwich had the opportunity to prime themselves ahead of time at...

Elmira greening plan approved

No one would mistake Elmira for the glass-and-concrete jungle of Toronto, but the small, rural town lags the sprawling metropolis when it comes to...

Residential/commercial development proposed for Bloomingdale

Plans for a small residential development in Bloomingdale will likely undergo some tweaking as the developers look to address concerns raised by government officials...

Woolwich approves outsourcing animal control

Expanding on its longstanding agreement for pound services with the K-W Humane Society, Woolwich is offloading its animal control functions onto the agency in...

St. Jacobs seniors’ home seeking zone change to permit 28-unit expansion

Having consolidated land acquisitions around its existing building, a St. Jacobs-based seniors’ housing organization is now seeking approval for a 28-unit expansion. Sprucelawn Apartments for...

Woolwich to see election races in just two wards

There will be a race in Woolwich; two, in fact, as the addition of a final newcomer into upcoming municipal election will see three...

Newcomers seemed poised to take seat at the table

Though a race on paper, it appears there’ll again be just one candidate running in Woolwich’s Ward 2 as the nomination winds down this...

Just one newcomer seeking a seat on Woolwich council

Scott McMillan was elected in 2014 as the voice for Woolwich and Wellesley townships on Waterloo Region District School Board. Four years later, and...

Farmers’ market crosswalk gets green light, work expected to be done...

A long-awaited pedestrian crossing at the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market should be in place by next month. After years of talks, Woolwich and the Region...

Township, region back Kiwanis Transit shuttle service

A small shuttle service that will move people around Elmira and connect with the Grand River Transit bus will be launched in September for...