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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Cost of building a home in Woolwich to jump again

The privilege of building a new home in Woolwich will cost you an additional $1,800 next month, as the township plans to hike its...

Legal battle latest twist to gravel pit

The latest twist in the years-long saga involving a gravel pit proposed for the Winterbourne valley will see the matter dragged before a provincial...

Woolwich looks to boost dog-tag numbers

Sure it’s missing out on thousands of dollars, Woolwich is getting more aggressive about ensuring dog owners purchase tags for their pets. A new process...

Province signals funding support to rehab Glasgow St. bridge in Conestogo

Woolwich Township has nominated its first major infrastructure project under the recent joint municipal-provincial-federal funding: the Glasgow Street bridge in Conestogo. Back in March, Minister...

Woolwich nixes amalgamation, backs two tiers

Feedback from the public decidedly opposed to any hint of amalgamation in Waterloo Region, Woolwich councillors quickly moved this week to register their own...

Developer makes another pitch for subdivision near industrial area

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. It’s a saying taken to heart by a developer eager to build homes on a...

More staff in org. shuffle

Where organizational reviews in the private sector lead to reduced staffing complements, lower costs and improved efficiencies, the exercise undertaken by Woolwich calls for...

Winterbourne residents petition council to save Peel St. bridge

Winterbourne residents are pushing to have the Peel Street bridge retained for pedestrian traffic at a minimum, this week presenting a petition to Woolwich...

Neighbouring residents remain adamant in opposition to Jigs Hollow pit

With little prospect of extracting gravel from the site, the owners of Winterbourne-area property should look to turn it back into farmland, suggest residents...

Local townships to receive new provincial funds

Woolwich and Wellesley are among the municipalities to receive a one-time funding grant provided by the province to help modernize and improve services. Woolwich will...