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Monday, April 22, 2019

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...

Woolwich taxes to rise 3.39%

Some minor changes aside, Woolwich councillors this week ended the budget process pretty much where it started, with most of them satisfied with a...

Woolwich approves kennel for Elmira; neighbour supports venture

The sole opponent largely having a change of heart, Woolwich councillors this week quickly approved an application for small dog-breeding kennel in Elmira. Tuesday night’s...

Woolwich to add building inspector in response to growth

Citing a development spurt, Woolwich officials want to expand their ranks yet again, this time adding a new hire to the building department. The township...

Provincial funding for downtown improvements

Efforts to spruce up the downtown cores of Elmira and St. Jacobs are likely to get an equal boost from some new provincial funding,...

Sprucelawn seeks council help to counter delays in building new addition

Concerned about delays, a group of seniors wants the township to help speed up the process to expand their St. Jacobs apartment complex. Sprucelawn Apartments...

Belt-tightening discussion delays Woolwich budget

Closer to finalizing its 2019 budget, Woolwich council is still looking to reduce expenses as the tax hit currently stands at 3.53 per cent. While...