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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Woolwich Township Council

Councillors declare climate emergency in Woolwich

Climate change is not only real, emergency measures are warranted to help stave off the worst of its impacts, say Woolwich councillors.

Maryhill gravel pit proposal meets with widespread pushback

A new gravel pit near Maryhill? Not if residents have anything to say about.They in fact had plenty to say, giving Woolwich councillors an...

Woolwich posts a surplus for 2018

Postponed projects such as road paving left Woolwich with a large enough surplus to offset significant overspending on its operating budget in 2018. The...

Council approves changes to boundaries, development map of Breslau

If the Region of Waterloo needs more land for a prospective expansion of the airport in Breslau, it’ll have to do the work itself,...

Exemption for fence nixed

Faced with a less-than-ideal situation, Woolwich council is sticking with its good-fences-make-good-neighbours policy.Though admitting plans to erect a chain-link fence along a township walkway...

Woolwich signs on to plan that will see rural townships collaborate

With Woolwich signing on this week, the region’s four rural municipalities have now all agreed to look at ways they can work together to...

Township makes hire to head planning dept

The players may be different, but the song remains the same for Mark Pomponi, who this month became Woolwich’s first director of development services.An...

Woolwich still refining stockyards plan

Beyond the farmers’ market and the livestock exchange, Woolwich sees the opportunity for a broader range of retail, office space and light industrial uses...

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Illuminating thoughts to lighten things

If you happen to notice more people walking around these days with white canes, seeing eye dogs and dark...

Chinese likely to use violence against Hong Kong

After the 17th consecutive weekend of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong, the first protester was wounded by a...

New Face

Helping residents at Maryhill Twin Oaks Nursing Home with their bowlingSince...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Putting the green in the initiative

The woodlot in Elmira's South Parkwood subdivision attracted 35 volunteers who planted 150 trees Oct. 5....

Kitchener-Conestoga too close to call

With less than five percentage points separating the Conservatives and Liberals in the riding, Kitchener-Conestoga has become too close...

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for...

Police looking for Elmira vandals

A business owner is seeking out those responsible for vandalizing her property, acts that have cost her some...