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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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...

Woolwich council still looking to trim costs from growing rec. and...

Woolwich should probably be setting aside more money to maintain its buildings, suggests the recreation and facilities director Ann McArthur. The facilities, particularly the Woolwich...

Woolwich opts in to province’s plan to allow retail cannabis location...

Joining other municipalities in the region, Woolwich is opting in to the province’s marijuana plan, allowing the option of retail cannabis sales in the...

Woolwich eyes 3.75% tax hike for 2019 budget

Woolwich residents can expect taxes to jump another 3.75 per cent this year under a budget plan now under deliberation at township council. The proposed...