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Sunday, August 25, 2019

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...

Councillors like speed humps in bid to boost traffic-calming measures

Speed humps if necessary, but not necessarily speed humps.The vehicle-slowing roadway additions were the centre of attention this week as Woolwich council discussed a...

Woolwich eyes new guidelines for tree planting, greening related to development

Long-discussed new standards for planting trees as part of development projects in Woolwich are now starting to take form.Meeting Tuesday night, council looked at...

Woolwich will spend $86K to upgrade to LED lighting in McLeod...

Hoping to cut its ever-mounting electricity bills, the township will spend $86,000 next year to upgrade the lighting in the McLeod arena...