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Friday, January 17, 2020

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She doesn’t have to be told twice to take a hike

We may not be heading into prime hiking time, but the winter months are certainly fine for making plans, whether you’re the municipality working...

There’s no direct route from Elmira to Borneo

Born in Kitchener and raised in Elmira, Neill McKee knew at an early age life would take him beyond the borders of Waterloo Region....

Putting some personal perspective on religion

The old writers’ adage “write what you know” is certainly applicable to Darrol Bryant’s latest book. Launched this week, Out of Galilee: The History of...

One Book, One Community author Linwood Barclay talks books and writing at EDSS

The book is dead. Long live the book. The wave of electronic book popularity may have peaked, with the good, old-fashioned printed version making a...

Stories of Africa that go beyond the headlines

Elmira’s Twila Erb aims to paint a genuine picture of the storied past of the people of Africa, not the generic horror story you’d...

Going the distance to tell stories that frame the narrative of life

Separated by time and space, the ghosts of home can still resonate with us. While Elmira is the latest of some two dozen spots Clay...

Long just an idea, yuletide story finally makes it to print

The adventures of Zeke the elf and his human friend, Kris Kringle (better known as Santa Claus) had been percolating in the mind of...

Documenting dogs being of service in more than one way

As a result of her personal struggles and recovery, an artist from Breslau is hoping to leave a lasting impact on those in need...
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Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes...