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A new approach to tackle issues like downtown revitalization

Getting more people involved is just the start of community-building efforts. We also need better ideas, the people to enact them and governments that...

Council approves plan to convert laneway

Nobody’s going to mistake it for captivating outdoor spaces of European cities, but the idea of a public place to enjoy a coffee or...

Plotting a new course for Elmira

Flush with new funding from the Region of Waterloo, and from a levy increase on member businesses as well, the Elmira Business Improvement Area...

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,...

Left-turn lanes OK’d for Church/Arthur street intersection

Left-turn lanes should be added into the mix when the Region of Waterloo reconstructs the intersection of Arthur and Church streets, Woolwich councillors decided...

Woolwich approves community grants worth $46,000

A tractor-drawn wagon that shuttles passengers from the tourist train stop to downtown Elmira is a great idea, but not to the tune of...
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Sweeney, Alma Dale (nee Kirk)

July 19, 1942 – July 3, 2020 Peacefully passed away at Barnswallow Place Care...

Homer Watson Blvd and Bleams Road, KITCHENER, ON Canada

Crime of the Week: July 6, 2020 Case#: 1731 Offence: Home Invasion...

St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...

Region to discuss making masks mandatory

Health officials are considering making face masks mandatory in public, an issue that will be discussed next...

Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry....