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Monday, January 27, 2020

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Chicken barn destroyed by fire Thursday morning

Fire completely levelled a two-storey chicken barn on the Third Line of Mapleton Township Thursday morning. Damage was pegged at $250,000.

Police partner with Special Olympics as region to host Games

The Waterloo Regional Police Service and Special Olympics Ontario have launched the Draft an Athlete program in support of the 2020 Spring Games.

Some 450 animals perish in fire

It was all hands on deck when all three Wellesley fire stations, Waterloo Regional Police and a Woolwich Fire Department tanker were called to...

Fire levels home in Wellesley

Damage was pegged at $500,000 after a fire levelled a Wellesley home last Friday. There were no injuries, however, as no one was home...

Breslau home under construction explodes

Still under construction, a Breslau house was reduced to rubble last week in a fire that caused damages pegged at $1 million. The structure on...

Fire engulfs unoccupied house in Breslau

A Breslau house was completely engulfed in flames, early Friday morning, and reduced to rubble in a matter of moments. The house, which was...

Playground piece honours Elmira firefighter’s memory

If you’re a young family and are in the Elmira area, you’ve almost certainly considered taking a trip to Bolender Park by now. The...

Cattle perish as fire levels barn near Elmira

Cattle and crops were lost, though no people were injured, when a barn caught fire on Floradale Road near Elmira in the early hours...
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Catholic teachers join public board on the picket lines

Local Catholic elementary and high school teachers hit the picket lines Tuesday, marching up and down Arthur Street...

Water and sewer rates to rise again this year, as Woolwich approves budget

Flush with cash or otherwise, you’ll be paying more again this year for turning on the taps and...

Labour unrest shows spending at odds with the public good

In a week where transit workers are on strike and teachers walked the picket lines in the region,...

The View From Here: January 23, 2020

With the GRT buses parked due to the strike, there's little in the way of feeding...