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Some Maryhill residents among those still dealing with impact of Jan. 11 record downpour

The rain may have let up, replaced by snow, but the large downpour earlier this month continues to have an impact in Woolwich...

Woolwich spared from flooding that came with last week’s thaw

Woolwich Township truly weathered the storm in regards to flooding in the region last week, coming out of the ordeal relatively unscathed despite rain...

Spring is official, and the weather just might take note

Spring is officially here, and with temperatures hitting highs of plus-10 in the last week, it’s starting to feel like it too. More of...

Winter disappears, waters rise … quickly

Heavy rains and mild temperatures led to plenty of melting and, in turn, to flooding that closed many roads in Woolwich and Wellesley townships,...

Township’s role differs in flood vs. tornado warnings

Woolwich can rightly take flak for its handling of the flood in June, but the severe storm/tornado that passed through the area last week...

Residents call for improved communication at meeting to review June 23 flood

The failure of officials to provide warnings early on in the process led the list of complaints Monday night as West Montrose residents packed...

Flood fallout sees need for changes to warning system

Short on mea culpas and long on finger pointing, this week’s public meeting in West Montrose was always going to be unsatisfying. If only for...

Tracking down a memento swept away by flooding along the Grand River

The floodwaters that arrived June 23 receded almost as quickly, but some people are still coping with the aftermath of flooded basements and the...
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Taking the plunge on condos

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it’s also a prime reason Woolwich councillors this week approved...

Woolwich whittles down tax hike somewhat to 3.9%

Woolwich taxpayers are looking at a 3.9 per cent tax hike as councillors last week made a few...

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...