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Woolwich puts province on hold for Maryhill pit

Woolwich’s objection to a Maryhill-area gravel pit is effectively a holding provision on the provincial review of an application by Capital Paving related to...

Capital Paving formalizes bid for gravel pit near Maryhill

After a flurry of activity around Conestogo, Winterbourne and West Montrose, it’s Maryhill’s turn in the gravel pit spotlight. Guelph-based Capital Paving wants to...

Legal battle latest twist to gravel pit

The latest twist in the years-long saga involving a gravel pit proposed for the Winterbourne valley will see the matter dragged before a provincial...

New legislation, but no details on gravel pit changes

Changes to the provincial Aggregate Resources Act, years in the making, bring clarity to the always-divisive gravel pit issue, streamlining the often-arduous process. Not...

Residents come out swinging against latest gravel pit plan for Jigs Hollow

It’s a big change, and nearby residents aren’t having any part of it. And they’re hoping Woolwich councillors feel the same way about a...

Concerted opposition effort meets plan to go below water to mine Jigs Hollow gravel

The team pushing for a gravel pit in Winterbourne met a full court press as residents rallied as a team at a public information...

New Woolwich council joins an old gravel pit battle

Faced with the prospect of a larger-scale operation that would obliterate farming in the Winterbourne valley, residents are wasting no time bringing Woolwich’s new...

Setting the right priorities in the next gravel debate

New Woolwich councillors who thought they’d dodged the gravel pit bullet found the issue front and center again this week. Ironically, the pit in question...
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The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...