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$5 will get your $50 in Trees for Woolwich event to promote greening initiative

A Woolwich environmental group with the lofty goal of increasing overall tree cover in Elmira to 30 per cent – almost double the current...

The practicalities of going green

Conestogo’s Paul Parker sets a good example for green living – he was an early adopter of solar panels, long before the technology was...

The little people snipe at each other as the oligarchs pull strings

That we marked Earth Day this week is in large part due to the environmental movement that sprang out of the activist decade, the...

Energy-efficient homes project in Breslau

It’s the latest addition to the settlement. Opening the doors to a suite of energy-efficient houses at the Riverland subdivision last week, developer Empire...

Reducing plastic for the back-to-school lunches

Here we are (unofficial) last week of the summer, which is bittersweet. Our little family has had an amazing summer, though we didn’t take...

Feds finding more money for green infrastucture plans

It’s mired in red ink and its carbon tax plan may be dead in the water – Ontario has scrapped cap-and-trade, planning legal action...

Province moves to cancel green energy contracts

Dozens of green energy projects in the region are on the chopping block as the provincial government last weekend announced it was cancelling 758...

Return of spring weather prompts return of green events

It’s starting to feel a lot like spring in the townships, finally. For those looking to celebrate the blossoming season in earnest, there is...
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Walden, James “Jim”

James "Jim" Walden Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at St....

Health officials see reason for optimism in coronavirus situation

As the economy reopens and more of us emerge from the coronavirus-lockdown, the numbers add to the...

It happens here too

Not an issue typically associated with the region, human trafficking is a problem here nonetheless, and one...

Relocated bird nest adds to cost overages on road project

Relocating a family home contributed to the cost overruns of rehabilitating a small span on Middlebrook Road,...

Hometown sketches compiled

Della vanDokkumburg started sketching pictures of the town almost three months ago, when encouragement came from her...

Police warn of caller ID spoofing scams

The Waterloo Regional Police Service has issued a warning after receiving reports of fraudulent telephone calls that...