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Feds provide $700K towards Conestogo’s Glasgow Street bridge fix

Some $700,000 from Ottawa is the final piece of the puzzle needed to rehabilitate the Glasgow Street bridge in Conestogo. Combined with provincial and...

Summer road-work headaches continue

Summertime, and the livin’ may be easy, but that sentiment doesn’t usually apply to driving, as construction detours make life anything but easy. For...

Wellesley arena to remain open thanks to temporary solution

First it’ll get a new roof system, then some ice. After that, the Wellesley arena will be open for the upcoming season, as Wellesley...

Tunnel project part of improving GO Train service

The start of construction of two rail tunnels under Highways 401 and 409 which will make way for  more GO Train service on the...

Township looking to replace closed arena

Building a new facility is the most likely follow-up to the township’s decision to close the Wellesley arena due to safety concerns, with councillors...

View from here – July 11, 2019

Municipal officials don't usually need reminding that not all infrastructure is created equal.

Council has little choice but to build new arena in Wellesley

Beset with a host of infrastructure projects in need of funding and perennially strapped for cash, Wellesley officials are undoubtedly not overjoyed by the...

Groups seek venues following Wellesley arena closure

The township’s decision to close the Wellesley arena for a year has user groups scrambling for alternatives. Hockey teams were particularly surprised by last week’s...
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Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes...