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More flexibility for on-farm businesses

Already relaxing its rules governing on-farm businesses, Woolwich made even more concessions following public input on its plans. This week, councillors adopted changes to...

Taking the plunge on condos

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it’s also a prime reason Woolwich councillors this week approved a three-storey, 18-unit condominium development on...

Cutting red tape to create more housing options

A provincial push to increase housing stocks means Woolwich will be loosening its own rules to allow the likes of duplexing single-family homes, adding...

Woolwich looks to widen scope of on-farm business operations

Relaxed on-farm business policies adopted by the province have Woolwich looking to change its official plan and zoning bylaws to bring them into conformity.

Woolwich adopts new landscape guidelines for subdivisions as part of greening initiatives

Talk of trees right now typically involved the adjective Christmas, but Woolwich council is focusing just now on guidelines for planting in new subdivisions,...

Woolwich raises concerns about province’s aggregate policy

Perhaps concerned by the Ford government’s “open for business” policy, Woolwich councillors pushed for stronger protections for the public in drafting a response to...

Woolwich prepares input to province on gravel pit policy

Woolwich is preparing its two cents as the province looks to overhaul the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA). The township plans to submit comments during...

Maryhill gravel pit proposal meets with widespread pushback

A new gravel pit near Maryhill? Not if residents have anything to say about. They in fact had plenty to say, giving Woolwich councillors an...
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As spread of COVID-19 slows, health officials continue to urge caution

There have been just a couple of new cases each day, and no additional fatalities this week,...

A little pizzazz for the village

To help people rediscover St. Jacobs and aid in rebranding the village, the Business Improvement Association tasked...

GRCA, townships move to reopen outdoor rec facilities

With loosening of coronavirus-related restrictions, Ontarians now have more options for enjoying outdoor recreation activities at parks...

Racing to resume at Grand River Raceway

And they’re off ... even if nobody’s there to see ‘em. When harness racing...

Fourteen-year-old dies after tractor rolls over in on-farm accident

A 14-year-old boy was killed Tuesday night on a farm near Winterbourne when the tractor he was...

Police ask residents to refrain from gathering in larger groups

Over the past two weekends, Waterloo Regional Police have received several reports of people gathering contrary to...