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Wellesley’s COVID-related losses top $81,000; council extends its late-payment relief program

Lost revenues and the waiving of fees in response to the COVID-19 crisis has cost Wellesley Township more than $81,000, and the...

Community gardens to open in the region after province loosens rules

Heading into planting season, Ontarians can now make use of community garden spaces, as the provincial government loosened coronavirus-related measures, amending the...

Woolwich Township puts 150 employees on unpaid leave

Rather than issue layoffs, Woolwich has put some 150 part-time and casual staff members on unpaid leave in response to the coronavirus-related...

Municipalities declare state of emergency over COVID-19

The spread of the coronavirus into the wider community prompted regional and municipal councils to jointly declare a state of emergency Wednesday morning.

Townships talk collaboration on service delivery

Mayors from the region’s four rural townships met January 31 with Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Mike Harris, discussing ways the municipalities can work together to find...

Wellesley approves budget with 3.9% hike

The average Wellesley homeowner can expect to pay an additional $42 this year on the township portion of their tax bill under a budget...

New St. Clements fire station officially open for service

The new fire station in St. Clements was officially declared open for service last Saturday. The $1.3-million project boasts additional...

Townships looking for public input on Ford’s regional review

A change is coming to the way communities organize themselves in the province, and it’s a change that has possibly far reaching consequences for...
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Not an issue typically associated with the region, human trafficking is a problem here nonetheless, and one...

Coronavirus cases edge upward in line with increased testing

Having dropped off, instances of new coronavirus cases in the region are trending upwards, likely the result...

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,...

Police warn of caller ID spoofing scams

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

Live-streamed concerts also act as fundraisers for charity

Avoid was created in musician Kevin Coates’ life when the COVID-19 crisis forced him to cancel concerts...

Program helps small businesses move online

Online shopping is now a well-established option, but the coronavirus crisis has accelerated the shift, and pushed...