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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...

Local mayors talk issues to PM

Local mayors shared local priorities with the Prime Minister as Justin Trudeau made a campaign-style stop in Waterloo Region last week. Woolwich Mayor Sandy Shantz...

Wellesley scales back hours at its arenas to cut costs

The Township of Wellesley will be closing its arenas down on certain statutory holidays, councillors decided at a meeting Tuesday evening, and scaling back...

Wellesley approves new lighting for two of three ball diamonds, awaits fed funding

Two ball diamonds in St. Clements will get new lighting this year, while a third diamond in Wellesley village is being left in the...

Woolwich, Wellesley account for council remuneration and expenditures

Woolwich councillors collected a total of $130,913.28 in pay plus $5,156.07 in benefits in 2018, filing mileage and meeting expense claims of $3,692.08. In a...

Ontario announces joint $30-billion infrastructure program

The region’s townships have a shot at new infrastructure funding under a joint municipal-provincial-federal program announced this week. Road and bridge projects in rural...
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New Horizons

Thirty-eight people attended the first session of New Horizons which was held on Thursday, January 9th at...

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...

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get...

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...