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Even those with jobs are increasingly reliant on food banks

An increasing number of full- and part-time workers across Ontario are accessing food bank services, a trend that can be seen in Woolwich Township...

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for its support programs.

Hot dog! Summer bring plenty of extra offerings from WCS

From free hot dog Thursdays to a community garden ripe for picking, Woolwich Community Services has plenty on offer for just about anyone in...

WCS drives for something new with golf tournament

Teeing things up for the 25th time, WCS has a few additions to its annual Jeanne Renault Golf Classic fundraiser, set this year for...

After summer, food supplies are running low

Whether it’s raiding the pantry for the supplies, or aisles at the grocery market, residents across the townships are being asked to also save...

WCS partners with Leroy’s Auto Care to help put people in cars

Woolwich Community Service’s new partnership with Leroy’s Auto Care in Elmira sent two wheel-less locals home this week with new-to-them cars. The partnership started a...

Kelly Christie named as new executive director of WCS

The transition should be seamless, as Woolwich Community Services has named Kelly Christie to replace retiring executive director Don Harloff. A 17-year veteran of the...

Single mothers provide mutual support at weekly meetings

Single mothers in Elmira have found friendship, resources and encouragement from Woolwich Community Services’ Single Moms Group. Now they’re reaching out to the community,...
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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...